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Parthenon2 Symposium March 28-30: Digital Approaches to Architectural Heritage

Dorina Moullou, an archaeologist with the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, will deliver the keynote lecture for the upcoming symposium PARTHENON2: Digital Approaches to Architectural Heritage on Thursday, March 28, at 6 p.m. at the Nashville Parthenon, Centennial Park. Her lecture is entitled “On the Sacred Rock: The Athenian Acropolis from the Drawing Board…

Posted by on March 22, 2019 in Conferences, Digital Humanities, Divinity School, Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, Nashville Arts, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC

Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati to Present AIA Lecture on February 21 at the Parthenon

Music was an integral component of daily life in the ancient Mediterranean world. The importance of music to religious ritual, celebratory banquets, personal entertainment, and even mythological narratives is made manifest through a wide variety of literary, visual, and archaeological evidence. In one region of South Italy (or “Magna Graecia”) alone, nearly 1,700 vases decorated…

Posted by on February 18, 2019 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Vanderbilt’s ‘Art, Democracy and Justice’ Lecture Series to Open at the Frist on November 14

Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair of Fine Arts and professor of art, will launch the lecture series “Art, Democracy and Justice” with three prominent artistic voices at the Frist Art Museum on Wednesday, November 14. The event, free and open to the public, will begin at 6:00 pm in the Frist Auditorium. “This…

Posted by on November 12, 2018 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Maxwell Anderson at the Frist March 22: Modern Challenges in Ancient Art

Maxwell Anderson, consulting scholar, Mediterranean Section, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, will address “Modern Challenges in Ancient Art” in a lecture held on Thursday, March 22, at 6:30 pm in the Frist Center Auditorium, 919 Broadway. The exhibition Rome: City and Empire at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, on view through…

Posted by on March 15, 2018 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, News, VRC


Vivien Fryd Addresses “Heroic Rape” Tradition in Western Art at Parthenon Symposium on January 25

Vivien Green Fryd, professor of history of art, will address the tradition in western art that contemporary feminist artists have dubbed the “heroic rape” in a lecture at 6 pm on January 25 at the Nashville Parthenon. Her lecture, “Representing and Challenging the ‘Heroic Rape’ Tradition in the History of Western Art,” is held in…

Posted by on January 23, 2018 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, News, VRC


Alexis Castor to Present October 24 AIA Lecture on Jewelry in Ancient Greece and Etruria

Gold earrings, necklaces and bracelets represented real wealth in the ancient world, and men and women wore jewelry on specific occasions to show off their own social position in the community, particularly in religious and funerary rituals. Alexis Castor, associate professor of classics, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, will deliver the AIA Lecture, “More…

Posted by on October 23, 2017 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, News, VRC

Rebecca VanDiver Featured in “Food for Thought” Series at the Frist Center for Visual Arts

In partnership with Vanderbilt University’s Office of Community, Neighborhood, and Government Relations, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts is presenting “Food for Thought: Changing the World,” a three-part series of lunchtime conversations with Vanderbilt professors, Frist Center curators, and other members of the Nashville community. The first session on October 10 featured Rebecca VanDiver,…

Posted by on October 20, 2017 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, News, VRC


Richard Ormond Lectures on John Singer Sargent as Official War Artist on October 6 at the Frist

John Singer Sargent’s engagement as an official war artist during the First World War is an involved and protracted story. It led to the creation of his masterpiece Gassed (1919), a highlight of the Frist Center’s current exhibition World War I and American Art, and to a sequence of remarkable watercolors painted near the front line. It…

Posted by on October 4, 2017 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, News, VRC


Vivien Fryd Among Vanderbilt Pioneers Honored at Fisk’s Carl van Vechten Gallery Reception on September 23

As Chancellor Zeppos often notes, “Vanderbilt University has many living pioneers. Some Vanderbilt pioneers are on campus. Come celebrate these pioneers with us.” Vivien Fryd, professor of history of art, is among the Vanderbilt pioneers who will be honored at a reception hosted by Fisk and Vanderbilt Universities at Fisk’s Carl Van Vechten Gallery on…

Posted by on September 22, 2017 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, News, VRC

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Vivien Fryd Interviewed by WNYC Radio About the Art and Politics of the U.S. Capitol Building

Since 1864 each of the states has donated two statues of historic importance to be placed in the U.S. Capitol building as part of the National Statuary Hall Collection.  Vivien Fryd, professor of history of art and author of Art and Empire:  The Politics of Ethnicity in the United States Capitol, 1815-1865, talked about the art…

Posted by on August 28, 2017 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, VRC

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