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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. 

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.

Corcoran School Winter Open House

Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Winter Open House

November 13, 2015

Interested in taking one of our classes? On December 19, the Graduate, Undergraduate, and Continuing Education programs will answer questions in our atrium. 

Spirits by Kohei Urakami

Griffin Gallery Opens with Spirits Exhibit

November 13, 2015

The Corcoran's Griffin Gallery opened with Spirits: Works by Kohei Urakami.  Run by students for students, the gallery provides a platform for innovative work.

Sanjit Sethi Gives an Artist's Talk

Sanjit Sethi Greets Alumni with an Artist's Talk

November 12, 2015

Corcoran Director Sanjit Sethi greeted alumni with a special reception for alumni. He gave an artist's talk that focused on his work and his vision for the school's future.

Push Factors Exhibit

GW’s Corcoran School Offers Public Hours for Atrium Exhibit

November 02, 2015

The Corcoran School atrium is open to the public for a new photography exhibit. "Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration." 

Stephanie Travis

Can Stephanie Travis Save Sketching?

October 14, 2015

Is drawing dead? Don’t tell that to Interior Architecture and Design Director Stephanie Travis.

Sanjit Sethi

Video Interview: Meet the Inaugural Director of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

October 05, 2015

Sanjit Sethi joined the George Washington University as the director of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Oct. 1.

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.