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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


October 15 is Deadline for Submitting Downing Grant Applications

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


Curb Center Showcases Book Illustrations at September 28 Gallery Opening and Reception

The Art of Farzana’s Journey: A Bangladesh story of the water, land, and people is the showcase of a project completed by Chelsea Peters, Vanderbilt civil and environmental engineering graduate student and 2017 Curb Public Scholar.  The Curb Center exhibit will highlight the full creation process of Farzana’s Journey, from research to children’s book, with…

Posted by on September 26, 2017 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


Filmmaker and Media Artist Gustavo Vazquez Featured in Artist’s Talk and Roundtable Discussion on September 28-29

Gustavo Vazquez, independent filmmaker and media artist currently residing in San Francisco, will present some of his films—Que Viva La Lucha (Wrestling in TIjuana) and recent work—in an artist’s talk on Thursday, September 28, at 6 pm at the Ingram Studio Arts Center, room 220. Que Viva La Lucha is an award-winning documentary that features…

Posted by on September 26, 2017 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Technology, VRC


Independent Lens Series Features an Evening with Filmmaker Sasha Waters Freyer on September 28

Vanderbilt’s Independent Lens Series is hosting an evening with award-winning filmmaker Sasha Waters Freyer on Thursday, September 28, at 7:30 pm at the Sarratt Cinema.  Freyer is a moving image artist trained in photography and the documentary tradition who fuses original and found footage in 16 mm film and digital media. Freyer will screen a…

Posted by on September 25, 2017 in Events, HART, News, VRC

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Space 204 Holds Closing Reception for Michael Sherwin’s “Vanishing Points” on September 27

The Ingram Studio Arts Center has featured the photography of Michael Sherwin, associate professor of art, School of Art and Design, West Virginia University, in Space 204 Gallery since late August. A closing reception for Vanishing Points is scheduled for Wednesday, September 27, from 4-6 pm, with the artist in attendance. Vanishing Points, an ongoing project begun in…

Posted by on September 25, 2017 in Events, HART, 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


Insight Series Q&A Forum at Fisk University Features Lauren Haynes on September 23

Lauren Haynes, curator of contemporary art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, will speak at the Insight Series Q&A Forum at Fisk University on Saturday afternoon, September 23.  Moderated by Jamaal Sheats, director and curator of Fisk University Galleries, the forum will be held at 2:00 pm in the second floor rotunda…

Posted by on September 21, 2017 in Events, History of Art, Nashville Arts, News, Visual Resources Center


Aki Sasamoto to Lecture on September 20 at the Ingram Studio Arts Center

Aki Sasamoto, a New York-based, Japanese artist, will open the Department of Art’s 2017-2018 Studio VU Lecture Series with a lecture on Wednesday, September 20, at 6 pm in Room 220 of the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center.  Free and open to the public, her lecture is entitled Today’s Special. Sasamoto’s performance/installation works revolve…

Posted by on September 20, 2017 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC

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