Please be advised that, due to weather conditions, The Cooper Union will close today, Monday, at 1 p.m., and will remain closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday. Classes beginning before 1 p.m. today should be dismissed at 1 p.m. Classes starting at 1 p.m. or later are canceled. Administrative offices will close at 1 p.m. today and be closed tomorrow. Staff in security, housing, and buildings and grounds should confirm schedules with their supervisors. A decision about Wednesday's schedule will be posted by 9 p.m. Tuesday. Please watch email or see this website for updates. The add/drop period will be extended through the end of day on Tuesday February 3rd.
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.