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Flagg building's 17th Street doors

Corcoran Building’s Historic Doors To Be Restored

March 28, 2016

Last week, the George Washington University announced that a gift from American Express will be used to restore the Corcoran’s historic external doors.

Ahmed Mater holds aloft a neon antenna

A Conversation with Saudi Artist Ahmed Mater

March 15, 2016

On March 22, leading Saudi artist Ahmed Mater will discuss his groundbreaking work in video, photography, painting, and installation offering an unparalleled perspective on contemporary Saudi Arabia. His talk will be from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM in Hammer Auditorium.

A pregnant woman holds a red balloon that reads Generation Red.

Generation _____(RED) Installation and Silent Disco

March 09, 2016

Corcoran graduate students in the Masters in Exhibition Design program have teamed up with (RED) to create an experiential concept that tells the (RED) story through physical and emotional moments centered around audience engagement. The installation, Generation ____(RED) will open on Tuesday, March 22, and run through Saturday, March 26. Public hours are Tuesday - Friday, 1:00 PM to  5:00 PM and Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Come discover the next generation of (RED) at the Corcoran's Rotunda Gallery.

An Afghan woman in elaborate clothing with a blue pleated shawl

Blue Wings and AWWP Celebrate Afghan Women's Voices

March 03, 2016
On March 8, join Blue Wings and the Afghan Women's Writing Project as they celebrate the voices of Afghan women through Afghan poetry, music, visual arts and cuisine. The event runs from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Corcoran's Hammer Auditorium.