Outside the Frame: The Last of the Buffalo

At the inaugural Outside the Frame—a new programming series featuring three experts talking on some aspect of one work of art from the Corcoran’s collection—the focus will be on Albert Bierstadt’s masterpiece, The Last of the Buffalo. Fittingly, one of the featured speakers will be author Stefan Bechtel, whose book Mr. Hornaday’s War: How a […]

Washington before Yorktown: Arriving Home

UPDATE: On Tuesday February 18th, join conservators and scholars of American art as they explore the rich history of Rembrandt Peale’s masterpiece during ‘Art under Examination: Washington before Yorktown‘. This public program (tickets here) will include a viewing of the painting following the discussion. Installation is well underway for American Journeys—Visions of Place, the forthcoming display of […]

American Journeys—Visions of Place: An Inside Look at the Reinstallation of the Collection of American Art to 1945

By: Rebecca Singerman The Corcoran’s renowned collection of pre-1945 American paintings and sculpture conveys the changing theme of place in the history of American art. These works will be displayed in American Journeys – Visions of Place, opening on September 21. Though this new