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 photographic-based art and related media by students, faculty, alumni and visiting artists.

Current Exhibitions

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.

Past Exhibitions

MFA Photo Annex
March 31, 2022 – April 16, 2022

Graduate students present thesis projects in Photography and Related Media. 

Fine Art Photo Seniors 22
March 17, 2022 – March 25, 2022

11 Seniors present their capstone projects in fine art photography. This exhibition is split between RIT City Art Space (downtown Rochester) and William Harris Gallery (RIT Campus).

Featuring: Christian Badach, Anna Rose Goldwitz, Connor McMurtrie, Elizabeth Mack, Dorothy Marquet, Tahlia Quintero, Adam Ranz, Hannah Reeg, Alexus Sanchez, Noelle Steele, and Hank Tilson

Chris Buck Past Present Future
February 24, 2022 – March 4, 2022

A pop-up solo exhibition of photographs by Chris Buck, an award-winning photographer and director known for his distinctive style: conceptual, irreverent, smart, and intimate.

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.