Gallery Services

Gallery Gift Shop

The Fisk University Galleries are proud to offer a wide selection of postcards, note cards and premium art posters of coveted works by artists such as Aaron Douglas, James Porter, Henry O. Tanner, William Henry Johnson, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Diego Rivera. All items are available for purchase inside the Carl Van Vechten Gallery.

Notecards = $1
Postcards = $2
Posters = $25 - $40

Complete Lisiting of Posters & Prices

The gift shop accepts online orders. If you would like to place an order for any of these items to be shipped to you, please email  for a shipping quote and further information.

Rights and Reproduction

The Fisk University Galleries accept written requests only for permission to publish images of works of art in the collection of Fisk University.

If you have a request, you may fax, email or mail us at our address below. Please label all requests with "Attn: Rights & Reproduction Department." Also include your organization's name, address and telephone number.

Fisk University Galleries
1000 17th Ave. N.
Nashville, TN 37208

Loan of Artwork

The Fisk University Galleries accept written requests only from museums and other qualified organizations for the loan of selected original works of art in the collection of Fisk University. Please send all loan requests to our address above. Mark all correspondence "Attn: Director."

The requesting institution must be a member of a recognized regional, national or international art- or museum-related organization, such as the American Association of Museums (AAM), International Council of Museums (ICOM), Southeastern Museum Conference (SEMC) and Tennessee Association of Museum (TAM). A current AAM-approved Standard Facilities Report must accompany all loan requests.

Giving Opprotunities

Your financial contributions are instrumental to enhancing the lives of our students, the diverse members of our community and our global audience. Your generosity will help us continue our mission of enriching daily life by promoting the appreciation, enjoyment and understanding of the visual arts. Please help us share the power of art for generations to come.

There are several ways to support the Fisk University Galleries. We accept gifts of various forms, from gifts of cash, securities, or even tangible property such as a work of art. However you prefer to support our mission, the Galleries welcome and appreciate your generosity.

  • A secure, online credit card donation can be made by completing the Fisk Gift Form here.
  • Unrestricted cash donations are gratefully accepted and greatly appreciated. You may mail your donation to our address listed above.
  • Building More Stately Mansions: Friend of the Fisk University Galleries program offers an opportunity to support the Galleries' education, preservation and acquisition programs. Please call (615) 329-8720 or email  for more information.