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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.

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Securing Support for Your Long-term Projects

January 07, 2016

Mary Virginia Swanson, Executive Director of LOOK3, discusses how to secure project funding on January 12 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.


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.

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.

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.

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.