RIT Museum and the Gallery for RIT History and Art

The RIT Museum and the Gallery for RIT History and RIT provide visible, dedicated spaces for the display of unique artifacts which highlight the history of the university, the campus and the RIT community. Exhibitions draw from materials housed in RIT Archive Collections, the RIT Art Collection, the Deaf Studies Archive, university Special Collections. Occasionally traveling exhibitions and loaned works from other institutions will be featured.  Follow these links for information on current exhibitions:

RIT Gallery for History and Art

The Gallery currently showcases The Stories They Tell, pop-up exhibits created by RIT students in Cultural Informatics class. Each fall semester students curate exhibits from collections in the RIT Archives and share the story created from these priceless objects. The Gallery is conveniently located on the first floor of The Wallace Center, along with other stand-alone display vitrines which can be viewed during any open hours of The Wallace Center. View the digital version here:


RIT Museum

The RIT Museum is located on the 3rd floor of The Wallace Center, directly outside of the RIT Archive Collections.  This exhibition space offers nine display cases in which more in-depth exhibits are curated from archival collections. Exhibits normally remain on view for six months.

Our online exhibits allow anyone with internet access to learn about RIT's history and view our holdings.