Mission: MISSION: PRATT FINE ARTS CENTER IS AN ARTS EDUCATION AND RESOURCE CENTER DEDICATED TO PROMOTING CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT AND ARTISTIC ENGAGEMENT TO THE LOCAL AND GLOBAL COMMUNITY. SINCE 1976, PRATT FINE ARTS CENTER HAS PROVIDED ART CLASSES FOR EVERYONE AND PROFESSIONAL-LEVEL EQUIPMENT FOR ARTISTS AT EVERY LEVEL. LOCATED IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, PRATT FINE ARTS CENTER IS DEFINED BY A DIVERSE AND VIBRANT COMMUNITY OF STUDENTS, INSTRUCTORS, AND EMERGING AND ESTABLISHED ARTISTS.
Programs: Classes and workshops offered in glass, metal, sculpture, jewelry, painting, drawing and print making to approximately 3,600 students. Includes special classes for the public youth, approximately 600 students served. Independent study access to approximately 700 students and artists working with glass, metal, jewelry, painting, drawing and print making.
gallery events and art sales serving approximately 5,000 local artists and students.
Pratt serves the northwest by providing educational programs and specialized facilities that enables everyone to make art through sculpture, glass, jewelry, printmaking, painting and drawing. It provides access to studios and an array of equipment for working artists and invites patrons of visual arts to support local artists and learn more about the skills and techniques of each discipline. But most importantly, Pratt invites everyone in, from young people challenged in the traditional school setting to retirees learning to fuse glass. With special intensive workshops offered by master artists and special events to help artists display and market their pieces, Pratt truly provides an open door to everyone who loves the visual mrts and wants to 'Make Art"