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Fisk University

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1000 17th Ave N Nashville TN 37208
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(615) 329-8500
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Mission:Fisk University produces graduates from diverse backgrounds with the integrity and intellect required for substantive contributions to society. Our curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts. Our faculty and administrators emphasize the discovery and advancement of knowledge through research in the natural and social sciences, business and the humanities. We are committed to the success...

This beautiful Victorian home turned art gallery is named after Carl Van Vechten, New York photographer and art patron. The Stiegletz Collection includes pieces by American artists John Marin, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley and other modernists. Visitors will enjoy Van Vechten photographs, including the Harlem Renaissance, plus special collections from Fisk University. The first floor of the...

Founded in 1866, Fisk University is an African American institution for higher education. It provides under graduate and graduate courses in humanities and fine arts, natural sciences and mathematics, and social sciences. The college provides bachelor s degrees in dramatics and speech, English, history, mathematics, music, political science, sociology and Spanish. It also provides bachelor s...

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If you're an art lover, don't miss a visit to this small, often overlooked treasure of a museum at Fisk University. Housed in an historic, redbrick building at the edge of the campus, it showcases part of famed photographer Alfred Stieglitz's art collection, which was donated by the photographer's widow, renowned artist Georgia O'Keeffe. Marvel at the evocative, black-and-white photos by...

This little-known gallery houses one of the city's best permanent collections.

In ShortLocated on the campus of Fisk University, the Van Vechten Gallery was opened in 1949, after artist Georgia O'Keeffe donated a number of valuable artworks to the school. Van Vechten Gallery's collection includes pieces by Picasso, Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir and Cezanne, as well as some of O'Keeffe's and her husband, Alfred Stieglitz's better-known works. The gallery is also home to works...

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My son is a member of the men's basketball team. Looking forward to seeing him play. Wish them much success

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Fisk University is a predominately African-American liberal arts university with an enrollment of around 1,000 students. Notable alumni include W. E. B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington, as well as poets James Weldon Johnson and Nikki Giovanni (now a professor at Virginia Tech). It has 25 majors and pre-professional certification programs. The oldest university in Nashville, Fisk was founded in...

Founded in 1866 for the purpose of educating freed slaves, Fisk University has long stood as a symbol of triumph over oppression. The oldest university in Nashville was also the first minority college to gain full accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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