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Washingtonia Collection

Washingtoniana Collection Energizes Scholarship on D.C.

October 15, 2014

The new GW Museum and The Textile Museum will be home to Albert H. Small’s unparalleled trove of rare Washington maps, documents and other exceptional artifacts.

Faculty Senate Vinson

Columbian College Dean Outlines Corcoran School’s Progress

October 10, 2014

“We are well positioned to integrate our curriculum and create a school that sparks the imagination of our students...”

Textile Museum

Opening Date Set for George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

October 02, 2014

The new George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will open on March 21, 2015.

Corcoran Library Transfer

Corcoran Library Moves to Gelman

September 22, 2014

As the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design continues its integration into the GW community, Corcoran students now have a familiar resource on campus: their old library.

Kate Schuler Luce Fellow

Alumna Exposes Natural Beauty of the Philippines

September 17, 2014

Katie Schuler, a 2007 Corcoran alumna, has come across creatures endemic to the Philippines through a storytelling project she’s working on as a Luce Scholar.

Corcoran School

Historic Arts Agreement Transfers $43 Million to GW

September 10, 2014

As part of the finalized agreement among GW, the Corcoran and the National Gallery of Art, GW will receive approximately $43 million in funds.

Corcoran Presents Joseph Asher Hale’s 'Fathom'

Corcoran Presents Joseph Asher Hale’s 'Fathom'

September 08, 2014

Pangea Ultima is what some people think the world might look like in 250 million years.

Corcoran Check In

With Merger Twins Become Classmates

August 25, 2014

When fraternal twins Zach and Sarah Marin applied to college last year, they checked completely different boxes on their applications. Sarah knew she wanted a career in international affairs. Zach opted for an artsier route and settled on a photojournalism major. 

Corcoran Flagg building

Corcoran, George Washington University and National Gallery of Art Complete Agreements

August 21, 2014

The historic agreements between the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Corcoran College of Art and Design, the George Washington University and the National Gallery of Art are now final. With the completion of Thursday’s transactions, the new partnership to preserve the Corcoran legacy is officially underway.

The Corcoran Flagg building

GW, Corcoran and National Gallery Receive Approval to Implement Agreements

August 18, 2014
Leaders of the George Washington University, the Corcoran and the National Gallery of Art today received approval from the D.C. Superior Court to implement their historic agreements that were first announced in February 2014.

New Joe Hale Show at Gallery 31

August 14, 2014
Fathom is an educational cross-section model of the Earth with its future super-continental landmass Pangea Ultima, speculated to form in 250 million years. This installation is an extension of Joe Hale's latest work using sculptural models of real and fantastically modified locations to alter the viewers sense of place, and blur the boundaries between fact and fiction.
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Master of Arts in Teaching Graduation Exhibition

July 29, 2014
Master of Arts in Teaching graduation exhibition featuring Mary Battiata, Susannah Brown, Lauren Bomba, Sara Gibson, Hernan Gigena, Jenna Lee, Justin Pyles and Rachel Samuel.
There is No Rising or Setting Sun, new paintings and works on paper by Maggie Michael

Fine Art Faculty Maggie Michael to begin G Fine Art 10th Anniversary Season

July 28, 2014
G Fine Art begins its 10th anniversary season with There is No Rising or Setting Sun, new paintings and works on paper by Maggie Michael.

Crème de la Corcoran

July 24, 2014
Fourth year students from the Corcoran College of Art + Design’s Fine Art department descend upon Baltimore for their final show as undergrads.

Corcoran Faculty and Student Exhibition in Italy

July 23, 2014
Thursday, September 19 the exhibition of Fine Art faculty work, Siamo Quel Che Mangiamo? Sostenibilita` e arte (Are We What We Eat) opens at the Pirelli Tower in Milan, Italy.