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"Out of the Past" Panel at the Corcoran

February 16, 2016

"Out of the Past," a panel discussion featuring experienced theater professionals, will take place on February 22 from 2:45- 3:45 PM in the Corcoran's Hammer Auditorium.

A tour of a conservation lab

Amber Kerr Hosts Tour of Smithsonian Conservation Lab

February 12, 2016
Amber Kerr, Paintings Conservator, will host a behind-the-scenes tour of a paintings conservation laboratory at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on March 4, from 3:00 - 4:00 PM. The special tour is in association with a lecture about Jackson Pollock's seminal work, Mural
Laura Rivers in front of a Pollock painting

Laura Rivers Discusses Pollock's "Mural"

February 12, 2016
Laura Rivers, Associate Paintings Conservator at the J. Paul Getty Museum, discusses how scientific analysis, historic research, and artistic intent informed the understanding, interpretation, and exhibition of Jackson Pollock's seminal work, Mural
Congressman Mark Takano posing

Corcoran Students 3D-Scan Congressman Takano

February 12, 2016

Davide Prete's Sculpture and New Technologies class presented their work at the Making in the Arts show on February 2. The class exhibited 3D-printed sculptures that will be part of "The American Flag," a sculptural panel project. The students discussed their work and 3D-scanned show attendees on the spot—including Congressman Mark Takano. 

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Joan Hall Lecture in Hammer Auditorium

February 11, 2016

Sculptor Joan Hall will speak about her work in the Corcoran's Hammer Auditorium on February 18 from 5:00-6:00 PM. 

paper nautilus shell sculpture

National Collegiate Handmade Paper Art Triennial at the Corcoran

February 02, 2016

The Corcoran is pleased to host the 2016 National Collegiate Handmade Paper Art Triennial. 

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Corcoran Freshmen Have Their First Show

January 28, 2016

Corcoran freshmen will show their First Year Studio work on February 3, from 6:00- 8:00 PM in the White Walls Gallery at the Flagg Building. Members of the GW Community are welcome to attend.

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Generation Queer Opens in Griffin Gallery

January 28, 2016

The student-run Griffin Gallery is pleased to announce "Generation Queer," their new show, on exhibit from February 5-27 in Gallery 6.

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Fictilis Show Opens in Atrium Gallery February 5

January 27, 2016

Wildcat Hauling: Working with Waste in Public Space, the latest installation by FICTILIS, will be showing in the Atrium Gallery from February 5 to March 20. 

A laptop computer made of old printed materials and books

Corcoran Faculty Present at GW Digital Humanities Showcase

January 27, 2016

Corcoran faculty member Jim Mole will be presenting at the GW Digital Humanities Showcase on February 12.

Quilt patterned ceramic piece

Ceramics Annual Opens in Gallery Four

January 26, 2016

The Corcoran's Ceramics department holds their annual exhibit on February 5 in Gallery Four.

The Grass Isn't Always Greener Book Cover and Sample Pages

Art and the Book Program Wins Big In Nashville

January 21, 2016

The Art and the Book program took home several prizes on January 8th at the 2016 College Book Art Association Annual Conference in Nashville.

Protestor in Guy Fawkes mask

Push Factors Exhibit Closing Panel Discussion

January 20, 2016

The artists behind Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration will hold a panel discussion to close their exhibit in the Corcoran's atrium gallery. 

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(Red) and the Corcoran Team Up to Offer New Masters Degree Studio

January 15, 2016

We are excited to announce an innovative collaboration between (RED) and the Corcoran to offer a Masters in Exhibition Design Studio.

Edie Opara

Pentagram's Eddie Opara Speaks

January 07, 2016

Join us for a night with the Pentagram's designer and visual strategist, Eddie Opara on January 15 in the Corcoran's Hammer Auditorium from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.