October 27, 2017
– 12:00 pm
- October 27, 2017 – 12:00 pm
America Responds: A Frist and Fisk Collaborative Gallery Tour
Part 1: Thursday, October 26, noon, at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Presented by Ginny Soenksen, curator of interpretation
Meet at the exhibition entrance
Part 2: Friday, October 27, noon, at Fisk University Galleries (Carl Van Vechten Gallery and Aaron Douglas Gallery, 1000 17th Avenue North, Nashville)
Presented by Nikoo Paydar, assistant curator, Fisk University Galleries
Meet at the Carl Van Vechten Gallery
Free | Reservations required
Questions? Call 615.744.3355.
The Frist Center is proud to partner with Fisk University Galleries and Special Collections on “America Responds: A Collaborative Tour,” which will offer participants additional perspective on the artists who worked against the backdrop of war and global changes to society. The engaging guided tours include visits to both the Frist Center and Fisk University Galleries to explore three exhibitions of works by artists influenced and affected by the war. Visitors first will join Frist Center curator of interpretation Ginny Soenksen for a tour of World War I and American Art, and then visit Fisk University Galleries for Origins of Influence Part II: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Modern Art and World War I and the Great Migration.
Marsden Hartley (1877–1943). Portrait, ca. 1914–15. Oil on canvas, 32 1/4 x 21 1/2 in. Lent by the Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, Bequest of Hudson D. Walker from the Ione and Hudson D. Walker Collection, 1978.21.234