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GW Museum and Textile Museum

New Museum Received Historic Preservation Award

August 26, 2015

D.C. Historic Preservation Office honors space for Innovative Design and Adaptation.

Renovations Underway

Corcoran Renovations Underway

August 21, 2015
As GW marks the one-year anniversary of its historic agreements with the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the National Gallery of Art, the iconic Corcoran Building on 17th Street is a hive of activity.
Sanjit Sethi

Sanjit Sethi Named Inaugural Director of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

August 04, 2015

GW announced Tuesday that longtime arts advocate and educator Sanjit Sethi will lead the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design as its inaugural directo

Sherry Zvares Sanabria Art

Virginia Campus Exhibition Honors Loudoun County Painter

July 13, 2015

Exhibition showcases the work of the late artist and alumna Sherry Zvares Sanabria, BA '59 at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus until the end of August.

MusicDept BalticStates StudyAbroad Tour

University Choir Hits All the Right Notes

June 22, 2015

GW music students traveled and performed at the Church of St. Casimir, a historic 15th century cathedral in Vilnius, Lithuania - one of four stops on their study abroad tour. 

Celebration of Textiles_Silk Road Dance Company

Museum Celebrates a World of Textiles

June 15, 2015

The Celebration of Textiles event attracted visitors for a full day of activities and performances at Foggy Bottom.

Duke Ellington Senior Art

Ellington Students ‘Experience the Unexpected’ at Corcoran School

May 13, 2015

Showing work at the Corcoran is a feat for any artist. It is an even more impressive accomplishment when the artists are in their teens.

Corcoran Building

Leo A Daly Firm Announced as Corcoran Architect

May 11, 2015

GW announced that internationally renowned architecture, engineering and planning firm Leo A Daly will lead phased renovations of the Corcoran School’s 17th Street building.

Brady Gallery Artist Conversation

Brady Gallery Illustrates ‘Art in the Making’

May 11, 2015

A new show featuring works by Jackson Pollock, Jules Olitski and Sam Gilliam explains how the process of teaching, learning and making art deserves as much credit as the end product.

NEXT 2015 Graduate Exhibition

Graduate Students Soar at NEXT Exhibition

May 04, 2015

Nearly 400 guests filled the 17th Street building to celebrate 63 M.A. candidates presenting their art to the D.C. community.

Corcoran Poetry Books

Corcoran Books That Wax Poetic

April 29, 2015

Luther W. Brady Art Gallery’s new display of Corcoran artists’ books celebrates National Poetry Month.

Graduate Reception

Corcoran Graduate Students Share NEXT Projects

April 29, 2015

The Graduate Reception exemplifies the Corcoran's MA programs in interior design, book arts, new media photojournalism, exhibition design and more.

Corcoran School Picture

Preservation Review Board Designates Corcoran Building’s Interior as Historic

April 27, 2015

Landmark status applies to large portions of the 17th Street building’s first and second floors.

Fillmore

GW, S&R Foundation Announce Sale of Corcoran School's Fillmore Building

April 21, 2015

S&R, a non-profit organization supporting individuals in the arts, sciences and social entrepreneurship, intends to use the building as an incubator for artists.

Whitney Waller Installation

Corcoran's NEXT Exhibition Marks a New Era

April 10, 2015

For the first time this academic year, the Corcoran's doors opened Wednesday night and revealed to nearly 700 visitors a space reinvented by Corcoran students for their annual thesis exhibition.

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