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Jurgen Comics Contest honorees explore banned art and censorship

Images from the annual Jurgen Comics Contest will be showing on the Cabell Screen through February This exhibit showcases student artwork from VCU Libraries’ annual Jurgen Comics Contest. The Contest focuses on telling stories of banned art as a way to consider the complex relationship between art and society and the long history of censorship.  […]

Study Abroad Snapshots

In partnership with the VCU Global Education Office, VCU Libraries presents “Study Abroad Snapshots,” an exhibit on the Cabell Screen. These photos are snapshots taken by VCU students during their experience abroad during spring and summer 2023. The Fall 2024 Global Learning Fair will be held on the Commons Plaza from 10 a.m to 2 […]

VCU students explore Jurgen with wit and skillful visual storytelling

Showing through May 2022 Student artists explored the complex relationship between art and society in VCU Libraries’ inaugural Jurgen Banned Art Comics Contest.  Supported by generous funding from the Cabell Library Associates, this year’s contest focused on the events and issues surrounding the 1920 censorship of James Branch Cabell’s Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice by […]

Exams Season: Cabell Screen dark

With a few brief exceptions, no exhibits will run on the Cabell Screen Nov 19. 4 through Dec. 13. 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 January.

Reprise of ‘Wildflowers’

Showing through spring semester 2021 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 […]

Reprise of Alcorn’s Florence Revealed

Showing from Sept. 1 through Oct. 2 Stephen Alcorn is a professor with VCU Arts Communication Arts department. He spent his formative years in Florence, which influenced his artistic style and created a lasting desire to share the experience with others. The Florence Revealed program provides the opportunity to spend an entire month in Florence, Italy drawing […]

VCUarts animation club creates a fun space to learn animation

Showing on screen August 2020 VCUarts Animation Club creates a space for students interested in animation to be able to create and interact with other animators. They make animation resources like programs, portfolio building, exhibiting and critique more readily available.  The animation club videos range from the photographic stop-motion to cell animation of varied  lengths, […]

Juneteenth Commemoration: Black Lives Matter exhibit reprises

Showing Friday, June 19, 2020. This is a reprise of an earlier exhibit. In 2017 and 2018, VCU Libraries partnered on a community art show by local artists who explored the theme of Black Lives Matter at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Richmond, 1000 Blanton Ave. The show was organized by three Richmond artists: Lynn Stevens, […]

Cabell Screen goes dark

As long as campus is virtually empty, absent of students, faculty and staff, the Cabell screen will not be showing exhibits.

VCUarts Qatar: Images from afar

Showing on the Cabell Screen Nov. 5 and Nov. 7- 8 A selection of images capturing scenes at VCU Arts Qatar in honor of the annual Qatar Day, which celebrates VCU’s campus in the Middle East.  Qatar Day is an annual event at VCU that features art and design projects from the VCUarts campus in […]

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