Events Schedule » Guided Gallery and Archive Tours at the Vignelli Center for Design Studies

Vignelli Center staff will lead visitors through the Vignelli Center, which includes two galleries and a behind-the-scenes look into its archive spaces. Tours include a viewing of unique design artifacts and a talk with Jennifer Whitlock, Vignelli Center Archivist.  Each tour is open to 15 attendees. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available.

About the Vignelli Center for Design Studies

The Vignelli Center for Design Studies advocates for design excellence through the study of design history, theory and criticism. Located on the Rochester Institute of Technology campus, the center houses the extensive professional archive of Massimo and Lella Vignelli. The Vignelli Center extends the Vignellis’ Modernist design values through design education, preservation, collaboration, advocacy, public good and globalism.

The Vignelli Archive includes an extensive collection of original source materials along with many examples of their finished work. In addition to the archive, the center houses offices, a study room and the Benetton Galleries, which exhibit select pieces from the Vignelli collection.

 For more information, please contact

Katie Nix

Program Assistant

Vignelli Center for Design Studies

kcnfaa@rit.edu

vignellicenter.rit.edu

 

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Date
Friday, October 17
Time
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
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Vignelli Center staff will lead visitors through the Vignelli Center, which includes two galleries and a behind-the-scenes look into its archive spaces. Tours include a viewing of unique design artifacts and a talk with Jennifer Whitlock, Vignelli Center Archivist.  Each tour is open to 15 attendees. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available.

About the Vignelli Center for Design Studies

The Vignelli Center for Design Studies advocates for design excellence through the study of design history, theory and criticism. Located on the Rochester Institute of Technology campus, the center houses the extensive professional archive of Massimo and Lella Vignelli. The Vignelli Center extends the Vignellis’ Modernist design values through design education, preservation, collaboration, advocacy, public good and globalism.

The Vignelli Archive includes an extensive collection of original source materials along with many examples of their finished work. In addition to the archive, the center houses offices, a study room and the Benetton Galleries, which exhibit select pieces from the Vignelli collection.

 For more information, please contact

Katie Nix

Program Assistant

Vignelli Center for Design Studies

kcnfaa@rit.edu

vignellicenter.rit.edu

 

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