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‘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, […]

“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 […]

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