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.
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.
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.
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!
Preview the Pratt Pack Catalog before the Auction HERE
Pratt Fine Arts Center is proud to participate in Veterans Glassblowing Day on November 9, 2013. Organizations from all over the country are participating in this nationwide initiative by hosting a day of free glassblowing classes for the nation’s Veterans and provide an experience that is fun, challenging, and community driven.
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!
The Constructed Narratives class with Morgan Brig will feature an exhibition and presentation by Morgan Brig during the month of October.
Are you an artist looking for resources and support for your practice and independent projects?
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.
Contemporary Makers: The Jewelry of Julia Heineccius, Amy Reeves, Rebbecca Tomas, Vina Rust, and Julia Harrison
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!
Sarah Perkins to give Master Artist Lecture at Pratt.
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!
Dann Webb has created large scale public art installations, and his work can be found in numerous private collections. Dan is represented by Greg Kucera Gallery. www.danwebb.squarespace.com
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.