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Stephanie Smith on Mark Dion

“We need Mark’s artful mix of science, nerdiness, creative obsession, wonder, and humor right now.”


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First Impressions: The ICA at VCU

Richmond magazine staffers toured the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU April 25; here are our early thoughts


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VCU’s Artistic Addition

It’s the newest addition to the ever-growing VCU landscape downtown – the Institute for Contemporary Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University (ICA). The building itself is named the Markel Center, recognizing the incredible contributions made by that family.


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Cityscape: Slices of Life and Scenes in Richmond

The new Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University continues to take shape on the southwest corner of Belvidere and Broad streets.


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Opening set for ICA at Broad and Belvidere

This fall, VCU will throw a party to unveil its new crown jewel. VCU’s Institute for Contemporary Art at the Markel Center, or ICA, will open Oct. 28, with a day-long festival planned for the surrounding blocks.


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Why Do Colleges Have So Much Art?

The role of art museums and contemporary art on today’s college campuses—including Virginia Commonwealth University.