Spring Outreach Exhibition

Tue, Apr 8, 12am - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 12am

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Thirty four scholarships were awarded to outstanding high students in the metro area to attend spring Outreach courses taught by School of Art instructors and visiting artists.  The exhibition represents 2dd, 3dd and drawing.  Instructors/Guest Artists were Cara DiEdwardo, Aurora DiArmendi, Pablo Diaz, Diann Bauer, Carol Pereira-Olsen, Dave Johnson, Stephanie Hightower, Dorothea Hokema, and Chitra Ganesh.

Opening Reception 5th Floor Lobby - April 8th, 6PM - 8PM

Exhibition Open Wednesday - Friday, 11AM-6PM 

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.