#GWMusicMonday: The Ultimate Holiday Playlist

December 19, 2016

Members of the George Washington University community share their favorite holiday songs and memories.

Gift Shop

Holiday Gifts from the Museum Shop

December 14, 2016

If you’re doing some last-minute shopping, browse jewelry, toys and household goods right on the Foggy Bottom Campus.

Image: GW Gift Guide

2016 GW Gift Guide

November 22, 2016

Businesses run by GW alumni offer a variety of unique offerings, from bow ties to whimsical gift boxes, DIY gin and hand-crafted wood furniture.

Bingata exhibit

‘Bingata! Only in Okinawa’ Opens on Foggy Bottom Campus

November 06, 2016

Exhibit at the George Washington Museum and The Textile Museum charts major evolution of important Okinawan textile technique.

Mel Chin

Mel Chin Believes Art Should Be Empathetic

October 30, 2016

The artist and first William Wilson Corcoran visiting professor entertains and challenges audience at the Corcoran School of Art and Design.


Camille Ann Brewer Named Museum’s First Full-Time Curator of Contemporary Textile Art

October 19, 2016

Ms. Brewer’s position was made possible by a $500,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

I want a president...

Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Partners with Creative Time Summit

October 17, 2016

The three-day summit focused on the intersection of art and social change and culminated with a group reading outside of the White House.


The Importance of the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Location

October 10, 2016

Professor of Geography Lisa Benton-Short says the museum’s place on the National Mall “reflects the diversity of our nation.”

NEA fellows

Lisner Hosts 50th Anniversary of National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellowships Concert

October 03, 2016

Performances and works by the 2016 fellowship winners put the diverse cultures of the United States on display.


Journey Through Ancient Edo with Brady Art Gallery’s New Exhibition

September 26, 2016

“Along the Eastern Road: Hiroshige's Fifty-Three Stations” showcases Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige's woodblock prints.

GW Balance

GW Ballet Dancers Recreate 1961 Photo on National Mall

September 19, 2016

Student dancers posed in front of the Reflecting Pool to put a modern twist on a vintage photo.


A Look into GW’s Art Collection: Benjamin Franklin Bust

September 15, 2016

A very unique ride may have brought an 18th-century sculpture to the university.

Your Next President

Exhibit Showcases Evolution of Campaigns

September 06, 2016

“Your Next President . . . !” features rare textiles, memorabilia from American presidential campaigns throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries.

The page from William MacLeod's journal headed "Attempt to assassinate President Garfield!"

A Glimpse of History in First Person

June 13, 2016

By Ruth Steinhardt

July 2, 1881, began as an ordinary Sunday for William MacLeod.

Songs That Remind Us of Mom

#GWMusicMonday: Songs That Remind Us of Mom

May 02, 2016

We asked members of the GW community to help us create a Mother’s Day-themed playlist in time for May 8.