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Alumni Week: 1969–The Start of VCU

Showing through April, in the afternoons. The hippies, the hair, the fashions, the intense looks and serious poses, the stop-the-war protests and the arts festival. This Cabell Screen exhibit, “1969: The Start of VCU” captures images from the 1969 yearbooks, The Cobblestone and the X-Ray, from the newly minted VCU. During the 2017-2018 academic year, […]

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 […]

Visual Music

Showing through April 7. The abstract animation in Visual Music speaks to the essence of an experience or may evoke a feeling and has an underlying structure much in the way that music does. Pure forms – points, lines, planes – can, like notes, chords and scales, be arranged in time and space, free from the […]

Graphic novels from the father of the form

Through March 7. Fans and followers of comic artist Will Eisner (1917-2005) worldwide are celebrating his creativity and contributions to the comic arts field during Will Eisner Week (March 1-7). The centennial of his birth is March 6, 2017. This pioneer in the field of sequential art is considered to be the father of the […]

Women’s History Collection Showcases Suffrage in Virginia

Showing through November Photographs, ephemera and publications from the Adèle Goodman Clark papers from Special Collections and Archives in Cabell Library are showing on the big screen during Election Month, November. Nov. 20 marks the anniversary of the founding of the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia. And, November is the month for the annual Crenshaw Lecture, […]

From a new digital collection: Wildflowers!

Showing starting September 12 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 […]

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