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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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Open 1-5 PM Thursday-Sunday
1-9 PM Fridays
Always Free!

Exhibitions on View Now

Ana Mendieta: Elemental

November 04, 2022–February 19, 2023

A rare showing of films by the late pioneering artist, whose work spanned photography, film, video, sculpture, performative action, earth-body works, and more; along with Raquel Cecilia Mendieta’s documentary film Nature Inside, narrated by Ana Mendieta.

The films are exhibited via continuous loop and can be viewed at your leisure.

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Still from "Butterfly" Ana Mendieta, 1975

Upcoming Events

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.