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9 a.m.–12 p.m., 1 p.m.–5 p.m.


Other times by appointment.


Mar 15 / 2017

Book arts lectures

The Cary is sponsoring two lectures this Spring that are evidence of differing viewpoints and creative processes in contemporary book arts. These events are featured in conjunction with "The Dynamic Library" exhibition now on view through...
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Mar 3 / 2017

The Uncommon Press in action on March 30

Seth Gottlieb, a recent graduate of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, will speak at 6 p.m. on March 30 at the Cary, about his team's collaborative effort to design and build an historically-accurate 18th century wooden printing press. His...
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Jan 23 / 2017

A Poetry Reading with Dane Gordon

Please join the Cary Graphic Arts Collection at RIT for a poetry reading and book signing in celebration of Dane Gordon’s book, Magic Light, newly released by FootHills Publishing. Thursday, February 9th, 7:00 p.m. Cary Graphic Arts Collection...
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Oct 17 / 2016

Jeff Peachey 2016 Cary Collection Fellow

This past September, the Cary Collection had the pleasure of hosting Jeff Peachey as our second annual Cary Collection research fellow. Jeff is a bookbinder, teacher, and scholar based in New York City. His research in the Cary Collection was in...
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Oct 11 / 2016

Remembering Elaine Lustig Cohen, 1927–2016

On October 4th, the Cary Collection lost our friend and generous donor, Elaine Lustig Cohen. The Cary Graphic Design Archive was very fortunate to have a long connection with Elaine Lustig Cohen. Her generosity dates back to 1986 when she donated...
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Oct 5 / 2016

The Wallace Center renovation needs you!

ROAR with us and help us support the success of RIT Tigers of all stripes by giving to The Wallace Center Renovation Fund. You can double your impact today as our trustees will match any student, faculty, or staff gift of $5 - $40. Make your gift!...
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Sep 3 / 2016

Collecting Shakespeare's First Folio

September 22, 2016. 6:00 p.m.Please join us in the Cary Collection for a talk by Curator Steven Galbraith on the history of Shakespeare’s First Folio of 1623. Dr. Galbraith will examine the production of the first collected edition of...
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Aug 24 / 2016

Lauren Alberque named Project Archivist for Cary Graphic Design Archive

The Cary Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren E. Alberque as Project Archivist. In this role she will organize and describe collections held in the Graphic Design Archive...
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Jul 28 / 2016

Henry Luce Foundation Grant enables Cary Graphic Design Archive work

The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded Rochester Institute of Technology a $280,000 grant to document, digitize and preserve the university’s Graphic Design Archive....
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Mar 2 / 2016

The Kelmscott Legacy at RIT discussed at Yale Library

Associate Curator, Amelia Fontanel, will deliver a talk at Yale University's Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library on Thursday, March 10 at 3 p.m. Her presentation, "The Kelmscott-Goudy Press Legacy at Rochester Institute of Technology"...
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