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The Visual Communication Studies Student Honors Show is opening on Wednesday, May 4th! We will have our opening reception from 4pm to 6pm.

Featured Events

Zentangle® Tea Party at the Dyer Arts Center!

Certified Zentangle® Instructor, Sharon McKenney is coming back to the RIT/NTID’s Dyer Arts Center!  Learn new patterns of the Zentangle® method while sipping tea and nibbling on cookies.  The Zentangle® Tea Party will run from 1-4pm on Saturday, May 14.  Doors open at 12:45 p.m. 

The Zentangle® Method, as created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas, is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Sit back, relax, and make art to celebrate spring!

The event is open to RIT/NTID alumni, faculty, staff, and community members.  Tickets are $35 and cover Zentangle® supplies, sandwiches, cookies, cupcakes, teas, and instructor fees. Space is limited to the first 30 who register. Secure your spot today by registering here:

If you have any questions, contact

Learn more about the Zentangle® Method at  Zentangle® is a registered trademark of Zentangle, Inc.

Featured Exhibitions

The rest of the semester is dedicated to showcasing RIT/NTID student honors show and RIT/CIAS student thesis shows.

The RIT/NTID Visual Communication Studies department will be opening their annual Student Honors show with selections of their students' best works. An opening reception will be held on Wednesday, May 4th from 4pm to 6pm.

Stop by the Dyer Arts Center to check out the students' artworks!

Jennifer loved to travel and provided support for RIT/NTID study abroad experiences, and this endowed scholarship will continue her legacy.

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Gallery Hours 

The Dyer Arts Center is open Mondays-Fridays from 10am to 5pm, Saturdays from 1pm to 5pm for the Spring 2016 semester.  We will open by appointment if the request is made early in advance and if it can be honored.

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