News by Topic: Galleries
July 23, 2020
‘Respeck Our Black Deaf Arts’ webinar sponsored by RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center July 25
The roles of some of the country’s leading Black Deaf artists will be discussed in a Zoom webinar on Saturday, July 25, sponsored by the Dyer Arts Center at NTID. The virtual panel discussion, “Respeck Our Black Deaf Arts,” will explore Black Deaf artists’ roles in the arts, what inspires them to create in response to the #BlackLivesMatter movement, and the national conversation about race, the future of the Black Deaf arts, and more.
July 9, 2020
Josh Owen named director of RIT’s Vignelli Center for Design Studies
Josh Owen, an internationally renowned designer, author and faculty-researcher who has led RIT’s industrial design program to national prominence since coming to the university a decade ago, has been named the new director of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies and the Massimo and Lella Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design.
February 18, 2020
RIT art gallery hosting traveling craft exhibit borne out of political activism
A traveling exhibit that calls upon craft as a creative force in voicing dissent and expressing hope in an era of political disruption is making its first-ever stop at RIT over the next month.
February 14, 2020
RIT Press, Memorial Art Gallery celebrate Judith Schaechter’s stained-glass art
Contemporary stained glass panels with edgy narratives and unapologetic heroines are the subject of a major exhibition at the Memorial Art Gallery and its companion catalogue published by RIT Press. "The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter’s Stained-Glass Art" celebrates the first survey and major assessment of the artist’s nearly 40-year career.
February 10, 2020
Artists with deep roots in De’VIA art movement featured at RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center
Bright reds, blues and yellows, displayed alongside stark black-and-white linocut prints are the trademarks of the latest exhibit at the NTID’s Dyer Arts Center. “20/20: A Two Person Show,” running through Feb. 22, features the eye-catching works of artists Nancy Rourke and David Call, two artists with deep roots in the De’VIA (Deaf View Image Art) art movement.
January 17, 2020
Memorial Art Gallery showcases Deaf culture with De’VIA exhibit
WROC-TV talks to Patti Durr, associate professor at NTID, and Tabitha Jacques, director of the Dyer Arts Center, about the ehibit “De’VIA: The Manifesto Comes of Age” at the Memorial Art Gallery.
December 3, 2019
Roger Remington, the Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design, to retire in May
R. Roger Remington, RIT’s longest-serving faculty member, will retire in May after 57 years at the university. In addition to building a nationally recognized graphic design program in the College of Art and Design, Remington transformed RIT into an international archival resource for design, earning many of the industry’s most distinguished awards along the way.
November 18, 2019
RIT Esports takes on RIT Public Safety in friendly ‘Call of Duty’ match Nov. 23
Members of RIT Esports and Public Safety are answering the “Call of Duty” to raise money for mental health awareness Nov. 23. The RIT Esports Call of Duty team will compete against members of RIT Public Safety in a two vs. two tournament of the video game. Ticket proceeds will support the office of Counseling and Psychological Services.
September 9, 2019
RIT offers film and photography, music, belly dancing and ukuleles at this year’s Fringe Festival
RIT students, faculty, staff and Osher members are part of the 12-day lineup of more than 570 eclectic performances during the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival. The festival is a celebration of the performing and visual arts in more than 30 venues in downtown Rochester, featuring world-renowned performers as well as up-and-comers.
August 29, 2019
RIT Metaproject 10 marks celebratory collaboration with Vignelli Center for Design Studies
RIT’s Metaproject is coming full circle. Since 2010, Metaproject has paired RIT student designers with a client partner in what has become a seminal project for the university’s nationally ranked industrial design program. This year’s project is honoring both the 10th anniversary of Metaproject and RIT’s Vignelli Center for Design Studies.
August 7, 2019
RIT helps visitors to Bethel Woods museum mark Woodstock's iconic moment in music history
Six recently graduated motion picture science students from RIT’s College of Art and Design wove together the captivating videos for a museum exhibit at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the nonprofit cultural center located at the National Register Historic Site of the Woodstock festival in Bethel, N.Y.
July 15, 2019
Craft activism in the Trump Era on exhibit in ‘Crafting Democracy’
Handcrafted pussyhats, subversive embroidery (“resist”), protest banners and quilts are among the politically charged textiles inspired by the rise of President Donald Trump, and they are the focus of a new exhibit and catalog curated by two RIT professors.