Dream For Light Years (Opening Reception Postponed)

Dream For Light Years: Ali Smith, painter, and Michael Alec Rose, composer Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery The opening reception for this exhibition has been postponed. The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery presents Dream for Light Years, a collaboration between California-based painter Ali Smith and Blair School of Music professor of composition Michael Alec Rose. This… Keep reading

Portion of "Electric Blue", by Ali Smith

Who’s in Your Tree? A Vanderbilt Libraries free Genealogy event

Discover the surprising ancestral stories in your family at “Who’s in Your Tree?” a free drop-in genealogy workshop sponsored by the Friends of Vanderbilt’s Libraries. Whether you are an accomplished genealogist or a beginner, all are welcome. Genealogy experts and librarians will be available to guide and answer questions. Those same experts will deliver short… Keep reading

“Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom” | January 9 – March 8, 2020

Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery Curated by Édouard Duval Carrié and Ada Ferrer January 9–March 8, 2020. Exhibition catalog Exhibition press   Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom brings together twenty contemporary artists working across a range of media to interpret an extraordinary—and now lost—historical artifact: a so-called “Book of Paintings” created by José Antonio Aponte,… Keep reading

Artist Harry Reese discusses third stream books, craft and users March 19

Acclaimed artist and book maker Harry Reese, inventor of the Sandagraph technique, will speak March 19 at 12:30pm in Special Collections.  In his talk Word, Image, Book, Presence: The User is the Content Reese will discuss his works produced with Sandra Liddell Reese for over 40 years at Turkey Press. Harry’s teaching has engaged with… Keep reading

ART+FEMINISM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon March 25 highlights social justice

This year’s ART+FEMINISM theme is activism.  The goal is to correct Wikipedia’s well-known gender imbalance by adding high-quality work to articles about women artists. Join the work at Vanderbilt Visual Resources Center, Cohen Memorial Hall Room 134 on March 25, 2020 from 11am to 2pm where Rebecca VanDiver (History of Art) will speak on “The… Keep reading

Celebrate Women’s History by Editing Wikipedia at Peabody Learning Commons

Edit women’s stories into Wikipedia at Vanderbilt Libraries during Women’s History Month.  Celebrations commemorating the 100th anniversary of Women’s suffrage continue on the Peabody Campus in March. Women of Peabody is an Edit-a-Thon March 18, 2020 from 12 noon to 3pm. Catherine Gavin Loss, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professional Education at Peabody College… Keep reading

Workshop: Intro to Geospatial Analysis with QGIS

This two-session course will focus on introductory spatial analysis in QGIS, a free and open source GIS platform. If you have always been curious about GIS and how to get started with it, this is the perfect opportunity. The course will run two days, 2/27 & 2/28, from 1-4:30 pm both days. Day 1 will… Keep reading

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Vanderbilt Software Carpentry set for March 5–6

The Vanderbilt Software Carpentry two-day boot camp is scheduled for March 5–6. The boot camp will feature: Intro to Unix Intro to Git and Version Control Intro to Python Register here. The event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Research IT Service, Vanderbilt Libraries, and the Vanderbilt Data Science Institute…. Keep reading

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Middle Tennessee Geospatial Summit

Symposium Program The Vanderbilt Initiative for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Research (VIIGR) and the Jean and Alexander Heard Library’s Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) are proud to co-sponsor the Middle TN Geospatial Summit, celebrating geospatial research in middle Tennessee and beyond. The two-day summit will feature lightening talks from local graduate students, a panel and presentations from… Keep reading

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