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Over 500 graduate and
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1878: OUR founding

 

Programs and Degrees

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CORCORAN STORIES

 

 

IN PHOTOS: CORCORAN STUDENTS’ LIFE DURING THE PANDEMIC

Olga Jaramillo Salazar has lived in eight countries. Her teenage daughters have lived in four. Before she entered her current career as a photographer seeking her MA in new media photojournalism at the George Washington University’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, she was a globetrotting economist.

Now, with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, she’s documenting the way she and her family have to deal with strictly limited movement.

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IN PHOTOS: DEVOTION AND DEFIANCE AT D.C. PROTESTS

In the last few weeks, photojournalist Eric Lee has taken a tear gas can to the leg. He’s stood beneath a military helicopter as it descended on a crowd near the White House. He’s watched thousands of silent protestors lie still on the ground for more than eight minutes, marking the time it took for George Floyd to die while in the custody of the Minneapolis police.

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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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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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Student Work

 

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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.