Posted Friday, April 27, 2012

Pratt Institute Presents: End of Year Thesis Exhibitions and Events

The extraordinary talent of hundreds of students graduating from Pratt Institute's programs will be on display at venues across the city in April and May. Below is a list of end-of-year shows and presentations by undergraduate and graduate students. All exhibitions, except for the 2012 Pratt Fashion Show + Cocktail Benefit and ICFF, are free and open to the public.   
 
ART AND DESIGN EDUCATION      
 
Museum Education Presentations
WHEN: Through Tuesday, April 17
Thesis Presentations II
WHEN: Thursday, April 19-Monday, May 7
Student Teaching
WHEN: Monday, April 30-Monday, May 7
WHERE: Nancy Ross Project Space, Main Building, 200 Willoughby Avenue, 2nd floor, Brooklyn Campus
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-636-3637
 
COMMUNICATIONS DESIGN  
 
Graduate Communications Design M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition
WHEN: Wednesday, April 13-Friday, May 11  
(Reception: Thursday, May 10, 6-8PM)
WHERE: Graduate Communication Design Gallery, 144 West 14th Street, 7th floor, Manhattan Campus
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 212-647-7573
WEBSITE: x.prattgradcomd.com
 
Graduate Communications Design Thesis Reviews and Survey
WHEN: Wednesday, May 2-Friday, May 4, Times TBD
WHERE: 123 West 18th Street, Manhattan Campus
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 212-647-7573

CREATIVE ARTS THERAPY
 
Creative Arts Therapy Student Exhibition
WHEN: Monday, April 16-Wednesday, May 9, Time TBD
WHERE: North Hall, 200 Willoughby Avenue, display case in front of Faculty Dining Room, Brooklyn Campus
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-636-3428
 
Creative Arts Therapy Student Exhibition and Dance Performance
WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 1-6 PM
WHERE: Brooklyn Waterfront Artists' Coalition (BWAC), 499 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-636-3428
 
DESIGN  (VARIOUS)
 
Pratt Show
WHAT: An annual juried exhibition of exceptional design work by over 300 of Pratt's graduating students  
WHEN: Monday, May 7-Wednesday, May 9
(Reception for industry professionals: Monday, May 7, 6-9 PM)
WHERE: Manhattan Center, 311 West 34th Street, New York
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-636-3506  

FASHION

2012 Pratt Fashion Show + Cocktail Benefit Honoring Fern Mallis
WHAT: The fashion show will feature the best work by graduating seniors from Pratt's Department of Fashion Design; Mallis will be presented with the Pratt Institute Fashion Industry Lifetime Achievement Award by designer Calvin Klein at the start of the show.
WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 6 PM
(Cocktail Benefit: Thursday, April 26, 7:30 PM)
WHERE: Center 548, 548 West 22nd Street, Manhattan
(Cocktail Benefit: PH-D at Dream Downtown, 355 West 16th Street, Manhattan)
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-399-4548 or visit www.pratt.edu/fashionshow

FILM AND VIDEO  
 
Senior Film/Video Show
WHEN: Monday, May 7, 7 PM
WHERE: BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Eric Trenkamp at etrenkam@pratt.edu or Dianne Bellino at dbellino@pratt.edu

FINE ARTS        
 
Senior Painting and Drawing Exhibitions
WHEN: Through Wednesday, May 9; Openings on Mondays, 6 PM
9 AM-5 PM, Mondays-Fridays
WHERE: East Hall, 200 Willoughby Avenue, Room 140, Brooklyn Campus
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-636-3634    
         
Senior Sculpture Exhibition
WHEN: Section I, Monday, April 16-Thursday, April 26 (Reception: Monday, April 16, 5-8 PM); Section II, Monday, April 30-Friday, May 11 (Reception: Monday, April 30, 5-8 PM)
WHERE: The Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, Chemistry Building, 200 Willoughby Avenue, 1st floor, Brooklyn Campus
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-636-3634          
 
M.F.A. Open Studios
WHEN: Friday, April 20
WHERE: 200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn Campus; Flushing Studios, 248 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 347-383-0878
WEBSITE: http://prattopenstudios.com/
 
Graduate Fine Arts 2012 Exhibition
WHAT: Master's degree candidates from Pratt Institute's Department of Fine Arts will exhibit work in all media
WHEN: Friday, May 11-Saturday, May 26
(Reception: Friday, May 11, 5-7 PM)
WHERE: Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 144 West 14th Street, 2nd floor, Manhattan Campus
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-636-3634    
 
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN    

 
Master of Industrial Design Thesis Presentations
WHEN: Thursday, April 26-Friday, April 27, 3:30 PM
(Exhibition: Thursday, April 26-Friday, April 27, 7 PM at The Candy Factory, 124 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn)
WHERE: Juliana Curran Terian Design Center, Pratt Studios, 4th Floor, Room 43
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-399-4225
WEBSITE: http://peopleandthings.org/
 
Industrial Design (ID) View
WHEN: Wednesday, May 2-Thursday, May 3, 9 AM-5 PM
WHERE: Pratt Studios, 200 Willoughby Avenue, 4th floor, Brooklyn Campus; Steuben Hall, 379 Dekalb Avenue, 2nd floor, Brooklyn Campus
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-636-3631     
   
International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF)
WHAT: Pratt, in collaboration with Herman Miller, will present an exhibition of furniture designs  
WHEN: Saturday, May 19-Tuesday, May 22
WHERE: Jacob Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York
WEBSITE: http://www.icff.com/
 
PHOTOGRAPHY   
 
Group Show for Graduating Senior Photo Students
WHEN: Thursday, April 19-Sunday, May 6
(Reception: Thursday, April 19, 5-9 PM)
WHERE: 111 Front Street, Room 210, Brooklyn
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Email Anne Turyn at aturyn@pratt.edu 
 
SCHOOL OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES  
 
School of Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Scholar Lecture
WHAT: Juan Cole, Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History, University of Michigan, will give a lecture on the question "Whatever Happened to the Arab Spring?"
WHEN: Monday, April 23, 6 PM
WHERE: Alumni Reading Room, Pratt Library, 200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn Campus
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-399-4427      
 
Writing Program/Humanities and Media Studies Senior Reading
WHEN: Thursday, May 3, 4 PM
WHERE: Rose Garden, 200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn Campus
Rain Location: Alumni Reading Room, Pratt Library
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 718-636-3570

MEDIA CONTACT:
Amy Aronoff at 718-636-3554 or aarono29@pratt.edu