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Monday
Nov072011

FINE ARTS FACULTY EXHIBITION

This exhibition, section 2 of 2, will highlight the work of faculty members in the Department of Fine Arts.

November 17, 2011–January 6, 2012
Opening reception, November 16, 4–6 PM
Monday–Friday, 9 AM–5 PM
Saturday, 12–5 PM

THE RUBELLE AND NORMAN SCHAFLER GALLERY
Brooklyn Campus
200 Willoughby Avenue
Chemistry Building, First Floor

Friday
Nov042011

School of Architecture Fall Lecture Series

Pratt Institute's School of Architecture Fall Lecture Series will feature several prominent names in architecture. To see the full lineup of speakers, click here!

Thursday, November 17, 6 PM
Lecture by Paul Schumacher, company director and senior designer for Zaha Hadid Architects.

HIGGINS HALL AUDITORIUM
Brooklyn Campus
61 St. James Place

Thursday
Nov032011

LECTURE BY ANIMATOR EMILY HUBLEY

Emily Hubley, still from animation One Self: Fish/GirlThe semester's final lecture in the Department of Digital Arts Lecture Series features animator Emily Hubley. The series features critics, artists, and curators of digital art. The guests include both emerging talent and established pioneers in the fields of digital animation, motion arts, interactive artwork, and digital imaging. To see this semester's line-up, click here!

Wednesday, November 30, 12:45 PM

MYRTLE HALL
Brooklyn Campus 
536 Myrtle Avenue
Room 4E-3

Wednesday
Nov022011

Holiday print sale

Prints by graduate and undergraduate students are available for sale in time for the holidays. Nothing will cost more than $50, and only cash will be accepted. 

December 1January 22
Chemistry and Machinery Buildings, Basement Print Shop
For exact times throughout the sale, call the Print Shop at 718-636-3612.  

Opening Receptions:
Thursday, December 1, 5
8 PM
Chemistry and Machinery Buildings, Basement Print Shop

Friday, December 9, 58 PM
Student Union
Brooklyn Campus
200 Willoughby Avenue

Tuesday
Nov012011

Resonance: Looking For Mr. McLuhan

Reporter with Borders, video still by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer.This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the pioneering media critic Marshall McLuhan and aims to demonstrate how McLuhan's thinking still resonates with contemporary artists. Boasting work from 16 different artists, the exhibition is curated by guest curator Berta Sichel, director of the department of audiovisuals and chief-curator of film and video at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, and assistant guest curator Mariano Salvador, a filmmaker and former assistant curator in the department of audiovisual and Web coordinator, also at the Museo Nacional Centro de Art Reina Sofía.

Open through December 21
Tuesday–Saturday, 11 AM–6 PM

PRATT MANHATTAN GALLERY
Manhattan Campus
144 West 14th Street
Second Floor

Lecture by Artist and Filmmaker Chris Petit
In his public talk titled "From Celluloid to Digital," Chris Petit will discuss the transitions of his career over the past three decades. Petit is an internationally renowned English filmmaker and author whose prolific film career covers 35mm feature films, mainstream television, fiction, and documentary.

Tuesday, December 6, 6:30 PM

PRATT MANHATTAN GALLERY
Manhattan Campus
144 West 14th Street
Second Floor

Photo: Courtesy of Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Orwicz, Connecticut

Monday
Oct312011

Designer Todd Oldham Gives Anna and Joseph Syrop Annual Lecture 

Designer Todd Oldham will talk about the legendary designer Alexander Girard, whose distinctive career is celebrated in a new monograph by Oldham and writer Kiera Coffee.  

The talk is an Anna and Joseph Syrop Lecture, part of a lecture series endowed by the Selz Foundation and featuring talks by outstanding individuals in interior design.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 6 PM

HIGGINS HALL CENTER SECTION AUDITORIUM
Brooklyn Campus
61 St. James Place 

Admission is free. For more information contact 718-636-3630.

Monday
Oct312011

VISITING ARTIST LECTURE SERIES

Alice Aycock, Ghost Ballet for East Bank Machineworks, installation view, Nashville, Tennessee, 2007The Pratt Visiting Artist Lecture Series is an annual series organized by the Department of Fine Arts to welcome nationally and internationally recognized fine artists to share their experiences with the Pratt community. To see the full line-up, click here!

Lectures January 31 through April 17, 2012
Tuesdays, 12:45 PM

ENGINEERING BUILDING
Brooklyn Campus
200 Willoughby Avenue
Room 307

Photo: Courtesy of the artist