Corcoran Student Workshops

A series of workshops designed to introduce students to the basics of installing exhibitions and to expand their professional "tool-kit." Open to undergraduate and graduate students!

 

101 Exhibition Tool-Kit __Workshop Series 

This series of short workshops is designed to prepare students with basic practical exhibition skills as they consider presenting work within school or after graduation. Workshops are designed within this series to be relevant and inclusive to all Corcoran programs including performing, research, and design based programs. No prior experience necessary!

We STRONGLY encourgage all students participating in NEXT23 to attend either the fall or spring sessions. 

 

Fall Session: Sign up here

November 4, 11, 18, 2022
Fridays 1:30-4:00pm

Class One: AV/Tech led by James Huckenpahler and Brian Davis
Class Two: Hanging, Staging, & Mounting led by Daniel Jonas and Joe Bradley
Class Three: Documentation & Lighting led by Babette Pendleton, Kaitlin Jencso, and Ben Tankersley

 

Spring Session: Sign up here

February 3, 10, 17, 2023
Fridays 1:30-4:00pm

Class One: AV/Tech led by James Huckenpahler and Brian Davis
Class Two: Hanging, Staging, & Mounting led by Daniel Jonas and Joe Bradley
Class Three: Documentation & Lighting led by Babette Pendleton, Kaitlin Jencso, and Ben Tankersley


Specialized Tool-Kit__Workshop Series 

This specialized workshop series is available to all Corcoran students to increase their professional tool-kit and provide outlets for deeper knowledge. Workshops are held at specific times throughout the fall and spring semester. Some workshops are required by specific programs. Please contact your program head for more information.  

No prior expirence necessary! 

 

Fall Session: Sign up here

Object Handling and Safety
Led by Mary Coughlin
Friday, September 23

12-1:00pm
(mandatory for Museum Studies)

Watch the Workshop Here 

 

 

Curatorial Strategy & Audience Engagement
Led by Babette Pendleton and Olivia Kohler-Maga
Friday, October 21
1:30-3:30pm

 

Couriering
Led by Keri Towler, Registrar, GW Museum
Friday, October 28

4:00-5:00pm

 

Spring Session: Sign up here

Curatorial Strategy & Audience Engagement
Led by Babette Pendleton and Olivia Kohler-Maga
Friday, March 3
1:30-3:30pm

 

Collections Management Software
Led by Keri Towler, Registar, GW Museum
Friday, March 10

12-2:00pm


Professional Development Tool-Kit__Workshop Series

This series of short workshops is designed to prepare students with an opportunity to deepen their professional development as artists, researchers, designers, and cultural workers. Workshops are designed within this series to be relevant and inclusive to all Corcoran programs including performing, research, and design based programs.

No prior experience necessary!

 

Fall Session: Sign up here

Press & Promotion
Led by Naomi Rothwell and Babette Pendleton
Friday, December 2

1:30-3:00pm

 

Diversity v. Inclusion
Led by Mya Lesley-Drakeford
Monday, December 5

12-1:00pm (in person)

 

Spring Session: Sign up here

Resume Writing and Cover Letters
Led by Lori Kartchner and John Wetenhall, GW Museum and Textile Museum
Friday, January 20
12-1:30pm

 

Diversity v. Inclusion
Led by Mya Lesley-Drakeford
Monday, March 6
12-1:00pm (might be virtual)