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END-OF-YEAR EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES

The COVID-19 pandemic prevented the Corcoran from hosting NEXT 2020, but many student artists still found creative ways to complete or rework their projects. See the NEXT that never was.

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COVID-19 UPDATES

Due to the situation around COVID-19, all Corcoran exhibitions and performances are canceled through the end of the semester.

The GW COVID-19 website is being updated regularly to include evolving guidance for the university community.

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GW COMMUNITY COLLABORATES TO PRODUCE PPEs FOR HOSPITAL WORKERS

An interdisciplinary team of GW students and faculty 3-D printed masks and face shields to protect health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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TIM GUNN MAKES IT WORK

Tim Gunn credits one of his “extraordinary teachers” at the Corcoran with helping him land his first teaching job. He earned a BFA in sculpture at the Corcoran School of the Art and Design in 1974. After serving as director of admissions for the Corcoran, he has become a world famous American fashion consultant, television personality, actor, voice actor and author.

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Student Work

 

TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF NEXT

 

 

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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

 

 

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The COVID-19 pandemic prevented the Corcoran from hosting NEXT 2020, but many student artists still found creative ways to complete or rework their projects.

 

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Currents of History

This year, a museum studies class put together an exhibition as part of NEXT, originally to be on view at the same time as the rest of the exhibition, centered on the theme that people, stories, and objects move.