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.

NEXT exhibition 2016

Corcoran NEXT Opening Draws Large Crowds

April 25, 2016

Annual showcase of work by students graduating from the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design closes on May 15.


GW Dance Festival: A Study In Movement

April 15, 2016

Honors students showcase thesis work during festival directed by Maida Withers.

Undocumented Travelers

Video: ‘Undocumented Travelers’ Blossoms at GW Museum and Textile Museum

April 12, 2016

Wall-sized installation reflects personal experiences with the U.S.-Mexico border.

NEXT exhibition 2016

NEXT Showcases Corcoran Students’ Imagination

April 11, 2016

From Brazil to Sweden to Foggy Bottom, NEXT exhibits wide, yet connected range of student works.

Mellon Grant

Museum Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Fund Contemporary Curator

March 31, 2016

The curator will develop new exhibitions and raise museum’s profile in contemporary art world.

Norman Rockwell oil painting

The Other 90 Percent

March 22, 2016

Exhibit at the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery displays rarely seen works from GW’s permanent collection including an early Norman Rockwell oil painting.

Ken Burns

Ken Burns to Speak about Race in America

March 11, 2016

Filmmaker coming to Lisner Auditorium to discuss his documentary about Jackie Robinson.


And the Oscar Goes to…

February 28, 2016

Film and theatre professors predicted who would take home golden statues from the Academy Awards.


How Sundance Documentaries Are Breaking the Rules

February 10, 2016

Professor and filmmaker Jason Osder analyzes trend of creative non-fiction films after this year’s festival.


A Study in Color at the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery

February 08, 2016

Painter Elizabeth Osborne describes her vibrant work and her connection to the Washington Color School.


13th Year of South Africa Project Celebrates New Traditions

February 08, 2016

Theatre Professor Leslie Jacobson brings talent from Bokamoso Youth Centre to GW.

Superbowl 50

Super Bowl 50 Commercials: The Good, the Bad and the Weird

February 08, 2016

GWSB professor Lynda Maddox offers her take on commercials from Budweiser, Audi, Mountain Dew and more.

Undergraduate Applications to GW Rise More Than 28 Percent

Undergraduate Applications to GW Rise More Than 28 Percent

February 04, 2016

The George Washington University has received a record number of admissions applications.