In this article we will tell you about the fascinating world of Spanish art as well as the best ways to get Meadows Museum discount tickets.
Also known as “Prado on the Prairie”, or Meadow of the Prairie, Meadows Museum houses one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art outside of Spain.
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WHAT IS THE MEADOWS MUSEUM?
The Meadows Museum is an art museum in Dallas, located on the campus of Southern Methodist University (SMU). Established in 1965, this museum houses one of the most impressive collections of Spanish art dating from the 10th to the 21st centuries. They are committed to the advancement of knowledge and understanding of art through their collection. Interpretation of the works showcase the great aesthetic and historical importance of the art, beginning with their founding collection. But don’t take our word for it, you will have to go see it yourself!
The Meadows Museum hosts exhibitions every so often, and each revolves around a central theme. The current exhibition is “Goya’s Visions in Ink: The Centerpiece of the Meadows Drawings Collection” and it features the Meadows Museum’s recent acquisition of Francisco de Goya’s exceptional ink drawing Visions (c. 1819–23) from his “Witches and Old Women” album.
Aside from the Museum’s flagship Spanish art collection, the Museum also manages a collection of modern sculpture by non-Spanish artists.
CAN YOU GET MEADOWS MUSEUM DISCOUNT TICKETS?
Admission at the Meadows Museum starts at $12 for adults. However, there are some ways to score some Meadows Museum discount tickets and coupons.
The best way to get huge discounts is through Groupon. Groupon regularly offers rotating deals on Meadows Museum. Be sure to check out their page for the latest deals available.
Aside from Groupon, the Museum itself has discounts for the following:
Seniors with valid ID can get in for just $10. For non-SMU students, tickets are at $4.
Meadows Museum members, children 12 and under and SMU faculty and students are all free of admission.
If you can plan your trip accordingly, you can even get into the museum for free, Thursday evenings after 5 pm!
WHEN IS THE MUSEUM OPEN?
The Meadows Museum operates at the following hours:
Monday – Closed
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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WHERE IS MEADOWS MUSEUM LOCATED?
The Meadows Museum is located at 5900 Bishop Blvd. Dallas, TX 75205.
For more information, visit their website: https://meadowsmuseumdallas.org
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