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Wednesdays in the Workshop




Cabell Library, The Workshop (Lower Level)
901 Park Avenue, Richmond, Va. 23284


The VCU Libraries Innovative Media department invites the VCU community to Wednesdays in the Workshop. The heads of the department have selected a variety of workshops to help visitors understand the proper usage of equipment. The equipment and spaces in the Workshop are free and open to all members of the VCU academic community. Stop by each Wednesday for hands-on demonstrations of the proper usage of resources, services and workspaces.

The event is free and open to all. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. For questions, please contact VCU Libraries Innovative Media at (804) 827-3594.


March 1

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Demo
Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Microsoft Hololens and more
March 15 Telling Your Story with Maps
Explore tools that help you share your spatial story
March 22 Sewing Machine Basics
Understand sewing machines and how to use them
March 29 Intro to the Embroidery Machine
Learn how to make computer-driven stitches 

April 5 (held on the VCU Compass at 8 p.m.)

Astronomy on the Compass
View the night sky with the Workshop's telescope out on the VCU Compass
April 12 Electronics Basics: Make a Contact Microphone
Learn to solder by making a mic that picks up vibrations from solid objects
April 19 Beginning Digital Photography
Orient yourself to the DSLR camera and the basics of successful photography
April 26 Introduction to the 360 degree camera
Explore the world of spherical panorame video and still images
May 3 Podcasting Basics
Master the best ways to record voice, edit sounds and add music

Image: VCU Libraries Innovative Media logo


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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