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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.