Pratt Institute Participates in First Annual New York City Jewelry Week

Pratt hosted several events and exhibitions on both its Brooklyn and Manhattan campuses as part of the first-ever New York City Jewelry Week in November 2018 Featuring close to 90 events across the city, New York City Jewelry Week celebrated and promoted the multifaceted world of jewelry through exhibitions, lectures, workshops, tours, and collaborations Pratt Institute is the only institution in New York City that features a Jewelry BFA program, and the program has fostered strong ties among prominent jewelry businesses, organizations, and designers in New York and around the world.

On the Brooklyn campus, the Library Adorned Cuff Show featured work by Pratt jewelry students who drew inspiration from the historic Pratt Library to design cuff bracelets The Pratt Library also hosted an exhibition from the archives of Oscar Heyman, a New York jewelry manufacturing firm with 108 years of rich history At the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Pratt jewelry alumnae Casey Sobel '15 and Carrie Bilbo '09 were featured in a panel discussion, "Methods, Materials, and Creative Outcomes," about experimentation with materials and technique, hand-crafting, and manufacturing methods in jewelry design.

More information about specific events can be found on the New York Jewelry Week website. . More