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Friday, December 11, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

GW History: The 150-Year Cross Pollination of the Corcoran Gallery of Art & the George Washington University



Event Description

All alumni are invited to join fellow alumnus and history buff, Stephen Wyman, ESIA BA '85, and the GW University Archivist, Brigette Kamsler for a discussion about the history and connections between the George Washington University (originally Columbian College) and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, now the GW Corcoran School of the Arts & Design. 

We will learn more about William Wilson Corcoran, the founder of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and his involvement as President of the Columbian College Board of Trustees, his partnership with GW President James Clarke Welling, and the relationships which helped propel GW towards becoming a national university.  Brigette Kamsler will provide information about the University Archives and historical materials recently acquired from the Corcoran Gallery of Art. 

System Requirements

This event will take place via Zoom - access details will be provided closer to the event date. Please note that this event will take place at 12pm ET.