William Harris Gallery


William Harris Gallery is located near the photo cage on the third floor of Gannett Hall on the RIT Campus. The gallery serves the educational goals and objectives of RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. It is a primary venue for the display of contemporary and photographic-based art by students, faculty, alumni and visiting artists.

Free and open to the public Monday-Friday, 9 AM - 4:30 PM, or by appointment. Email CADGalleries@rit.edu for more info.

Upcoming Exhibitions

photo by Jesse Wolfe
December 1, 2022 – January 20, 2023

An exhibition of recent work by Graduate students in Photography & Related Media concluding their first semester of study.

Past Exhibitions

Lauren Kalman
October 20, 2022 – November 19, 2022

The Anna Ballarian Visiting Artist Series welcomes Lauren Kalman to RIT for a solo exhibition of recent work. Kalman will also visit graduate studios and give a public talk as part of her visit.

2019 Faculty Exhibition
September 1, 2022 – October 1, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, the CAD Faculty Exhibition returns! This group show brings together work in various media from faculty across the College of Art and Design, highlighting Art and American Crafts, Design, Film and Animation, and Photographic Arts and Sciences. The exhibition spans two galleries: Bevier Gallery (Booth Hall, 2600) and William Harris Gallery (Gannett Hall, 3030). 

Honors Show 2019
April 23, 2022 – July 29, 2022
Featuring some of the best examples of student work across the RIT School of Photographic Arts and Sciences: Advertising, Fine Art Photo, Photojournalism, and Photo Sciences.

Gallery Hours

Monday-Friday — 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Open by appointment on weekends.
Closed during show installations, and during RIT-designated holidays and breaks. 

Contact Information

Questions about the gallery, its hours of operation or exhibition schedule may be directed to the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences office:

Location: Gannett Hall, third floor, room 3030 (near the photo cage)
Phone: 585-475-2716
Email: CADGalleries@rit.edu
Mail: William Harris Gallery
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences
70 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623

Virtual Exhibition

Fractured Horizon

The MFA in Photography and Related Media's annual thesis exhibition was moved online in spring 2020 due to the pandemic.