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Luther W. Brady Art Gallery



“The continuing evolution of the [Luther W. Brady Art] Gallery in making a very strong statement and a window to Washington not only to the students of George Washington University but also to the public in Washington in general.”

- Luther W. Brady, M.D.



An Announcement from The Luther W. Brady Art Gallery

LenoreDear Friends, Colleagues, & Alumni: We would like to announce the retirement from the George Washington University of Lenore D. Miller, Director, University Art Galleries, and Chief Curator, effective June 30, 2020.  A familiar face to many of you, Lenore has served as a member of the George Washington University art world for more than four decades and her mark will forever be a part of the Brady Art Gallery and the GW Collection.

"I will always think of GW as family, historically welcoming and creatively rewarding. From my graduate studies working with GW faculty artists and historians to the many students I taught and saw accomplish so much in their exhibitions. I was privileged to know Dr. Brady for almost twenty years; and through his generosity and networks within the art world, met and worked as a curator with so many great artists..."
- Lenore D. Miller

Please join the entire GW Community as we wish Lenore best in her retirement.  You can read more about Lenore and her career in GWToday


Current Exhibitions


Due to the situation with COVID-19 the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery is temporarily closed to the public.  Please check the university's COVID-19 website for more information.


Upcoming Exhibitions


Sean Scully, Yellow Yellow Yellow Triptych, 2009, oil on aluminum.  Estate of Luther W. Brady, M.D., 2019. 


Icons of Contemporary Art: Selections from the Luther W. Brady Collection


Luther W. Brady, M.D. (1925-2018), the gallery's namesake and benefactor, was a world-renowned radiation oncologist who earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the George Washington University (GW). He also received the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts from GW in May 2004 and the President's Medal in 2015. In a lasting gift to the university, he left a number of works from his personal collection of artwork by renowned American and European artists including Richard Diebenkorn, Helen Frankenthaler, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, and Jules Olitski to the GW Collection.  Over 50 works will be on view.



The George Washington University is home to multiple collections that are overseen by the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, and the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery at the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design.

Browse a selection of works from these collections now, and stay tuned as we continue to grow this digital archive.



The Luther W. Brady Art Gallery also oversees the GW Collection of outdoor sculpture.  There are over 30 works installed over all three campuses of the University.  For more information please download the Campus Icons Walking Tour below.

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Gallery Staff


Olivia Kohler-Maga

Contact Us


Gallery Office:

Corcoran Flagg Building
500 17th Street, NW, Suite 142

Washington, DC 20006


[email protected]