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Shawn Shafner, M.F.A. student at GW, explores Indigenous food source.


Shawn Shafner, M.F.A. student at GW, explores Indigenous food source.

Shawn Shafner

This is your chance to try eating acorns. They’re … not bad

Local artist and educator Shawn Shafner is celebrating with an exhibition and event series called “Acornucopia!”

Caroline Woolard

Visiting arts professor brings focus to sustainability, conceptual sculpture

Caroline Woolard stresses the importance of creating a community of artists.

Professor Cuellar and Paulette Chavira

Dance Embodies the Meaning of Mexico

An award-winning book by GW professor of Latin American literature and culture Manuel Cuellar recounts the importance of dance to the country’s identity.

Steve Mann

GW Students Given an Inside Look at Organizing Art Museum Exhibitions

Steve Mann of the National Gallery of Art presented an overall view of his job.

 World Fair---New York City, New York, 1964 photo by Garry Winogrand  World Fair-New York City, New York, 1964; printed 1974. Gelatin silver print mounted on Fabriano Classico paper. Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Gift of Raymond W. Merritt). © The Estate of Garry Winogrand, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery

Corcoran Faculty Members Select Works from the GW Collection for Show

Artworks chosen by faculty will be displayed on campus through Dec. 16.

Washington was interviewed by Tony Goldwyn, her longtime friend and former co-star on ABC's 'Scandal,' about her autobiography 'Thicker than Water.' (Lily Speredelozzi/GW Today)

Kerry Washington's Inspiring Return to GW: A Master Class, a Book Launch and a Revolutionary Revelation

The actor and alumna hosted an intimate discussion with theatre students before her sold-out book tour event at Lisner Auditorium.

From left: Sonya Rankin, Tony Goldwyn, Kerry Washington and Ellen M. Granberg backstage at Lisner Auditorium. (Lily Speredelozzi/GW Today)

Kerry Washington Creates $1 Million Earl and Valerie Washington Endowed Scholarship Fund to Open Doors to a Liberal Arts Education at GW

Emmy-winning actor, producer, activist, former trustee and GW alumna establishes need-based scholarship in honor of her parents.

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Corcoran School and National Gallery of Art Collaborate on New Home for Emerging Art and Education

The new initiative will facilitate immersive learning, art-making and interdisciplinary research to drive exhibitions, performances and curriculum at Corcoran.

Museum Gift Anouncement

The Textile Museum Receives Record $25 Million Gift

Anonymous donation will transform and sustain world-class textile conservation, curatorial scholarship and educational initiatives.