The Meadows Museum of Dallas receives the Bernardo de Gálvez Award

MADRID.- The Spain-USA Council Foundation awarded the X Bernardo de Gálvez Award to Museum Meadows of Dallas (Texas, United States). This award distinguishes those American individuals or institutions that have contributed to improving understanding between the two countries.

The art gallery, belonging to the Southern Methodist University (SMU), houses one of the largest and most complete collections of art Spanish outside Spanish territory, the Foundation pointed out.

“We feel very honored that our mission to conserve, study and promote Spanish art and culture in the state of Texas and, by extension, throughout the country, has been recognized with this award. The success of the museum is the result dedication of many people who work both at SMU and abroad. Their commitment to strengthening relations between Spain and the United States through art is constant and admirable,” said Samuel S. Holland, Dean of Meadows School of the Arts, unit on which the museum depends within the SMU.

Those responsible for the institution claim in a statement the particularity of being the only museum linked to a university exclusively dedicated to Spanish art in the United States. “The Meadows Museum is absolutely unique in the world,” said the museum’s acting director and curator, Amanda Dotseth.

“We fulfill our mission through the organization of international exhibitions that involve the loan of works, academic publications, our consolidated educational programs aimed at all audiences, and also through collaborations with cultural institutions, both in the United States and abroad. borders”, highlighted the director.

The Spain-USA Council Foundation plans to celebrate the delivery ceremony of the X Bernardo de Gálvez Award at the Meadows Museum in Madrid in the spring of this year.

FONT: Europe Press