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FACTS

 

 

22

22 degrees offered

500

Over 500 graduate and
undergraduate students

1878

1878: OUR founding

 

Programs and Degrees

The Corcoran is excited to welcome students, faculty and staff to campus this fall. Learn more about the steps GW and the Corcoran are taking to prepare for your arrival to campus, including updating our public health protocols and reviewing and updating our buildings and classrooms.

 


NEXT 2021

 

 

"Adornment" from "Inheritance," by Maywadee Viriyapah, Fine Art BA 2020 (Dryer Lint, Yarn, Thread, Fabric, Glue)

Visit NEXT 2021: a dynamic, innovative, end-of-year celebration that gives students, faculty and D.C.’s art community the opportunity to see the latest in contemporary art, creativity and scholarship, presented by the graduating class of 2021.
This year, for the first time in its history, NEXT will be a hybrid virtual and physical experience, with outdoor installations on GW’s campus that will be on view until May 31, as well as a website where you can see students’ projects—from research papers to series of paintings to radio plays.

NEXT 2021


CORCORAN STORIES

 

 

CAPTURING HISTORY WITH ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE

Maansi Srivastava (Photojournalism ‘22) was featured in Rolling Stone, where she photographed whistleblower Kevin Chmielewski for their article on exposing the corruption of former EPA chief Scott Pruitt.

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WILLIAM WILSON CORCORAN VISITING PROFESSOR PAUL FARBER SHARES TROUBLESOME HISTORY WITH MONUMENTS ON CNN

Paul Farber, co-director of Monument Labs and 2021’s William Wilson Corcoran visiting professor, was featured in CNN and explored the lack of representation and accuracy present in American monuments.

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PROFESSOR DANA TAI SOON BURGESS AWARDED ​​PRESTIGIOUS HONOR IN DANCE

Dance Professor Dana Tai Soon Burgess (MFA ‘94) received the 2021 Selma Jeanne Cohen Lecture Award, one of the most prestigious dance and dance history lectures given in the field. The award provides a dance researcher or practitioner the opportunity to present a major paper or interdisciplinary presentation, based on research or a body of accomplished work, at the Fulbright Association’s annual conference.

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THE INFINITE WISDOM OF “GUNCLES”: HOW A CORCORAN ALUM ILLUSTRATES DIVERSITY

Corcoran alumnus Kyle Marcus Bryant (BFA Fine Arts '18) recently illustrated a book called "The Wisdom of Guncles" by author Michael Dumlao. The story explores the unique role unique role queer folk fill within their families and imparts wisdom that applies to the broader human experience.

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Student Work

 

TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF NEXT

 

 

photo of students viewing Margaret's work

New Media Photojournalism's Margaret Wroblewski's photography gives survivors of harassment on the Metro a voice.

 

 

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Ashley Llanes (BFA Fine Art Photography '19 recreated her Quinceañera photoshoot for her project for NEXT 2019.

 

 


EVENTS

 

 

Fridays at 5

FRIDAYS @ 5

January 28 (Corcoran Scholars Spotlight);
March 4; April 1;
April 29 (End of year celebration!)

The Corcoran Program of Music's Fridays @ 5 is back in Phillips B120 for Fall with everything from Jazz to Chamber, Electronic to Spoken Word, representing all that we learn together and building community together!

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Everybody

EVERYBODY

By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by Matthew R. Wilson

March 3, 4, 5, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.;
March 6, 2022 at 2 p.m.

This new adaptation of the late medieval morality play Everyman, a diverse cast  will randomly draw lots live on stage to determine which actor will play which part.

Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre
800 21st St. NW

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