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 […]

Reprising Joana Stillwell’s ‘Solstice’

Showing through March 21 Second-year Kinetic Imaging M.F.A. Joana Stillwell presents “We are slowly approaching a solstice everyday,” in February on the Big Screen. “Solstice” consists of hours of Richmond sunrises, played every night from dusk till dawn – approximately 5 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. The show is the first solo graduate student show for the […]

Beauty of Digital Histology, an open and free resource

Showing through March 16 2020 March 2-6 is Open Education Week, an international observation 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 […]

Stephen Alcorn’s works reveal Florence

Showing from Feb. 17-28 in the morning. 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 […]

Keith Knight documents America’s racial illiteracy

Showing on the screen Feb. 7-28 Cartoonist Keith Knight returns to VCU to present “Red, White, Black and Blue,” a cartoon slideshow that tackles racial illiteracy in America for the 18th Annual Black History Month Lecture. The event takes place Feb. 11 from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Lecture Hall (Room 303) at James Branch […]

A Face of Change: MLK Day 2020

Showing on Jan. 19-20, 2020  dates related to MLK events at VCU.  In honor of MLK Day 2020, a portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King displays on the Big Screen today. 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 […]

Kinetic Imaging explores outdoor projection

Showing on the screen Dec. 12 8-11 a.m. Bob Kaputof’s Kinetic Imaging class explores the medium 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 video class […]

Exploring life beyond the library at Tompkins-McCaw Library

Showing Nov. 22 – Jan. 5 In addition to providing the VCU community with access to information, spaces and resources, the library personnel at Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences also enjoy photography. Showcasing a variety of subjects and locations, “Life Beyond the Library” offers a glimpse into the interests and perspectives of the people […]