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.
September 2, 2022
Podcast: RIT Big Shot Celebrates 35 Years
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 61: It all started in 1987 with a community project, a handful of faculty, and 37 students. Now, the RIT Big Shot is a larger campus tradition than anyone anticipated. Michael Peres, Gannett Chair in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, talks with Dan Hughes, lecturer in SPAS, and Eric Kunsman, assistant professor in visual communication studies, who will lead the Big Shot into the future.
September 1, 2022
RIT/NTID exhibit ‘Shaped by the American Dream’ celebrates 100 years of Deaf American experience
“Shaped by the American Dream: Deaf History through Deaf Art,” featuring more than 140 works celebrating the Deaf American experience, is on display through April 21, 2023, in the Joseph F. and Helen C. Dyer Arts Center at NTID.
June 15, 2022
RIT Vignelli Center partners with Corning Museum of Glass to host design workshop
The Vignelli Center for Design Studies is hosting a week-long Summer Design Workshop in partnership with Corning Museum of Glass. Held from June 11 to 18, the workshop is an opportunity for professional designers to utilize the resources at the Vignelli Center and Corning Museum of Glass.
June 13, 2022
Photographer Joshua Rashaad McFadden exhibit explores how images impact race and identity
The Democrat and Chronicle talks to Joshua Rashaad McFadden, assistant professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, about his solo exhibition, "I Believe I'll Run On," at the George Eastman Museum.
June 13, 2022
Marla Schweppe, former 3D digital design program chair, retires after nearly three decades at RIT
Since graduating its first four students in 2011, the 3D digital design program—one of the first of its kind in the country—flourished under the tutelage of Marla Schweppe, who retired in December after nearly 29 years at RIT’s College of Art and Design.
June 3, 2022
What can the history of Clarissa Street teach us about impact of urban renewal?
WXXI’s “Connections” program highlights the “Clarissa Uprooted: Unearthing Stories of Our Village (1940s-early 1970s),” exhibit at City Art Space.
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.