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Vanderbilt library spotlights two trailblazing alumnae in creative arts

The Iconoclastic Marshall Chapman  Haunted Hills of Mildred Haun Exhibition Reception Friday, March 22 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm Central Library Fourth Floor Lobby The trailblazing roles of two Vanderbilt alumnae in the music and publishing fields are highlighted in exhibitions at the university’s Central Library. Marshall Chapman, BA’71, and Mildred Haun, BA’35 and MA’37,… Keep Reading

Spring Celebration of Music: Featuring the Theremin

WHEN: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 3-5 pm. WHERE: The Wilson Music Library, located on the 2nd floor of the Blair School of Music. ABOUT: Join us for a celebration of the theremin, a 20th century electronic instrument controlled without physical contact. Best known for its eerie, other-worldly sounds, the theremin is featured in several famous movies (The Day the… Keep Reading

Smith, McCorkle, Chapman and Berg to perform at the Belcourt for Vanderbilt’s libraries

“An Evening of Stories and Songs with Lee Smith, Jill McCorkle, Marshall Chapman and Matraca Berg,” a fundraiser for Vanderbilt’s Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries, will take place at the Belcourt Theatre on April 11. Show time is 7:30 p.m. The hour-long performance will be followed by a book and CD signing. Since 1998, Smith and McCorkle, both New York Times best-selling authors, have… Keep Reading

Music Library Spring Break Hours

The Music Library be modifying open hours next week due to Spring Break: March 3 (Sunday): CLOSED March 4-8 (Monday through Friday): 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 9 (Saturday): CLOSED Regular hours resume on March 10 (Sunday): 2 p.m.-10 p.m.

Spring Celebration of Music: Featuring the Theremin, 3/21

On March 21 from 3-5 p.m., join us in the Wilson Music Library for a celebration of the theremin, a 20th century electronic instrument controlled without physical contact. Best known for its eerie, other-worldly sounds, the theremin is featured in several famous movies (The Day the Earth Stood Still, Spell Bound, The Lost Weekend), and… Keep Reading

Library Design Challenge Pitch and Awards Event

Thursday, February 28th from 4:10 pm – 6:10 pm Central Library Community Room Please join us this Thursday in the Central Library Community Room for the competition portion of the Wild Bunch Library Design Challenge. Watch as student teams pitch their ideas to improve the Libraries and compete for cash prizes. CASH PRIZES will be… Keep Reading

Curator’s Talks 2/20: An Exhibit Talk: African American Writers of the 20th Century

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:10am-12:00pm  Wednesday mornings during this semester for fascinating talks led by faculty, librarians, archivists, and curators.   The talks take place weekly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building.  This event is free and open to the public. Throughout the 20th… Keep Reading

Curator’s Talks 2/13: Zero Hour: The 2003 Invasion of Iraq

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:10am-12:00pm  Wednesday mornings during this semester for fascinating talks led by faculty, librarians, archivists, and curators.   The talks take place weekly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building.  This event is free and open to the public. The Vanderbilt Television… Keep Reading

Libraries’ Fall/Winter 2018 Quarterly Report

The latest issue of the Libraries’ Quarterly Report, Fall/Winter 2018 is now available for reading. You may find the issue online at: http://hdl.handle.net/1803/9363 Earlier issues are archived online and available at: https://ir.vanderbilt.edu/handle/1803/9282

Curator Talk 2/6: Why Did You Save That?

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:10am-12:00pm  Wednesday mornings during this semester for fascinating talks led by faculty, librarians, archivists, and curators.   The talks take place weekly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building.  This event is free and open to the public. Things end up… Keep Reading