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October 2017

Objects + Methods Lecture: Coloured Publishing

October 26 @ 4:30 pm
The Depot, 814 West Broad Street
Richmond, 23220
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Objects + Methods Lecture: Coloured Publishing

Devin Troy Strother and Yuri Ogita of Coloured Publishing will be guests of the Objects + Methods Lecture Series hosted by Department of Graphic Design. Coloured Publishing is an LA-based publisher of art books, zines, prints, and more. "We make shit you wanna keep."

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VCUarts Open House

October 28 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Siegel Center, 1200 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23284
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VCUarts Open House

Please join us for our Open Houses for prospective students this fall on October 7 or October 28. Open House will be a day for you to learn more about VCUarts as well as to get a sense of student life on campus. Open House events will include: - Check-in 7:30–8:30 a.m. at the Siegel Center - Welcome - VCUarts Overview - VCUarts Departmental Breakout Sessions - Tours of the School of the Arts - Art Foundation Question-and-Answer Session -…

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VCUarts National Portfolio Day

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fine Arts Building, 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23284
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VCUarts National Portfolio Day 2017

VCUarts will host a National Portfolio Day on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Fine Arts Building located at 1000 West Broad Street and the Depot at 814 West Broad Street in Richmond, VA. You can check in at either location.  Please see the list of attending schools for the location of each school. What is it? If you are a high school or college student interested in applying to an art school for fine arts or design, then National Portfolio Day is for you! Representatives…

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November 2017

The Experience Fair: Catapult

November 1
University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Avenue
Richmond, 23220
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Free

Register for any of our career fairs through HireVCURams. Please contact a member of our employer development staff with any questions. Coordinated by VCU Career Services

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VCUarts Qatar Day

November 1 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Avenue
Richmond, 23220
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VCUarts Qatar Day

Qatar Day is an annual event at VCU that features art and design projects from the VCUarts campus in Doha, Qatar. It also features traditional aspects of Qatari and Arab culture, such as henna, Arabic calligraphy and traditional Qatari clothing. The event was developed by students to strengthen the relationship between the Richmond and Qatar campuses, and provides Richmond students, faculty and staff with an opportunity to learn more about the VCUarts Qatar campus. The event is co-sponsored by VCU School…

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Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future – Opening Night

November 2 @ 4:30 pm
VMFA, 200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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2017 Islamic Art Symposium [image by Lalla Essaydi]

Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future Opening Night — Thursday, November 2, 2017 Cheek Theater, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 4:30–5pm: Registration 5–6:45pm: Opening Ceremony and Keynote Address Opening Address: HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani Keynote Address: Lalla Essaydi, Gender, Power, and Tradition Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future 7th Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art November 2-4, 2017 The question of what the term “Islamic art” means is challenging. Is it even a useful term?…

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Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future – Day 1

November 3 @ 8:30 am
VMFA, 200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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2017 Islamic Art Symposium [image by Lalla Essaydi]

Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future Friday, November 3, 2017 Cheek Theater, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 8:30–9am: Registration 9–9:15am: Opening Remarks, Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom, Symposium Co-Chairs and shared holders of the Hamad bin Khalifa Endowed Chair in Islamic Art at VCU 9:15–10am: Wijdan al-Hashemi, Contemporary or Modern Islamic Art? 10–10:45am: Nada Shabout, Contemporary Trajectories: Iraqi Art in Context 10:45–11:15am: Coffee Break 11:15am–12pm: Nacim Pak-Shiraz, Iranian Cinema Today: An Ode to the Past and New Directions in the…

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Wafaa Bilal, “The Things I Could Tell…”

November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Anderson, 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284
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In conjunction with the 2017 Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, the Anderson will host a range of exhibitions focused on student engagement and dialogue surrounding critical issues in contemporary Islamic Art. An Associate Arts Professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Bilal is known internationally for his on-line performative and interactive works provoking dialogue about international politics and internal dynamics. In “The Things I Could Tell…” Bilal collapses perceived cultural and historical distances by locating…

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Juried Student Photography Exhibition, “Global Perspectives on Contemporary Muslim Life”

November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Anderson, 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284
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https://www.instagram.com/p/BTegLmEBKcD/ In conjunction with the 2017 Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, the Anderson will host a range of exhibitions focused on student engagement and dialogue surrounding critical issues in contemporary Islamic Art. Presented in partnership with the VCU Muslim Student Association, “Global Perspectives on Contemporary Muslim Life” is a submission based exhibition of VCU and VCUarts Qatar student photography. Juried by designer and VCUarts Qatar alumna Hadeer Omar (hadeeromar.com), the exhibition will provide a curated platform for both trained…

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Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future – Day 2

November 4 @ 9:30 am
VMFA, 200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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2017 Islamic Art Symposium [image by Lalla Essaydi]

Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future Saturday, November 4, 2017 Cheek Theater, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 9:30–10am: Registration 10–10:15am: Opening Remarks, Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom, Symposium Co-Chairs and shared holders of the Hamad bin Khalifa Endowed Chair in Islamic Art at VCU 10:15–11am: Shahzia Sikander, The Future of the Indo-Persian Miniature Painting Tradition 11–11:45am: Linda Komaroff, Islamic Art Now and Then 11:45–12:30pm: Hassan Hajjaj, Hub Wahad: On Finding Inspiration in a Community of Nomads 12:30–2pm: Lunch (Note: lunch…

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