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Ancarrow's List: Native Plants at the River's Edge

Ancarrow's List: Native Plants at the River's Edge

Inspired by Newton Ancarrow's compendium of wildflowers native to the James River, this exhibit features selected botanical illustrations from artists around the east coast.

James Branch Cabell Library, First Floor
Life Beyond the Library

Life Beyond the Library

In addition to providing the VCU community with access to information, spaces and resources, the library personnel at Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences enjoy photography. Showcasing a variety of subjects and locations, this exhibit offers a glimpse into the interests and perspectives of some of the people who make VCU Libraries possible.

Tompkins McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, First-floor Gallery
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

This exhibit explores a little-known literary field that presents personal illness narratives and health information through comics. The exhibition showcases items from the National Library of Medicine's growing collection of graphic memoirs depicting people's experiences with health issues, including breast cancer, deafness, mental illness and HIV/AIDS.

Health and Wellness Library, Ground Floor, Gateway Building
Fire and Freedom: Food and Enslavement in Early America

Fire and Freedom: Food and Enslavement in Early America

This traveling exhibit curated by the National Library of Medicine explores the important role played by slave labor in keeping American colonial settlers nourished.

Tompkins McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, First-floor Gallery
Pliuri

Pliuri

Born in Galati, Romania, and raised in Texas, artist Diana Antohe creates multimedia work that explores her dual-culture identity through painting, drawing, sewing and writing on textiles. The exhibit has two components: large fabric pieces hanging on the walls and small objects resting on a plexiglass luggage rack.

Tompkins McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, First-floor Gallery