News Archive


Historic Corcoran

D.C. Historic Preservation Board Discusses Corcoran Building Designation

March 27, 2015

The D.C. Historic Preservation Board said Thursday it would decide next month whether to designate the interior of the 17th Street Corcoran building as historic.

GW Museum Opens

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum Opens

March 23, 2015

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum opened with a splash, as more than 2,000 visitors attended a weekend of celebration activities and inaugural events.

Gallery 102

'ON TIME, ON ACCIDENT' Displayed at Gallery 102

March 23, 2015

M.F.A. student Cassidy Garbutt’s current exhibition explores the relationship between chance and intent.


Corcoran’s Empty Bowls Project Helps Feed the Hungry

March 16, 2015

With the leadership of Professor Bob Devers, more than 500 ceramic bowls created by the Corcoran community benefit the homeless. 

Rug Installation

Museum Countdown: Staff Puts Finishing Touches on Exhibitions

March 15, 2015

The new George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will open its doors this weekend, marking the end of a two-year construction process on the corner of 21 St. and G Streets NW. 

Washingtonia Collection

Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection Moves into New Home

March 11, 2015

Students help curator unpack artifacts on D.C. history inside the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum’s Woodhull House.

Mind fluctuations

Inside Maida Withers’ MindFluctuations Dance

March 09, 2015

MFA student Felicia Avalos wears an Emotiv neuro headset to track her brain waves as she bends and folds her body during rehearsal for professor Maida Wither's newest show.

Menagerie Exhibit

Third-Year Corcoran Students Showcase Work in 'Menagerie'

March 04, 2015

Photography students at the Corcoran School explore memory in “Menagerie,” an exhibition on view at the 17th Street building’s White Walls gallery.

Corcoran Renovations

Updates on Corcoran Renovation, Historic Preservation Application

March 04, 2015

GW received the building as part of its arts agreements with the Corcoran last summer and is currently working on a phased renovation plan.

Maida Withers

Lisner Turns Toward Dance This Season

March 02, 2015

What if you could see what dancers are thinking while onstage? Professor of Dance Maida Withers gives audiences a chance to do that in her new show, "MindFluctuations" on March 19.