Past Events

Engage with the Corcoran’s special exhibitions, renowned collection, and vibrant College of Art + Design through a wide variety of public programs and member events. Participate, share your ideas, and be inspired by artists, designers, curators, scholars, and innovators from the local Washington, D.C. community and around the world.

July 30, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

 

Learn the secrets to framing and hanging artwork in your home. Corcoran Continuing Education instructor, Emily Bishop offers decorating tips and tricks to create the home of your dreams. Supplies are provided, and wine and light snacks will be available. Gallery admission included.

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Program Category: Create at the Corcoran
July 16, 2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Rock out on a night that’s all about metal! Tour the exhibition, American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley and see what this master metal smith can do with steel, iron, and bronze. Enjoy drinks while your favorite heavy metal classics play throughout the night. 

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Program Category: Uncorked
July 9, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

To celebrate the opening of American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley, join us as a distinguished panel of art historians, scholars, curators, and collectors come together to discuss the work of this world renowned metalsmith. The panel will consider the significance of Paley’s process and influence, as well as place his work in the broader context of

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Program Category: Lecture
June 23, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Monday, June 23 - Saturday, June 28, 2014

9:00 am-4:00 pm (break for lunch each day, Noon-1:00 pm)

Corcoran Gallery of Art and other DC Museums.

Join educators from around the region and across the country for  6 full days of workshops, guest speakers, gallery investigations and field trips to explore arts integration. Social Studies, music

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Program Category: Educator Workshop
June 18, 2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Celebrate the World Cup with a night of globetrotting and competition! Travel to exotic destinations in the Corcoran’s collection; feel the rhythm in a Brazilian Samba dance lesson; and compete to win a World Cup of your own in a round of trivia. Enjoy international music and taste wines from around the world!

 

 

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Program Category: Uncorked
June 4, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

$30 Members, $35 Public; Pre-registration required
Supplies, wine, and light snacks are provided
Gallery admission included
Learn the processes of cyanotype and lumen printing, and take two beautiful pieces of hand-crafted, photographic artwork home. Corcoran Continuing Education instructor, Nancy Breslin leads the workshop.

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Program Category: Workshop
May 21, 2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

May 21, 2014
All proceeds from this event support Corcoran ArtReach
Express yourself on a night of art, music, and dance! Admire artwork by talented Corcoran ArtReach students on view in the exhibition, Expressions; get crafty and try your hand at some of the creative art projects the students mastered this year; and dance in your

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Program Category: Uncorked
May 21, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

ArtReach extends the resources of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design to traditionally underserved communities in Washington, D.C., through free in-depth arts programs. Using the Gallery's collection as a primary resource, ArtReach fosters visual literacy, critical thinking skills, and creative expression while encouraging young people to

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Program Category: Event
May 16, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Graphic Design and Digital Media Design

Talks take place within the NEXT exhibition galleries and will meet in the Corcoran’s center Atrium. Corcoran curators and staff moderate talks with selected students. Hear the students discuss their thesis projects in the fields of design, fine art, and photography, and learn about the process

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Program Category: Event
May 14, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This workshop has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

$30 Members, $35 Public; Pre-registration required
Supplies, wine, and light snacks are provided
Gallery admission included
Create for a good cause! Make a hand-built, slab bowl to be donated to the organization, SOME (So Others Might Eat). Workshop

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Program Category: Workshop

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