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Tshirt contest

Help Pick Corcoran's Next T-Shirt Designs!

GW’s Corcoran School of the Arts & Design needs YOUR help choosing the Corcoran t-shirt contest winners from our four talented finalists!

Dana Burgess at the Press Club

Choreographer Dana Tai Soon Burgess discusses inspiration, artistic expression at book talk and performance

A conversation about dance and Burgess’ development as an artist, during a Feb. 23 Press Club event.

Doug Lang

Remembering Doug Lang

It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Doug Lang, a beloved Professor of Writing at the Corcoran College of Art and Design.

Alumni books

Gift Guide: Alumni’s recently written and illustrated books may be the perfect stocking stuffer, many for the young and young at heart

Like the alumni featured in this year’s gift guide, these five authors also took a few left turns, be it returning to a forgotten story from their past or switching media altogether.

Nora Neely

From Student to Stage: An Exhibition Designer Lights Up The Arena

Nora Neely, a recent graduate of the George Washington University’s Exhibition Design program, now builds arena stages.


Transformer20: Retrospective Exhibition & Benefit Auction Gala

On the occasion of our 20th anniversary, Transformer presents Transformer20 - a dynamic, large-scale exhibition featuring one hundred artworks by artis

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GW’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Welcomes New Faculty

Beginning the 2022-2023 academic year, the Corcoran added several new professors to its roster–including award-winning writer Aruna D’Souza.

Matt Eich

Matt Eich—Preservator of the Past, Shaper of the Present

Eich, a photographic essayist, teaches photojournalism at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University.

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A Communal Search for Answers in a Challenging World

This year, the William Wilson Corcoran Visiting Professor of Community Engagement will be Aruna D’Souza, an art critic and writer whose book, Whitewalling...

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Finding Identity on the Disco Dance Floor

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