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2014 Summer Outreach & Artists In Residence Exhibition

Thu, Aug 7, 12am - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 12am

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Drawing by Max Tunney

Drawing by Max Tunney

This exhibition features works by high school students from the 4-Week Drawing Intensive Program, the 6-Week Pre-college Program and this year's Artists in Residence Amie Cunat, Yen-Hua Lee, Kamau Patton and Emily Weiner.

The exhibition will be open August 7th through August 20th, Monday through Thursday 9:00AM - 5:15PM on floors 2, 5 and 6 of the Foundation Building

We are profoundly grateful to Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation.

We gratefully acknowledge our other generous donors: The Altman FoundationSurdna FoundationNational Endowment for the Arts and Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation.

Located at 7 East 7th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues

  • 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.