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    Photography is Magic: Instagram short videos from PHTO-290 class.

    Showing during November in the mornings starting Nov. 7, Instagram-edited videos from the students of Professor John Freyer’s class, Photography is Magic. Students of the School of the Arts PHOTO 290 class taught by photography and film professor John D. Freyer’s show highlights from their “Photography is Magic” project. During the fall semester, the students […]

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    VCUarts alumna Emily Herr: Girls! Girls! Girls!

    Showing during the afternoon in November, VCUarts Communication Arts alumna Emily Herr’s female-focused mural work of Girls! Girls! Girls! Alumna Emily Herr (School of the Arts, 2013) is widely known in Richmond for her large scale murals.  Inspired by the Women’s March, Herr started the series with a mural on a Richmond garage door. She […]

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    Installation: Provocations by Rashid Johnson

    Showing during October, the timelapse video of the new installation at the VCU Institute of Contemporary Art.  The Provocations series takes its name from the design of the ICA’s True Farr Luck Gallery. Architect Steven Holl referred to the sculptural ceiling, cathedral-like acoustics and ample natural light, as a “provocation for artists to engage.” The first […]

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    The Art of Mike Mingola

      Runs in the mornings through Oct. 29 Comic industry giant, Mike Mignola is coming to Richmond to join in conversation Oct. 29 with TyRuben Ellingson, chair and professor of the VCUarts Department of Communication Arts. Mignola is best known for his distinctive art style and creation of the pulpy genre-bending Hellboy, a multimedia franchise rooted […]

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    Halloween Images from the Comic Arts Collection

    Showing through Oct. 31. Images of creepy comics from Cabell Library’s  vast Comic Arts Collection are on view in honor of Halloween and the haunting season. See all of them on VCU Libraries Flickr channel. 

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    From the Archives: Archives Month showcase of VCU Libraries holdings

    Showing Oct. 5 and throughout October, which is Archives Month.    Every October, the archival community celebrates American Archives Month to raise public awareness about the importance of preserving and sharing cultural and historical documents from families, communities, states, and the country at large. Archivists reach out to their communities during this month to make […]

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    From Gordo to Rocketo: Hispanic Heritage in the Comic Arts

    VCU Libraries celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a look at Hispanic and Latino comic book characters and comics creators.  “From Gordo to Rocketo: Hispanic Heritage in the Comic Arts” may be viewed on VCU Libraries Flickr site. Highlights from that display will be shared on the Big Screen from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 18 through […]

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    1968-69: The Start of VCU

    Showing through in the afternoons beginning Sept. 17. 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. The images showcase people […]

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