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Exhibitions, Performances & Conversations

 

EXHIBITIONS SPRING 2022
(500 17th Street NW)

Visit the Corcoran! Current exhibitions at the Flagg Building are open to visitors. See hours for NEXT 22.
GW students, staff and faculty can use their GWID card at E Street or New York Avenue.

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NEXT2022

NEXT 2022

April 21 – May 15, 2022
The Flagg Building
500 17th St., NW
(Check hours)
1 – 6 p.m.

For the past decade, NEXT has been an opportunity to showcase the work and skills of Corcoran students at GWU. Held every spring as an end-of-year thesis and capstone show, it gives D.C. the opportunity to see the latest in contemporary art and scholarship. It is the Corcoran's celebration of its incredibly talented students.

This year, for the first time since 2019, NEXT will be an in-person experience, on view in Washington, D.C.’s historic Flagg Building  from April 21 - May 15, as well as a virtual show.

Ranging in the form of research papers, photo essays, films, performances, or paintings, NEXT provides the opportunity to commemorate the dedication of Corcoran students to their craft.

NEXT Opening Night April 28, 6 - 9 p.m.
500 17th Street NW:

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See viewing hours between April 21 - May 15.

 

NEXT SYMPOSIUM

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Flagg Building
Hammer Auditorium
500 17th Street NW

The 2022 NEXT Symposium is free and open to the public.

Join the Corcoran School for a day-long symposium featuring student research and presentations.

Please use the New York Avenue entrance upon arrival. Street parking is available. The closest Metro stop is Farragut North and/or Farragut West.

Zoom link details will be provided upon registration. The 2022 NEXT Symposium is co-sponsored by the Corcoran School, Corcoran Music, Corcoran Art History, and Corcoran Decorative Arts & Design History.

Questions? Contact [email protected]

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NEXT OPENING NIGHT PARTY

 

Thursday, April 28, 2022
6 - 9 p.m.
Flagg Building
Atrium
500 17th Street NW

For the past decade, NEXT has been an opportunity to showcase the work and skills of the Corcoran students.
This year, NEXT will be held as a hybrid of in-person and virtual presentations from April 21 - May 18, 2022.

Join us for this year's party. This event will be open to the GW and DC arts community.

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NEXT 180

Thursday, April 28, 2022
5 - 6 p.m.
Hammer Auditorium
The Flagg Building
500 17th Street NW

NEXT 180 features a series of brief, engaging creative presentations from students across the Corcoran School of Art and Design. Each student will have three minutes to enlighten, inspire or entertain. Prize money will be awarded to the most inspirational and innovative presenters.

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ANIMAL NATION

ANIMAL NATION

April 21 - 27, 2022
Mon – Fri
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Gallery 102
801 22nd St NW

ANIMAL NATION is a series of paintings addressing the state of American culture through allegory and stages anthropomorphized creatures. Humorously violent depictions of animals and humans encapsulate the contemporary American experience in pictorial form.

Nate Prati is currently finishing his MFA at the Corcoran School of Arts and Design.

What is your name?

What Is Your Name? Part I

April 25 - May 1
The Flagg Building
500 17th St., NW
Basement in nook across from B103 Mac Lab 

What Is Your Name? Part I is an exhibition that investigates how name shapes identity. Through the exhibition, the curator, Vanessa Chen (Social Practice '23) asks the artists the stories behind their names and how their names reflect history, politics, and the social construct. A collaborated concert performed by the Hip Hop Incubator will take place on April 29th in Phillips Hall B120. There is a chance to participate in Part II of the show What Is Your Name? in Fall 2022. If interested, please email [email protected] for more details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EVENTS & PERFORMANCES SPRING 2022

Spring Concerts

Corcoran Annual Spring Concerts

Join the GW University Orchestra and GW University Orchestra Band for the annual Spring Concerts.

GW University ORCHESTRA - Spring Concert

Sunday, April 10,
2022, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Lisner Auditorium
730 21st Street NW

GW University Orchestra Concert under the baton of Prof. A. Scott Wood.

 

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GW University BAND - Spring Concert

Sunday, April 10,
2022, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Lisner Auditorium
730 21st Street NW

Time for Spring and the GW University Band Concert under the baton of Prof. Michael Schmitz, featuring the Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble.

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GW requires all must wear MASKS- All visitors must attest to being vaccinated or negative Covid testing in last 72 hours.

Dilla Time

DILLA TIME: Dan Charnas, Kelley L. Carter, and Robert Glasper in Conversation About the Life and Afterlife of Hip Hop Producer J Dilla

Saturday, April 16, 2022, 1 – 3 p.m.
Jack Morton Auditorium

805 21st St NW

This free event, open to the public and the GW community, features three special guests: entertainment reporter Kelley Carter, author Dan Charnas, and pianist/composer/producer Robert Glasper. The event is a celebration of the influential hip hop producer J Dilla and Charnas’s new book DILLA TIME, a biography and musical analysis of the late hip hop producer from Detroit. The discussion will be followed by a book signing.

Dilla Time is co-sponsored by the Music Program of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, GW’s Department of American Studies, GW's Africana Studies Program, and the GW Humanities Center.

Pre- and post-event music courtesy of DJ RBI

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Corcoran Program of Music

Corcoran RECITALS & CONCERTS

GW Corcoran Music: Anna Schiavonni - Nica Alberston Junior Recital

Sat, April 16, 2022
3 – 4:40 p.m.
Flagg Building
Hammer Auditorium
500 17th Street NW
Please use New York Avenue Door

It's Spring and time for Recitals! Join Anna Schiavonni and Nica Alberston for their joint Junior Recital in Hammer Auditorium.

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GW Corcoran Music: Megan Ortman Junior Recital

Sat, April 16, 2022
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Flagg Building
Hammer Auditorium
500 17th Street NW
Please use New York Avenue Door

It's Spring and time for Recitals! Join Megan Ortman for their joint Junior Recital in Hammer Auditorium.

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MODULAR ON THE QUAD
Electronic & Computer Music Outdoor Concert

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
4 – 5 p.m.
Kogan Plaza

2121 H Street, NW

The students of Electronic & Computer Music Perform outdoors on Kogan Plaza.

FREE

MASKS ARE REQUIRED- All visitors must attest to being vaccinated or negative Covid testing in last 72 hours.

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GW Corcoran Music: Carolyne Im - Piano Senior Recital
Sat, April 23, 2022
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Flagg Building
Hammer Auditorium
500 17th Street NW
Please use New York Avenue Door

It's Spring and time for Recitals! Join Carolyne Im as she makes her Senior Piano Recital in Hammer Auditorium.

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Dance Concert Spring 2022

Dance Concert Spring 2022

April 21, 22, 23, 2022
7:30 p.m.
Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre
800 21st St. NW

Artistic Director:
Maida Withers
Concert Director:
Hayley Cutler
Guest Artist:
Kristina Berger
Faculty Choreographer:
Dana Tai Soon Burgess

Student Choreographers:
Robin Fern, Gracie Fletcher, Valerie Pena, Shannan Richard, Paige Valego, Zoe Warren

With Guest Artist Kristina Berger, Principal Dancer of Erick Hawkins Dance Company, setting Erick Hawkins' Cantilever (1963) to original piano score by Lucia Dlugoszewski with Artistic Director Katherine Duke.

Come discover what's NEXT in Dance!

TICKETS

Image credit: Sabrina Godin

Corcoran Program of Music

MUSIC CAMERATAS

JAZZ CAMERATA
Thu, April 21, 2022
7:30  – 9:00 p.m
Phillips Hall, Room B-120
801 22nd Street, NW

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PIANO CAMERATA at 6:30, CHAMBER CAMERATA at 8
Wed, April 27, 2022
6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Phillips Hall, Room B-120
801 22nd Street, NW

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PERCUSSION CAMERATA
Mon, May 2, 2022
7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Phillips Hall, Room B-120
801 22nd Street, NW

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ELECTRONIC COMPUTER MUSIC CAMERATA
Fri, May 6, 2022
7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Phillips Hall, Room B-120
801 22nd Street, NW

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ACHILLES COME DOWN

ACHILLES COME DOWN - A thesis play written & directed by Alexander Rinaldi

Friday, April 22, 2022
7:30 – 9 p.m.
Saturday, April 23, 2022, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Building XX
Blackbox
814 20th Street NW

Join us for a look at what's NEXT as graduating senior Alexander Rinaldi presents Achilles Come Down.

Achilles Come Down takes the famous story of Achilles and Patroclus from the Iliad and shifts it into the modern world, trading spears and bows for city streets and crowbars.

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Jess Makler

Corcoran Program of Music: JESS MAKLER ECM Album release PARTY!

Friday, April 22, 2022
7:30 – 9 p.m.
Phillips Hall, Room B-120
801 22nd Street, NW

Don't miss this Album release party! Join Jess Makler (BA Journalism 2022, Music minor) as she drops JESS MAKLER: BRAVO ZULA, her Electronic Computer Music Album, with the added bonus of a live synthesize performance!

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NEXT Music 2022

Corcoran NEXT '22 Music Recitals 

GW Corcoran Music: Carolyne Im - Piano Senior Recital 
Saturday April 23, 2022 1 – 2:30 p.m. 
Flagg Building
Hammer Auditorium
500 17th Street NW

It's Spring and time for Recitals! Join Carolyne Im as she makes her Senior Piano Recital in Hammer Auditorium.

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Corcoran NEXT 22 Music Recital - Kristina Galstyan, Jazz Vocalist
Saturday April 23, 2022
5 – 6 p.m.
Flagg Building
Hammer Auditorium
500 17th Street NW

Join Corcoran Program of Music celebrating what's NEXT 22 -Kristina Galstyan, Jazz Vocalist.

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GW Corcoran Music NEXT 22: Laya Reddy, Senior Trumpet Recital
Sunday April 24, 2022
5 – 6 p.m.
Flagg Building
Hammer Auditorium
500 17th Street NW

It's Spring and time for Recitals! See what's NEXT22 and join Laya Reddy in her Senior Trumpet Recital in Hammer Auditorium.

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NEXT 2022

NEXT Opening Night Party

Thursday, April 28, 2022
6 - 9 p.m.
Flagg Building
Atrium
500 17th Street NW

For the past decade, NEXT has been an opportunity to showcase the work and skills of the Corcoran students.

This year, NEXT will be held as a hybrid of in-person and virtual presentations from April 21 - May 18, 2022.

Join us for this year's party. This event will be open to the GW and DC arts community.

RSVP

 

NEXT 180 2022

NEXT 180

Thursday, April 28, 2022
5 - 6 p.m.
Hammer Auditorium
The Flagg Building
500 17th Street NW

NEXT 180 features a series of brief, engaging creative presentations from students across the Corcoran School of Art and Design. Each student will have three minutes to enlighten, inspire or entertain. Prize money will be awarded to the most inspirational and innovative presenters.

RSVP

A Night at the Cinema

A NIGHT AT THE CINEMA

An evening of senior dance work created by Marney O’Connor, Hally Wood, and Emma Wasserman

Friday, April 29, 2022 7:30 p.m.
Building XX
Blackbox
814 20th Street NW

Come see an evening of dancer performances, including a dance film by Hally Wood, a solo by Emma Wasserman, and an Honors Thesis performance by Marney O’Connor. The theme of the evening: A Night at the Cinema! Come dressed in your Hollywood-themed best, or simply ready to enjoy an evening of dance!

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Natalie Parks EGO/DEATH

GW Corcoran Theatre: Natalie Parks EGO/DEATH

Friday, April 29, 2022
7:30 – 9 p.m.
Flagg Building
Hammer Auditorium
500 17th Street NW

Join Senior Corcoran Scholar Natalie Parks for a stage reading of their honors thesis, EGO/DEATH.

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Fridays @ 5

Fridays @ 5

April 29 (End of year celebration!)

The Corcoran Program of Music's Fridays @ 5 is back in Phillips B120 for Fall with everything from Jazz to Chamber, Electronic to Spoken Word, representing all that we learn together and building community together! It's fun, laidback and popular with faculty, students, alumni, and anyone who drops in! All the cool kids will be there!

*Note: January 28 will be held virtually.

Contact: Ann Norton [email protected]

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NEXT Graduation 2022

Corcoran Graduation Celebration

Friday, May 13, 2022,
4 – 6 p.m.
Flagg Building
Atrium
500 17th Street NW

Graduating students will take the first step of their lifelong journey as GW Corcoran alumni by celebrating with their friends, family, professors and fellow students. Come raise a glass to the class of 2022. The event will have light appetizers and refreshments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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