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Professor John Freyer participates in VCUarts Tate Exchange

Showing through March 9 (mornings). Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (VCUarts) has a new partnership with Tate Exchange, at Tate Modern London. Artist John Freyer, an assistant professor at VCUarts, will be the school’s first Tate Exchange Associate. He will be in residency in London from June 26 to July 1, 2018. Freyer […]

Anne Wright collects scenes from the James River Park System

Showing March evenings (4-10 p.m.) As Outreach Director for Life Sciences and Center for Environmental Studies, Anne Wright spends her days helping to disseminate scientific knowledge to the community at large. “A problem in this country is science not being accepted and digested by the general public,” she said. “The scientific community has got to […]

Black Heroes, Black Artists: Comic Arts Collection selections

Showing February evenings (4-8 p.m.) As the new superhero movie Black Panther opens this week, VCU  VCULibraries’ Cabell Screeen considers some African-American artists, writers and characters that have laid the foundation for this moment. “Black Heroes, Black Artists” includes a number of rare and interesting items from VCU Libraries Comic Arts Collection, including: All-Negro Comics (1947) […]

Rare and Unique: Treasures from Special Collections and Archives

Showing afternoons in February.   A fundraising priority for VCU Libraries in 2018 is to establish a $1 million endowment for Special Collections and Archives to support its collection of rare and unique materials for research and teaching. In late 2017,  VCU Libraries received a boost in starting this endowment with a challenge grant of $30,000 […]

Black History Month: Images from RVA and alumni artists

This month, a group of artists, many with ties to VCU, is showing works that explore themes of justice, fairness and the challenges of African-Americans in our society. They are sharing some of those works with the Cabell Screen for a special Black History Month exhibit. The Cabell Screen exhibit runs mornings throughout February and on […]

Black Lives Matter Redux: Community reprises its efforts

In response to the huge success of last year’s Black Lives Matter art show, a group of activist artists is reprising the exhibition with new works in 2018 at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Richmond, 1000 Blanton Ave., Richmond, VA 23221. The Cabell Screen shows selected images of the works on display. The Cabell exhibit […]