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A DANCER STUDIES INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Hana Springer represents the dance program as a double major in International Affairs and Dance, reflecting on her time as an apprentice with the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company.

Dance Opportunities


CARTOONIST'S SPIKED WORKS GET PUBLIC DISPLAY

The Corcoran School hosts exhibition of rejected cartoons by ex-Pittsburgh Post-Gazette cartoonist Rob Rogers. 

The Spiked Exhibition

PHOTOJOURNALISM PROFESSOR WINS PULITZER

Steve Elfers, a New Media Photojournalism professor, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2018.

More About the Prize


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

 

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Fine Art Photography's Keara Jashae Wilson’s artwork "Slaves to Masters" from NEXT 2018.

 

 

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New Media Photojournalism's Dongni Leah Miao "Landing" Archival Pigment Prints and Video from NEXT 2018.

 

 


EVENTS

 

 

GW Arts Walk

6.13.89
Exhibition open to the public from June 13 – Oct 6, 2019
Tuesday–Friday, 10am–6pm
Weekends 1pm–6pm
Opening night party, June 13
6–8pm

Flagg Building
500 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
FREE

6.13.89 will explore the highly politicized and publicized cancellation of the 1989 exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment.

Photo credit: Protest of the cancellation of Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment, June 30, 1989, Washington, DC. © Frank Herrera

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NEXT Exhibition and Opening Night
Opening night April 25, 6 – 9pm
Exhibition open to the public from
April 26 – May 18
Tuesday – Friday, 10am - 6pm
Weekends 1pm–6pm
Flagg Building
500 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

FREE

This annual exhibition showcases work by the graduating students of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University. NEXT includes the end-of-year work of undergraduate and graduate students

Photo credit: BFA Fine Arts student Yacine Fall © Denny Henry

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