Classes will begin on time and administrative offices will open on time on Thursday, March 5. We will continue to monitor the weather and its potential impact on the safety of our faculty, staff and students and will update the community as needed. Please use your best judgment, based on your own circumstances, in deciding whether you can travel safely to campus.
Heidi King received her M.A. in Primitive Art History from Columbia University. She is Research Associate in the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In addition to a number of gallery talks, her recent scholarly work includes essays on Pre-Columbian art works in Recent Acquisitions (The Metropolitan Museum), The Spirit of Peru (M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco), The Collector's Eye (Brooklyn Museum), and Glanz und Untergang des Alten Mexiko (Romer and Palizaus Museum, Germany). She has also taught a course on Pre-Columbian Art at Pace University, Pleasantville Campus.
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.