News by Topic: Galleries
RIT is a long-time supporter of the arts. Exhibits featuring bold and innovative works are regularly showcased across the campus’s many galleries, seeking to inspire, inform, and engage with the wider public.
May 11, 2022
RIT students, faculty, and alumni ready to descend on Manhattan for Design Week
After a three-year pause because of the pandemic, students, faculty, staff, and alumni from the College of Art and Design will descend on Manhattan this week for NYCxDesign—New York City’s annual celebration of design that attracts hundreds of thousands from around the globe—which is marking its 10th year.
April 29, 2022
Pioneering RIT and NTID collaboration garners the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films Grand Prize
Say Cheese, a pioneering, heartfelt film directed and produced by two RIT students, took home the top prize in the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films program announced during the final night of CinemaCon in Las Vegas late Thursday. The project featured the combined creative efforts of students, faculty, and staff in RIT’s School of Film and Animation and NTID.
April 18, 2022
RIT to host conversation featuring two photographers who have documented extraordinary moments in history
Two renowned photographers of extraordinary moments in history—RIT Assistant Professor Joshua Rashaad McFadden and Matthew Willman—will co-present their captivating work during an event on campus this week.
April 5, 2022
Podcast: Technology In Art
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 57: In every art course and studio environment at RIT, technology is integral to the delivery of content and production of work. Elizabeth Kronfield, director of the School of Art and School for American Crafts, and Abigail Benkovich, an MFA metals and jewelry design student, discuss how RIT is in a unique position to blur the line between technology and making for students in the College of Art and Design.
April 5, 2022
‘North By Nuuk: Greenland After Rockwell Kent’ At Fenimore Art Museum
Bruce Austin, professor in the School of Communication, writes about Professor Emeritus Denis Defibaugh, who retraced Rockwell Kent’s voyage to Greenland.
April 4, 2022
Hundreds turn out to capture Wallace on Ice for RIT Big Shot No. 34
The chance to capture an illuminated image of “Wallace on Ice” drew more than 300 people inside Frank Ritter Ice Arena Saturday night to help make RIT’s first-ever interior Big Shot photograph a resounding success.
March 29, 2022
College of Art and Design sponsoring Rochester Independent Comics Expo this weekend
An event showcasing more than 30 independent comic artists from across the Northeast and surveying Rochester’s independent video game scene will highlight the third annual Rochester Independent Comics Expo (RICE) this weekend.
March 25, 2022
College of Art and Design celebrates alumnus Chance Wright’s transformational gift
RIT’s College of Art and Design hosted a dedication ceremony on Friday marking the recent completion of a “transformational” renovation of the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences and honoring the alumnus whose gift made it possible. The event honored Chance Wright ’18, ’19 and his mother, Pamela Mars Wright, whose $3.5 million gift fueled the renovation and reconfiguration of the third floor of Gannett Hall.
March 10, 2022
Architect Michael Maltzan to deliver Vignelli Center Design Conversation Lecture March 17
Architect Michael Maltzan, whose firm is the design architect behind RIT’s performing arts complex, will be the next featured speaker for the Vignelli Center for Design Studies' Design Conversations Lecture Series.
March 3, 2022
Deaf refugee art, work of Deaf Persian artist on display at RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center
Two spring exhibits featured at the Dyer Arts Center at NTID highlight the uniqueness of deaf refugee art and the works of Deaf Canadian Persian sculptor and painter Maryam Hafizirad. Both exhibits are on display through April 1.
March 2, 2022
RIT’s School of Film and Animation ranked No. 12 nationally
RIT’s School of Film and Animation is once again ranked among the top animation schools in the country by Animation Career Review, a leading online resource of information for aspiring animation and game design professionals.
February 16, 2022
RIT professor’s photographs commemorate Black Lives Matter in ‘New York Magazine’
Joshua Rashaad McFadden, an internationally recognized assistant professor of photography in RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, was chosen to visually capture the story of the first decade of Black Lives Matter in New York Magazine’s February issue.