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Exhibition of M.F.A. Second-Year Graduate Students' Work Opens June 9

Alexis Fidetzis, still from Pentelicon ProjectAn M.F.A. exhibition of work by all second-year graduate students will be on view in the Schafler Gallery on Pratt's Brooklyn campus from June 9 through September 20.

Schafler Gallery, Chemistry Building, First Floor
Pratt Institute, 200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn
Monday–Friday, 9 AM–4 PM


Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winners Show Work At Pratt Manhattan Gallery June 5–14

Pratt Manhattan Gallery hosts an exhibition of work by students in grades 7 through 12 that have won national awards from the Scholastic Art & Writing program. The program has a longstanding history of spotlighting promising young American artists, including previous winners like Pratt alumnus Robert Redford as well as Lena Dunham, Andy Warhol, Stephen King, and Joyce Carol Oates. The exhibition displays 134 pieces of intermingled photography, ceramics and glass works, and writing. This event is free and open to the public.

On view Thursday - Saturday, June 5–14
Pratt Manhattan Gallery
144 West 14th Street
New York, NY 10011


Lee Friedlander: The Printed Picture On View through October 6

Photo: New York City, 1979, © Lee Friedlander/Fraenkel Gallery (from Letters from the People, D.A.P., 1993)Lee Friedlander: The Printed Picture, provides a rare look at the prolific photographer's iconic work. The show comprises five decades of Friedlander's seminal monographs from 1969 to 2014, related ephemera, and selected epigraphs and reflects the themes found in Friedlander's work, including the self-portrait, family, musicians, and the social landscape.

Opening Reception: April 30, 6:30–8 PM
On view April 30–October 6
Pratt Institute's Brooklyn Campus Library

Monday–Friday, 10 AM–5 PM

The exhibition is curated by Stephen Hilger, chair of Pratt Institute's Photography Department, and Peter Kayafas, visiting associate professor of Photography at Pratt Institute and director of the Eakins Press Foundation.

The show is made possible by Pratt Institute's Photography Department, Pratt Institute Libraries, Pratt Institute's School of Art and Design, D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, and the Eakins Press Foundation. This event is free and open to the public.