Sacred Texts, Holy Images|
Rouault's Miserere and Chagall's Bible Series
September 25 through November 28, 2010
Holy Images features works by two of the most important religious artists of the twentieth century, Georges
Rouault and Marc
Chagall. Museum visitors have a unique opportunity to view two series that have never been shown together.
to exhibit these two remarkable collections is made possible by the generosity of the Mark Foster Foundation,
which has established
Fine Arts in the Academy™ to advance the serious study of art, history, and Western tradition.
On October 7, Baylor Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Stephen Heyde presented a concert titled “Meditations for
the Eye and Ear.” The musical pieces were chosen to complement the art currently on display. A recording of the
concert is now playing in the Anding Traveling Exhibits Gallery.
Admission to the museum (includes Sacred Texts, Holy Images) is $6 for adults, $4 for children and $5 for
seniors. Museum and
exhibits are free to all museum members and Baylor University students.
A version of the Gallery Guide available for use in the exhibition is now online. Download your own copy today!
(Adobe Acrobat Reader required)
This extraordinary exhibition will be on display through November 28th in the Thomas E. and
Emilyne Weed Anding
Traveling Exhibits Gallery.
For all related events and more information see Baylor University
Honors College Sacred Texts, Holy Images website.
Published in 1948 in Paris, the
complete Miserere set on display here – all fifty-eight plates with accompanying title page, the artist’s
preface, and a list of plates – was once contained in this original vellum-backed, cloth-covered portfolio box.
|Of particular note is
the gilt title, Miserere, stamped on the spine of the box, as well as the impressive brass clamp
Sacred Texts, Holy Images Community Lecture Series at the Mayborn
Our Community Lecture Series has been highly successful. Museum guests listened to lectures given by Dr. Thomas
Hibbs and Dr. David Jeffrey about the artists featured in the exhibition. Join us for the final lecture given by
Dr. Karen Pope.
- November 4
Rouault & Chagall: Etching Sacred Images
Dr. Karen Pope, Faculty
for 19th Century Art History, Allbritton Art Institute Department of Art, Baylor University.
Complex: SBC Theater,
Lectures will be held at the Mayborn Museum, 1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706. Lectures are free
and open to the
Chemistry Magic Show- November 6
Hold on to your seats. The Mayborn Museum is having a magical explosion! Museum visitors will enjoy an exciting
Chemistry Magic Show at the Mayborn Museum on Saturday, November 6. Baylor University chemistry students will
showcase their educational talents as they bring together the art of science and magic. The show starts at 1:00
pm. Admission to the museum includes the Chemistry Magic Show.|
Free Sunday Program
Our Free Sunday Program continues on November 7, 2010 thanks to the support of our
sponsor Bush's Chicken.
Baylor University's Mayborn Museum would like to thank
Packaging Corporation of America for sponsoring October's Free Sunday. Join us as we
welcome everyone to the museum with
|Feeling the Baylor Spirit?
Baylor football is bowl bound! Stop by the Museum Store to purchase your Baylor University inspired
|Green and Gold for Your
Our Museum Store has heirloom quality decorations for your Christmas tree.
Now booking programming for the 2010/2011 school year.
Mayborn Museum is the
perfect place for your school's field trip! The Mayborn Museum offers 1-2 hour(s) of programming, depending on
the grade level and
topic you choose for your group. All of our programs provide the opportunity to touch, explore, and investigate
exhibits linked to
natural science and
Programs are offered September 7, 2010 through May 27, 2011 (excluding weekends and holidays).To schedule
a school program,
254-710-7526 between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. For more information,
click here to
download our brochure. (Adobe Acrobat Reader required)
A new exhibit entitled Chasing the Bone Pile: Highlights from the
Baylor University Museum and the Strecker Museum Collections will début November 6. The Baylor University
Museum, currently the Mayborn Museum Complex, has been in existence since 1893. This exhibit features highlights
from the museum’s history, particularly when it was named the Strecker Museum from 1940 until 2002. Visitors will
see some of the oldest and oddest specimens in the natural history collection, along with a wide variety of
specimens representing fauna from Texas and the world. This exhibit will run through April.
Join us during the holidays as we bring back one of your favorite Mayborn exhibits All Aboard the Mayborn
Express, opening December 11th. This entertaining exhibit will be on display in the Thomas E. and Emilyne
Weed Anding Traveling Exhibits Hall through January 3, 2011.
School & Adult
Spots are filling up fast!
Call to schedule a tour or program for your student or
Palmer at 254-710-7526 to make your
reservations or Click
here to view our brochure.
Celebrate your child's
birthday with a party at the Mayborn Museum Complex!
Please call 254-710-1194 to book your party
here to read more about our one-of-a-kind
Membership to the Mayborn
Museum provides an entire year of learning and fun!
Family memberships can be purchased for only $75.
Call Misty Holly at 254-710-1180 or visit our
to make this valuable purchase online.
Make a Difference...
Volunteer! Exciting new volunteer opportunities for youth
and adults to engage, enjoy and explore.
Hansen at 254-710-4629 or visit the
section of our website to learn more about ways
you can help.
Interested in bringing a
group to the museum? Click
here to see the various ways your group can