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What’s On My Mind: The search for truth through art

Oct. 1, 2018—We must recognize and embrace the disciplines within the arts and humanities that share in Vanderbilt’s mission-critical search for truth in the world, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.

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James Sandlin, former Sarratt director who championed arts on campus, dies

Sep. 20, 2018—James Sandlin, a former Sarratt Student Center director who worked tirelessly to expand cultural offerings on campus, died Sept. 18 after a brief illness.

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Curb Center measures public opinion on federal funding for arts

May. 1, 2017—A significant majority of U.S. adults oppose eliminating federal funding for arts and culture, according to survey questions fielded by the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy.

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Student-curated exhibit ‘Out of the Vault’ on view at Fine Arts Gallery

Apr. 28, 2016—"Out of the Vault: Stories of People and Things," an exhibition curated by Vanderbilt students that explores the dynamic relationships among objects, individuals and communities, is currently on view through Sept. 9 at Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery.

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Vanderbilt students contribute to mass incarceration exhibit

Apr. 21, 2016—The traveling exhibit "States of Incarceration" features a contribution from philosophy students at Vanderbilt. It will be displayed in Nashville in spring 2018.

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Ties between Nashville art and activism subject of conference

Apr. 14, 2016—Artists and social justice activists will come together at Vanderbilt Divinity School for an April 22–23 public conference to consider best practices and performances to create equitable change in Nashville.

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Studio art opportunities for all ages offered this summer

Mar. 24, 2016—Sarratt Art Studios has planned a full lineup of exciting studio art programs and classes for all ages this summer.

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Join conversation with Bill Ivey on religion and the arts

Feb. 18, 2016—Bill Ivey will discuss the role of cultural heritage and creative practice in sustaining a high quality of life during a Religion in the Arts conversation Feb. 25 at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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Vanderbilt Theatre engages audience to end Nashville poverty

Feb. 5, 2016—Vanderbilt Theatre invites the community to explore the impact of poverty and help shape a solution when it performs "How to End Poverty" Feb. 24-28 in Neely Auditorium.

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Register now for studio art and dance classes

Jan. 15, 2016—Online registration is now available to the Vanderbilt community for noncredit visual and performing art classes offered through Sarratt Art Studios and the Vanderbilt Dance Program.

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Listen: Edgehill’s rich culture conveyed through Curb Center art exhibition

Jan. 5, 2016—A Curb Center exhibition opening Jan. 21 considers the future for a vibrant Nashville neighborhood through some of its past and present artists.

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‘Meet the Fergusons’ spotlights work of Nashville artist

Sep. 9, 2015—Works by Nashville African American artist Samuel Dunson Jr. are featured in "Meet the Fergusons," an exhibition at Vanderbilt Divinity School Sept. 17 through Nov. 12.

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