Author: artsstudents

Meet Your Librarian!

With so much going virtual this fall, Carla-Mae, our Arts Research Librarian, created this brief video to show you some resources. Check it out here. If you have any questions about our VCU Library and its resources, you can email Carla-Mae at

2020 Black Excellence Scholarship Ball: February 29th

2020 Ball Flyer

A great invitation from the VCU student group Black Excellence is once again pulling off a scholarship ball.  To learn more about this organization and event, read on. Black Excellence at VCU, in collaboration with the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is proud to host VCU’s 4th annual Black Excellence Scholarship Ball. We humbly invite […]

Art Classes Open to Non-Majors For Spring 2020


The spring semester is just around the corner, and with a new semester comes new opportunities! If you are looking to find an interesting arts class outside of your current major this list of courses for non-majors is a great start.  The list is grouped by department for Spring 2020 and updated regularly, so check […]

Dean’s International Research Grant Open | Info Sessions!


The Dean’s International Research Grant is now open and accepting applications!  The deadline for submissions is Friday January 24th, 2020.  Please read the criteria carefully, and make sure you meet all requirements. It’s also handy to peruse the list of past recipients, there is a lot of inspiration to feed off of and get your […]

Visual Arts Center of Richmond is recruiting for Craft + Design volunteers

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s Annual Craft + Design show is just around the corner and recruiting volunteers! Craft + Design is Nov. 22-24th at Main Street Station. Now in its 55th year, C + D is a museum-quality show that has garnered a reputation for showcasing the finest in contemporary craft. Shoppers spend […]

1708 is looking for Lantern Making Volunteers

1708 gallery

1708 Gallery is looking for a bunch of volunteers to help with lantern-making for workshops around the city leading up to InLight Richmond. The dates, times and locations are listed below! Let Erin Willett ( or Kerry Mills ( know if you’re able to help!     Lantern making volunteer times: November 1st, 5:30 – 8pm […]

Day of The Dead Altar 10/28-11/1: Pollak Building

day of the dead

As always, I’m happy to send along communications from student organizations.  This great one below was sent by the Latinx Student Association.  Enjoy!

Anna Umbright: Career Consultant

Anna Umbright

I am thrilled to be introducing you to Anna Umbright, Senior Assistant Director: Arts, Design, & Entrepreneurship, at VCU Career Services.  This is a long title to say, in a nutshell, that if you need advice, support and help with anything career-related, she’s a great contact.  Nervous about networking?  No problem.  Not sure how to […]

Paul Rucker: Fall Workshop Series

Paul Rucker

Assistant Professor and iCubed Research Fellow Paul Rucker leads a series of workshops at the Institute for Contemporary Art Professional Development for Artists Grants: September 21, 2019 from 1-3pm This seminar will demystify the process by providing emerging, mid-career, and established artists with the skills, knowledge, and language needed to write a successful grant. Residencies: […]

Annual VCU ASPIRE Common Book Donation Drive!

VCU Community Engagement

Each year, VCU ASPiRE collaborates with the university to collect donations in support of programs and services that align with the VCU Common Book. This year, collected items will be shared with the RVA Street Singers and REAL Life Program in support of persons who experience housing instability. Please consider donating requested items at one […]