News Archives

Director's Statement on the NEA and NEH

January 31, 2017

While the Corcoran does not currently receive any direct funding from the National Endowment for the Arts or the National Endowment for the Humanities, any talk of dismantling these remarkable organizations is deeply disturbing. The hallmark of a healthy, robust society is in the way it supports culture, cultural critique and excellence in the arts. The NEA and NEH have supported organizations and individuals dedicated to excellence in the arts, with a keen interest in ensuring unseen and overlooked practitioners have an opportunity to thrive. 

Gallery 102 Presents Iconic African-American Photography Exhibition, ‘Songs of My People: 25 Years Later’

January 24, 2017

Gallery 102 is pleased to present a re-imagined version of the internationally successful original work, “Songs of My People,” which debuted in 1992, looking at African American life through the eyes of 50 African American photographers.

Portrait of Director Sanjit Sethi

Corcoran Director Sanjit Sethi Featured in 'Washington Business Journal'

January 20, 2017

The Washington Business Journal recently profiled Director Sanjit Sethi and his journey back to the Corcoran after his initial visit in 1995.

Photo by Gabriela Bulisova

New Media Photojournalism Professor's Photography Captures Effects of Incarceration on Kids

January 18, 2017
New Media Photojournalism Professor Gabriela Bulisova's powerful images capturing the effects of incarceration on children were recently featured in Smithsonian Magazine.