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HART’s Miranda Pepin Stars in VUT Play “Orlando” at Neely Theatre

Miranda Pepin, HART student worker and an A&S senior, plays Orlando in the VU Theatre production of Orlando, an adaptation of a 1928 novel by Virginia Woolf, that runs for two weekends beginning Friday, February 16. The production, directed by Jessika Malone, a Fred Coe Artist-in-Residence, will take place in Neely Auditorium at 8 pm…

Posted by on February 15, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC

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Cohen Hall Hosts Exhibit on “Syriac: Preserving an Endangered World Culture”

For nearly two thousand years, Christians across the Middle East and Asia have shared a common heritage through the Syriac language (a dialect of Aramaic) and culture. Syriac texts are one of the largest surviving bodies of literature from the period, including more than 20,000 manuscripts and fragments related to theology, philosophy, commerce, science, and…

Posted by on February 9, 2018 in Divinity School, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Divinity School Features Gallery Talk with Nashville Artist Omari Booker and Paul Polycarpou on February 8

An exhibition by Nashville studio artist Omari Booker, whose works include themes of social justice and Nashville’s changing neighborhoods, will be on display at Vanderbilt Divinity School throughout the month of February. “In My Lifetime: An African American Perspective” is located in the Divinity School’s Art Room, G-20. The exhibition will be open weekdays—with the exception of Tuesdays—from…

Posted by on February 6, 2018 in Divinity School, Events, HART, Lectures, Nashville Arts, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


February 16: Deadline for Submitting Downing Grant Applications

Posted by on February 5, 2018 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


HART Major Ellen Dement’s Online Exhibit Highlighted At Celebration of Learning Event

“Cass Gilbert’s Woolworth Building,” an online exhibit designed by Buchanan Library Fellow Ellen Dement focused on 150 architectural drawings of New York City’s famous building—the tallest building in the world when it was completed in 1913— that were recently acquired by the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery. For her project Dement, HART major and 2017 Downing…

Posted by on February 2, 2018 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, VRC


Take a Polaroid on January 25 and Become Part of the Fine Arts Gallery’s Warhol Exhibition

In conjunction with FAMOUS! (and not-so-famous): Polaroids by Andy Warhol, currently on view in Cohen Hall, the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery is hosting a special program, Picture Me!  Vanderbilt students can take a Polaroid, just like Andy Warhol, and become a part of the exhibition itself. The event will be held on Thursday, January 25,…

Posted by on January 24, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Exhibit Featuring 2016 Hamblet Award Recipient Vibhu Krishna Opens January 11 in Space 204

Vanderbilt’s Department of Art welcomes Vibhu Krishna, the 2016 Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award recipient, to the Ingram Studio Arts Center for a solo exhibition and art installation, Open Studio, in Space 204 on Thursday, January 11, with an opening reception from 4-6 pm. Krishna (BA 2016) is a New York-based Indian-American artist, medical student, and yogi…

Posted by on January 8, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Indulge in Indies, Thought-Provoking Documentaries, Classic Cinema and International Films Through Kanopy

Vanderbilt Libraries is now hosting Kanopy, an online video streaming service for universities that offers thousands of titles on a broad range of subjects, including anthropology, art, architecture, gender and race, environment and sustainability, health, law, media, politics and psychology/sociology. Kanopy has an extensive library of classic films, from silent-era shorts to groundbreaking international features….

Posted by on January 5, 2018 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, Visual Resources Center, VRC


‘Cultures in Clay’ Exhibit at Divinity Library Showcases 4,000-year-old Writing System

The importance of clay as a medium of culture in what many call the “cradle of civilization” some 4,000 years ago is the focus of a new exhibit at Vanderbilt Divinity Library. Among the highlights of “Cultures in Clay: The Shaping of Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations” are clay tablets with cuneiform—a wedge-shaped writing system used…

Posted by on December 14, 2017 in Divinity School, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Peabody College Amassed an Impressive Fine Arts Collection Before Joining Vanderbilt

When George Peabody College for Teachers merged with Vanderbilt University in 1979, the agreement came with a little-known perk: The school had acquired a sizable collection of art stored in a basement vault at Cohen Memorial Hall. With more than 1,000 works, the Peabody College Collection includes items ranging from antiquities to Renaissance paintings to…

Posted by on December 13, 2017 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC

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