New NYU School of Professional Studies Gallery Launches With an Inaugural Exhibit of Archival Photographs Titled “What’s Past is Prologue - 50th Anniversary of Super Bowl III - Jets vs Colts”

Retrospect Focuses on the Nation’s Divisions During the Tumultuous Late 1960s and How, Similar to Today, They Played out Publicly Through Professional Sports

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NEW YORK, February 4, 2019 The NYU School of Professional Studies recently created a new gallery exhibit space in the lobby of 7 East 12th Street, the building that houses its main administrative offices and some of its classroom space. 

The inaugural exhibit was launched in time for Super Bowl LIII, and is titled What’s Past is Prologue - 50th Anniversary of Super Bowl III - Jets vs Colts.It is comprised of photos that were provided courtesy of the New York Daily News, and affords an insider’s view into the nation’s divisions during the tumultuous late 1960s and how they played out publicly on professional football fields across the country.

Fifty years ago, the Super Bowl, the nationally televised professional football spectacle, featured the brash, hirsute, countercultural New York Jets versus the establishment, old guard, crew cut Baltimore Colts.  The field and players were then, like now, proxy for a cultural war that was tearing America apart. The exhibition will run through February 22, 2019.

The gallery will be accepting proposals for upcoming exhibits from across NYUSPS and the University.

If you are interested in submitting your work for consideration, complete the Art Submission Form and email high-res images to sps.fairchildgallery@nyu.edu. Please also submit a brief artist’s statement about your work, including your inspiration and your experience in creating the work, etc.                                          

About the NYU School of Professional Studies

Established in 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) is one of NYU’s several degree-granting schools and colleges—each with a unique academic profile. The reputation of NYUSPS arises from its place as the NYU home for industry-focused education and applied research that is related to key knowledge-based fields, in which the New York region leads globally. This is manifest in the School’s diverse graduate, undergraduate, and Professional Pathways programs that span a broad range of disciplines including: Accounting, Finance, and Law; Applied Health; Arts, Design, and Film, and TV; Economic and Urban Development; English Language Learning; Entrepreneurship; Fundraising and Grantmaking; Global Affairs; Global Security, Conflict, and Cybercrime; Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Management; Humanities; Human Resource Management and Development; Languages; Management and Systems; Marketing; Professional Writing; Project Management; Public Relations and Corporate Communication; Publishing; Real Estate, Real Estate Development, and Construction Management; Sports Business; and Translation.

More than 80 distinguished full-time faculty members collaborate with an exceptional cadre of practitioner/adjunct faculty members and lecturers to create a vibrant professional and academic environment that educates nearly 5,400 degree-seeking students from around the globe each year. In addition, the School fulfills the recurrent professional education needs of local, national, and international economies, as evidenced by over 18,000 Professional Pathways enrollments in Career Advancement Courses, Certificates, and Diploma Programs. The School’s community is enriched by nearly 25,000 degree-holding alumni worldwide, many of whom serve as mentors, guest speakers, and advisory board members. For more information about the NYU School of Professional Studies, visit sps.nyu.edu.