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Entry to the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design, at 500 17th St. NW, will be free until the gallery closes for renovations Oct. 1. The Corcoran is merging with The George Washington University and the National Gallery of Art after plans were approved by a D.C. Superior Court judge in mid-August.

Corcoran Gallery Offers Temporary Free Admission

After the highly contested merger of the Corcoran Gallery of Art with both the The George Washington University and the National Gallery of Art was approved by a D.C. Superior Court judge, admission to the Corcoran will be free of charge for the first time in 145 years. Formerly the[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 1 comment City News, News
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The Diplomatic Ball will return for its 89th year tonight.

Ball Ups Diplomat Quotient

The School of Foreign Service’s 89th Annual Diplomatic Ball, held tonight at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, has resurrected old traditions and is also seeking to establish new ones. As the 90th Diplomatic Ball and the School of Foreign Service centennial approach in the coming years, the 2014 Dip Ball[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
In Historic Move, Corcoran Gallery Splits Ownership Between NGA and GW

In Historic Move, Corcoran Gallery Splits Ownership Between NGA and GW

Ownership of the Corcoran Gallery and the Corcoran College of Art and Design changed hands to the National Gallery of Art and The George Washington University, respectively, on Feb. 19. The gallery currently serves as the largest privately supported cultural institution in Washington, D.C., and it is renowned for its[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments City News, News
Corcoran Gallery Highlights D.C.’s Hardcore History

Corcoran Gallery Highlights D.C.’s Hardcore History

When an unassuming tourist hears “Washington, D.C.,” he generally thinks of hardcore politics, beautiful cherry blossoms and historic museums and sites. Our nation’s capital currently has — and perhaps has always had — the reputation of being the city in which all of our country’s major decisions are made. Flocking[Read More…]

by March 15, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Warhol Explores Fame Through Different Lens

Warhol Explores Fame Through Different Lens

Tucked away in the corner of the second floor of Corcoran Gallery of Art, “Shooting Stars” is a small exhibit that provokes big ideas. Open from Feb. 9 to April 21, 2013, the exhibit features early Hollywood publicity stills and portraits by Andy Warhol, and it explores the concepts of[Read More…]

by February 15, 2013 0 comments The Guide