Upcoming Information Sessions for Graduate Programs

Sessions are Listed Below by Program

Young woman working in computer labMA in Decorative Arts and Design History Information Session

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location: online

We invite you to join us on Wednesday, December 12 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST for an online information session and Q&A with Erin Kuykendall Thomas, Director of Graduate Studies and Assistant Professor for our Master of Arts in Decorative Arts and Design History! Learn how our graduate degree trains students to study historic objects and spaces across cultures in preparation for careers in museums, auction houses, historic houses, and more. Offered in partnership between GW Corcoran and Smithsonian Associates, our graduate students have the privilege of studying inside the Smithsonian alongside curators and university professors. As part of this session, you'll have the opportunity to ask us any questions you might have about our program and the application process.

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MA in Interaction Design Information Session 

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location: online

Join Kevin Patton, Assistant Professor of Interaction Design, on Wednesday, October 24 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. for an online information session and Q&A about our new Master of Arts in Interaction Design. The MA in IxD focuses on the role of interaction design in public policy and service delivery, and trains designers to examine, prototype and design concepts that ultimately shape and guide people’s interactions across their everyday lives. Our students to create human-centered solutions that impact everything from smart devices to healthcare services. Whether your interests are in the start-up, nonprofit, social innovation or government sectors, learn how the Corcoran will prepare you for a role at a consultancy, government agency or design firm.

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MA in Museum Studies Information Session

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location: online

We invite you to join us Tuesday, December 4 at 7:00 p.m. EST for an online information session and Q&A with Laura Schiavo, Program Head and Associate Professor for Museum Studies, about our Master of Arts in Museum Studies. Learn how our Museum Studies program combines traditional academic training with museum practices and practical museum experience in order to prepare students for successful museum careers. You'll also have the opportunity to ask us any questions you have about our program and the application process.

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MA in New Media Photojournalism Information Session

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m. EST
Location: online

We invite you to join us on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 6:00-7:00 p.m. EST for an online information session and Q&A with Susan Sterner, Faculty Advisor and Assistant Professor for our Master of Arts in New Media Photojournalism! Learn more about how our curriculum incorporates writing, photography, audio, video, and web design and prepares students for careers as freelancers, visual reporters, editors, and producers. As part of this session, you'll have the opportunity to ask us any questions you might have about our program and the application process.

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Date: Monday, January 14, 2019
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m. EST
Location: online

We invite you to join us on Monday, January 14, 2018, at 6:00-7:00 p.m. EST for an online information session and Q&A with Susan Sterner, Faculty Advisor and Assistant Professor for our Master of Arts in New Media Photojournalism! Learn more about how our curriculum incorporates writing, photography, audio, video, and web design and prepares students for careers as freelancers, visual reporters, editors, and producers. As part of this session, you'll have the opportunity to ask us any questions you might have about our program and the application process.

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MFA in Interior Architecture Open House

Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location: Corcoran Flagg Building (500 17th Street NW)

Join Professor Stephanie Travis, Interior Architecture Program Head, and Professor Catherine Anderson, Graduate Advisor for Interior Architecture for our Graduate Open House! Find out more about our studio-based curriculum and learn about the variety of courses offered from Sketching to History to Lighting and Acoustics. We will describe what gives our program a sense of community and lead a tour of our facilities in the newly renovated Corcoran Flagg Building. We will also touch upon opportunities in the field and talk about what some of our current alumni are designing.

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MFA in Interior Architecture Information Session

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location: online

Join Professor Catherine Anderson as she discusses the Master of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture. In this graduate degree program, as part of this intellectual environment, the curriculum focuses on all aspects of the profession, from sustainability and materials to graphic and communication and lighting. Learn about the admission requirements, courses required to complete this degree, and
career outcomes. We look forward to speaking with you about this dynamic and exciting program!

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MA in Exhibition Design Information Session

Date: Monday, December 3, 2018
Time: noon-1:00 p.m. EST
Location: online

We invite you to join us on Monday, December 3 at noon-1pm EST for an online information session about our Master of Arts in Exhibition Design with Andrea Dietz, Assistant Professor of Exhibition Design.

Learn how our curriculum cultivates sophisticated designers, giving you the visual representation and physical realization skills you need to compose compelling exhibition environments. Our program is anchored by coursework in criticism, curation, storytelling, and management and complemented by open electives that enable you to develop emphases. As part of this session, you'll have the opportunity to ask any questions you have about our program and the application process.

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Date: Monday, January 14, 2019
Time: 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST
Location: online 

We invite you to join us on Monday, January 14 from 8:00-9:00pm EST for an online information session about our Master of Arts in Exhibition Design with Andrea Dietz, Assistant Professor of Exhibition Design.

Learn how our curriculum cultivates sophisticated designers, giving you the visual representation and physical realization skills you need to compose compelling exhibition environments. Our program is anchored by coursework in criticism, curation, storytelling, and management and complemented by open electives that enable you to develop emphases. As part of this session, you'll have the opportunity to ask any questions you have about our program and the application process.

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MFA in Fine Arts Information Session

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m. EST
Location: online

We invite you to join us on Tuesday, December 4 from 1:30-2:30p.m. EST for an online information session and Q&A with James Sham, Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for our MFA in Fine Arts.

Learn how our curriculum fosters a rigorous and experimental approach to art making, while encouraging students to pursue their creative commitments in the studio and in the world. Our program emphasizes a critical and creative relationship between content and form, an awareness of art historical connections and engagement with the contexts of creative production. As part of this session, you'll have the opportunity to ask us any questions you might have about our program and the application process.

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MA in Art History Information Session

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location: online

Join us on Wednesday, November 28 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST for an online information session about our Master of Arts in Art History with Phil Jacks, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for Art History. 

Learn how our curriculum encourages students to explore and contribute to the field through a wide range of methodologies and theoretical approaches to art historical studies. As part of this session, we’ll provide information about our program and the expertise of our faculty, as well as fellowship support, details about internship opportunities and career outcomes. You’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions you have about our program and the application process.

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Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m. EST
Location: online

Join us on Tuesday, December 11 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. EST for an online information session about our Master of Arts in Art History with Phil Jacks, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for Art History. 

Learn how our curriculum encourages students to explore and contribute to the field through a wide range of methodologies and theoretical approaches to art historical studies. As part of this session, we’ll provide information about our program and the expertise of our faculty, as well as fellowship support, details about internship opportunities and career outcomes. You’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions you have about our program and the application process.

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