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Week Seven has been a blast at Camp Creativity! Keep reading to see what our amazing campers have been working on this week!

July Blog

By: Ashley Fletcher Summer is flying by and August is almost near! Finally the forecast includes neither humidity nor rain and we have the perfect variety of events for you to enjoy. July 25th NGA Sculpture Garden: Jazz in the Garden 5pm to 8:30pm Free Located on the National Mall at 7th Street and Constitution […]

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June 28 marked the opening of American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley here at the Corcoran, a highly-anticipated retrospective that showcases the 50-year career of a remarkable metalsmith. We sat down with artist Albert Paley himself and exhibition curator, Eric Turner, of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, to gain insight on a […]

Corcoran Weekend

By: Ashley Fletcher With the anticipation of our summer exhibition, American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley, opening this weekend, downtown D.C. is definitely the place to be. So make the most of the summer heat, watch out for tourists, and follow our guide to happenings around town that are sure to maximize art and […]

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By: Diana Lautenberger, Masters of Arts in Teaching, Art Education, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Class of 2014 With papers turned in, final projects presented, and one wrinkle and ulcer-inducing thesis accepted, I find myself at the end of my masters program


The Dudley Memorial Lecture was established in 1984 by Robert Whittier Dudley and his six children with wife Argentina “Argie” Copello Dudley as a way to commemorate and perpetuate Argentina’s life’s work and interests following her death. Since its inception, the lecture has brought leaders in the


By: Philip Brookman, Chief Curator and Head of Research, Corcoran Gallery of Art The Krazyhouse (Megan, Simon, Nicky, Philip, Dee), Liverpool, UK, is a four channel video installation created in 2009 at a popular dance club in Liverpool. It presents in sequence a group of five young people in their teens and early twenties dancing

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NEXT 2014 is Corcoran’s annual celebration of the brilliance and promise of its students. From now until May 18th, the finished thesis presentations of the graduating class will be on display at the Corcoran Gallery of Art for all to view and enjoy. Before you come to the exhibition, take a behind-the-scenes look at a […]

Corcoran Gallery of Art Annual Ball fundraiser museum party

For more than 50 years, the Corcoran has been known to throw the best party in town, and this year was no exception. With the help of more than 12,000 flowers and elegant decorations, the Women’s Committee transformed the Corcoran

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April in D.C. means a lot of things. Cherry Blossoms bloom, tourists abound, pollen comes out to play. And, on one April Friday every year, the Corcoran Gallery of Art transforms itself to host the Corcoran Women’s Committee’s annual Corcoran Ball.