Mimi Ọnụọha, data visualization artist opens new Creative Inquiries series
Showing through April 2022 Cutting-edge Nigerian-American artist Mimi Ọnụọha, who explores issues of race, fairness and data in her work, is the first speaker in the new series Creative Inquiries that VCU Libraries is launching March 24. This exhibit showcases Ọnụọha’s work which asks provocative questions about the relationship between people and data. “Ọnụọha looks beyond […]
Reprising: Wildflowers the digital collection
Showing through March 21 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 […]
A Face of Change: MLK Day 2020
Showing on Jan. 19-20, 2020 dates related to MLK events at VCU. In honor of MLK Day 2020, a portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King displays on the Big Screen today. The piece is by Dallas-based illustrator Richie Pope, a former VCU School of the Arts student. The artwork displaying on the big screen is […]
Exploring life beyond the library at Tompkins-McCaw Library
Showing Nov. 22 – Jan. 5 In addition to providing the VCU community with access to information, spaces and resources, the library personnel at Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences also enjoy photography. Showcasing a variety of subjects and locations, “Life Beyond the Library” offers a glimpse into the interests and perspectives of the people […]
Exams Season: Cabell Screen will go dark Dec. 4-17
With a few brief exceptions, no exhibits will run on the Cabell Screen Dec. 4 through Dec. 17. During the study days leading up to exams, the Cabell Screen will not be showing exhibitions. Regular shows–many featuring end-of-semester student work–will return beginning with winter Commencement and continuing throughout the January.
Botanical art exhibit inspired by ‘Wildflowers’ digital collection
Showing on the Cabell Screen Nov. 1 – 30 VCU Libraries hosts “Ancarrow’s List: Native Plants at the River’s Edge” in James Branch Cabell Library. See the exhibit on the first floor during regular library hours. Inspired by Newton Ancarrow’s compendium of wildflowers native to the James River, the exhibit features selected botanical illustrations from […]
Candid Campus 2019: Another year of big smiles and high hopes
Running through September. “The Compass is at the heart of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Monroe Park Campus. It’s an outdoor area between the library, the dining hall and Hibbs Hall where people congregate, organizations set up tables and students show off their dance moves. It’s the heart of campus, but it’s also a window into the VCU community, […]
Cabell Screen dark for most of exam season
With a few brief exceptions, no exhibits will run on the screen through May 10. Regular exhibitions–many featuring end-of-semester student work–will run beginning Commencement Weekend and continuing throughout the summer months.
Scenes from VCUarts Qatar’s design conference Tasmeen 2019
Showing through April 19, 2019. Tasmeem Doha 2019, the biennial international art and design conference hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) included three days of workshops, talks and exhibitions by renowned artists and designers from the region and around the world. This Cabell Screen exhibit shares a few […]
A Face of Change: Martin Luther King Jr.
Showing on Jan. 21, 2019 and on other dates related to MLK events at VCU. In honor of MLK Day 2019, a portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King displays on the Big Screen today. The piece is by Dallas-based illustrator Richie Pope, a former VCU School of the Arts student. The artwork displaying on the […]