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.

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.