In December 2016, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
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The Course of Empire: The Arcadian or Pastoral State
Oil on canvas
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In 1961 the City University of New York was founded by merging the city's existing five senior and two community colleges. Since the 1970s, the University has had to fight to maintain an adequate budget. This button was probably issued during one of those battles.
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