The Corcoran School of the Arts & Design at the George Washington University provides a powerful arts experience in the heart of Washington, DC. The Corcoran School’s faculty and students make art with influence — bridging creative expression and real-world application.
Corcoran graduate students choose from three programs:
MFA in Interior Architecture & Design
The Master of Fine Arts provides a top-ranked design curriculum in an urban epicenter of arts and culture. Students craft three-dimensional spaces using of dynamic concepts, cutting edge materials, and pioneering methods. With projects focused on contemporary design challenges and mentorship from distinguished professionals, graduates acquire skills and connections to launch their creative careers.
MA in New Media Photojournalism
As the first program of its kind, the master’s in New Media Photojournalism encourages experimentation and teaches students to adapt to the ever-evolving world of visual storytelling. The degree prepares the next generation of reporters, editors, and producers with a combination of the latest digital tools and enduring fundamentals of journalism.
MA in Exhibition Design
The Master of Arts in Exhibition Design is uniquely devoted to experiential design. Students create engaging spaces and environments for museums, events, private companies and more. In conjunction with technical and theory-based education, students gain skills through projects and internships at organizations like the Smithsonian, the National Zoo, SweetGreen, and award-winning design and event marketing firms.
For more information on admissions visit corcoran.gwu.edu.
Apply now for Fall 2015 admission.
Attend an open house (online or in-person) February 26 from 6–7:30pm.
This week, artist studios in Harlem, Tennessee, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn.
The museum enlisted the help of Linda Bove, the first Deaf actor to be part of Sesame Street’s recurring cast, to help bring artworks from the collection to a Deaf audience.
This exhibition marks 20 years of Arrechea’s solo career with watercolors, sculptures, and multimedia installations created specifically for ArtYard in Frenchtown, New Jersey.
The student screening of Till emphasized an important aim of the film: to educate young people about the fierce love and activism of Mamie Till-Mobley, which played no small part in igniting the Civil Rights Movement.
A painting now exhibited at the Nasjonalmuseet captures Judith and her maidservant in the moment after slaying Holofernes and before their escape, as though veritably peering out of frame.
The New York-based, globally linked, and practice-focused curatorial program for professionals at the School of Visual Arts offers the opportunity to create three funded exhibitions.
The statue was found in a town square in Philippi and adorned a building that may have been a public fountain in the Byzantine period.
In an age dominated by narcissism and material excess, Acheson’s anti-heroic position as an admirer of other artists should be something that we reflect upon.
Featuring over 70 installations and performances at the George Washington University’s historic Flagg Building, the Corcoran’s end-of-year showcase is now available for virtual viewing.
Inspired by Charles Babbage’s idea of air as “atmospheric memory,” In the Air considers air as a common space that belongs to and affects the whole of humanity.
The episode focused on Western museums’ hesitant repatriation efforts and auction houses’ questionable consignment practices.
The committee’s main responsibilities will be to shape policy goals, stimulate arts philanthropy, and advocate for the expansion of federal backing of the cultural sector.