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Information Session About HART 4+1 BA/MA Program in History of Art Scheduled for October 5

Are you thinking about applying to Vanderbilt’s 4 + 1 BA/MA program in the History of Art?  If so, please join us for an information session and lunch reception in the atrium of Cohen Hall on Thursday, October 5, from noon to 12:30 pm. Not available to attend that day? Email to set up…

Posted by on September 29, 2017 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC

Peristyle of Diocletian's Palace, Split, Croatia.  Photograph courtesy of Tricia A. Mitchell

Goran Nikšić to Address the Conservation of Diocletian’s Palace in Split at September 28 AIA Lecture

The complicated nature of the archaeological site of Diocletian’s Palace in Split, Croatia, will be the subject of the opening lecture of the 2017-2018 Symposia Series at the Nashville Parthenon on Thursday, September 28, at 6 pm.  Goran Nikšić, the city archaeologist and architect for the City of Split, and a senior lecturer in architectural…

Posted by on September 27, 2017 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


Vivien Fryd Among Vanderbilt Pioneers Honored at Fisk’s Carl van Vechten Gallery Reception on September 23

As Chancellor Zeppos often notes, “Vanderbilt University has many living pioneers. Some Vanderbilt pioneers are on campus. Come celebrate these pioneers with us.” Vivien Fryd, professor of history of art, is among the Vanderbilt pioneers who will be honored at a reception hosted by Fisk and Vanderbilt Universities at Fisk’s Carl Van Vechten Gallery on…

Posted by on September 22, 2017 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, News, VRC


Exhibit of Contemporary Photographic Portraits Opens at Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery

An exhibition of contemporary photographic portraits opens the fall exhibition season at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall.  On view through December 7, Who Are We?  Identity and the Contemporary Photographic Portrait examines how—in our image-saturated world—photographs have increasingly played a primary role in shaping identity. An opening reception will be held…

Posted by on September 14, 2017 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, History of Art, News, Student/Alumni, VRC

Kevin Murphy Among Architectural Historians Remembering America’s Lost Buildings

The Conversation, “Remembering America’s Lost Buildings” (August 31, 2017) on historic preservation:   Unfortunately, all cannot be salvaged. Preservation efforts must be galvanized; they require mobilization, time and resources. We reached out to five architecture professors and posed the following question: What’s one American structure you wish had been saved? While their responses vary –…

Posted by on September 1, 2017 in HART, VRC

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