Upcoming Events & Exhibitions

  • Mar 19 Opening Receptions

    Senior shows by Michelle Cho, Brian Huang, Vinicius de Oliveira with Mia Lockhart, Claire Kleinman, Olivia Vankuiken; student show by Anjani Ramadhani, Magnus Petersen Horner

  • Our Brain on A.I.

    Learn about the human and social implications of artificial intelligence and machine learning

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    Torkwase Dyson: I Can Drink the Distance

    A solo exhibition by artist Torkwase Dyson, the Spring 2019 Robert Gwathmey Chair in Architecture and Art.

Torkwase Dyson Named 2019 Robert Gwathmey Chair

During her tenure, Dyson will show a new body of work, including a site-specific installation in the solo exhibition "I Can Drink the Distance," on view from March 26 through April 25, 2019 in 41 Cooper Gallery

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Presented by the BSU, the show opens on March 26

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Race Car Driver Gives Tips to Formula SAE Team

Simon Kirkby offered professional driving advice to the Cooper race car team 

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A 160th Anniversary!

Watch for this logo throughout 2019 as The Cooper Union celebrates its history and its future. The first major event will be the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Peter Cooper's statue on Monday February 11, at noon

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Mili Shah Will Solve Your (Math) Problems

The newly-arrived associate professor of mathematics loves to solve “math problems.” But not the kind most of us recall from our grade school days

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  • 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.