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“American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson” Exhibit Opens April 28

American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson is the first comprehensive survey of a little known yet important twentieth-century American artist, presenting new research into the significance of his life’s work and using it as a lens to view many iterations of abstraction practiced from the 1930s through the 1970s. On view in…

Posted by on April 28, 2017 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Student/Alumni, VRC

Mark Your Calendar for April 26 and 28: Enjoy Delicious Pancakes and Coffee or Tea in Cohen Hall 134

Take a break from final exams or writing papers and join us in the Visual Resources Center on Wednesday and Friday of next week (April 26 and 28)—anytime between 8:00 am and 4 pm—for pancakes replete with fabulous toppings, fruit juices, and coffee. VRC Director Millie Fullmer will prepare fresh batches of pancakes throughout the…

Posted by on April 21, 2017 in Events, HART, Student/Alumni, VRC


Event to Benefit Beloved Dragon Sculpture at Fannie Mae Dees Park on Sunday, April 23

The beloved dragon sculpture at Fannie Mae Dees Park is in need of restoration, and Vanderbilt is a sponsor of the “Barely a 4K: Save Our Dragon” fundraiser on Sunday, April 23. Race check-in is scheduled for 9:15 am at McDougal’s Restaurant in Hillsboro Village. The race around Hillsboro Village starts at 9:45 am. Five…

Posted by on April 21, 2017 in Events, HART, VRC

Student Cites Art History Class as a Favorite in “Vanderbilt Hustler” Interview

Robert Schutt, a former student of HART professor Betsey Robinson, is currently a junior, but he’s planning to graduate a year early. He’s the editor of Vanderbilt Orbis, an environmentally-focused student publication. That’s not all, though—he is also a candidate for public office. Even though he is at the minimum age required to run, Schutt…

Posted by on April 19, 2017 in HART, Student/Alumni, VRC

Apply by April 26 for 2017-2018 Internships at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery

The Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery has two interns who volunteer for four hours per week for the duration of the academic year (fall and spring semesters) and work on a variety of projects and research related to the exhibitions and permanent collection. The two internships (collections intern and marketing intern) are designed to give Vanderbilt…

Posted by on April 17, 2017 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Student/Alumni, VRC

Digital Humanities Colloquium to Examine Promise of 3D Immersion for Study of Medieval Culture

Lynn Ramey, associate professor of French, will present Learning Medieval Culture through 3D Immersion: Problems and Possibilities on Wednesday, April 19, at 4:10 pm in 344 Buttrick Hall. Her talk, the final event in the inaugural Vanderbilt Digital Humanities Colloquium series, will examine the exciting promise of 3D immersive environments for the study and research…

Posted by on April 17, 2017 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC

Solar Eclipse Competitions Celebration Held at The Wond’ry on Monday, April 17

Drawing inspiration from the upcoming August 21st solar eclipse, three student competitions in the areas of creative writing, visual art, and interdisciplinary projects were held this semester, and the winners of each competition will be honored at a celebration hosted by the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs on Monday, April 17, from 4-5:30…

Posted by on April 17, 2017 in Events, HART, Student/Alumni, VRC


Marilyn Murphy’s “Short Stories” Exhibit Featured at Customs House Museum Through April 30

Marilyn Murphy is an artist whose drawings and oil paintings create curious situations implying a larger story that often explores dualities both formally and conceptually (safety and danger, peace and turmoil, fire and water). A professor of art at Vanderbilt, Murphy is currently featured in the Orgain and Bruner Galleries of Clarksville’s Customs House Museum…

Posted by on April 14, 2017 in Events, HART, VRC

Millie Fullmer Awarded Kress Foundation Scholarship to Attend SEI Workshop in June

Millie Fullmer, director of HART’s Visual Resources Center, has received a Kress Foundation scholarship to support her attendance at the 2017 Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 6-9. The SEI is a joint project of the Art Libraries Society of North America…

Posted by on April 14, 2017 in Conferences, HART, Technology, VRC

The Senior Show 2017: A Hamblet Event and Award Competition in Space 204 on Friday, April 14

Space 204 and the Department of Art proudly present this year’s Senior Show exhibitions showcasing the work of nine graduating studio art majors—Alison Chen, Marcelle Coronel, Sophia Day, Conor G. de Mari, Ashlin Dolan, Lee Setili, Qinyan Sun, Tongqi Wang, and Marguerite Poitevent Zabriskie—on display from Friday, April 14, through Friday, May 12, in Space…

Posted by on April 14, 2017 in Events, HART, Student/Alumni, VRC

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