Vanderbilt University History of Art Blog

December, 2013

Chris Strasbaugh Awarded 2013 VRAF Project Grant

Chris Strasbaugh, director of the Visual Resources Center in Vanderbilt’s History of Art department, has received one of two 2013 Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) grants recently awarded by the Board of Directors. The amount of the award is $1500. Strasbaugh and his colleagues plan to continue their development of the open source DIMLI: Digital…

Posted by on December 16, 2013 in HART, Technology, VRC


Mireille Lee Awarded Visiting Senior Fellowship at CASVA

Mireille M. Lee, assistant professor of the history of art, has been awarded a Visiting Senior Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA). Founded in 1979 and housed in the National Gallery of Art’s East Building, CASVA is a research institute that fosters study of the production, use, and cultural…

Posted by on December 9, 2013 in HART, VRC


Enjoy Pancakes and Waffles in the VRC on December 9-10

Take a break from final exams and join us in the VRC next Monday and Tuesday, December 9-10—anytime between 7:30 am and 4 pm—for pancakes and waffles replete with fabulous toppings, fruit juices, and coffee. Our master chef, Chris Strasbaugh, will prepare fresh batches of pancakes and waffles throughout the day for all who cross…

Posted by on December 6, 2013 in Events, HART, VRC


Archivision Images Loaded into MDID for University Access

The Visual Resources Center recently loaded 10,000+ images from The Archivision Digital Research Library into MDID for University access. The Archivision images include Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, 18th and 19th century, Islamic, Asian, and modern architecture, archaeological sites, gardens, parks, and works of public art that span multiple countries and time periods. These…

Posted by on December 2, 2013 in HART, Image Collections, VRC


Rebecca VanDiver Featured in Frist Lecture Series on December 2

In partnership with Vanderbilt University’s Office of Community, Neighborhood, and Government Relations, “Food for Thought: Visualizing America through Art by African American Artists and Norman Rockwell” is a three-part lecture series held at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and presented by Vanderbilt professors who are exploring issues about what it means to be…

Posted by on December 2, 2013 in HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, VRC


Free Coffee Available in the VRC Now Through Final Exams

As the fall semester comes to a close, the Visual Resources Center invites students, faculty, and staff to join us for a free cup of coffee—or two or three—in Cohen 134. Coffee will be available throughout the day for the next three weeks, beginning Monday, December 2. Pour yourself a cup and dash to class…

Posted by on December 2, 2013 in HART, VRC


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