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Fine Arts Gallery Features Ceramics of Susan DeMay June 13-September 9

Susan DeMay began pursuing ceramics as a graduate student at what was then called the George Peabody College for Teachers, where she studied art from 1977 to 1979. After earning her M.S. degree and establishing a pottery studio of her own, she was invited to return to the Vanderbilt campus to teach. Nearly forty years later,…

Posted by on June 11, 2019 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Imaging Team Replicate Ancient Mesoamerican Artifacts for Gallery Exhibit

When the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) installed a new, state-of-the-art PET/CT scanner in early 2018, the team imagined a wide range of research opportunities — but none of them involved imaging artifacts for an art gallery exhibition. This spring the VUIIS partnered with Vanderbilt’s Fine Arts Gallery to scan and create replicas…

Posted by on June 7, 2019 in Digital Humanities, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, VRC


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Student-Curated Gallery Exhibit Features Ancient Mesoamerican Artifacts

Held in conjunction with the celebration of our 2019 HART graduates was the opening reception for a student-curated exhibition entitled Refuting “Noble Savages:” Reflections of Nature in Ancient Mesoamerican Artifacts. On view through September 13, the exhibit features a collection of ancient Latin American artifacts curated by undergraduate students as part of a semester-long course (Exhibiting…

Posted by on June 7, 2019 in Digital Humanities, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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HART Majors and Minors Honored at Graduation Reception

Betsey Robinson, associate professor and acting chair of Vanderbilt’s History of Art department, and HART faculty and staff honored our majors and minors and their families at the department’s annual reception for graduating seniors in the atrium of Cohen Memorial Hall. Following Robinson’s warm welcome and introduction of the faculty and staff, awards were presented…

Posted by on June 4, 2019 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Department to Celebrate HART Graduates at Reception and Awards Ceremony on May 9

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 9, 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 7, 2019 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Fine Arts Gallery Exhibit of Contemporary Mosaics Opens March 13 in Cohen Hall

Embodied: Mosaic Arts International 2019 Invitational, an exhibition surveying figurative works by five renowned mosaic artists working today, will open on Wednesday, March 13, in Vanderbilt’s Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. Join us for the opening reception from 5 to 7 pm in the atrium. Featured artists are Lilian…

Posted by on March 11, 2019 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, Visual Resources Center, VRC


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“Then & Now: Five Centuries of Woodcuts” Opens January 10

Then & Now: Five Centuries of Woodcuts (January 10-March 1, 2019) features more than forty prints from Vanderbilt’s collections, surveying the wide range of woodcuts created over 500 years and across many cultures. Together, these works speak to the arresting potential of the woodcut medium and its persistent place in contemporary art. The Vanderbilt Fine…

Posted by on January 3, 2019 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, 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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