Corcoran College of Art and Design

Explore Washington D.C. with the Corcoran

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 1
 
These three-credit immersive art history courses offer students a unique opportunity to explore the history, art, and culture of Washington, D.C.. They are open to college students wishing to earn undergraduate credit or graduate credit, as well as to students wishing to audit the course for their personal enrichment.


Where History Comes Alive: Museums & Monuments in Washington, D.C.

No sections available this semester

AH3393 (3.0 credits or audit)
This intensive one-week seminar examines the major monuments, memorials, and museums of Washington, D.C. as well as their social, political, and historical significance.

The Civil War in Art: Then and Now

No sections available this semester

AH3394 (3.0 credits or audit)
This immersive one-week seminar examines the role of the visual arts in representing aspects of the Civil War then and now. (Undergraduate)

Art and Architecture of Washington DC

All sections full, waitlist only

AH3530 (3.0 credits or audit)
This course will investigate the art and architecture of the city of Washington, DC: major collections, special exhibitions, historic architecture, and the city itself.

Where History Comes Alive: Museums & Monuments in Washington, D.C.

No sections available this semester

AH6393 (3.0 credits)
This intensive one-week seminar examines the major monuments, memorials, and museums of Washington, D.C. as well as their social, political, and historical significance. (Graduate level)

The Civil War in Art: Then and Now

No sections available this semester

AH6394 (3.0 credits)
This immersive one-week seminar examines the role of the visual arts in representing aspects of the Civil War then and now. (Graduate Level)

Art and Architecture of Washington DC

All sections full, waitlist only

AH6530 (3.0 credits)
This course will investigate the art and architecture of the city of Washington, DC: major collections, special exhibitions, historic architecture, and the city itself.

Special Topics in Botanical Art: Drawing the Tropics

BG1600 (1.0 credits)
Inspired by the U.S. Botanic Garden’s exciting summer 2013 exhibit Food for Thought this class will teach the basics of botanical drawing and painting while studying edible plants from different regions.


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Important Dates

April 1
Pre-College summer scholarship application deadline

April 30
Pre-College students are advised to register early for best program and elective options.

April 19-20

Easter Weekend
(College Closed)

April 25
Corcoran Ball
(Access to the Downtown Campus may be limited)

May 3
Georgetown Campus Open House

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