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The Naming of Things: Selections from the NYPL Picture Collection

Custom11:00 AM – 5:00 PMNovember 10 – November 10, 2017

Consider how pictures function in our culture, how we define them, and how others react to the words we ascribe to them.

A two-part interactive exhibition organized by Pratt Institute students that showcases the nature of the cataloging process at the New York Public Library’s Picture Collection, with an interactive gallery in which audience members can try their hand at cataloguing objects on display.

Curated by Pratt Institute students and alumni Ethan Kell, Jingqi Liu, Abbi Newfeld, Sam O’Neill, and Caroline Sartono in collaboration with Adjunct Associate Professor Peter Kayafas.

Thursday, October 5–Friday, December 15, 2017
Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday, 11 AM–5 PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 5, 6–8 PM

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