Thursday, October 28, 2010

The Corcoran is FotoWeek Central for FotoWeek DC

The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design will serve as FotoWeek Central for FotoWeek DC 2010 (November 6-13) and will be FREE of admission for the duration of the festival.  In addition, the Corcoran will open its doors Monday, November 8 and Tuesday, November 9 – days the museum is normally closed.

The Corcoran will be home to numerous festival activities and events—the official launch party November 5, portfolio reviews, photography exhibitions and projections on the Corcoran’s historic Beaux Arts façade as part of NightGallery.  Lectures and talks include a gallery talk of newly installed photography by the Corcoran’s Amanda Maddox, fascinating evening lectures by Tim Hetherington (Infidel) and Newman Visiting Lecturer Bruce Davidson, among others.

See a full list of programming online at

FotoWeek DC Launch Party
Friday, November 5, 8 – 11 p.m.
Admission is $45 and benefits FotoWeek DC, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit.
Corcoran Atrium; SPACE IS LIMITED

FotoWeekDC 2010 kicks off with an official launch party at FotoWeek DC 2010 Central – the Corcoran
Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design. Event highlights include photography projections, photo
booth, entertainment by ESL Music, dancing, and food and drinks. Photography from the Corcoran’s
permanent photography collection will be on view, and the exhibition of works by the winners of the
International Awards Competition will be unveiled to the public in the Corcoran Atrium and on view
through November 13.

Corcoran Gallery of Art
500 Seventeenth Street NW
Washington, DC

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