Modern German Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection. National Gallery of Art
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Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design

Founded in 1869 from the private holdings of William Wilson Corcoran, the Corcoran's collection now encompasses over 16,000 works of art and continues to grow. The Corcoran is recognized internationally for a distinguished collection of historic and modern American art as well as contemporary art, photography, European painting, sculpture, and decorative arts.

Leaders of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Corcoran College of Art and Design, the George Washington University (GW) and the National Gallery of Art have received approval from the D.C. Superior Court to implement their historic agreements that were first announced in February 2014.The parties now plan to move ahead to carry out the terms of the agreements in the coming weeks. The court’s ruling permits the parties to proceed with the transfer of ownership of the Corcoran’s historic 17th Street building and the College of Art and Design to GW and of custody of the art collection to the National Gallery of Art. 

Mon & Tue Closed.
Wed - Sun 10 am.–5 pm
The Gallery is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.


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Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
500 Seventeenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
202-639-1700 phone

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