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NEXT 2020

August 03, 2020
In the midst of a pandemic, our graduating students find their creativity.
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Important Fall Update: Adjusting GW’s On-Campus Plans

July 27, 2020
Throughout this pandemic, we have been grateful for your flexibility, patience, and resilience, as together we have navigated the uncertainty and change of these challenging times while supporting our foremost priority—our community’s health and safety.
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Message from Provost Blake Regarding New Regulations on Student Visas

July 08, 2020
The George Washington University is proud to enroll international students from more than 130 countries.
Stubbs and Wooton has produced a limited run of replica Lincoln slippers.

What’s Afoot at President Lincoln’s Cottage

July 07, 2020
Alumna Erin Carlson Mast, the CEO of the museum in Northwest D.C., says the 16th president’s carpet slippers are a window into the emotional and physical worlds he inhabited.
Lonnie Bunch

A Late Morning With the Smithsonian Secretary

July 07, 2020
Lonnie Bunch spent a decade as a GW professor and then founded the National Museum of African American History and Culture. In March, he talked with “GW Magazine” about the importance of history, how we tell stories—and who tells them.
Mike Corcoran recieving an award

How Mike Corcoran, BFA ’06, Foiled a Bank Robbery

July 07, 2020
In October 2018, the corrections officer, photographer and former Marine was waiting in line to make a withdrawal from a northwest Pennsylvania bank. When a masked man tried to rob it, Corcoran intervened.
Joe Altenau

Joe Altenau Sets the Stage at New Jersey’s Prudential Center

July 07, 2020
As a theatre major, Joe Altenau, CCAS BA ’08, worked behind the scenes on productions that thousands of people attended every year. Today, his behind-the-scenes role at New Jersey’s Prudential Center reaches millions.
Frank DiPerna

Remembering Frank DiPerna

July 01, 2020
It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Frank DiPerna, a beloved Professor of Photography at the Corcoran.
photo of flower petals on glass

In Photos: Corcoran Students’ Life During the Pandemic

June 15, 2020
National Geographic featured GW students in a piece about how college students are documenting their period of isolation.
U.S. Capitol

In Photos: Devotion and Defiance at D.C. Protests

June 15, 2020
Corcoran student Eric Lee is chronicling the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality.
Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts

DreamWorks creator of Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts hosts virtual GW event

June 02, 2020
DreamWorks animator Radford Sechrist will give a remote lecture on Tuesday at 7 p.m. for Corcoran School of the Arts & Design students and alumni that’s open to the public.

"Our Hearts Are Heavy": Message from GW's Office for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE)

May 31, 2020
The Corcoran would like to share this message from GW’s Office for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE) with our community.
Summer Solo Series

G102 Announces Artists for 2020 SUMMER VIRTUAL PROJECTS

May 11, 2020
Gallery 102 announces the two artists who will be presenting projects this summer.
Do Not Touch


May 06, 2020
Gallery 102 presents 'Do Not Touch,' a virtual exhibition of recent works by students in the Corcoran School of Art and Design’s Critical Practices, Spring 2020 class.
Currents of History

Currents of History

May 01, 2020
A Museum Studies class at the George Washington University presents Currents of History on May 1, 2020