dave perkins Archives
Jan. 30, 2018—An exhibition by African American artist Omari Booker, whose works include themes of social justice and changing neighborhoods, is on display at Vanderbilt Divinity School through Feb. 28.
Jan. 12, 2018—Key findings on the bodily effects of music during the shared human action of divine worship will be explored during a noon Religion in the Arts talk by Bruce Morrill Jan. 18.
Mar. 15, 2017—"Triptych," an exhibition inspired by the three-panel paintings of early Christian altars, is on display at Vanderbilt Divinity School March 16-April 28.
Mar. 7, 2017—Playful practices that include the art of juggling are central to Play, Subversion and Change, a class geared toward Divinity School students preparing to lead communities of faith and learning.
Jan. 25, 2017—An art exhibition inspired by a Vanderbilt undergraduate student's course work in African American history will be hosted by Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture at the Divinity School.
Sep. 2, 2016—An exhibition by master printmaker Jesse Shaw will open Sept. 22 at Vanderbilt Divinity School with a public gallery talk and reception from 4 to 6 p.m.
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.
Nov. 13, 2015—Thomas Merton's legacy as an influential Catholic author, artist and advocate for peace and civil rights will be celebrated at Vanderbilt the first week of December with events that include jazz and poetry performances.
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.
Feb. 10, 2015—Musician Ivor "Jerry" Moore, one of the original Freedom Riders, will be featured at a Feb. 23 performance event sponsored by Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture at Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Dec. 2, 2014—Tracking Jesus in popular American music is the topic of the Dec. 3 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box event with singer-songwriter Dave Perkins, an associate director at Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Oct. 6, 2014—"A Work in Progress" is the title of artist and Fisk University professor Alicia Henry's lecture at Vanderbilt Divinity School Oct. 9.