News Stories

Washington was interviewed by Tony Goldwyn, her longtime friend and former co-star on ABC's 'Scandal,' about her autobiography 'Thicker than Water.' (Lily Speredelozzi/GW Today)

Kerry Washington's Inspiring Return to GW: A Master Class, a Book Launch and a Revolutionary Revelation

The actor and alumna hosted an intimate discussion with theatre students before her sold-out book tour event at Lisner Auditorium.

From left: Sonya Rankin, Tony Goldwyn, Kerry Washington and Ellen M. Granberg backstage at Lisner Auditorium. (Lily Speredelozzi/GW Today)

Kerry Washington Creates $1 Million Earl and Valerie Washington Endowed Scholarship Fund to Open Doors to a Liberal Arts Education at GW

Emmy-winning actor, producer, activist, former trustee and GW alumna establishes need-based scholarship in honor of her parents.

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Corcoran School and National Gallery of Art Collaborate on New Home for Emerging Art and Education

The new initiative will facilitate immersive learning, art-making and interdisciplinary research to drive exhibitions, performances and curriculum at Corcoran.

Museum Gift Anouncement

The Textile Museum Receives Record $25 Million Gift

Anonymous donation will transform and sustain world-class textile conservation, curatorial scholarship and educational initiatives.

Caroline Woolard sits in her "Queer Rocker," a work she encourages others to reproduce.

Corcoran Visiting Professor Works to Shape a More Just World

Artist Caroline Woolard creates objects and experiences that require and encourage cooperation.

Filmmaker Reid Davenport

Award-Winning Filmmaker Reid Davenport Redefines Disability through the Lens of Art

The GW alumnus creates his films with an eye toward “removing systemic barriers in society.”

Tony Bennett

In Memoriam: Tony Bennett

GW Honorary Doctor of Music, President’s Medal recipient and occasional GW guest lecturer was a cultural icon who serenaded listeners for decades.

Luther W. Brady

Luther W. Brady Estate Gifts Significant Collection of Mid-Century Painting and Sculpture by Internationally-Renowned Artists

More than 130 works comprise the multi-million donation and provide hands-on experience for GW students.

Lauren Onkey

Vietnam 50 Years Later: War-Era Sounds and Images

Corcoran Director, Lauren Onkey was quoted by C-SPAN for their feature on “Vietnam 50 Years Later: War-Era Sounds and Images,’’ which was hosted by GW.

Maricarmen Solis

Corcoran Alumni Kudos

Corcoran Alumni Pave the Way for Future Generations of Artists.