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Nine Members of the GW Community Awarded Pulitzer Prizes

May 12, 2022
The deputy director of the Program on Extremism, a Corcoran faculty member and seven alumni from CCAS, Corcoran and SMPA were recognized for their excellence in journalism.
Pat Sheridan (Corcoran ’99)

Corcoran Alumnus at the intersection of design, technology and business establishes the Patrick Q. Sheridan ‘99 Endowed Scholarship

May 04, 2022
Pat Sheridan’s world of work is changing fast -- its evolution accelerated by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Modus Create, the company he started, and its team of global consultants positioned him to take advantage of those changes and aid companies transitioning to digital technology.
NEXT 2022 Opening Night gala

Student Art Shines at NEXT 2022

May 02, 2022
The Corcoran’s thesis and capstone show made a triumphant in-person return after two years online.
Nateé Himmons, “Humanity.”

First In-Person Show in Two Years: GW Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Reopens to the Public with the NEXT Generation of Artists

April 26, 2022
Emerging artists at the George Washington University’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design will present work at the first, in-person major student show in two years.
Women leaders

Women Leaders at GW Discuss Career Paths with Students

April 19, 2022
A Women’s Leadership Program symposium heard from the heads of GW Law, the Elliott School and the Corcoran School.
NEXT 2022

Designed by Undergrads, NEXT 2022 Brand Celebrates Nostalgia and Messiness

April 19, 2022
Juniors Amanda Bohn and Alexandra Tan of the Corcoran’s Design Lab handled every element of the exhibition’s branding.
Flagg Building at the Corcoran

Museum World Undergoes Big Changes

March 29, 2022
Corcoran professor Suse Anderson says stewardship, not ownership, marks shifting museum practice.
Wes Halloway

Body of Work: Student Artist Deconstructs Stereotypes

March 09, 2022
After being partially paralyzed in an accident, Wes Holloway focused his work on body images that challenge society’s expectations.
Mask making class

When Theaters Close, What Happens to Actors?

March 02, 2022
GW professor and recent graduates describe rising to the pandemic’s challenge.
Women's Mobile Museum

At Women’s Mobile Museum, Viewpoints from the Margins

March 02, 2022
The collaborative exhibition, on display through March 11, features 10 emerging Philadelphia artists.
Rendering by Bryce Delaney

How the Coronavirus Is Changing Architecture

February 16, 2022
Home and office will share more features post-pandemic, GW professor and student say.

Important Updates on Spring Semester for Corcoran Students

January 07, 2022
Updates for the Corcoran community for spring semester.
Clarice Smith

In Memoriam: Artist, Philanthropist Clarice Smith

December 15, 2021
The Corcoran community remembers the life of Clarice Smith, B.A. ’76, M.F.A. ’79, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts ’12, a nationally renowned artist, former faculty member and generous philanthropist who, along with her late husband, Robert H. Smith, named the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Hall of Art at GW.
Mengjiao Wang

Open Faculty Positions at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University

December 14, 2021
Corcoran at GW is seeking applications for five full-time Professors in Art History, Design, Interior Architecture and Theatre.
A Portrait of George Takei

Professor Dana Tai Soon Burgess' Dance Company Creates “A Portrait of George Takei”

December 13, 2021
DTSB Dance Company unveiled its newest piece.