Off the Walls and Into Your Home

Do you regularly find yourself coveting the paintings, sculptures, and jewels found in the city’s many art galleries? If you answered “yes” then you should get down to the Corcoran Gallery of Art this weekend for the Corcoran College of Art + Design’s annual art sale, Off the Walls. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

Looking To Tonight: Fashion Illustration

Corcoran Uncorked relaunches on Wednesday, November 20 with Eye On Design, a themed evening of tours, creative art making activities, games and tastings at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. In anticipation of the event, we chatted with Corcoran College of Art + Design alum Katie Macyshyn, who will be leading Fashion Illustration Workshops all night […]

Calling All Alumni: Show Your Work, Support HRC

It’s a rare evening in which celebrities, art enthusiasts, and tastemakers from around the country can come together to support a great cause, enjoy amazing entertainment, and browse through an incredible display of art on view. The Human Rights Campaign’s annual gala is such a night, and the Corcoran is pleased to announce a call […]

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

Why the Corcoran is hosting WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath

By Paul Roth, Senior Curator and Director, Photography and Media Arts The Corcoran’s proximity to the seat of American power has long offered viewers an extraordinarily appropriate vantage from which to explore some of the most significant issues facing us today, through the eyes and sensibilities of artists and image-makers. The Corcoran’s Summer 2013 exhibition […]