TV Special on Pratt Institute To Make Debut

'Treasures of New York' focuses on Clinton Hill art academy, now in its 125th year.

A public television-produced documentary will soon give viewers across the U.S. a peek into the artistic, cultural and architectural touchstone that is Clinton Hill's .

A profile of Charles Pratt and the art educational outpost he founded in 1887 will air as part of the Treasures of New York series on June 13-14 on Thirteen and WLIW21.

The documentary will include Pratt's role in Brownstone Brooklyn's recent "revival," particularly along Myrtle Avenue.

According to a press release sent by Thirteen, the show also will focus on the work of famous alums like Robert Mapplethorpe as well as more recent Pratt-helmed contributions such as .

Treasures of New York featuring Pratt will air at 7 p.m. on WLIW21 on June 13 and at 8:30 p.m. on Thirteen/WNET on June 14. After broadcast, the episode will be available for viewing at thirteen.org/treasures-of-ny.


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