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Dec 4 Opening Receptions

Tue, Dec 4, 6pm - Sat, Dec 8, 2018 8pm

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India Armstrong, senior presentation

India Armstrong, senior presentation

Opening Tuesday 4 December, 6-8pm

Senior Shows

India Armstrong, Divine Intervention, 5th Floor Lobby

Maggie Coppersmith, Stuff for the New House, 7th Floor Lobby

Student Show

Group show organized by Mia Stearn and Olivia Vankuiken, 1st Floor Colonnade

Exhibitions on view Dec 5 - Dec 8, 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.