‘Wildflowers’ of RVA

Showing through the summer 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 River, searching for evidence of illegal sewage dumping into the river. Ancarrow, who is perhaps best remembered today for […]

Student Media Showcase 2023-24

Student media at VCU is big and broad–from legacy publications like the student newspaper that’s been around since the school was formed to cutting-edge digital publications. The Student Media Center houses nine student-run media organizations available on various media platforms — newspaper, radio, literary and arts journals, digital only-publications, video, comics and more. These outlets […]

Call to artists: Submit by June 17 to ‘UNcommon/UNconventional’ exhibit

To celebrate the unique character of VCU and RVA, VCU Libraries seeks visual works of art for a curated exhibit for The Cabell Screen.  The art selected for “UNcommon/UNconventional” should capture, suggest, or evoke feelings of wonder, appreciation, and joy in the singular places and people who make up Virginia Commonwealth University and the urban […]

‘A Place Called Home,’ national juried student exhibition of works in clay

 Showing on the Cabell Screen March 20, 2024-April 19, 2024 “A Place Called Home” will run concurrently with Coalescence, the 58th annual conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) meeting in Richmond March 20-23, 2024. The theme of this exhibition is “home,” which can be interpreted in many ways. Experiences, […]

VCU Libraries celebrates Open Education Resources  

The exhibit debuts March 4 and runs in the mornings during the month. VCU Libraries is celebrating Open Education Week March 4-8 and showcases open materials in an exhibit throughout the month. Open Education Week aims to raise awareness of open education, celebrate its benefits and advocate for the advancement of the open education movement. […]

Jurgen Comics Contest honorees explore banned art and censorship

Images from the annual Jurgen Comics Contest will be showing on the Cabell Screen through February This exhibit showcases student artwork from VCU Libraries’ annual Jurgen Comics Contest. The Contest focuses on telling stories of banned art as a way to consider the complex relationship between art and society and the long history of censorship.  […]

“Reflections” exhibit celebrates new space and local artists’ work

To celebrate the opening of its new Reflection Room, VCU Libraries offers “Reflections,” an exhibit of student, faculty, alumni and community art on the Cabell Screen. The exhibit debuts Jan. 16 when classes resume on the Monroe Park Campus.  The Reflection Room in James Branch Cabell Library is a new space designed to help students […]

Screen is dark until Jan. 15

Programming on the Cabell Screen is suspended until the spring semester. The first exhibit of 2024 will be “Reflections,” a collection of faculty, student and community artists’ work.

Student Media Showcase

Showing through January 2024 Student media at VCU is big and broad–from legacy publications like the student newspaper that’s been around since the school was formed to cutting-edge digital publications. The Student Media Center on Broad Street houses nine student-run media organizations available on various media platforms — newspaper, radio, literary and arts journals, digital […]

Emeritus faculty Chuck Scalin:  50+ years of collage and assemblage works 1971-2023 

Showing on the Cabell Screen through fall semester.  “A Career of Collage” celebrates the multi-layered artistic life of longtime educator Chuck Scalin. In addition to the Cabell Screen show, some of these works are on exhibit at the  Boyd Realty Art Gallery,  6784 Forest Hill Ave., through Sept. 16.    Scalin makes his mixed-media collages with […]

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