Upcoming Information Sessions for Graduate Programs

Events are Listed Below by Program

MA in Art History Information Session

Attend 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.

Date:  Monday, November 18, 2019
Time:  7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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MA in Decorative Arts and Design History Information Session

Join us for one of our online information sessions 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.

 

Date:  Thursday, September 19, 2019
Time:  7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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Date:  Thursday, December 12, 2019
Time:  7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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Decorative Arts and Design History Open House (on-campus)

Visit us on-campus for our Fall Open House with Erin Kuykendall Thomas, Director of Graduate Studies and Assistant Professor for our Master of Arts in Decorative Arts and Design History

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. See our spaces and 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.

Date:  Friday, October 11, 2019

Registration is closed, please contact Erin Kuykendall with questions.


MA in Exhibition Design Information Session

We invite you to attend an online information session about our Master of Arts in Exhibition Design with Andrea Dietz, Assistant Professor for 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.

 

Date:  Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Time:  7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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Date:  Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Time:  8:30-9:30 a.m. EST
Location:  online

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Date:  Thursday, January 16, 2020
Time:  noon-1:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online 

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MFA in Fine Arts Information Session

Each acacemic year, we hold several online information sessions including a Q&A our MFA in Fine Arts.

We hope you are able to join Maria del Carmen Montoya, Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Spatial Practices and Director of Graduate Studies for Fine Arts to 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.

 

Date:  Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Time:  6:00-7:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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Date:  Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:  5:30-6:30 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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MA in Interaction Design Information Session 

Join Jae Rhim Lee, Assistant Professor of Interaction Design, for an online information session and Q&A about our 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 startup, nonprofit, social innovation or government sectors, learn how the Corcoran will prepare you for a role at a consultancy, government agency or design firm.

 

Date:  Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Time:  7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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Date:  Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:  7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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MFA in Interior Architecture Information Sessions

Join Catherine Anderson, Assistant Professor for Interior Architecture, 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!

 

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:  7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020
Time:  7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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MFA in Interior Architecture Open House (on-campus)

Meet Catherine Anderson, Assistant Professor for Interior Architecture at our Information Session (5:00-6:00 p.m.) to find out more about our studio-based curriculum and learn about the variety of courses offered from Sketching to History to Lighting and Acoustics. Learn about what gives students in our program a strong sense of community and how we prepare students for opportunities in the field. We'll also talk about the some of the exciting work that our current alumni are designing. Afterward, experience a tour of our facilities in the newly renovated Corcoran Flagg Building. 

Following the information session, students are encouraged to attend Interior Architecture's 12th Annual Designer Lecture and reception (6:30-7:30p.m.).

 

Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Time: 5:00-6:00 p.m. EST (followed by optional lecture from 6:30-7:30 p.m.)
Location: Corcoran Flagg Building (500 17th Street NW), Room 103

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MA in Museum Studies Information Sessions

We invite you to join us 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.

 

Date: Thursday, September 5, 2019
Time:  7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Time:  7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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MA in Museum Studies Open House (on-campus)

Visit us on campus and meet with Laura Schiavo, Program Head and Associate Professor and other Museum Studies faculty to learn more about our Master of Arts in Museum Studies. Afterward, current Museum Studies students present about how they secured internships at museums around the city and the country.  In these brief presentations, students will explain their expectations for the internship, the work they did, and the skills they learned at their summer internships. 

See our spaces and 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. 

 

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m.-noon EST
Location: on-campus

10:00-11:00am – Program Information Session and Q&A with Museum Studies faculty

11:00am-12:00pm – Internship Presentations by current students

12:30pm – Campus Tour (optional)

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MA in New Media Photojournalism Information Session

Join us this fall for one of our online information sessions 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.

 

Date:  Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Time:  6:00-7:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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Date:  Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Time:  6:00-7:00 p.m. EST
Location:  online

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MFA in Social Practice Information Sessions

We hope you'll join us for one of our online information session about our new MFA in Social Practice.

Maria del Carmen Montoya, Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Spatial Practices and Director of Graduate Studies for Social Practice, will speak with you about this unique MFA program and how to apply. Our program has an emphasis on public policy with the goal of empowering the next generation of artists to bring their studio practice to bear on questions of social justice.

You’ll learn about our curriculum, which is fundamentally interdisciplinary, how our program allows you the freedom to hybridize the fields in which you are active. This program prepares you to think critically, evaluate compassionately and create ethically.

As part of these sessions, you’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions you have about our program and the application process.

 

Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Time: 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST
Location: online

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Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Time: 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST
Location: online

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Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location: online

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