MSAX: Modernism and Global Media: Vanderbilt University: November 13-16, 2008 Nashville TN
 

(Post) Modernist Nashville:  Nashville Area Information

 

 Travel Information    |            Exhibits/Galleries                |           Dining     |        Music/Attractions           

 

 

Travel Information

 

Nashville International Airport

http://www.flynashville.com/

 

Getting from the Airport to the Hotel

The Gray Line Airport Express runs between Loews and other hotels in the Vanderbilt Area and the airport. The cost is $12 one way or $20 round trip. You can make reservations using the link.

 

Supershuttle Nashville also offers one-way and round trip service between the airport and the hotels in the Vanderbilt area at a conference discount. The cost of round trip service is $16, but the reservation must be made online (click here for directions), using the group/discount code: CHYQS. Click here to learn more about using Supershuttle services.

 

Taxis to and from the airport generally cost around $25 per trip.

 

Driving Directions

Map of Vanderbilt Loews Hotel with directions.

 

Vanderbilt Area

http://www.visitmusiccity.com/visitors/mapsandtransportation

 

Nashville Conventions and Visitor’s Bureau

http://www.visitmusiccity.com/visitors/index

 

The Nashville Scene

http://www.nashvillescene.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibits and Galleries

 

Arts Resources in Nashville: A list compiled by the Department of Art at Vanderbilt University.

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/arts/nresources.html

 

Fisk University Galleries

http://www.fisk.edu/gallery/index.html

 

Aaron Douglass at Fisk

http://www.fisk.edu/pdfs/ADouglas08PR2.pdf

 

Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/gallery/

 

Frist Center for Visual Arts—Current and Upcoming Events

http://www.fristcenter.org/site/default.aspx

 

RODIN

“A MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION, SCULPTURE FROM THE IRIS AND B. GERALD CANTOR FOUNDATION”

September 12, 2008–January 4, 2009

Rodin is a retrospective of the artist’s career and includes more than 60 bronzes which were for the most part cast posthumously from original wax sculptures created by the artist.  Learn More...

 

THE BEST OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM FROM GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE COLLECTION

October 10, 2008–January 25, 2009

Featuring masterpieces of photography and film from throughout history, this exhibition includes  works by  Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, and Alfred Stieglitz while also presenting various versions of famous photographs.  Learn More...

 

LALLA ESSAYDI

October 10, 2008–January 25, 2009

Through her thought-provoking photographs, Moroccan-born artist Lalla Essaydi confronts the issues of confinement and repression experienced by many women in Islamic societies.  Learn More...

 

 

 

Restaurants and Dining

 

Nashville Originals

http://www.nashvilleoriginals.com/

“The Nashville Originals is a dedicated band of local restaurateurs; dedicated to the challenge of sustaining the independent restaurant as a feature and a fixture of local culture and community.”

 

Coffee Houses and other establishments with complimentary Wi-Fi:

JJ’s Market

1912 Broadway

 

Panera Bread

406 21st Ave S

 

Qdoba Mexican Grill

2019 West End Ave

 

 

 

 

Music and Attractions

 

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/nashville/attractions.html

 

Areas of Town

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/nashville/areas.html

 

 

 

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Please direct all inquiries to msax@vanderbilt.edu

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Vanderbilt University
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