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“Pompeii Archive: Recent Photographs by William Wylie” Closes December 6

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 through December 6, features a selection of recent work by artist…

Posted by on December 4, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, VRC


Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Asian Culture Set for November 14 in the Fine Arts Gallery

Editing is welcome on all aspects of Asian culture.at the Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon that will be held from 9 to 11 a.m.on Wednesday, November 14, in the Fine Arts Gallery, Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. Bring your own material or choose from our selections. No prior editing experience required. Bring your laptop and power…

Posted by on November 13, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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William Wylie to Lecture November 14 on The Possibility of Ruins: A Pompeii Archive

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, currently on view in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery through December 6, features a selection of recent work by…

Posted by on November 9, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Sheri Shaneyfelt Named An Immersion Coordinator in College of A&S

Sheri Shaneyfelt, principal senior lecturer of history of art and director of the department’s undergraduate studies, will serve as one of 16 Immersion coordinators in the College of Arts and Science. “This inaugural class of Immersion coordinators represents faculty colleagues across our three divisions,” announced André Christie-Mizell, dean of undergraduate education for the College. “Each…

Posted by on October 26, 2018 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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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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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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