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“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 […]

Richmond Folk Festival Posters and Ties to VCU

Showing during October The biggest show in RVA in the fall is the annual Richmond Folk Festival, Oct. 13-15, 2023. The multi-day event brings some 200,000 people to the riverfront “to celebrate the roots, richness and variety of American culture through music, dance, traditional crafts, storytelling and food.” The festival offers more than 30 performers, […]

Labor Day: More than a holiday

Showing through Sept. 5 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 […]

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

Reprised for January 2023 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 design and conduct research […]

Beautiful books from the Art Browsery

The Art Browsery, a dedicated book display on the fourth floor, James Branch Cabell Library, offers new, beautiful books that can inform creativity and inspire creations.  During the Covid crisis, the section was retired for safety reasons because glossy paper stock was known to retain the virus. Now, it’s back. Arts librarians at Cabell have […]

Richmond Folk Festival Poster Art and VCU

Showing during October The biggest show in RVA in the fall is the annual Richmond Folk Festival, Oct. 7-9, 2022. The multi-day event brings some 200,000 people to the riverfront “to celebrate the roots, richness and variety of American culture through music, dance, traditional crafts, storytelling and food.” The festival offers more than 30 performers, […]

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 […]

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