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Exhibition Design Student Featured in Exhibit Celebrating the Scale Model

June 30, 2016

Exhibition Design student Emily Lin’s work is currently featured in an exhibit celebrating the importance of scale models and the role they play as communication tools and creative objects in the development of design projects.

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Corcoran Alumna Wins White House News Photographer Award

June 21, 2016

As a photojournalism student at the Corcoran more than a decade ago, Jessica Koscielniak read the writing on the wall: The journalism industry was headed in a more digital direction.

Professor Clare Brown to Present on the Next Generation of Experience Designers

June 17, 2016

What’s in store for the next generation of experience designers?

That’s a question professor Clare Brown, program head for the MA in Exhibition Design program, will aim to answer during a session at the Society for Experiential Graphic Design’s (SEGD) 2016 Exhibitions & Experiences Event in August.

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150 Years of Corcoran History Now Accessible to the Public

June 09, 2016

For the first time in almost 10 years, researchers and the public will be able to get a glimpse of materials documenting the nearly 150-year history of the Corcoran Gallery and the Corcoran College of Art and Design—now the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.

Questions and Answers Regarding Faculty Non-Renewals and the Future of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

June 07, 2016

As many in the Corcoran community know, several weeks ago I made critical decisions regarding the non-renewal of Corcoran faculty. Since that time, I have received many throughtful and passionate responses to the recently announced changes. As I have said to those of you who have written to me, I appreciate the conviction that accompanies these concerns. Below are answers aimed at addressing many of the questions I have been receiving. As you can imagine, these questions and answers are not intended to end discussions but rather provide a point of departure for future community-­driven conversations about the future of the Corcoran.