Corcoran Gallery of Art

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Corcoran Gallery of Art:

see under Corcoran, William WilsonCorcoran, William Wilson
, 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.
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. In addition to holding some of the great masterpieces of American art, the Corcoran was also home to a renowned collection of Renaissance maiolica, donated in 1926 by the heirs of the notorious US senator and railroad tycoon William A.
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.
She has served at institutions such as the Denver Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution, and Corcoran Gallery of Art. She retired as director of education at the Phoenix Art Museum but continues to lecture and consult, and serves as guest curator at the Sylvia Plotkin Judaica Museum in Phoenix.
An active soloist and chamber musician, he has performed in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, and Corcoran Gallery of Art, among others.
In 1982 (the year of her death), Rowe's drawings were included in the Corcoran Gallery of Art's exhibition "Black Folk Art in America, 1930-1980," which is regarded as the beginning of American recognition of self-taught artists.
A glamorous premiere and reception at the Corcoran Gallery of Art Monday night hosted by Showtime and its innovative president of entertainment, David Nevins, attracted a gaggle of current agency staffers as well as Michael Hayden, the former CIA director, and Michael Morell, the former acting CIA director.