A Face of Change: MLK Day 2021

Showing Jan. 17-18, 2021 related to MLK events at VCU.  In honor of MLK Day 2021, a portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King displays on the Cabell Library Screen. The piece is by Dallas-based illustrator Richie Pope, a former VCU School of the Arts student. The artwork displaying on the big screen is a cropped […]

Students learn design basics while exploring local sites

Cabell Screen is featuring the art of students from Elissa Armstrong’s Art Review Honors Course. During Art Review, a Fall 2020, five week Honor College module course, HONR 399-701, Fall 2020 , students visited prominent Richmond art sites, like the VMFA, the ICA, Kehinde Wiley’s Rumors of War statue, and Robert E. Lee’s monument, recently […]

Celebrating Open Access Week

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the benefits of Open and inspire wider participation to make Open a new norm in scholarship, research and education. Open is the movement to remove access barriers to educational and research materials. […]

VCU Theater’s Spring Awakening

Showing Sept. 1 through Oct. 2 VCUarts student Audrey Reed, who is currently getting her MFA in Costume Design, designed the costumes for the VCU stage production of Spring Awakening which was unfortunately postponed due to COVID-19. Artist Statement: The color palette for this production and design reflect on the natural beauty of the earth. […]

Reprise of Alcorn’s Florence Revealed

Showing from Sept. 1 through Oct. 2 Stephen Alcorn is a professor with VCU Arts Communication Arts department. He spent his formative years in Florence, which influenced his artistic style and created a lasting desire to share the experience with others. The Florence Revealed program provides the opportunity to spend an entire month in Florence, Italy drawing […]

VCUarts animation club creates a fun space to learn animation

Showing on screen August 2020 VCUarts Animation Club creates a space for students interested in animation to be able to create and interact with other animators. They make animation resources like programs, portfolio building, exhibiting and critique more readily available.  The animation club videos range from the photographic stop-motion to cell animation of varied  lengths, […]

Reprise of kinetic video project

Showing on screen August 2020 Cabell Screen reprises Associate Proffesor Bob Kaputof’s Kinetic Imaging Fall 2019 class exploration of video or animation for an outdoor projection on a large screen. Kinetic Imaging is a department in VCU’s School of the Arts that focuses on work made within the disciplines of video, animation and sound. The experimental […]

Juneteenth Commemoration: Black Lives Matter exhibit reprises

Showing Friday, June 19, 2020. This is a reprise of an earlier exhibit. In 2017 and 2018, VCU Libraries partnered on a community art show by local artists who explored the theme of Black Lives Matter at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Richmond, 1000 Blanton Ave. The show was organized by three Richmond artists: Lynn Stevens, […]

Cabell Screen goes dark

As long as campus is virtually empty, absent of students, faculty and staff, the Cabell screen will not be showing exhibits.

Reprising: Wildflowers the digital collection

Showing through March 21 Between 1968 and 1971, Richmond environmentalist and James River advocate Newton Ancarrow snapped thousands of photographs of wildflowers, documenting more than 400 species, as he walked along the banks of the James, searching for evidence of illegal sewage dumping into the river. Ancarrow, who is perhaps best remembered today for his […]