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Exhibitions, Performances & Conversations

Due to the situation around COVID-19, all Corcoran spaces are closed to the public in fall 2020. We welcome you to attend exhibitions and performances virtually this year.

The GW COVID-19 website is being updated regularly to include evolving guidance for the university community.






Virtual Commencement

Virtual Commencement CELEBRATION

GW’s Facebook page and on the Commencement website

Sunday, May 17, 2020
11 a.m. Eastern

We know that you have worked hard for this moment. Although our GW community is spread across the world, and we still plan to gather with your class on the National Mall in 2021, we want to commemorate the day and celebrate your achievements virtually this May.

We look forward to celebrating with you on May 17.

Virtual Tour

Virtual Talkback with animator Radford Sechrist

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
7 – 8 p.m. Eastern

You are invited to a special virtual talkback with animator Radford Sechrist, creator and executive producer of the critically acclaimed Netflix original series, Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts. Radford is a well known professional animator who has worked on classic feature films including Megamind, Kung Fu Panda 2, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and Boss Baby. He also teaches his craft at the California Institute of the Arts, Academy of Art University, Concept Design Academy, and the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art.

This will be a video chat on May 26 from 7 - 8 pm ET (4 - 5 pm PT). Open to all GW students, alumni, and artists in the DC community.

Watch a trailer of Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts.


ACA radio plays

ACA Radio Reps

Hamlet: July 15, 2020
Romeo and Juliet: July 16, 2020
Man and Superman: July 17, 2020

All plays stream live at 7:30 p.m. Eastern
(After live-streaming, the productions will be archived and made available as podcasts.)

We hope you will tune in to this year's final acting projects by the students of GW’s Academy of Classical Acting, three radio dramas directed by outstanding professionals: Aaron Posner, Holly Twyford, and Alec Wild.

With wonderfully evocative sound effects and music, these are radio dramas of the highest quality, reminiscent of Orson Welles's Mercury Theatre productions of the 1930s and early 40s. The three productions are: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman.

Admission: Free

Go behind the scenes and learn more at The Washington Post.