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Join Pratt for its 112th annual runway show featuring collections by the 2011 graduating class and presentation of the 2011 Pratt Fashion Icon Award to Vogue's European Editor at Large Hamish Bowles. The award will be presented by 2006 Pratt Fashion Icon Diane von Furstenberg.
Wednesday, April 27
6 PM Award Presentation and Fashion Show
7 PM Cocktail Benefit
Cocktail Benefit Music by
Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street
between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, Manhattan
Proceeds to benefit Pratt Institute's Department of Fashion Design.
As part of Pratt's 125th Anniversary Celebration, Pratt is holding a competition to choose the logo that will be used on the 125th Anniversary branded materials. The pool of designs from current students, alumni, faculty, and staff was narrowed down to three designs.
Members of the Pratt community can vote for their favorite design through Monday, May 9.
To cast a vote, click here.
The winner and two runners-up will be announced on May 16.
Fund for Pratt Phonathon to begin April 25.
Beginning Monday, April 25, students from throughout Pratt will be calling alumni and parents asking them to contribute to The Fund for Pratt, the Institute’s annual giving program. The phonathon is part of Pratt’s efforts to encourage participation in The Fund for Pratt, which provides funding for financial aid and scholarships, faculty development, and innovations in the curriculum. Over the past two years, alumni giving to The Fund for Pratt has increased by 60%. You don’t have to make a large gift to make a big difference. When you receive the call, say “Yes” to Pratt!
To give to The Fund for Pratt today, click here.
Pratt Institute will present Pratt Show 2011, an annual juried exhibition of exceptional design work by over 300 of Pratt’s graduating students from May 10 through May 13 at The Manhattan Center located at 311 West 34th Street.
Pratt Show 2011, juried by Pratt faculty, will feature the best work by students in various programs at Pratt including advertising, digital arts, fashion, graphic design, illustration, industrial design, interior design, jewelry design, and package design.
For the first time, a special exhibition at Pratt Show 2011 will feature top design work created in studios sponsored by Pratt's corporate partners.
The Pratt Show is designed to give industry professionals and the public a chance to see the best work of students in Pratt’s design programs, many of whom will go on to become masters in these industries.
Tuesday, May 10, 9 AM-5 PM
Wednesday-Thursday, May 11-12, 9 AM-9 PM
Friday, May 13, 9 AM-1 PM
There will be a special champagne reception for design industry professionals from 6 to 9 PM on Tuesday, May 10. Tickets to the reception are free but required for entry, along with business credentials.
There will be a reception for friends and family of participating students from 6 to 9 PM on Wednesday, May 11.
For more information call 718-636-3506 and press 2 for reception.