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City Art Space is RIT’s only off-campus venue in downtown Rochester where community engagement flows through exhibitions, events and educational programming.

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We're open 1-5 PM Thursday - Sunday, 1-9 PM Friday. Always Free.

Exhibitions on View Now

Sp(arrows): Annalisa Barron | Taylor Kennedy

August 05, 2022–September 25, 2022

Sp(arrows) is a two-person exhibition of recent work by Annalisa Barron and Taylor Kennedy, whose combined work explores the cathartic relationship of domesticity and surrealism through drawing, painting, sculpture and installation. Part of RIT's programming for the Rochester Fringe Festival.

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Sparrows

Vanessa Sweet: Amplifying Feedback Loop

September 02, 2022–September 25, 2022

A short animated film about the magnifying "domino effect" of the causes and effects of the climate crisis and their community-led solutions. Running continuously in our window LED screen September 2-25. Part of RIT's programming for the Rochester Fringe Festival.

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Video Spotlights

Short mobile-friendly videos highlighting selected artists along with the Artist Short Sesh, an artist interview series where we get to know some of our recent art and design grads and talk about their creative work. Watch on YouTube (linked below) or on our IGTV @ritcityartspace.