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.
February 2, 2024
Centuries-old astronomy texts find new home at RIT
WHAM-TV features the donation of texts by early astronomers Copernicus and Sacrobosco to RIT's Cary Graphic Arts Collection.
January 29, 2024
Centuries-old texts penned by early astronomers Copernicus and Sacrobosco find new home at RIT
The ancient astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was the first scientist to document the theory that the sun is the center of the universe in his book, De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres). That first edition book, along with a delicate manuscript from astronomer Johannes de Sacrobosco, that is contrary to Copernicus’ groundbreaking theory, has now found a permanent home at Rochester Institute of Technology.
January 17, 2024
New Wehrheim Gallery prominently showcases internships, projects, and collaborative research
Photos from past internships, events, and research projects at Genesee Country Village & Museum stretch from floor to ceiling in the new Wehrheim Gallery on campus. Located on the first-floor of the new Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED), the Wehrheim Gallery will be used to highlight work done as part of RIT’s partnership with GCV&M.
September 22, 2023
Researchers explore how embracing AI can create new opportunities for traditional artisans
Many creators are hesitant to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) as part of the artistic process. Opting to dive in head first, industrial designers Juan Noguera and Paolo Cardini are interested in the new technology’s potential to provide more autonomy for traditional artisans across the globe.
September 18, 2023
Comics go to college—RIT opens Kubert Comics Lounge and Gallery
Comics fans have a super friend in RIT and a new place to pay homage to legendary DC Comics artist and educator Joe Kubert. The Kubert Lounge and Gallery opens to the public this fall at the Cary Graphic Arts Collection in RIT’s university library. Marvel Comics artist and RIT alumnus Adam Kubert ’81 donated his father’s archive to inspire young artists.
September 13, 2023
Looking for inspiration? Try visiting the Vignelli Center for Design Studies Archives
Jennifer Whitlock, the archivist at RIT’s Vignelli Center for Design Studies, says a peek into the archives vault can help students and researchers find that spark of inspiration.
September 11, 2023
RIT well represented at 2023 Rochester Fringe Festival
RIT students, faculty, and staff will contribute music, dance, comedy, poetry, photojournalism, and more during the 12th annual Rochester Fringe Festival, which begins Tuesday, Sept. 12, and runs through Sept. 23 in downtown Rochester.
August 11, 2023
Dyer Arts Center to host Anthropology of Motherhood: Culture of Care traveling exhibition starting Aug. 28
The 2023 edition of the Anthropology of Motherhood exhibit will be presented in collaboration with Dyer Arts Center at NTID. The exhibition runs Aug. 28 to Dec. 8.
July 11, 2023
5 Places to Visit in New York State Run by Incredible Leaders with Disabilities
ILoveNY.com features NTID's Dyer Arts Center and Director Fran Flaherty.
May 8, 2023
Helping Flower City bloom
Over the last year, RIT students, alumni, faculty, and staff have worked to give back to the Rochester community by leveraging art and design. From providing creative outlets for young students to making a shelter to protect residents from the weather, RIT community members are dedicated to giving back to the city where they blossomed into the professionals they are today.
March 29, 2023
‘Ordinary Days’ is extraordinary musical theater
RIT’s University Gallery is the perfect venue for an upcoming play where much of the plot takes place in New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ordinary Days runs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, through Sunday, April 2, in the gallery, in Booth Hall.
March 23, 2023
Rochester Indie Comics Expo runs Friday, Saturday
WROC-TV talks to Daniel Worden, associate professor in the School of Art, and Frances Andreu, digital initiatives librarian, about the Rochester Indie Comic Expo.