Campus candids 2022 launch new branding

On the screen from Sept. 26 – Oct. 28 The first few days of the school year are always buzzing with activity at Virginia Commonwealth University. And there’s no better place to capture the vibe and the excitement than on The Compass. In what’s become an annual custom, University Marketing set up a basic white […]

VCU Faculty, Art 180 and Advocates for Richmond Youth use art to promote healing

On the screen Sept. 26 – Oct. 28 Advocates for Richmond Youth (ARY) is a participatory action research team that was formed in 2014 by Dr. Alex Wagaman in the VCU School of Social Work. The team is made up of youth and young adults with lived experiences of housing instability and homelessness. Together they […]

Labor Day: More than a holiday

Showing Sept. 2-9  Labor Day is much more than the unofficial end of summer or the start of the election season or a day for the beach and picnics and a Monday holiday making a three-day weekend. This display honors U.S. workers and recognizing the contributions of the American labor movement to improved working conditions, […]

(re)Framing Protest exhibit illustrates the summer of 2020 Monument Ave. events

Showing Aug. 29-Sept. 19 Images on the Cabell Screen are from an exhibition on view at the Branch Museum of Architecture and Design through Sept. 11. Creative expression and design – both directly and indirectly – influenced Richmond activists, artists, organizers, and others who mobilized during the summer of 2020 to collectively respond to communal […]

Student Showcase 2022

Providing a showcase and a sharing space for student artwork is a key role of the Cabell Big Screen. This Student Showcase, on display through June 30, shows work produced in 2022. Students, please contact us if you have ideas for projects or simply want to share some of your work. Works were self-submitted by students […]

Communication Arts Expo: Seniors showcase their work

Showing through May 2022 A collection of digital and traditional work from the Class of 2022, Communication Arts graduating students. All of the work shown and more will be on display during the CommArts Senior Expo, April 8 through April 9, located in the Richmond Salons in the Student Commons. Come by for a chance […]

Honoring Murry N. DePillars

Showing through May 2022 Murry N. DePillars, Ph.D., served as Dean of VCU’s School of the Arts from 1976 until 1995. DePillars nurtured a fertile period of progress at VCUarts. Under his leadership, enrollment nearly doubled and the faculty grew in size and stature. DePillars’ vision and action are largely credited with establishing the school […]

VCU students explore Jurgen with wit and skillful visual storytelling

Showing through May 2022 Student artists explored the complex relationship between art and society in VCU Libraries’ inaugural Jurgen Banned Art Comics Contest.  Supported by generous funding from the Cabell Library Associates, this year’s contest focused on the events and issues surrounding the 1920 censorship of James Branch Cabell’s Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice by […]

Mimi Ọnụọha, data visualization artist opens new Creative Inquiries series

Showing through April 2022 Cutting-edge Nigerian-American artist Mimi Ọnụọha, who explores issues of race, fairness and data in her work, is the first speaker in the new series Creative Inquiries that VCU Libraries is launching March 24.  This exhibit showcases Ọnụọha’s work which asks provocative questions about the relationship between people and data. “Ọnụọha looks beyond […]

Beauty of Digital Histology, an open educational resource

Showing through April 2022 March 7-11 is Open Education Week, an international celebration that aims to raise awareness about the positive impact of open education on teaching and learning worldwide. Open education is comprised of resources, tools and practices created through the use of free and openly licensed materials.  These materials, known as Open Educational […]

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