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9 a.m.–12 p.m., 1 p.m.–5 p.m.


Other times by appointment.


Oct 26 / 2017

Goudy winner to share her publications

Claire Van Vliet, the 2017 Goudy Award winner, will be on hand in the Cary Collection reading room for an informal afternoon of book sharing. Cary staff will display several of her publications that are held in the RIT Libraries. Stop by to meet the...
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Oct 4 / 2017

The Goudy Award lecture and reception, 11/2/2017

Please join RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection & School of Media Sciences as we honor Claire Van Vliet with the Frederic W. Goudy Award for Excellence in Typography.Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6 to 8 p.m.Golisano Hall Auditorium, first floorB....
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Aug 30 / 2017

Social Media for the Cary

The Cary Collection recently launched an Instagram feed dedicated to keeping our patrons aware of our activities. We will also be highlighting archival finds in the collection that cover all our subject specialties in graphic arts history....
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Jun 20 / 2017

Cary wins a grant for imaging archival items

Congratulations to Steven Galbraith, Curator of the Cary Collection at The Wallace Center as the recipient of an Rochester Regional Library Council Breakthru Grant Award. The project, “The Virtual Cary Collection,” will produce a proof...
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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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