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AH0850: Getting to Know DC: Sculpture

This non-credit course will examine sculpture in the nation’s capital as an expression of nationalism, civic pride, and freedom of expression. Topics include: public art commissions and controversies, portals and political propaganda, heroic figures and the equestrian statue, sculpture on the National Mall and the Federal Triangle. Field trips to sculpture gardens, museums, and various monuments in Washington DC will be a required part of the course.

Getting to know DC is a series of non-credit academic classes that introduces students to the art, history, architecture, food, and music of Washington D.C. Each semester students will explore a different facet of the intersections of art, history and culture in our nations’ capital. Whether you are new to the District of Columbia or a life-long Washingtonian, we invite you to get to know DC with the Corcoran.

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