Pratt is THE place. We take art seriously, but we also love an event! Our events are a place to gather valuable skills, attend stimulating lectures and enjoy electrifying exhibits. We invite you to become part of our vibrant art community that thrills to the exploration of all things visual. We’re a culture devoted to sharing, so you’ll find no intimidation or snobbery here — just some of the most interesting folks and happenings anywhere.
It’s that time of year again: PRATT’S BI-ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE! This is a family-friendly and fun event that is open to the public.
The Seattle Art Fair will showcase the vibrant culture and diversity of the Pacific Northwest by building on the region's existing momentum to create a truly unique, innovative art event that will further establish Seattle as an influential player in the global art landscape
Pratt's 33rd Annual Fine Art Auction will take place on Saturday, April 25 at Bell Harbor.
Featuring six prominent female artists in the Seattle metals scene: Judith Caldwell, Chelsea Gaddy, Hazel Margaretes, Amie McNeel, Lauren Osmolski and Julie Speidel
Join us for a special artist talk with Pratt's recent Artist-in-Residence Tyna Ontko. Tyna will discuss her residency and her current work. Free to attend.
Pratt's annual Holiday Art Sale showcases an exceptional selection of art and unique gifts in glass, jewelry, wood, textiles, sculpture, photography, painting, printmaking, and more.
Join us on September 6 from 6-9pm and see artists in action as they pull prints, blow glass, pour bronze, forge red hot steel and more!
This exhibition features the art of Pratt Jewelry/Metals students working at all skill levels and showcases the wide variety of techniques and interpretations which come from the creativity of students in our classes.
Jessica Hoffman and Akiko Jackson showcase their work from the 2013-2014 ArtBridge Fellowship at Ghost Gallery in Seattle. Conceptually sophisticated and masterfully executed, the exhibition opens on April 10, and is a true celebration of emergent talent in our region. Show runs April 10-May 4. Gallery hours 11am-7pm M-F (Tuesdays by appointment), 11am-6pm Sat/Sun.
Helen Elliott is an MFA graduate of Kent State University in Ohio. She was a 1998 recipient of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Fellowship, and in 2003 was awarded a 1% Public Art Commission for Lakeland Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore.Her work appears in many publications, and she has exhibited widely in the USA as well as the UK, Canada, and Jamaica. She resides in Baltimore, Maryland where she works as a studio artist and teacher and does commissions.
Join us on Saturday, April 26 for a vintage Vegas inspired celebration at our 32nd Annual Fine Art Auction: The Pratt Pack! Art from more than 200 artists, cool cocktails in handmade glasses, outbidding your pals... you don't want to miss the most exciting art auction in the city!
View the 2014 Pratt Pack Auction Catalog HERE
Enjoy an exceptional selection of art and unique gifts including handmade glass, sculpture, jewelry, paintings, prints, ornaments and other functional objects -- all made by local artists. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Pratt Fine Arts Center, the most dynamic year-round, multi-disciplinary arts center in the Pacific Northwest!
Each Fall, Pratt Fine Arts Center opens its doors to the public for “One Hot Night,” a free open house providing an exciting and welcoming environment for the public to learn about our dynamic studios for the visual arts.
Join us on a trip down the rabbit hole at our 31st Annual Fine Art Auction: The Mad Pratter! Art from more than 200 artists, fabulous drinks in handmade martini glasses, and an evening of madness with your friends...you don't want to miss the most exciting art auction in the city! Mark it on your calendar: May 4, 2013. See you there!
Artist demonstrations and activities for kids inform visitors of Pratt’s unique classes and programs and offer visitors a chance to meet instructors, students, and staff. Join us and see dozens of artists blow glass, pull prints, carve stone, fabricate jewelry and forge hot steel!
Pratt Exposed:Preview the art and meet the artists during Pratt's Auction preview party and exhibition night!
Artists of national and international renown visit Pratt.