Craiglow Appointed Interim University Librarian

Hilary A. Craiglow, who has led the Walker Management Library for more than a decade, has been named interim university librarian. Craiglow’s appointment, effective July 1, was announced today by Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty. Read the full article >

Starting July 6, Research Appointments offered for Fine Arts Gallery, History of Medicine Collections and Special Collections and University Archives

Vanderbilt University deeply values the neighbors, community partners and visitors who make the campus community so vibrant. The Fine Arts Gallery, the History of Medicine Collections and the Special Collections and University Archives Library never stopped providing online access to collections and online reference throughout the pandemic, and will continue to do so.  We are… Keep reading

Call for Applicants for Fall Buchanan Library Fellowship: The Art of Healing

Fall Buchanan Library Fellowship: The Art of Healing The Art of Healing Exposition is a series of shows and events around the theme of the use of creative expression as part of the healing process. Two fellows will research art and archives in the Vanderbilt Jean & Alexander Heard Library collections that are related to… Keep reading

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Call for Applicants for Fall Semester Fellowship: Understanding the Fine Arts Gallery Collection using Wikidata and AI

Fall Semester Buchanan Library Fellowship: Understanding the Fine Arts Gallery Collection using Wikidata and AI This project will introduce the Fellows to Wikidata, the knowledge graph that anyone can edit. We will work to improve and add to the metadata in Wikidata about Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery works using spreadsheet-based software tools that make it… Keep reading

Call for Applicants for Summer Buchanan Library Fellowship: The Art of Healing

Summer Buchanan Library Fellowship: The Art of Healing The Art of Healing Exposition is a series of shows and events around the theme of the use of creative expression as part of the healing process. Two fellows will research art and archives in the Vanderbilt Jean & Alexander Heard Library collections that are related to… Keep reading

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New Banner on Campus by Carrie Mae Weems: “The Vaccine Is Our Best Shot Against Covid-19!”

With the arrival of the Covid-19 vaccine, artist Carrie Mae Weems created a new image for partners in her project RESIST COVID TAKE 6! Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, in conjunction with “Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice,” a trans-institutional series of virtual conversations and artistic collaborations, is happy to amplify this new message on… Keep reading

Banner on building reading The Vaccine is our Best Shot Against Covid-19

Kress Collection Digital Archive Launches! (Vanderbilt’s Paintings Included.)

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is excited to share news of the Kress Collection Digital Archive, a comprehensive archive and database for the nearly 3,500 works of European art that Samuel H. Kress collected, and subsequently gifted to almost 100 institutions. The Kress Foundation donated twelve Renaissance paintings to Vanderbilt University (formerly Peabody College)… Keep reading

Kress Collection Digital Archive Landing Page

Demystifying Library Resources and Expenditures: Collecting Distinctive Collections

The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set of resources for our campus community. We seek creative… Keep reading

The Artist’s Workshop in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Curatorial and Collections Fellowship with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery

The Artist’s Workshop in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Curatorial and Collections Fellowship with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery | Apply Here Two Buchanan Library Fellows will spend both spring and fall semesters of 2021 on this gallery exhibition project. Spring 2021 will focus on object research and writing for the winter 2021 exhibition “The… Keep reading

Professor of Fine Arts, Emeritus, F. Hamilton Hazelhurst

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Professor of Fine Arts, Emeritus, Franklin Hamilton Hazlehurst, who passed away on November 12, 2020, at the age of 95. Hazelhurst earned his bachelor of arts cum laude (1949), master of fine arts cum laude (1952) and doctor of philosophy (1956) from Princeton University…. Keep reading

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