Classically inspired VCU Fashion Students

In conjunction with the Classical Allure: Richmond Style exhibition, VCU fashion students were given the opportunity to view the Valentine’s costume collection and create classically inspired sketches. Read more

Historic Fulton Oral History Project Now Available Online

RICHMOND, Va. (April 22, 2015) – VCU Libraries announces the next stage in telling an important and little-known story of the once vibrant Historic Fulton community that fell victim to 1970s urban renewal. Read more

As one war ends, another faceoff begins

With the anniversary of Richmond’s 1865 surrender reaching its 150th anniversary this week, the city’s most unique commemoration of the American Civil War sesquicentennial opened at the Valentine on March 26. Working alongside Meg Hughes, Curator of Archives, I have spent the past few months researching, writing, and designing Beard Wars, a photography exhibition juxtaposing ‘then’ and ‘now’ between Civil War imagery and contemporary photography. Read more