Department of Art
Jan. 7, 2020—An exhibition bringing together 20 artists to interpret an extraordinary but lost "Book of Paintings" created by Afro-Cuban activist José Aponte opens Thursday at the Fine Arts Gallery.
Dec. 17, 2019—The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded funding to OZ Arts Nashville to support its collaboration with Vanderbilt Department of Art faculty member Jana Harper. Her project, "This Holding," encourages empathy for the shared human experience.
Oct. 9, 2019—The Department of Art and Space 204 gallery welcome ceramicists John Donovan and Brian Somerville for a two-person exhibition called "Character Study." The exhibition will be on view from Oct. 31 to Dec. 5. A reception is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 14 in Space 204 at the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center.
Oct. 7, 2019—The Department of Art and the Studio VU Lecture Series kicks off the 2019-20 season with "Body Vulnerable/Body Protected," a lecture by Los Angeles-based artist Nao Bustamante, on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 3 p.m. at the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center, Room 220.
Sep. 11, 2019—Department of Art faculty and staff will hold a group exhibition showcasing new work in their research and studio practice Sept. 12–Oct. 18. The exhibition will be in the Space 204 gallery at E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center.
Apr. 22, 2019—A longtime dream has come true for Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, who is connecting Nashville to her Cuban hometown through a satellite art exhibition under the auspices of the Havana Biennial.
Jan. 11, 2019—Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Fine Arts Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons is the recipient of a prestigious Anonymous Was a Woman grant.
Nov. 10, 2018—Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons has created a new lecture series that aims to connect Vanderbilt to a growing dialogue around the world about relationships between art, democracy and justice.
Oct. 19, 2018—The complex history of Nashville’s Public Square Park—including stories of Native and African Americans—has inspired a public performance by visiting sound artist Guillermo Galindo Oct. 25.
Oct. 10, 2018—Bernard Frischer, a leading virtual archaeologist and director of the Virtual Heritage Program and professor of informatics at Indiana University, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 11, in Cohen Memorial Hall.