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With its prime people-watching location in the middle of VCU’s Monroe Park Campus, Shafer Court teems with student life at all hours of the day.

Ginter HouseGinter House

901 West Franklin Street
East of Shafer Court on Franklin Street, the historic Ginter House holds administrative offices, as well as those for Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Services

Anderson GalleryAnderson Gallery

901 1/2 West Franklin Street
Since 1971, the Anderson Gallery — located behind Ginter House — has become one of the most important venues for contemporary art in the Southeast. In addition to presenting the work of nationally and internationally renowned artists, emerging figures and regional names, the gallery mounts exhibitions that explore currents in contemporary art and design.


One of the nation’s top research universities, more than 32,000 students are enrolled in VCU’s 205 certificate and degree programs in the arts, sciences and humanities.