Dec 12 Opening Receptions

December 12 - December 16, 2017

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Opening Tuesday 12 December, 6-8pm

Senior Shows

Alatz Ortega, The Great Hall Gallery

Ricky Edin, 1st Floor Colonnade

Morgan Roslyn, 2nd Floor Lobby

Magdalena Kryzanowski with Juan Alvear, 41 Cooper Gallery


Exhibitions on view Dec 12 - Dec 16, Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 7pm

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.