Past Exhibitions

In August 2021, the Cary Collection hosted artist/printmaker

In 2014, the Cary acquired a collection of about forty fonts of Hebrew

March 13

Peruse our growing collection of Digital Exhibitions at h

October 19

The Cary Collection is RIT’s rare book library, which in addition to holding thousands of books a

August 10

The Cary shines a spotlight this fall on American printer-activist Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.

February 11

Josef Albers (1888–1976) was part of the select group of artists who were commissioned in the 196

August 27

Lecture by Zapf biographer, Jerry Kelly 

April 2

Though photogravure, by its very name, is considered a modern photomechanical process, its origin

February 1

Please join RIT Goudy Award-winning type designers, Kris Holmes and Chuck Bigelow, for a lecture

September 1

Exhibition Opening: Thursday, Septmeber 28, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

On September 22, 1958 the United States Post Office saluted “the proud profession of journalism b

February 24

Dynamism is a term applied in physics to describe energy, force, and motion.

To commemorate Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary, the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxfor
August 29

Shakespeare in Fine Press commemorates the 400th anniversary of the death of William Sha

February 15

Ed Benguiat has seen monumental transitions of the typography industry.

April 30

Vessel is a juried traveling exhibition sponsored by the

The Cary Collection is pleased to announce a landmark acquisition of a letter written by the fame

October 19

Very few surviving printing presses carry with them a known legacy of their work.

The RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Frede

A group of RIT Mechanical Engineering students spent the 2014-2015 academic year in their senior

Albert Schiller (1898-1970) was a talented, creative, and well respected advertising typographer

March 12

This exhibition celebrates the sesquicentennial of the birth of Frederic W. Goudy.

October 6

October 9, 2014 marks the 45th anniversary of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Insti

May 13

From eye-catching book covers to multi-media collages, the Cary Graphic Arts Collection’s spring

Lectures available on YouTube

January 27

Events for the Exhibition, free and open to the public

August 26

New Lectures planned! Open to the public.

Big Type

March 14

From photographic portraits to the elegant layouts of Harper’s Bazaar, the Cary Graphic

January 15

Big Type

October 1

From gilt edges to fore-edge paintings, the Cary Graphic Arts Collection's fall exhibition, “Edge

In 1960, The School of Printing prevailed upon Mrs.

April 12

Download the exhibition catalogue for

In 1906 appeared a collection of essays called The Building of a Book in which various e

January 16

Books & Pieces: Works by Scott McCarney from the Artists’

In 2003, I was awarded a Faculty De

June 12

In Hereford Cathedral in England, there is an old and venerable library of books, most of which a

April 12

The Stephen Neil Cooper Synchronic Collection of Comic Books is comprised of 202 comic book title

December 6

Ismar David immediately felt Blaise Pascal’s compassion and purity of thought, reaching out from

As printing from movable type was perfected in the fifteenth century, the mysteries of its practic

A collection of printers' medals is interesting not only because it offers a visual record of gre

“Graphic Communications Through the Ages” commemorates significant milestones in the history of c

September 15

The Graphic Design Archive (GDA), was inaugurated in the mid-1980s when RIT’s R.

June 9

The Cary Graphic Arts Collection, on the occasion of the Future of Reading conference at RIT (Jun

March 10

As the long winter nights wind down, and we become weary of the blustery weather in Western New Y