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. Email CADGalleries@rit.edu for more info.

Current Exhibitions

Moving Atlas
November 28, 2023 – November 30, 2023

A pop-up exhibition of work by students in the Moving Image course featuring Erin Bonitz, Lindsay Dobson, Eduardo Garcia, Che-Wei Hsu, Aaron Ickler, Daniil Kolchanov, Julia McLean, Matteo Randall, Patty Tomanovich, and Kai Umayam. 

Upcoming Exhibitions

MFA Workshare
December 7, 2023 – January 19, 2024

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

Past Exhibitions

October 19, 2023 – November 18, 2023

The Anna Ballarian Visiting Artist Series welcomes Amanda Turner Pohan for an exhibition, artist talk and outdoor sculpture project in collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey. 

Free // All Welcome
Wm Harris Gallery, Gannett Hall, Third Floor Room 3030, RIT Campus

Faculty Exhibition
September 7, 2023 – September 30, 2023

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).

Opening Thursday, September 7, 5-7 PM
Free // All Welcome

Awards image
April 27, 2023 – August 4, 2023

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, juried by faculty.

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.