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Apr 24 Opening Receptions

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 6 - 8pm

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senior presentation, Kelsey Mitchell
senior presentation, Kelsey Mitchell

Opening Tuesday 24 April, 6-8pm

Senior Shows

Juan Alvear, Great Hall Gallery

Sofia Dixon, 1st Floor Colonnade

Xavier Alicea, Layers of Fiction, 2nd Floor Lobby

Emily Spalding, What I See, Including Some of the People Around Me, 5th Floor Lobby

Kelsey Mitchell, Bee on Her Cheek, 6th Floor Lobby

Martina Cox, 7th Floor Lobby

Santiago Corredor and Gilberto Mena, 41 Cooper Gallery


Exhibitions on view Apr 24 - Apr 28, Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 7pm

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.