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Carl Van Vechten Gallery

1000 17th Ave N, Fisk University Campus, Nashville, TN 37208
+1 615-329-8720
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Small but worth a visit for art lovers

The Carl Van Vechthen Gallery houses part of the Alfred Stieglitz collection including some of... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2017
PDGood
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Nashville
Hidden Gem, Worth the Trek!

Fisk University campus gallery, with A-list 20th C masters collected by O'Keefe & Stieglitz. Never... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2017
MSB1107
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Boston, Massachusetts
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1000 17th Ave N, Fisk University Campus, Nashville, TN 37208
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

The Carl Van Vechthen Gallery houses part of the Alfred Stieglitz collection including some of Georgia O'Keeffe's work. The collection is 120 pieces, although only 40 are displayed at a time due to limited space. Every 90 days they rotate them so that you can...More

Thank PDGood
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Thanks for your visit and review! We're so glad you enjoyed it! Come back and visit us again! The Grand Opening of the new Stieglitz Collection exhibition and Lucius Outlaw photography exhibition is April 6, 2017, 6:30-8:30pm with a Friends of the Gallery reception from...More

Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Fisk University campus gallery, with A-list 20th C masters collected by O'Keefe & Stieglitz. Never seen so many Marsden Hartley's together before. Lower gallery has dozens of photographs of mid-20 C luminaries of the arts.More

Thank MSB1107
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We're so glad you enjoyed your visit, especially the Hartleys in the Stieglitz Collection and the Carl Van Vechten portrait photography special exhibition. The upcoming exhibition in the lower level gallery will feature the photography of Lucius Outlaw (opening April 7, 2017, with a grand...More

Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

This is the first time I ever visited Fisk University. I could not believe in was standing in the middle of history. I was here for work. The play was lovely. I'm appreciated for the opportunity.

Thank ChynaNavy
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Very nice well kept grounds. Just stopped by on our through TN to give the kids some culture and quality sightseeing. Located I. The heart of downtown Nashville. Close to Tennessee State and Maharry Medica College.

Thank Tony M
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We're so glad your family had a great visit to Fisk University Galleries and the beautiful Fisk campus. Thanks for your review!

Reviewed August 2, 2016

This gallery is associated with Fisk University. We sought it out on our family vacation so that we could enjoy some works by Georgia O'Keefe. This is a great collection of artwork that was donated by her. We really enjoyed our time there and highly...More

Thank bbk3e
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Thank you so much for that kind review! We're delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed May 23, 2016

View some of the collection of famous painter Georgia O'Keefe and her husband Carl Van Vechten at Fisk University, home of the famous Fisk Jubilee Singers. Fisk is an historically black university with a rich history (famous graduates: W.E.B.Du Bois, John Hope Franklin, Nikki Giovanni...More

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed November 16, 2015

Fisk is the home of the jubilee singers, a historic black university with a rich history, and the art gallery is no exception. great art work O'Keeffe to mention one artist, check on line for exhibits and times

Thank Sylvia B
Reviewed June 22, 2013

We were unable to see the gallery as it never opened on Saturday June 22, 2013. The web site said it was open from 10-5. We arrived at around 11, it was not open. The sign on the door said Saturday and Sundays 1-5 pm....More

5  Thank SinanNewYork
Reviewed August 2, 2012

Artist Georgia O'Keefe donated her husband's art collection to Fisk University. Alfred Steiglitz, a noted photographer in his own right, had an art gallery in New York, Gallery 291. The artists, photographers, and sculptors shown and collected by Steiglitz rival that of the Phillips Collection....More

2  Thank Stockschatz
Reviewed June 29, 2012

The Carl Van Vechten Gallery consists of works of art collected by Van Vechten and his wife Georgia O'Keefe and includes some of their work as well. Amazing stuff. The gallery is located on the campus of Fisk University, an historically black college founded just...More

2  Thank thatwardgirl
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