Mar 5 Opening Receptions

Tue, Mar 5, 6pm - Sat, Mar 9, 2019 8pm

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senior presentation, Yelena Khajekian and Camila Villa

senior presentation, Yelena Khajekian and Camila Villa

senior presentation, Raya Terran

senior presentation, Raya Terran

Opening Tuesday 5 March, 6-8pm

Senior Shows

Raya Terran, Mother of a Friend, 7th Floor Lobby

Yelena Khajekian and Camila Villa, ily, 41 Cooper Square Gallery

Student Show

Babe Enet and Diego Herrera, 2nd Floor Lobby

Exhibitions on view Mar 6 - Mar 9, Wednesday - Saturday, 11am - 7pm

  • 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.