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Meet our newest graduates

On May 11, hundreds of VCUarts students crossed the stage at the Altria Theater to receive their degrees. Now they join an international creative community of artists, performers, designers and scholars.

You can read about a few of our outstanding seniors, including dancer and choreographer Len Foyle
, costume designer Kyle Artone, photographer Daniel Diasgranados, and three painting and printmaking graduates.

See photos from the 2019 ceremony.
Elizabeth Turk's commencement address

"We, the world, we really need your voices. We need imagination. We need optimism. We need beautiful and brave creative spirits, which can turn our barriers into bridges."

Watch Turk's address to the Class of 2019.

See photos from the 2019 VCUarts fashion show

"Shimmer," the 50th Annual VCUarts Fashion Show, took place on Wednesday, May 8. The glamorous showcase was a collaboration between fashion design and merchandising students.

See the student-made designs, and learn how the event has grown over the past 50 years

A night at the opera

VCU Opera is the longest running full-scale program of its kind in Virginia, but it takes a lot to bring that magic to the stage. Follow the spring production of “The Pirates of Penzance” from the first casting to the final performance.

Read more about the VCU Opera.

Thank you for being part of VCUarts' 90th anniversary

We loved reading about your memories of VCUarts and Richmond Professional Institute, and sharing the incredible stories that have illuminated the history of our school. As our 90th anniversary comes to a close, join us as we look back on a year of celebration and the promise of a bright future ahead.

Read more about our anniversary.

Follow VCUarts on social media

Our monthly newsletter will be taking a break this summer, but you can keep up with VCUarts throughout the summer for updates on our outstanding faculty members, upcoming events and alumni around the world.

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