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Apr 2 / 2012

Reading Digital Symposium starts April 27

The RIT Reading Digital Symposium 2012 will soon reprise the RIT Future of Reading 2010 Symposium. Please join us here at RIT for a great line-up of speakers at this two-day conference which includes conferring of the Frederic W. Goudy Award for...
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Mar 14 / 2012

The Light of the Sublime opens 4/12/12

A new exhibition at the RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection will focus on contemporary artist books inspired by the verse of the acclaimed Persian poet Jalaluddin Mohammad Rumi, (1207–1273). “The Light of the Sublime: The Works of Rumi as...
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Feb 16 / 2012

Brodovitch photographs exhibited in Russia

Harper’s Bazaar fashion magazine called upon Rochester Institute of Technology design professor and scholar Roger Remington to curate an international exhibition about legendary magazine art director Alexey Brodovitch. RIT Cary Graphic Design...
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Feb 7 / 2012

RIT Type Week events

The Cary Collection, RIT School of Design, and the Cary Professorship from the RIT School of Print Media have designated February 13-17 as "RIT Type Week, with free lectures and workshops about typography. RIT Alumnus, Steve Matteson will be...
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Jan 4 / 2012

New Exhibition: Books & Pieces, Works by Scott McCarney

Books & Pieces: Works by Scott McCarney from the Artists’ Book Collection of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection Annotated with Ephemera Describing the Conception and Realization of the Work January 16 to March, 23, 2012 Reception:...
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Oct 31 / 2011

Open Printing "Destress with Letterpress"

Destress with Letterpress Open printing of posters and cards. Cary Collection, November 3, 2011, 5-7 p.m. 2nd floor, the Wallace Center...
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Oct 27 / 2011

Steven Galbraith Named Curator of RIT’s Cary Graphic Arts Collection

Steven Galbraith has been named curator of the Melbert B. Cary Jr. Graphic Arts Collection, located in The Wallace Center at Rochester Institute of Technology. Galbraith comes to RIT from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., where...
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Sep 14 / 2011

Type Truck pulls up to RIT

Letterpress printer, Kyle Durrie, brought her mobile letterpress printing studio to RIT, September 16, 2011. Follow her cross country printing adventures through her blog. ...
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Aug 30 / 2011

Cary Collection participates in Isaiah Thomas Award events

A group of seven Rochester Institute of Technology alumni who have won a combined 11 Pulitzer Prizes are this year’s recipients of the RIT Isaiah Thomas Award in Publishing. ...
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Aug 8 / 2011

Curator Succession at the Cary Collection

David Pankow, librarian and curator of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection for the past 32 years, will be retiring at the end of summer. During his tenure, Professor Pankow expanded the modest collection from 5,000 to 40,000 volumes, and acquired a...
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