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Vivien Fryd to Lecture on Early American Women Modernists at the Portland Museum of Art

Georgia O’Keeffe, Florine Stettheimer, Marguerite Zorach, and Helen Torr found space for creativity that was separate from their male counterparts.  Each created unique paintings, contributing to the evolution of experimental avant-garde works in Manhattan.  193 more words

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Millie Fullmer Reflects on Her Lazenby Library Fellowship at Cheekwood

Beginning in January of this year I embarked on a part-time, six-month fellowship as part of a historic initiative to reinstate Cheekwood as an American country era estate.  335 more words

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Margaret Walker Reveals Storied Past of Fine Arts Gallery Painting

My path to museum work began with degrees in both history and art history and an interest in the intersection of art and war.  With many artworks, what is visible presently is only the beginning of the story,  … 236 more words

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Shirin Neshat's Photographs Given to Fine Arts Gallery To Spark Cross-Cultural Dialogue at Vanderbilt

Two compelling photographs from Shirin Neshat’s monumental series Our House is on Fire (2013)—created in the wake of the Arab Spring—were recently given  to the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s… 335 more words

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Millspaugh Fund Supports Conservation Work For Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery

As part of an ongoing effort to conserve key artworks in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery’s collection, Juno and Argus, Guardian of the Jupitern Herds… 303 more words

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HART Graduate Anna Greene Researches Surrealism and Advertising at MOMA Through a Downing Grant

Over the past four years of my college career, one of the most fulfilling and rewarding experiences I had was receiving a Downing grant for undergraduate research travel.  163 more words

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Stephanie Storey: To Succeed in Business, Major in Art History

I hear it all the time from high school and college students (and their parents):  to succeed, you must major in science, technology, engineering, or business.  581 more words

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