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HART Faculty Part of Trans-Institutional Program in Digital Cultural Heritage Research Cluster

Tracy Miller, associate professor of history of art, and Betsey Robinson, associate professor of history of art, are among nine faculty participants in the Digital Cultural Heritage Research Cluster through a Vanderbilt Initiative Award provided by the 2018 transformational Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) initiative. Inspired by UNESCO‚Äôs mission to protect cultural heritage in danger of destruction,…

Posted by on June 28, 2018 in Digital Humanities, HART, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Fine Arts Gallery Presents Documentary Film Screening of “Everett Raymond Kinstler: An Artist’s Journey” on June 28

Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery will present a documentary film screening of Everett Raymond Kinstler: An Artist’s Journey on Thursday, June 28, at 6 pm in Cohen Memorial Hall, room 203. Prior to the screening, the gallery will be open from 12 to 6 pm. This event is organized in conjunction with the current exhibit…

Posted by on June 25, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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HART Alumna Ellen Dement to Pursue Interest in Architectural History and Historic Preservation in Grad School

In pursuit of a career in architectural history and historic preservation, Ellen Dement, BA’18 (History and History of Art), is headed to graduate school this fall at the University of Washington in their master’s degree program in architectural history and theory. Dement will study the architectural, cultural, and political forces that have shaped architecture, dovetailing…

Posted by on June 18, 2018 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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New Sculpture by HART Alumnus Alan LeQuire Marks Tennessee’s Pivotal Role in 19th Amendment

HART alumnus Alan LeQuire’s latest sculpture, the Burn Memorial Statue, was unveiled on June 9 in downtown Knoxville next to the East Tennessee History Center and across from Krutch Park. The bronze sculptural group of Harry Burn and his mother Febb Burn celebrate Tennessee’s pivotal role in the 19th amendment and women’s suffrage across the…

Posted by on June 15, 2018 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Fine Arts Gallery Hosts Commodore Classroom for Vanderbilt Alumni and Friends on June 14

The Nashville Chapter of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association invites alumni, families, parents and friends to Cohen Memorial Hall on Thursday evening, June 14, for a Commodore Classroom with Joseph Mella, director and curator of the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery. The event begins with a reception in the atrium and viewing of the featured gallery exhibit,…

Posted by on June 7, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Christopher Johns to Present Paper at “American Latium” Conference in Rome

Christopher Johns, Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Professor of History of Art, will present a paper entitled “John SIngleton Copley in Rome: The Challenge of the Old Masters Accepted,” at an international conference, “American Latium: American Artists and Travellers in and around Rome in the Age of the Grand Tour,” on June 6-7 at…

Posted by on June 6, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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