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Downing Grant Applications Due February 6 for HART Undergraduate Research and Travel

Vanderbilt’s History of Art students are encouraged to apply for a spring 2017 Downing grant by Monday, February 6. The department awards these Downing grants for travel to exhibitions and research centers to supplement academic instruction for HART majors who are in the Honors Program, in advanced seminars, or in upper-level “W” (writing) courses. 140 more words

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Katy Börner Curates "Places & Spaces" Exhibition Opening January 23 and Delivers Inaugural Lecture January 27

Vanderbilt’s Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibition, which makes a beautiful case for the importance of data visualization, opens Monday, January 23, and is on display through April 23 at several venues on the Vanderbilt campus—the Central Library, Sarratt Student Center/Rand Hall, and the Wond’ry. 252 more words

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Expert on Nazi Looted Art to Present Lecture on Tuesday, January 24

The aftermath of Nazi plunder during Hitler’s regime, especially during World War II, still lingers more than 70 years later. Efforts to find looted art and return it to its rightful owners continue on both sides of the Atlantic. 134 more words

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Leonard Folgarait Shares His Expertise in French Art and Architecture with Alumni in Houston and Paris

The Houston Museum of Fine Arts provided the perfect setting for a recent Commodore Classroom. Leonard Folgarait, Distinguished Professor of History of Art, joined the Houston Vanderbilt Chapter to discuss the work of Edgar Degas and to tour the museum’s exhibit… 206 more words

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Marilyn Murphy's Exhibition Opens January 19 in Fine Arts Gallery with a Surreal Twist on Reality

In honor of Department of Art professor and artist Marilyn Murphy, who retires this year after 37 years of teaching, the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery will feature many of her oil paintings and drawings in an exhibition entitled… 424 more words

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"Sign of the Diaspora" Exhibit Featuring Hamblet Award Winner Alexis Jackson Opens January 12 in Space 204 Gallery

The Department of Art welcomes Alexis Jackson, recipient of the 2015 Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award, for her exhibition Sign of the Diaspora on view from January 12 through February 3. 285 more words

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Vivien Fryd to Lecture on the Art of Red Grooms On View at the Brooks Museum of Art

The Memphis-area Vanderbilt Alumni Club has invited Vivien Fryd, professor of history of art, to lecture on the art of artist Red Grooms, currently on view at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. 275 more words

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