Saturday Program Year End Show 2015

Sat, Apr 4, 12am - Fri, Apr 10, 2015 12am

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Saturday Program student work

Saturday Program student work

An art exhibition and spoken word performance by students of the Saturday Program, which provides free art classes to New York metro-area high schoolers.

Located on the 3rd floor of the Foundation Building.

Exhibition Reception
Saturday April 4, 2015
2:00PM – 3:00PM

Spoken Word Performance
Saturday April 4, 2015
3:00PM – 5:00PM
Rose Auditorium
41 Cooper Square
3rd Avenue at 7th Street
Lower Level

The Saturday Program gratefully acknowledges the generous donors who make the program possible. We are especially grateful to the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation for its major annual support.

The program would also like to thank the Altman Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Richard & Jean Coyne Family Foundation and Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation. We are also grateful for the in-kind support of Poets & Writers, Inc., and Materials for the Arts. The program is also supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

The Saturday Program would like to acknowledge the generous support of Jeffrey Gural and his wife Paula for establishing the Jeffrey Gural Saturday Program Fund, and Richard Lincer and his wife Ellen for their generous matching grant.

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.