May 2019

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History of Copper

Copper has been an essential material since prehistoric times. In fact, one of the major "ages" or stages of human history is named for a copper alloy, bronze. Copper and its many alloys have played an important role in many civilizations, from the ancient Egyptians and Romans to modern-day cultures around the world.

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High Standards

There are hundreds of alloys of copper, from high coppers and bronzes and brasses, to other, more specialized alloys that mix a wide variety of elements with copper to create unique alloys with uniquely different and beneficial characteristics. Learn about the Unified Numbering System, which keeps all of these alloys organized.

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Copper Club Celebrates 75!

The Copper Club invites you to attend its 75th Anniversary Gala for an evening of fun and networking opportunities, with special guest speaker Ron Insana, a curated exhibit, live entertainment and a formal dinner. We’ll step back in time to the 1940s, the era of the inception of the Copper Club. 

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10 US and Five Canadian Projects Receive Copper Architecture Award

The North American Copper in Architecture Awards program recognizes excellent uses of copper in residential, educational and government buildings
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Copper in the Arts: Issue #112

Learn about Ursula von Rydingsvard's latest bronze sculpture, the iconic Galle Chandelier, a new exhibit at American Folk Art Museum, Donald Judd's retrospective at MOMA and more.
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Copper in the Arts: Issue #111

Get an inside look at the handcrafted copper gaslights of Bill Shook, view the mesmerizing new copper and mixed media exhibit by Matthew Barney, see new works by Jack Whitten, get a sneak peek at Boston's new MLK sculpture, and more.
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