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  • Professor John Freyer participates in VCUarts Tate Exchange

    Showing through March 9 (mornings). Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (VCUarts) has a new partnership with Tate Exchange, at Tate Modern London. Artist John Freyer, an assistant professor at VCUarts, will be the school’s first Tate Exchange Associate. He will be in residency in London from June 26 to July 1, 2018. Freyer […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • Black Heroes, Black Artists: Comic Arts Collection selections

    Showing February evenings (4-8 p.m.) As the new superhero movie Black Panther opens this week, VCU  VCULibraries’ Cabell Screeen considers some African-American artists, writers and characters that have laid the foundation for this moment. “Black Heroes, Black Artists” includes a number of rare and interesting items from VCU Libraries Comic Arts Collection, including: All-Negro Comics (1947) […]

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  • Rare and Unique: Treasures from Special Collections and Archives

    Showing afternoons in February.   A fundraising priority for VCU Libraries in 2018 is to establish a $1 million endowment for Special Collections and Archives to support its collection of rare and unique materials for research and teaching. In late 2017,  VCU Libraries received a boost in starting this endowment with a challenge grant of $30,000 […]

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  • Black History Month: Images from RVA and alumni artists

    This month, a group of artists, many with ties to VCU, is showing works that explore themes of justice, fairness and the challenges of African-Americans in our society. They are sharing some of those works with the Cabell Screen for a special Black History Month exhibit. The Cabell Screen exhibit runs mornings throughout February and on […]

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  • A Face of Change: Martin Luther King Jr.

    Showing on Jan. 15, 2018.  In honor of MLK Day 2018, 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 a cropped version of the Google Doodle […]

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  • Modern Prayer Rugs: Devotion Meets Design

    Showing during November  A selection of images from the VCUarts Qatar Modern Prayer Rug Competition and Exhibition is displayed on the Cabell Screen beginning Nov. 2  to coincide with the 7th Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art. The Materials Library at VCUarts Qatar recently sponsored a Modern Prayer Rug Design Competition. The competition challenged students from across […]

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    Showing through November. Art Foundation students participated in the second annual AFO GIF Competition for the Cabell Screen. Works by 22 students were selected to share with the VCU community. Within the VCU School of the Arts, Arts Foundation, widely known as AFO, is the introductory program for first-year design and fine arts undergraduates. The […]

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