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Fine Arts Gallery Partners with VUMC on Current Exhibition

The Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery staff and Professor Markus Eberl collaborated with the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) to scan and replicate three objetects from the “Refuting ‘Noble Savages’: Reflections of Nature Through Ancient Mesoamerican Artifacts,” opening today in the Fine Arts Gallery. Read more…

Closing Talk—Susan DeMay, “Making and Teaching Ceramics: Not Just for Fun”

Susan DeMay, “Making and Teaching Ceramics: Not Just for Fun” August 9 at 5:00pm Artist Talk with Q&A, Reception to follow Cohen Memorial Hall, room 203 1220 21st Avenue South Susan DeMay began pursuing ceramics as a graduate student at what was then called the George Peabody College for Teachers, where she studied art from… Keep Reading

On View May 9—Refuting “Noble Savages”: Reflections of Nature in Ancient Mesoamerican Artifacts at the Fine Arts Gallery

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to present a collection of ancient Latin American artifacts curated by undergraduate students as part of a semester-long course led by Dr. Markus Eberl, associate professor of anthropology. The exhibition, on view May 9–September 13, 2019, focuses on the connection between nature and culture among Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican… Keep Reading

Embodied: Mosaic Arts International 2019 Invitational to open at the Fine Arts Gallery

March 13–May 25, 2019 Opening reception: Wednesday, March 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Cohen Memorial Hall The Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to present Embodied: Mosaic Arts International 2019 Invitational, an exhibition surveying figurative works by five renowned mosaic artists working today: Lilian Broca (Canada), Shug Jones (United States), Michael Kruzich (United… Keep Reading

Do paintings get a summer vacation?

In the case of Milton Avery’s The Picnic, Vermont, 1940, the answer is “yes.” This outstanding painting is on loan to the Bennington Museum in Bennington, Vermont until November for their exhibition Milton Avery’s Vermont. The only Avery in our collection, it is in good company there with thirteen other paintings by the artist and… Keep Reading

Juno and Argus, Guardian of the Jupitern Herds

As part of an ongoing effort to conserve key artworks in the Gallery’s collection, Juno and Argus, Guardian of the Jupitern Herds was recently restored and is welcomed back for use in teaching and exhibitions. This seventeenth century Flemish painting is of the School of Jacob Jordaens (1593–1678), who was a student of Peter Paul… Keep Reading