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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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Renaissance Painting from Kress Study Collection On Loan to Norman Rockwell Museum

A 600-year-old painting of the Madonna and Child by the Florentine artist Lorenzo di Bicci (active 1370-1427) and part of the Fine Arts Gallery’s Samuel H. Kress Collection, is currently enroute to the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, for inclusion in an exhibition entitled Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition….

Posted by on May 30, 2018 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, VRC


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Department Celebrates HART Graduates at Reception and Awards Ceremony on May 10

History of Art majors and minors and their families and friends are invited to attend the department’s reception and awards ceremony for our graduating seniors on Thursday, May 10, from 2 to 4 pm. The event will be held in the atrium of Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus, and awards will be presented…

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


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Exhibition of Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler and Live Painting Demonstration Marked by Record Attendance

The current Fine Arts Gallery’s exhibition America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler explores the works of America’s foremost portrait artist. Kinstler’s career has spanned over 70 years, and he has painted more than 2,000 individuals, including eight US presidents. More than 300 people attended the opening reception on March 23, setting a record attendance…

Posted by on March 29, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, Nashville Arts, News, VRC


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“Eikon: A Triple Encounter” Exhibition Opens at the Divinity School on March 23

Drawn from Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery’s collection of Zdenka Živković’s full-scale fresco copies created from the original paintings found in Macedonian and Serbian monasteries, the exhibition “Eikon: A Triple Encounter” opens Friday, March 23, at the Divinity School, room G-20, with a gallery reception from 4 to 6 pm. The exhibit will remain on view…

Posted by on March 22, 2018 in Divinity School, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, VRC


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Fine Arts Gallery Opening March 23 with “America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler”

Portraits of leaders in the arts, painted by one of their own, are the focus of the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery whose latest exhibit, America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler, showcases the storytelling skill of the country’s foremost living portraitist and celebrates a generation of creativity.The exhibit opens with a gallery reception from 5…

Posted by on March 20, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News


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Cohen Hall Hosts Exhibit on “Syriac: Preserving an Endangered World Culture”

For nearly two thousand years, Christians across the Middle East and Asia have shared a common heritage through the Syriac language (a dialect of Aramaic) and culture. Syriac texts are one of the largest surviving bodies of literature from the period, including more than 20,000 manuscripts and fragments related to theology, philosophy, commerce, science, and…

Posted by on February 9, 2018 in Divinity School, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


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Black Mountain College Symposium Keynote and Performance Held in Cohen Hall on February 1

Vanderbilt’s Department of Art and the Wond’ry present Chance Operations: Art and Education at Black Mountain College, a two-day interdisciplinary symposium (February 1-2) that will examine the contemporary relevance of Black Mountain College’s immersive teaching models on art, design, and education. Artists, curators, students and educators from various disciplines will illuminate Black Mountain’s unique pedagogical approach…

Posted by on January 30, 2018 in Conferences, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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Take a Polaroid on January 25 and Become Part of the Fine Arts Gallery’s Warhol Exhibition

In conjunction with FAMOUS! (and not-so-famous): Polaroids by Andy Warhol, currently on view in Cohen Hall, the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery is hosting a special program, Picture Me!  Vanderbilt students can take a Polaroid, just like Andy Warhol, and become a part of the exhibition itself. The event will be held on Thursday, January 25,…

Posted by on January 24, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


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Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery Presents Two Winter Exhibitions Opening January 11

The Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery features two winter exhibitions, FAMOUS! (and not-so-famous): Polaroids by Andy Warhol, and Looking Back (Looking Forward): The Black Mountain Experience, in Cohen Memorial Hall, with an opening reception scheduled for Thursday, January 11, from 5 to 7 pm. Free and open to the public, both exhibitions will remain on view…

Posted by on January 9, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, VRC


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