In Spring 2017, the Cary received a donation from Mr. J. Scott Patnode of some 1,200 examples of exceptional shopping bag design. This exhibition celebrates the acquisition and includes shopping bags from all sectors of the marketplace: museums, boutiques, food service, etc., in an assortment of substrates, and using myriad manufacturing and printing techniques.
Exhibition Opening: Thursday, Septmeber 28, 2017, 6:30 p.m. at the Cary Graphic Arts Collection, The Wallace Center at RIT, 2nd floor. Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Attendees are invited to letterpress-print their own shopping bags as an activity at the opening.