News Archive


NEXT 2015 Graduate Exhibition

Graduate Students Soar at NEXT Exhibition

May 04, 2015

Nearly 400 guests filled the 17th Street building to celebrate 63 M.A. candidates presenting their art to the D.C. community.

Corcoran Poetry Books

Corcoran Books That Wax Poetic

April 29, 2015

Luther W. Brady Art Gallery’s new display of Corcoran artists’ books celebrates National Poetry Month.

Graduate Reception

Corcoran Graduate Students Share NEXT Projects

April 29, 2015

The Graduate Reception exemplifies the Corcoran's MA programs in interior design, book arts, new media photojournalism, exhibition design and more.

Corcoran School Picture

Preservation Review Board Designates Corcoran Building’s Interior as Historic

April 27, 2015

Landmark status applies to large portions of the 17th Street building’s first and second floors.


GW, S&R Foundation Announce Sale of Corcoran School's Fillmore Building

April 21, 2015

S&R, a non-profit organization supporting individuals in the arts, sciences and social entrepreneurship, intends to use the building as an incubator for artists.

Whitney Waller Installation

Corcoran's NEXT Exhibition Marks a New Era

April 10, 2015

For the first time this academic year, the Corcoran's doors opened Wednesday night and revealed to nearly 700 visitors a space reinvented by Corcoran students for their annual thesis exhibition.

Corcoran NEXT Collage

Corcoran Unveils the NEXT Generation of Artists

April 08, 2015

No matter how you count the particulars of NEXT, they add up to the culmination of every Corcoran student’s experience at the school, and the apogee of his or her artistic career—so far, at least.

Student Corps and GW Museum

Student Corps Offers a Uniquely GW Museum Experience

April 01, 2015

In less than a month, the new GW Museum and The Textile Museum’s staff makes it a habit to pull talent from every corner of the university.

Chloe Rubenstein NEXT 2015

Corcoran Students Prepare for NEXT

April 01, 2015

The inaugural class of the George Washington University Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is preparing for NEXT, the school’s annual thesis presentation.

Historic Corcoran

D.C. Historic Preservation Board Discusses Corcoran Building Designation

March 27, 2015

The D.C. Historic Preservation Board said Thursday it would decide next month whether to designate the interior of the 17th Street Corcoran building as historic.

GW Museum Opens

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum Opens

March 23, 2015

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum opened with a splash, as more than 2,000 visitors attended a weekend of celebration activities and inaugural events.

Gallery 102

'ON TIME, ON ACCIDENT' Displayed at Gallery 102

March 23, 2015

M.F.A. student Cassidy Garbutt’s current exhibition explores the relationship between chance and intent.


Corcoran’s Empty Bowls Project Helps Feed the Hungry

March 16, 2015

With the leadership of Professor Bob Devers, more than 500 ceramic bowls created by the Corcoran community benefit the homeless. 

Rug Installation

Museum Countdown: Staff Puts Finishing Touches on Exhibitions

March 15, 2015

The new George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will open its doors this weekend, marking the end of a two-year construction process on the corner of 21 St. and G Streets NW. 

Washingtonia Collection

Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection Moves into New Home

March 11, 2015

Students help curator unpack artifacts on D.C. history inside the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum’s Woodhull House.