Corcoran Gallery of Art

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, 1798–1888, American financier, philanthropist, and art collector, b. Georgetown, D.C. After becoming a successful banker, he retired in 1854 and devoted himself to his philanthropic activities, which included gifts to many educational and
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Audiences in Washington, D.C., have heard her as a soloist at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Library of Congress and the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.
His work has been exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Nikon Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
When I started my fellowship, the gallery was still in the process of absorbing the holdings of the now sadly defunct Corcoran Gallery of Art.
Prior to joining Bozzuto, Goldfarb was Development Director at ProMark Real Estate and spent four years at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., during a capital campaign to build a Frank Gehry-designed expansion.
in the Museum of Modern Art's early years, to the pathbreaking "Black Folk Art in America, 1930-1980" at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, which subsequently went on a two-year tour of the nation.
In the six years between his college graduation and enlistment in the Army, the award-winning artist exhibited at the nation's leading museums (including the Carnegie Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and National Academy of Design) as well as the 1939 World's Fair.
During that time, his paintings were added to permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Mary McLeod Bethune she became a life member of the National Council of Negro Women, she was the founder and president of the Harriet Tubman Association, she helped to found the Eloise Moore College of African Studies, Vocational, and Industrial School in Parksville, New York in memory of her sister who had died in 1978, she was largely self-educated and thus inspired by the writings of Frederick Douglass and by Marcus Garvey's oratory, which she first heard in New Orleans, Louisiana (she was born in New Iberia, Louisiana, a town west of New Orleans), in 1989 she and more than 40 other prominent Black women were honored at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C.
She has served at institutions such as the Denver Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution, and Corcoran Gallery of Art.
It was published in book form and then became a museum exhibit first shown at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., eclipsing all previous attendance records.
Just last month they were spotted together at the Kanye Griffin Corcoran Gallery in Los Angeles.