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Sunday
Nov202011

Resonance: Looking For Mr. McLuhan 

Reporter with Borders, video still by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer.This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the pioneering media critic Marshall McLuhan and aims to demonstrate how McLuhan's thinking resonates with contemporary artists. Boasting work from 16 different artists, the exhibition is curated by guest curator Berta Sichel, director of the department of audiovisuals and chief-curator of film and video at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, and assistant guest curator Mariano Salvador, a filmmaker and former assistant curator in the department of audiovisual and Web coordinator, also at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.

Open through December 21
Tuesday–Saturday, 11 AM–6 PM

PRATT MANHATTAN GALLERY
Manhattan Campus
144 West 14th Street
Second Floor

Photo: Courtesy of Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Orwicz, Connecticut

Sunday
Nov202011

CHASING BEAUTY—NEW YORK AND PARIS

The Center for Continuing and Professional Studies (CCPS) Gallery is showing “Chasing Beauty—New York and Paris,” an exhibition of photographs from the 1950s and 1960s taken by alumna Virginia Thoren (Cert. Advertising '42). Thoren’s work is at the intersection of advertising design, photography, and high fashion. The images on view are from the collection of the Pratt Institute Libraries. The exhibition is curated by Kenneth Girrard and Betty Guernsey.

Open through January 27, 2012
Monday–Thursday, 10 AM–8 PM
Friday–Sunday, 10 AM–4 PM

CCPS GALLERY
Manhattan Campus
144 West 14th Street
Second Floor

Friday
Nov182011

FINE ARTS FACULTY EXHIBITION

This exhibition, section two of two, will highlight the work of faculty members in the Department of Fine Arts.

Through January 6, 2012
Monday–Friday, 9 AM–5 PM
Saturday, 12–5 PM

THE RUBELLE AND NORMAN SCHAFLER GALLERY
Brooklyn Campus
200 Willoughby Avenue
Chemistry Building
First Floor

Wednesday
Nov162011

Holiday print sale

Prints by graduate and undergraduate students are available for sale in time for the holidays. Nothing will cost more than $50, and only cash will be accepted. 

Through January 22, 2012

BROOKLYN CAMPUS
200 Willoughby Avenue
Chemistry and Machinery Buildings
Basement Print Shop

For exact times throughout the sale, call the Print Shop at 718-636-3612.

Tuesday
Nov152011

PRATT Partners with WNYC for Station's 6TH ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY CELEBRATION  

Pratt has partnered with public radio station WNYC as the station holds its 6th annual Martin Luther King Day celebration, which examines the civil rights battle Dr. King embraced. Join Cami Anderson, superintendent, Newark, New Jersey public schools; Jami Floyd, managing editor of The Global Game World Report; Fredrick C. Harris, director, Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Columbia University; Brian Lehrer, host, WNYC; John A. Stokes, plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case Brown vs. Board of Education; and Touré, an African-American journalist and critic, for an uplifting afternoon of discussion, performance, and personal reminiscence.

Sunday, January 15, 2012, 3 PM

BROOKLYN MUSEUM
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
Cantor Auditorium

Monday
Nov142011

Designer Todd Oldham Gives Anna and Joseph Syrop Annual Lecture 

Designer Todd Oldham will talk about the legendary designer Alexander Girard, whose distinctive career is celebrated in a new monograph by Oldham and writer Kiera Coffee.  

The talk is an Anna and Joseph Syrop Annual Lecture, part of a lecture series endowed by the Selz Foundation that features talks by outstanding individuals in interior design.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 6 PM

HIGGINS HALL CENTER SECTION AUDITORIUM
Brooklyn Campus
61 St. James Place 

This event is free and open to the public; however, attendees with Pratt IDs will be seated first.

For more information, contact 718-636-3630.

Saturday
Nov122011

Installation and Sculpture Artist Alice Aycock at VISITING ARTIST LECTURE SERIES

Alice Aycock, Ghost Ballet for the East Bank Machineworks, installation view, Nashville, Tennessee, 2007Alice Aycock is an installation and sculpture artist whose work can be seen at The Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, and The National Gallery in London.

The Pratt Visiting Artists Lecture Series is an annual series organized by the Department of Fine Arts to welcome nationally and internationally recognized fine artists to share their experiences with the Pratt community. To see the full line-up, click here

Lectures January 31 through April 17, 2012
Tuesdays, 12:45 PM
 
ENGINEERING BUILDING
Brooklyn Campus
200 Willoughby Avenue
Room 307

Thursday
Nov102011

2012 Pratt Fashion Show and Cocktail Benefit

Pratt Institute's 2012 class of fashion designers will present original works at the 2012 Pratt Fashion Show, which will feature the best work by Pratt's graduating seniors. The designs to be shown on the runway will be pre-selected by a panel of fashion industry experts and press and will span several categories of apparel. A cocktail benefit will take place after the runway show and proceeds will benefit Pratt's Department of Fashion Design.

Fashion Show
Thursday, April 26, 2012, 6 PM
Center548
548 West 22nd Street
New York, New York 10011 

Cocktail Benefit
Thursday, April 26, 2012, 7:30–10 PM
PH-D at Dream Downtown
355 West 16th Street 
New York, New York 10011 

For more information and to purchase tickets, email fashionshow@pratt.edu or call 718-399-4548.