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  1. MFA Alumni Exhibition Opening Reception

    Date
    Thursday
    Time
    05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Location
    Frank E. Gannett Hall (GAN)
    Room 3030

    The MFA Alumni Exhibition is scheduled from October 6 to October 28, 2016, with an opening reception on Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 5 pm to 8 pm in the Willam Harris Gallery. It highlights the accomplishments of five Master of Fine Arts alumni: Toni Dan Pepe, Bill Finger, Lulu Meng, Aki Miyoshi and Susana Reisman. Since their graduation - most of which occurred in the past decade - the five alumni have gone on to significant careers as artists, educators, and curators. This exhibition presents the opportunity to learn firsthand from these alumni, and to celebrate the ways in which their diverse artistic practice has impacted photography today.

    Price
    1. Free

  2. Transformational Imagemaking Opening Reception

    Date
    Thursday
    Time
    05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Location
    James E. Booth Hall (BOO)
    Bevier Gallery - 2nd Floor

    Transformational Imagemaking is an exhibition featuring work by some of the most innovative imagemakers of the mid-twentieth century through today; artists who redefined the notion of photography as a medium and made an indelible mark on contemporary art practice. 

    Featuring several artists who both worked in and around Rochester and the Western New York area, including alumni of RIT, the show was organized by Robert Hirsch and made its debut at CEPA Gallery in Buffalo in 2014. This show features a selection of works from the original curated exhibition.



    Price
    1. Free

  3. Paint Night

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    09:30 PM - 11:30 PM
    Location
    Student Alumni Union (SAU)
    RITz Sports Zone

    Join us for a fun night painting your own masterpiece! Local artist Aimee Bergvall and the artists from Zest 4 Art will guide you through the painting of a one of a kind creation. Using repurposed vinyl records, you will leave with your own artwork in hand. All skill levels are welcome and all supplies are provided!

    Price
    1. Per Person

      $15.00

  4. New York, NY Dueling Pianos

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    10:00 PM - 12:45 AM
    Location
    Student Alumni Union (SAU)
    Ingle Auditorium

    This is an interactive and high-energy party show: two grand pianos and two crazy piano players, each trying to outdo the other! The show is part music, part comedy and all fun, where the audience becomes part of the show. The music is high-energy rock, pop, hip-hop and country from the past 40 years... covers everything from classic rock or cheesy 80's music to current pop music. Bring your whole family and enjoy this outrageous, entertaining show!


    This event is free, tickets are required.

    Price
    1. Free

  5. Class of 1966 - 50th Reunion

    Join fellow class of 1966 alumni and celebrate your 50th Reunion at RIT. The 50th Reunion Weekend registration fee of $15 per person includes admission to the following events: Golden Circle Campus Tour, Golden Circle Luncheon, 1966 Archive Exhibit and Cary Press Tours, 50th Reunion Hospitality Room & Tiger Tales Oral History, and the Student Government Horton Distinguished Speakers Brandon Stanton from Humans of New York.

    Check-in table will be at the Golden Circle Luncheon at the RIT Inn & Conference Center.

    There will be 50th Reunion reserved parking in Lot U on Saturday, October 15th, with complimentary golf cart shuttles between Lot U, the Student Alumni Union, and the Gordon Field House.

    Price
    1. Alumni

      $10.00

    2. Guest

      $10.00

  6. Transformational Imagemaking

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
    Location
    James E. Booth Hall (BOO)
    Bevier Gallery - 2nd Floor

    Transformational Imagemaking is an exhibition featuring work by some of the most innovative imagemakers of the mid-twentieth century through today; artists who redefined the notion of photography as a medium and made an indelible mark on contemporary art practice.

    Featuring several artists who both worked in and around Rochester and the Western New York area, including alumni of RIT, the show was organized by Robert Hirsch and made its debut at CEPA Gallery in Buffalo in 2014. This show features a selection of works from the original curated exhibition.

    Price
    1. Free

  7. Shop One² Open House

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
    Location
    Global Village (GVP)
    Shop One²

    Shop One² is a fine art, craft, and design shop representing RIT affiliated artists including students, faculty, and alumni. Located on the RIT campus in the spectacular Global Village, Shop One² is a unique destination to find ceramics, blown glass, wood, textiles, jewelry, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography, music, literary publications and more.


    Price
    1. Free

  8. Celebrate Science

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Location
    Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS)
    Atrium

    Meet faculty and students of the College of Science as you and your family browse interactive exhibits!

    Price
    1. Free

  9. Giant Global Selfie

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Location
    George Eastman Hall (EAS)
    Eastman Kodak Quad

    Come participate in the Giant Global Selfie where the goal is to have representation from as many nations as possible. Meet outside in the Kodak Quad. Rain Location TBD.

    Price
    1. Free

  10. Golisano College Dean's Lecture Series

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
    Location
    Golisano Hall (GOL)
    Auditorium (1400)

    Established in 2003, the Golisano College Dean's Lecture Series brings some of the leading minds in tech to RIT to share their insights with students, faculty, alumni, parents, and the community. Join us as we will kick off the 2016-17 academic year during Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend with a visionary guest!

    Price
    1. Free

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