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Digital Futures, Archaeological Pasts: Student-Curated Exhibition Opens October 25 in Fine Arts Gallery

During the spring semester 2018, nine history of art students studied a selection of ancient Mediterranean antiquities in the collection of the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery. The objects at the center of the exhibit range in date from the sixth century BCE to the first century CE and include Greek and Etruscan vases, a…

Posted by on October 21, 2018 in Digital Humanities, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Photographic Exhibit Captures Pompeii’s Ongoing History As An Archaeological Site

Destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE, the ancient city of Pompeii has captured the imagination of the public since it was first excavated in 1748. Pompeii Archive: Recent Photographs by William Wylie, on view in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery from October 25 through December 6,.features a selection of recent work…

Posted by on October 21, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Mireille Lee to Address Modern Collections of Ancient Greek Mirrors on October 6

With the rise of new technologies, the definition of objects is changing along with our understanding of collecting. Collectibles are no longer limited to their material shape but also appear on screen, retrieved from source codes and algorithms. The simultaneity of actual and virtual objects is transforming our cultural memory. Concepts of our past and projections…

Posted by on October 3, 2018 in Conferences, Digital Humanities, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Joseph Mella to Discuss Gallery Exhibit on Death in Art and Illustration on September 19

Joseph Mella, director of Vanderbilt’s Fine Arts Gallery, will discuss a previous gallery exhibit, Memento Mori—Looking at Death in Art and Illustration, at the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities on Wednesday, September 19, from 3 to 4:30 pm. The French and Francophone Studies group are hosting Mella’s presentation. Memento Mori—Looking at Death in…

Posted by on September 18, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Fine Arts Gallery Features Panel Discussion About Current Exhibit on September 12

More than 200 people filled the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery and atrium of Cohen Hall for the opening of I AM: Middle Eastern Women Artists and the Quest to Build Peace on Thursday, August 30. “We fail to leave an impact on the world unless we broadly engage the many ways that people are experiencing it,” said Chancellor…

Posted by on September 7, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Opening Tonight! I AM: Contemporary Middle Eastern Women Artists and the Quest to Build Peace

Join us tonight (Thursday, August 30) for the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery opening reception from 5 to 7pm in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. Special guests include Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos, Vanderbilt University; the Rev. Canon Paul-Gordon Chandler, founding president of CARAVAN; and Sheikha Lulwa Al Khalifa, featured artist. I AM: Contemporary Middle Eastern…

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


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Exhibit by Middle Eastern Women Artists Celebrates Quest to Build Peace

The Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery will feature the contemporary artwork of Middle Eastern women in an East-West peace-building exhibition opening Thursday, August 30, in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus, with a reception from 5 to 7pm in the atrium. I AM: Middle Eastern Women Artists and the Quest to Build Peace showcases the work…

Posted by on August 27, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Fine Arts Gallery Features “Joyce Tenneson–Botanical Beauty” Through August 18

Joyce Tenneson–Botanical Beauty presents work drawn from two portfolios by the artist, both of which feature atmospheric, poetic photographs of flowers in high contrast with a black background. On view through August 18 in the Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus, these are, in effect, portraits of flowers, whether seen…

Posted by on July 31, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Edward Raymond Kinstler’s Portrait of Eddie George On View in Fine Arts Gallery

The oil portrait of Eddie George that Everett Raymond Kinstler began during a lecture and painting demonstration on March 24 is on display at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery through Saturday, July 14. George, a former star Tennessee Titan turned professional actor, was among those attending a public unveiling ceremony at Cohen Memorial Hall, where he expressed admiration and gratitude for Kinstler’s…

Posted by on July 13, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Nashville Arts, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Unveiling of Kinstler’s Portrait of Eddie George at Fine Arts Gallery on July 10

*Portraitist Everett Raymond Kinstler conducts a lecture and painting demonstration with Eddie George at Sarratt Cinema in March 2018. (YouTube) A portrait of Eddie George by Everett Raymond Kinstler, one of America’s most notable portrait artists, will be unveiled at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall on Tuesday, July 10, at 6 pm. George, a former…

Posted by on July 5, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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