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Exhibit Archive: 2021-22

VCU alumni are invited to join us for an exclusive, behind the scenes look at VCU Libraries!

VCU alumni are invited to join us for an exclusive, behind the scenes look at VCU Libraries!

Come back to campus and get a behind the scenes peek at tech and resources provided by the libraries. There will be interactive activities, library tours and catering from local vendors.

Cabell Library Lecture Hall
James Branch Cabell: Literary Life and Legacy

James Branch Cabell: Literary Life and Legacy

A virtual research center placing this talented “writer’s writer” within his literary and historical context. The project conveys a sense of Cabell’s playful wit as well as his erudition, appealing to scholars, general readers and fans of Richmond and Virginia history.

DEEPER: An Illustrative Experience of the Mind and Body 

DEEPER: An Illustrative Experience of the Mind and Body 

This solo exhibition is an inviting portrayal of alumnus Nickolai Walko's medically inspired works. The title, "DEEPER" references not only the idea of physically going further into the body but also explores the ever- expansive realm of the mind.

Health Sciences Library, First-floor Gallery
Care and Custody: Past Responses to Mental Health Exhibit

Care and Custody: Past Responses to Mental Health Exhibit

Health Sciences Library, First-floor Gallery
“Voices from Richmond’s Hidden Epidemic”

“Voices from Richmond’s Hidden Epidemic”

The exhibit, on loan from the Valentine features photography by Michael Simon with oral histories recorded by Laura Browder and Patricia Herrera.  Told through the voices of survivors, caregivers, activists and health care professionals, this project, which was displayed at The Valentine in 2021, offers a distinct perspective on the epidemic in Richmond.

Health Sciences Library Gallery
“The AIDS Experience: Stories of Resilience”

“The AIDS Experience: Stories of Resilience”

This companion exhibit of artifacts from VCU Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives showcases materials documenting the Richmond AIDS experience.

Health Sciences Library Special Collections Reading Room
"Life and Limb": The Toll of the American Civil War

"Life and Limb": The Toll of the American Civil War

This traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine examines the annals of American Civil War medical history, exploring the accounts of surgeons, physicians and nurses.

Health Sciences Library Special Collections and Archives Reading Room
Ink & Rebellion

Ink & Rebellion

“Ink & Rebellion: The Evolution of Censorship in Comics” features VCU Libraries’ world class Comic Arts Collection through the lens of suppression and control of creative content.   

James Branch Cabell Library Special Collections and Archives