News by Topic: Galleries
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.
June 18, 2019
RIT offers film and photography, music, belly dancing and ukuleles at this year’s Fringe
RIT students, faculty, staff and Osher members are part of a 12-day lineup of more than 500 eclectic performances in this year’s KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival, Sept. 10-21 in Rochester. RIT also is a major educational sponsor of the community collaborative event, now in its eighth year.
May 15, 2019
Longtime RIT instructor John Dodd receives outstanding teaching award
John Dodd, an instructor in RIT’s College of Art and Design for more than 40 years, is the sixth recipient of the Edline M. Chun Award for Outstanding Teaching and Service. The award, named in honor of the late RIT adjunct professor Edline Chun, has been given annually since 2014 to a faculty member who exemplifies excellence and dedication in teaching to an affiliated school in the College of Art and Design.
March 13, 2019
RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center hosts ‘Three Masters: Hidden Gems’ exhibit through April 20
Three artists whose works have been shaped by family, faith and overcoming hardships are the focus of the “Three Masters: Hidden Gems” exhibit at the Joseph F. and Helen C. Dyer Arts Center at NTID. The show runs through April 20.
January 26, 2019
Artist explores her deafness in new gallery exhibit
A collection of paintings on display at NTID explores deafness in a unique and powerful way. “Rise Up: Silent Margins,” a collection of 17 paintings by RIT/NTID alumna Ashley Hannan, runs through Feb. 23 in NTID’s Dyer Arts Center.
January 18, 2019
RIT hosts rare exhibit featuring work of Abram Games
The pioneering work of Abram Games, a prominent British graphic designer renowned for his inimitable wartime poster designs, is now on display at University Gallery in Booth Hall on the RIT campus through March 9.