Apr. 16, 2021—Through a partnership with Vanderbilt University and other Nashville organizations, Fisk University will host a large-scale public artwork by prominent Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama starting April 21.
Vanderbilt‘s Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice features works by revolutionary composer, renowned artist
Mar. 16, 2021—Vanderbilt University’s Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice initiative has announced its spring programs, which will feature works by African American composer Julius Eastman and Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama.
Jan. 27, 2021—Vanderbilt Professor of Art Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons says her vision for "When We Gather," a new film and art project, was influenced by remarks from Vice President Kamala Harris, the first woman and first woman of color to serve in that role. The online premiere for the three-minute film, which pays tribute to heroines of the past, visionaries of the present and leaders of the future, will be on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. CT.
Nov. 24, 2020—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Oct. 29, 2020—An innovative Vanderbilt program that brings together scientists and artists with the shared goal of scientific communication is set to expand with support from a three-year grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.
Sep. 11, 2020—Vanderbilt University is launching "Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice," a new initiative conceived by professor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons and focused on healing at a time of social unrest.
Jun. 10, 2020—When COVID-19 arrived in Nashville, Jana Harper, professor of the practice of art, had to quickly adapt her NEA-supported performance art piece to reflect the necessities of social distancing.
Dec. 19, 2019—Read about recent faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Sep. 9, 2018—Programming for "I AM: Middle Eastern Women Artists and the Quest to Build Peace" continues with a discussion about the influential role of Middle Eastern women in the global arts community.
Sep. 4, 2018—More than 200 attendees filled the Fine Arts Gallery Aug. 30 for the opening reception of "I AM: Middle Eastern Women Artists and the Quest to Build Peace," hosted by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.
Aug. 8, 2018—A chancellor-sponsored exhibition opening Aug. 30 at the Fine Arts Gallery will showcase 31 premier Middle Eastern women artists whose work focuses on building peace.
Jul. 19, 2018—Engaging student-athletes in creative forms of expression and building connections between excellence in sports and the arts are among goals for three summer workshops organized by the Curb Center.