Mapplethorpe Panel

The Corcoran Reflects on Canceling the Mapplethorpe Exhibition

October 07, 2019

A panel of art leaders explored art censorship 30 years after the controversial cancelation of the 1989 Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition.

GW Today’s Fall 2019 Guide to the Arts

GW Today’s Fall 2019 Guide to the Arts

August 29, 2019

The George Washington University will play host this fall to artists, musicians, authors and cultural figures, including Michelle Wolf and Michael Che, José Andrés, Greta Thunberg, Rick Riordan, a multitude of true crime gurus and more.

GW Men's Squash Coach Wendy Lawrence appears in this photo from Life magazine (lower right corner, white rain jacket, wi

Remembering Woodstock on Its 50th Anniversary

August 19, 2019

Wet sleeping bags, a front-row view of Jimi Hendrix and other memories of the "free-for-all" counterculture music festival from the GW community.

Michael Kahn, flanked by GW Provost Forrest Maltzman and ACA Director Alec Wild, accepts his honorary degree.

Michael Kahn Receives Honorary GW Degree

July 29, 2019

Legendary Shakespearean director founded the Academy for Classical Acting.

Liberty and Freedom Totem Poles

GW Develops a ‘Guide to Indigenous D.C.’

July 08, 2019

The AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy has released an app highlighting sites in the Washington area of importance to Native Americans. 

Virginia 10th District Congressional Art Competition

Local High School Students Shine at Congressional Art Show

May 08, 2019

Rep. Jennifer Wexton hosted the annual competition at the Virginia Science and Technology Campus where more than 235 entries from students across Virginia’s 10th District were exhibited.

Visitors gather around an installation at NEXT's opening reception. (Sydney Elle Gray/GW Today)

Corcoran Students Get Personal at NEXT

April 29, 2019

Annual thesis exhibition features art from graduating students in every medium.

Gabriel "Asheru" Benn discusses the importance of the arts in education with GSEHD's Maia Sheppard. (Harrison Jones/GW Today)

Art Is the Lesson for Rapper and Educator

April 22, 2019

Gabriel “Asheru” Benn discussed how to reach youth as part of GSEHD’s “Conversations that Matter” series.

Tan France

Tan France from ‘Queer Eye’ Sells out Lisner

April 04, 2019

The Netflix show star was keynote speaker for a GW combined celebration of heritage of South Asians, Asian Pacific Islanders.

Interdisciplinary artist Althea Rao performs "Pillar of Salt" during GW's first Arts Walk.

In Photos: GW Celebrates the Arts on Campus

April 03, 2019

Campus arts venues took center stage in first-ever Art Walk.

Leslie Jacobson

Theater Legend Leslie Jacobson Celebrated at Retirement Soiree

April 01, 2019

Colleagues, current and former students, area theater supporters gave the director-producer-writer who has taught at GW for 42 years one more standing ovation.

A visitor to the GW University Museum and The Textile Museum views Norman Rockwell's "Four Freedoms" paintings. (Harrison Jones/

‘Four Freedoms’ Exhibition Brings Norman Rockwell’s Iconic Paintings to GW

February 19, 2019

Exhibit at the GW Museum and The Textile Museum also includes civil rights works “The Problem We All Live With” and “Murder in Mississippi.”

South Africa Project 2019

Africans: Where Are We Going?

February 04, 2019

This year’s Bokamoso youth residency at GW attempts to make sense of South African society 25 years after the end of Apartheid.

Chinese New Year 2019

GW Celebrates the Year of the Pig

February 01, 2019

Event honors the Lunar New Year with traditional song and dance.