This year, for the first time, Pratt’s MFA Open Studios is united under one roof in the program’s new location on the seventh floor of Brooklyn’s Pfizer Building at 630 Flushing Avenue.
Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute Centralizes Its Formerly Diffuse MFA Fine Arts Studios
The school’s studios for graduate students in Fine Arts are now all housed under one roof, in the hulking former Pfizer factory on Flushing Avenue.
Visit Pratt Institute’s Brooklyn Campus for Alumni Exhibitions and a Creative Conversation with Kadir Nelson
On Saturday, September 17, Pratt Institute invites you to enjoy a day of festivities that will include an Alumni Exhibition showcasing the work of more than 65 graduates in galleries across Pratt’s Brooklyn campus. The day will also feature a conversation with alumnus and acclaimed artist and author Kadir Nelson, followed by a book signing.
Pratt Presents a Special Evening with Vik Muniz on May 2
Don’t miss this special, free President’s Lecture Series at Pratt Institute featuring renowned Brazilian artist and photographer Vik Muniz.
A Conference Considers the Philosophy of Street Art
Today, a three-day conference titled Philosophy of Street Art: Art in and of the Street begins at Pratt Institute and New York University.
Franklin Furnace, Performance Art Pioneer, Relocates to Pratt Under Long-Term Agreement
The storied avant-garde performance art nonprofit Franklin Furnace has relocated to the Pratt Institute campus under an agreement that will see the organization “nest” at the institution on a long term basis.
Pratt Institute MFA Open Studios, Saturday, November 8
On Saturday, November 8 Pratt Institute Fine Arts will host MFA Open Studios and MFA Performances. These events will showcase over 100 international artists who are currently enrolled in Pratt’s Fine Arts Masters program.
For Your Next Roadtrip: A Guide to America’s Art Parks
The sculpture park is a relatively recent art destination, really flourishing in the 1960s and 70s when artists explored the use of the American landscape as a medium for public art. Yet now the United States is dotted with these little art oases, from those that sprawl over rural acres to those embedded in the urban environment.
Bogarting the Flame: Pratt Students Get a Venue at Bushwick Open Studios
Thanks to further largess from the arts community, Pratt Institute’s Flameproof student exhibition will be coming to Bushwick Open Studios on June 1 and 2.
Painting Matters Now
Three months ago I attended a discussion at Hunter College called towards meaning in a plural painting world. The panel sought to examine today’s multiplicity of painting styles and determine if this is a positive or dilutive development for painting’s meaning as a whole. Last Wednesday, the Pratt Institute took on similar subject matter with a panel titled “Painting Matters Now: a Conversation.”