Family & Alumni Weekend 2013

information about lodging and transportation

Saturday, November 2

Community Day Breakfast for Family and Alumni

Students, alumni, and their families are invited to join Corcoran staff and faculty for a delicious breakfast featuring seasonal ingredients in the South Atrium of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Guests will have exclusive early entry to the Corcoran's Community Day festival.

When: Saturday, November 2; 9–10 a.m.

Cost: FREE for Family and Alumni Weekend guests

RSVP: RSVP is required. Please register online by Sunday, October 27.


Where: Corcoran Gallery of Art

500 Seventeenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
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Guests should enter at New York Avenue

Community Day at the Corcoran

Students, alumni, their family and friends are invited to join us for a day of community-inspired events at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design. Guests are invited to enjoy a variety of events happening throughout the gallery and college, including a community art sale, art-making workshops, a film festival, gallery tours, and other special events.

When: Saturday, November 2; 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Where: Corcoran Gallery of Art

500 Seventeenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
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Cyanotype Printing Demonstration (10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m., Education Workshop, Ground Floor)

3-D Printing Demonstration (All Day, Ruesch Conference Room, First Floor) with Corcoran faculty member Davide Prete

Ceramic Bowl Workshop benefiting So Others Might Eat (SOME) with wheel demonstrations every hour (All Day, Ceramics Studio, ground floor)

Printmaking Workshop (Noon–3 p.m., Education Workshop, Ground Floor)

Art with Recycled Materials (All Day, Gallery 17, Second Floor and Corner of Seventeenth & New York Avenue) Contribute to our collaborative outdoor wheat field installation on the corner, and make a catfish in partnership with Anacostia Riverkeeper. Bring your own plastic bottles and bags to upcycle!


Community Art Fair (All Day, North Atrium and Bridge, First Floor and Second Floor)

The Corcoran’s second annual Community Art Fair is a juried exhibition and sale of fine arts and crafts made by D.C.-area artists and Corcoran students.


Corcoran Stories Project (All Day, Director's Office, First Floor)

We want to hear from you! Stop by the Director's Office to share your Corcoran memories, experiences, and stories with us.


Film Festival (Time TBD, Auditorium, First Floor)

Featuring short films made by Corcoran ArtReach students.


Washington City PaperSelects (All Day)

Enjoy tunes throughout the day selected for you byWashington City Papereditors and writers.

Highlights Tour (12 p.m., Center Atrium, First Floor)

Artist Talk with Mia Feuer (10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Rotunda, Second Floor)

Graduate Open House (All Day, Gallery 31, First Floor) Meet faculty, staff, and students at our Graduate Open House. Information about financial aid and admissions will be avaiable.


Muse Biergarten & Beer Tastings (Noon–3 p.m., South Atrium, First Floor)

Todd Gray's Muse at the Corcoran (All Day, South Atrium, First Floor)

Sunday, November 3

No official events are scheduled for this date. We encourage families to spend the day together, enjoying all that Washington, DC has to offer!