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9 a.m.–12 p.m., 1 p.m.–5 p.m.


Other times by appointment.


Sep 30 / 2013

Four Centuries of the King James Bible with Dane Gordon

“Four Centuries of the King James Bible” An Evening with Dane Gordon October 22, 2013 at 6 p.m.   ...
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Sep 9 / 2013

The King James Bible at 400

The Cary's Fall exhibition, "Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible," will open 5 p.m., Friday, September 13, 2013 with a lecture by curator Steven Galbraith, followed by a reception. All are welcome to...
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Aug 20 / 2013

Cary participates in TypeCon 2013

Amelia Hugill-Fontanel, assitant curator of the Cary Collection will deliver her lecture, "Your Typographic Librarian" at TypeCon Portl& 2013. She will talk about how the Cary is a constant source of twenty-first century typographic...
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Jul 9 / 2013

New York Archives Magazine features RIT GDA

New York Archives Magazine published by the New York State Archives Partnership Trust recently featured the RIT Graphic Design Archives in their Spring 2013 issue....
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Jun 19 / 2013

Cary Librarian Emeritus to give APHA Talk

David Pankow, former curator of the RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection and RIT Librarian Emeritus, will deliver the prestigious Lieberman Lecture sponsored by the American Printing History Association on July 20 at the San Fransisco Public Library....
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Mar 15 / 2013

Alexey Brodovitch: Life & Livelihood opens

Influential 20th century art director and graphic designer Alexey Brodovitch (1898-1971) is the subject of the Cary Collection's Spring exhibition. His iconic work in shaping fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar carries the bulk of the show,...
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Feb 27 / 2013

Spring Cleaning at the Cary Collection

Participate in our Adopt-a-Font rehabilitation of wood type collections. Volunteers who work to clean up a neglected font of wood type will also learn how to typeset and print it in our letterpress press room. Contact ahfwml [at] if...
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Oct 25 / 2012

2nd annual De-stress with Letterpress!

Week 10 at RIT is tough. Alleviate your stress with some ink, paper, and letterpress power! Open printing night at the Cary Graphic Arts Collection will feature 4 printing activities including pressure prints, and printing on the iron handpress,...
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Aug 8 / 2012

Helen Federico's Legacy at RIT

The Cary Graphic Arts Collection honors the life and legacy of Helen Federico (Sept. 15, 1921- July 19, 2012). Helen enjoyed a distinguished career as a graphic designer, painter, illustrator, and author. The Cary Collection houses a collection of...
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Aug 6 / 2012

Workshop on Fore-edge Painting: Register now!

Cary Collection is sponsoring a day-long fore-ede painting workshop on October 17, with master binder and fore-edge painter, Martin Frost from the UK. Frost is has executed over three thousand edge-painted book decorations. He is visiting in...
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