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Nov 12 Opening Receptions

Tue, Nov 12, 6pm - Sat, Nov 16, 2019 8pm

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Student show by Calla McInnes, Ty Pawlowski, Win Knutson Student show by Elisha Felix
Student show by Calla McInnes, Ty Pawlowski, Win Knutson

Opening Tuesday 12 November, 6-8pm

Student Show

Calla McInnes, Ty Pawlowski, Win Knutson, Plaza, 2nd Floor Lobby

Elisha Felix, 7th Floor Lobby

Exhibitions on view Nov 13 - Nov 16, Wednesday - 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.