In 2008, when Thomas K. Davis took over the Nashville Urban Design Studio in the College of Architecture and Design, he had a clear vision in mind: his students would design projects that could become real-world structures across Nashville and other parts of Middle Tennessee.
Many theatrical productions highlight important times in history and connect them to today’s world. That’s what the Clarence Brown Theatre aims to do with its upcoming production, People Where They Are, running October 2–20 in the Ula Love Doughty Carousel Theatre.
Festivals on UT’s campus are an opportunity to bring cultures that seem far away into our own community.
Rosalind I. J. Hackett, a Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and professor of religious studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, is starting the school year with two new titles.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at UT, presents an investigation of the relationship between art, science, and photography with its new exhibition, Science in Motion.
In the nearly 30 years he has served as director, Jeff Chapman has led UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture through three accreditation’s by the American Alliance of Museums, a Smithsonian affiliation, and a remarkable growth period that has seen the museum welcome thousands of students.
Body-cast sculptures. More than 5,000 handcrafted butterflies. A page-by-page illustration for a classic novel.
As the John C. Hodges Chair of Excellence in the UT Department of English, Professor Joy Harjo encouraged her students to pay attention to the details of life in order to develop the craft to speak and write with knowledge, compassion, and fluency.
UT has moved ahead five spots in the rankings of Master of Fine Arts acting programs, landing at 11th in the Hollywood Reporter’s annual list of top programs.
Recently acquired objects from the McClung Museum’s arts and culture collection—many of which have never before been displayed publicly—will be the focus of a new exhibition, Debut: Recent Acquisitions, opening at the museum on June 14.
Rana Abudayyeh, Robin Klehr Avia Professor of Interior Design in UT’s College of Architecture and Design, asks how architects respond to shifting perspectives of space, particularly for displaced people, in this age of hyperconnectivity.
The McClung Museum will unveil its interactive pop-up museum at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Circle Park.