News Archive



A Dance of Their Own

December 18, 2015

For two dancers, the MFA dance program provided an artistic forum to explore their cultural identities through deeply personal performances.

Untitled #9 artwork by a Corcoran Faculty Member

Faculty Art Exhibit in Gallery One

December 18, 2015

Curious about the artwork Corcoran professors create for their own projects? Come see the 2015 Winter Continuing Education Faculty Show, opening December 19.

Belgian Stained Glass Windows Being Removed

Belgian Stained-Glass Windows Return to Park Abbey

December 15, 2015

The Corcoran bids farewell to our beloved stained-glass windows as they return home to Park Abbey in Belgium.

Paintings of textiles from the museum

Textile Museum Challenges Painting Students

December 15, 2015

Janis Goodman’s intermediate painting class was challenged with using the collection of the Textile Museum as source material for a painting. 

Bradley Beal Sketches in a Drawing Class

Bradley Beal Draws from Life at the Corcoran

December 15, 2015

Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards talks about the challenges and satisfactions of his Corcoran School drawing class in this interview with Wizards Magazine.

Art Basel Brunch

GW Culture Buffs Hit Miami Beach for Art Basel

December 09, 2015

Artists, A-list celebrities, art collectors—and GW alumni—flocked to Miami Beach, Florida, this past weekend for Art Basel Miami Beach, one of the biggest art fairs in the United States.

Territory Exhibit

Territory Exhibit Opens in White Walls Gallery

December 09, 2015

Territory: Separation and Unification Jerusalem and Washington DC, a collaboration with Israel's Bezalel School, opens in the White Walls gallery.

The ornate Salon Dore at the Corcoran

The National Symphony Orchestra at The Corcoran

December 09, 2015

The Corcoran is joining forces with the Kennedy Center to bring you a performance by the National Symphony Orchestra. Musicians will perform in the Flagg Building's most-celebrated spaces.

OPEN Exhibit at the Corcoran

OPEN Exhibit Available for Viewing

December 05, 2015

OPEN, our annual exhibition of graphic, interior, and digital media design undergraduate student work, is now available for viewing during normal public hours.

Corcoran School Winter Open House

Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Winter Open House

November 13, 2015

Interested in taking one of our classes? On December 19, the Graduate, Undergraduate, and Continuing Education programs will answer questions in our atrium. 

Spirits by Kohei Urakami

Griffin Gallery Opens with Spirits Exhibit

November 13, 2015

The Corcoran's Griffin Gallery opened with Spirits: Works by Kohei Urakami.  Run by students for students, the gallery provides a platform for innovative work.

Sanjit Sethi Gives an Artist's Talk

Sanjit Sethi Greets Alumni with an Artist's Talk

November 12, 2015

Corcoran Director Sanjit Sethi greeted alumni with a special reception for alumni. He gave an artist's talk that focused on his work and his vision for the school's future.

Push Factors Exhibit

GW’s Corcoran School Offers Public Hours for Atrium Exhibit

November 02, 2015

The Corcoran School atrium is open to the public for a new photography exhibit. "Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration." 

Stephanie Travis

Can Stephanie Travis Save Sketching?

October 14, 2015

Is drawing dead? Don’t tell that to Interior Architecture and Design Director Stephanie Travis.

Sanjit Sethi

Video Interview: Meet the Inaugural Director of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

October 05, 2015

Sanjit Sethi joined the George Washington University as the director of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Oct. 1.