News Archive


Joan Ayap and Felipe Oyarzun Moltedo

Dana Tai Soon Burgess: Dancing in the Time of COVID (photos)

October 23, 2020
In the early evening of Friday, Oct. 9, at the Arts Club of Washington, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company performed historic solos choreographed by Michio Ito, as well as excerpts from Burgess’s latest dances, inspired by the paintings of John Singer Sargent.
Red Antigone play poster

Antigone: A Virtual Take on a Greek Tragedy

September 30, 2020
The Corcoran’s program of Theatre and Dance will be presenting a virtual performance of the classic Greek tragedy, Antigone, on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 7:30 PM (EST) via Zoom for free.
Paul Rucker

Paul Rucker: Artist Plans to Collaborate with Corcoran Students to Address Social Issues Through ‘The Black Wall Street Project’

September 29, 2020
Visual artist, composer and musician Paul Rucker will be joining the Corcoran School of Arts and Design at GW as a visiting professor of community engagement for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Mark L. Power and wife, Virginia

Remembering Mark Power, Corcoran Professor and “The Father of Washington Photography"

August 28, 2020

It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Mark

Students conversing

Frequently Asked Questions for Corcoran Students

August 25, 2020
Questions from Corcoran students from both of our town halls on August 19-20, 2020.
Flagg stairs

Updates from the Corcoran: Limited access to studio spaces for thesis/capstone students & fall events

August 18, 2020
Welcome to the start of a new semester at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design!
Studio Classroom

The Home Studio As a Classroom

August 17, 2020
I can’t help but wonder about the studios and spaces that the students are creating for themselves in the following semesters, especially the incoming class and how long it took me to figure out what works for me.
GW All Access photo of Michele Carlson

GW All Access: Michele Carlson of the Corcoran

August 10, 2020
The artist and writer sees virtual learning as an opportunity to make the art of printmaking more democratic and accessible.
Invenire Se

NEXT 2020

August 03, 2020
In the midst of a pandemic, our graduating students find their creativity.
GW campus

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.
GW campus

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.