THE COOPER UNION END OF YEAR SHOW Students unveil pioneering work at architecture, art and engineering exhibition With the 43rd annual End of Year Show, students at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art make the transition from the studios and classrooms to the gallery as they formally exhibit their works in the Foundation Building and 41 Cooper Square, the collegeâ€™s state-of-the-art new academic building. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Opening night: Monday, May 24, 2010, 5â€“9 pm. Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Though June 26, 2010 Foundation Building, 7 East 7th St., b/w 3rd and 4th Aves. An exhibition of student works that explore the role of architecture in contemporary culture and society through conceptual and scaled drawings, detailed three dimensional models and digital renderings. Proposals range from new projects in New York City to sites in Haiti, Israel, Iran and others. The Cooper Union End of Year Show has a rich tradition of showcasing projects by emerging architects that has helped launch the careers of such well-known alumni as Elizabeth Diller, Ricardo Scofidio, Shigeru Ban, Laurie Hawkinson, Diane Lewis, Stan Allen, Daniel Libeskind, Toshiko Mori and Rolf Ohlhausen. The School of Art Through June 19, 2010, Foundation Building, 7 East 7th St., b/w 3rd and 4th Aves. A display of compelling individual and collaborative projects, illustrating the schoolâ€™s continuing role as an incubator of significant artists from historically influential artists such as Alex Katz and Lee Krasner to recent alumni including Leslie Hewitt, Piotr Uklanski and Matthew Monahan, to name a few. On multiple floors, a diverse array of sculpture, painting, graphic design and video installations will be on view in several gallery spaces Albert Nerken School of Engineering Through May 26, 2010 41 Cooper Square, 3rd Ave, b/w 6th and 7th Sts. An exciting variety of projects representing the different engineering disciplines ranging from a Formula 1 race car, battling robots, computer musical compositions, 3D printing, tissue engineering, stress distribution on a ballerinaâ€™s toe, electrical generating using waves and a steel bridge building. The installation in Cooper Unionâ€™s new academic building at 41 Cooper Square will showcase the inventive and important outcomes generated by the fields of mechanical, electrical, civil, and chemical engineering. EXHIBITION HOURS: Monday-Thursday 12 - 7 pm, Saturday 12 - 5 pm; Closed Fridays, Sundays and Memorial Day FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit www.cooper.edu for a detailed schedule of events. Follow Cooper Union on Twitter at http://twitter.com/cooperunion.
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