Whether you delight in the genius of masters or pour
your own heart onto the canvas or stage,
here you will find the arts and culture that move you.
Not that you even need to leave campus to experience the arts. In addition to our status as a leading research institution, the arts community has a strong presence at GW. With galleries, performance venues, museums, practice spaces and recording studios, our campus embodies the spirit of artistic exploration through student groups for music, visual art, improv, theater and dance.
Whatever your passion, there’s something to see, do and experience around every corner at GW.
The Corcoran School of the Arts & Design
The Arts at GW
At , our on-campus performing arts center, you have a front-row seat to world-class artists, celebrities and world leaders. The historic auditorium is among the largest performance venues in the city and has hosted events with author David Sedaris, musician Solange Knowles, comedian Jon Stewart, the National Ballet of Georgia and an amazing taping of "The Colbert Report" with Stephen Colbert and special guest President Barack Obama.