On Wednesday, May 16, more than 1,000 degrees were conferred at Pratt’s 129th Commencement ceremony at @radiocitymusichall. Honorary degrees were conferred to installation and conceptual artist Jenny Holzer, jazz pianist and music educator Ellis Marsalis Jr., and the Director of the @brooklynmuseum Anne Pasternak, who was also the keynote speaker. Shortly after his speech, Marsalis was joined by his sons, the renowned jazz musicians Wynton Marsalis ( @wyntonmarsalis), Branford Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, and Jason Marsalis for a performance of “Nostalgic Impressions.” In her Commencement speech, Pasternak urged graduates to “go do right” and “construct a better future for all.”
📸: Daniel Terna
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