Time Line: Calatrava and SMU

1999 Santiago Calatrava commissioned to create “Wave” for new Meadows Museum.

2000 SMU presents the Algur H. Meadows Award for Excellence in the Arts to Calatrava.

2001 New Meadows Museum inaugural exhibition is “Poetics of Movement: The Architecture of Santiago Calatrava.”

2002 “Wave,” the first large-scale Santiago Calatrava sculpture to be permanently installed in the United States, is dedicated at SMU’s Meadows Museum.

2005 SMU presents Honorary Doctor of Arts degree to Calatrava. He presents 2005 SMU Commencement address.

2009 Opening of renovated Meadows Museum Plaza and Sculpture Garden features exhibition, “Santiago Calatrava: The Making of Wave.”

2012  Meadows Museum presents “Calatrava and SMU: A Decade in Motion.”