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Fall 2018

Spiked

Spiked: The Unpublished Cartoons of Rob Rogers

Exhibition closes October 14, Open to the public Tues – Fri, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Weekends, 1 – 6 p.m.

Atrium Galleries at Flagg Building
500 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

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Two patrons admiring work from Full Circle: Hue and Saturation in the Washington Color School

Full Circle: Hue and Saturation in the Washington Color School

Exhibition closes October 26; Open to the public Tues – Sat, 1 – 5 p.m.

Luther W. Brady Art Galleries
Flagg Building
500 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

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Masquerade Ball

Costume Ball

Saturday, October 20  8 – 11 p.m.

Atrium at Flagg Building
500 17th Street, NW

Current students, faculty and alumni of the Corcoran College and GW are invited to our biggest event of the fall: a costume ball!

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Bridging Boundaries: Reopening

Bridging Boundaries: Reopening

Exhibition closes October 14
Open to the public Tues – Fri, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Weekends, 1 – 6 p.m.

Atrium at Flagg Building
500 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

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Hestia hanging

It’s Material: A Workshop Series on Material Culture and Historical Inquiry

Scale: Taking the Measure of Things
October 17 from 5 – 6:30 p.m.

Flagg Building
500 17th Street, NW
Salon Doré
Washington, DC 20006

Michele Cohen, Curator, Architect of the Capitol

Eleni Hasaki, Associate Professor, Anthropology/Classics, University of Arizona

Moderated by Jenna Weissman Joselit, Professor, History and Judaic Studies, GW

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Colonials Weekend 2018

Colonials Weekend

October 26 – 28
Throughout campus.

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WATER Trespassing Liquid Highways

WATER /ماء: Trespassing Liquid Highways

September 10 - October 12, 2018
Opening Reception + Performance
Mon, September 10
6 –8  p.m.

Gallery 102
801 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

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Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang

Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang Life Celebration

Fri, September 28, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

A celebration of Elizabeth Kitsos-Kang's life and work as a member of the Theatre & Dance Program at the Corcoran School of Arts and Design at the George Washington University.

GWU Building XX
814 20th Street Northwest 
Washington, DC 20006

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Spiked Talk

“Spiked”: A Conversation with Rob Rogers & Other Editorial Cartoonists

October 3,  6 – 8 p.m.

Hammer Auditorium 
Flagg Building
500 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

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Proof

Proof

Play by David Auburn
Directed by Kerri Rambow

October 18, 19, 20 at 7:30 p.m.;
October 21 at 2 p.m.

Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre
800 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

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On the Threshold of Winter

On the Threshold of Winter (East Coast Premiere)

Music and Libretto by Michael Hersch
Text adapted from Marin Sorescu’s The Bridge
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irected by Ah Young Hong
Video Design by Maxwell Bowman
Ah Young Hong, soprano
Tito Muñoz, conductor

Saturday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Flagg Building
North Atrium
500 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

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Material as Evidence

It’s Material: A Workshop Series on Material Culture and Historical Inquiry

Material As Evidence: Dress, Identity, and Historical Inquiry
November 14 from 5 – 6:30 p.m.

Flagg Building
500 17th Street, NW
Salon Doré
Washington, DC 20006

Madelyn Shaw, Curator, National Museum of American History

Elizabeth Williams, Assistant Curator, Dumbarton Oaks

Moderated by Cristin Knight Sethi, Assistant Professor, Art History, GW

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Mr Burns

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

By Anne Washburn
Directed by Shirley Serotsky

November 1, 2, 3 at 7:30 p.m.
November 4 at 2 p.m.

Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre
800 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

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Howard Hodgkin in Venice

Howard Hodgkin in Venice

Exhibition opens: November 8 – January 25 Open to the public: Tuesday – Saturday 1–5 p.m.

Luther W. Brady Art Galleries
Flagg Building
500 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

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Dance Concert Fall 2018

Dance Concert Fall 2018

Concert Director Maida Withers

November 15, 16, 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre
800 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

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National Portfolio Day

National Portfolio Day

Saturday, November 17  9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

nationalportfolioday.org

Flagg Building
500 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Yarn/Wire

The Winter Journey

A World Premiere
Composed by Douglas Boyce
Commissioned and Performed by Yarn|Wire
November 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Work for two pianos and percussion based on the short story The Winter Journey by George Perec. Yarn|Wire is Ian Antonio, percussion; Laura Barger, piano; Ning Yu, piano; Russell Greenberg, percussion

Flagg Building
500 17th Street, NW
North Atrium
Washington, DC 20006

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GW University Singers

In Remembrance

Concert by University Singers
November 11 from 3 – 5 p.m.

Flagg Building
500 17th Street, NW
Center Atrium
Washington, DC 20006

As we reflect on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, we remember those who were lost, celebrate freedom, and uplift ourselves and each other with music.

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Brady Gallery

Italy Inspiration: Images from the GW Community

November 8, 2018 – January 25, 2019
open to the public Tues – Sat, 1 – 5 p.m.

Luther W. Brady Art Galleries
Flagg Building
500 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

This companion exhibition to Howard Hodgkin in Venice will exhibit photographs and prints from the GW Collection and paintings by GW alumni depicting the unique sites and feel of Italy. Also on view will be a number of prints by Howard Hodgkin recently donated to the GW Collection.

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Holiday Schedule 2018-19

Please note our exhibition spaces will be closed on the following days: 

  • Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - Independence Day 
  • Monday, September 3, 2018 - Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 22, 2018 and Friday, November 23, 2018 - Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Monday, December 24, 2018 - Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - Winter Holiday
  • Monday, January 21, 2019 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Monday, February 18, 2019 - Presidents Day
  • Monday, May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day

 

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