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Travel Europe through art at new Fine Arts exhibition

Jun. 5, 2017—The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery presents "American Artists and the Legacy of the Grand Tour, 1880–1960," opening June 15.

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‘American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson’ opens April 28

Apr. 18, 2017—The exhibition's opening reception is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 11, in Cohen Memorial Hall and will be held in conjunction with the Department of History of Art's awards ceremony and celebration of graduates.

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Goldberg Lecturer to examine duplication in Chinese sculpture

Mar. 20, 2017—A Duke University associate professor of art and art history will discuss the history of duplication in Chinese sculpture at the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History March 23.

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Goldberg Lecture to explore influence of African American mural painter

Nov. 7, 2016—Hale Woodruff, an African American painter who worked to reinvent abstraction into a more pluralistic cultural practice, will be the focus of the Nov. 10 Goldberg Lecture by John Ott.

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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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Goldberg Lecturer to examine Islamic gardens as fully sensory environments

Mar. 24, 2016—Historian D. Fairchild Ruggles will deliver two lectures on the Vanderbilt campus related to her expertise on Islamic gardens and landscapes.

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Diverse perspectives on abstract art focus of exhibition March 17-May 26

Mar. 3, 2016—“Close Readings: American Abstract Art from the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery Collection” will feature the unique interpretations of more than 35 faculty and students from disciplines across the university, providing fresh, new insights into how we look at art.

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Goldberg Lecture to discuss Greek architectural renewal under Augustus

Jan. 18, 2016—An archaeologist at the University of California, Irvine, will discuss Greek architectural renewal by the Roman emperor Augustus when she delivers a Goldberg Lecture Jan. 21 at Cohen Hall.

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‘The Last Laugh’ exhibition pays tribute to retiring Vanderbilt art professor

Jan. 8, 2016—See a sampling of retiring art professor Michael Aurbach's satirical sculptures at a Fine Arts Gallery exhibition Jan. 14-March 3.

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MLAS classes to be previewed at Dec. 1 open house

Nov. 20, 2015—The next open house for the Master of Liberal Arts and Science program is Dec. 1. Classes in film, art and world events will be offered this spring.

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‘Synchromism’ topic of Vanderbilt art history lecture

Nov. 20, 2014—University of Pennsylvania visual arts scholar Michael Leja will discuss the early 20th-century art movement known as Synchromism when he delivers the Goldberg Lecture Dec. 4 at Cohen Hall.

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Pioneering photojournalism topic of Goldberg Lecture

Oct. 31, 2014—Patricia Leighten will address "The Secret Life of Henri Cartier-Bresson" at the Goldberg Lecture in Art History on Nov. 6.

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