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VCU Libraries 2013-2014 major exhibits

August 30, 2013

VCU Libraries hosts a wide variety of exhibits throughout the academic year. Some are traveling exhibits, and others are original, featuring materials from our own collections or created by others in the VCU community. All exhibits are free and open to the public, and most are accessible during all normal library hours.

Additional rotating exhibits may be found on the fourth floor of Cabell Library, both in the exhibit area near the elevators and in Special Collections and Archives, and in the Special Collections Reading Room at Tompkins-McCaw Library. Special Collections and Archives also curates online exhibits that can be found on our website.

2013-2014 Major Exhibits

Rams Reaching Out

Through Sept. 30, 2013, at Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences

Photographs submitted by VCU Health Sciences students, depicting their outreach activities and service work from urban Richmond to the faraway shores of West Africa (Details). 

Constitution Week Exhibit

Sept. 17-23, 2013, at Cabell Library

Opportunities for library patrons to discover connections between the US Constitution and the constitutions of other nations around the world

Digital Archaeology in the Virtual Curation Laboratory: 3D Scanning and Research at VCU

Oct. 2013 in Cabell Library

Display of student work produced, under project director Bernard K. Means, using state-of-the-art technology

Migrating Archives: LGBT Delegates from Collections around the World

Oct. - Dec. 2013, in Cabell Library

Materials from archives around the world, documenting histories and personal stories of LGBT communities and revealing how institutions work to collect and preserve important cultural objects

Discover Magic: Photographs by Jeanne Schlesinger

Oct. 2013-Feb. 2014, in Tompkins-McCaw Library

Photographs by the director of instructional development for the VCU School of Medicine, featuring objects from nature, Richmond scenes and more

Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia 100th Anniversary Exhibit

Oct. 2013-Feb. 2014, in Cabell Library

Materials from the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia archives, which are now housed in James Branch Cabell Library

Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons

March 17-April 26, 2014, in Tompkins-McCaw Library

A traveling exhibit highlighting four contemporary pioneer African American surgeons and educators who exemplify excellence in their fields and believe in continuing the journey of excellence through the education and mentoring of young African Americans pursuing medical careers

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