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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

Doughnut Days Held April 24 and 29 in Cohen 134

The Visual Resources Center (VRC) invites students, faculty, and staff to join us for coffee and doughnuts in Cohen 134 on Wednesday, April 24, and Monday, April 29. Coffee, tea, juices and light snacks will be available Monday through Friday during final exams (April 24-May 2). Pour yourself a cup and dash to class or…

Posted by on April 22, 2019 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Alumna Jennifer Klos to Speak at Life After HART Event on March 20

Art is a part of our lives. It can be a blend of old and new, sophistication and whimsy, design and deeper meaning.—Jennifer Klos, HART alumna, art consultant and owner of Collector House Inc. The Department of History of Art is launching a new series called Careers for HART Majors and Minors–Life After HART. Our…

Posted by on March 13, 2019 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Emily Jordan Presents Digital Heritage Project at Celebration of Learning

Emily Jordan, a student in Betsey Robinson’s fall semester HART 2815 course, Digital Heritage: Methods and Practice, participated in the Center for Teaching’s Celebration of Learning held February 4 in Alumni Hall. The event, “an exhibition of students as producers,” featured students from all over campus sharing what they have learned, created, designed, and discovered,…

Posted by on February 13, 2019 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


HART Majors: Apply for Spring 2019 Downing Research/Travel Grants by February 15

Vanderbilt’s History of Art majors are encouraged to apply for a spring 2019 Downing grant by Friday, February 15. The department awards these Downing grants for travel to exhibitions and research centers to supplement academic instruction for HART majors who are enrolled in the Honors Program, in advanced seminars, or in upper-level “W” (writing) courses….

Posted by on January 31, 2019 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


“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


Julia Kamasz and Luna Offer Stress Relief to Students During Finals Week

HART’s Julia Kamasz and Luna, her beloved border collie/therapy dog, spent several hours at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center on December 12 to offer stress relief and study breaks for students during finals week. “Luna and I found great joy in interacting with the students,” said Kamasz, “and made some new friends.” Therapy dog…

Posted by on December 14, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Maymester 2019: Exhibiting Art, Literature and Culture in Cuba

Vivien Fryd, professor of history of art, and William Luis, professor of Spanish and director of Latino and Latina Studies, are offering a Maymester course entitled “Exhibiting Art, Literature and Culture in Cuba” (HART 3810/LATS 4961/5961) that will be held May 6 through May 31. This three credit hour course intersects with the 13th Havana…

Posted by on November 26, 2018 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC

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Maymester Paris 2019: Modern French Art & Architecture in Paris

Leonard Folgarait, professor of art, is offering a Maymester 2019 course entitled Modern Art and Architecture in Paris (HART 2722) that will be held in the “City of Lights” from May 6-31. Paris was the center of western modern art movements throughout the 19th century until the mid-20th century. The major styles of painting, sculpture,…

Posted by on November 26, 2018 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Lillian Boyle Reflects on Highlights of Class Field Trip to New York City

In an action-packed three days (October 25-27), my curation seminar class (Exhibiting Historical Art: Architecture at MoMA) traversed New York City from Columbia University on the Upper West Side to the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown and all the way downtown to Greenwich Village to attend a symposium at the Remarque Institute, New York…

Posted by on November 13, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC

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