News Archive


Corcoran NEXT Collage

Corcoran Unveils the NEXT Generation of Artists

April 08, 2015

No matter how you count the particulars of NEXT, they add up to the culmination of every Corcoran student’s experience at the school, and the apogee of his or her artistic career—so far, at least.

Student Corps and GW Museum

Student Corps Offers a Uniquely GW Museum Experience

April 01, 2015

In less than a month, the new GW Museum and The Textile Museum’s staff makes it a habit to pull talent from every corner of the university.

Chloe Rubenstein NEXT 2015

Corcoran Students Prepare for NEXT

April 01, 2015

The inaugural class of the George Washington University Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is preparing for NEXT, the school’s annual thesis presentation.

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.

Corcoran Art

National Gallery of Art Acquires More than 6,000 Corcoran Works

February 06, 2015

On February 5, the National Gallery of Art announced that it has completed an initial selection of 17,000 Corcoran works of art currently under its custody.

Protesters Circle of Protection

Alumnus Finds a Narrative for Ferguson

February 02, 2015

Corcoran alumnus, Sam Corum, BFA '12, makes a life changing decision and takes his camera right to the scene in Missouri.