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Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design Announces Continued Uncorked Programming

May 6, 2014

WASHINGTON, May 6 -- Corcoran Gallery of Art issued the following news release:

In light of its successful relaunch in November 2013, the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design will continue its popular series of Wednesday night programming, Corcoran Uncorked. On the third Wednesday of each month, Corcoran Uncorked brings with it a different themed evening which will include--in addition to regular admission--creative art making activities, playful and enlightening gallery talks, tours & games, lively music, a cash bar, and much more. Admission to Corcoran Uncorked is $12 andincludes museum admission; preregistration is recommended. Corcoran Members receive free entry and special offers each month. Register for Corcoran Uncorked at

A schedule of upcoming Corcoran Uncorked evenings follows.


Corcoran Uncorked: Express Yourself!

Wednesday, May 21

All proceeds from this event support Corcoran ArtReach Express yourself on a night of art, music, and dance! Admire artwork by talented Corcoran ArtReach students on view in the exhibition, Expressions; get crafty and try your hand at some of the creative art projects the students mastered this year; and dance in your very own music video portrait inspired by the Corcoran's new installation, Rineke Dijkstra: The Krazyhouse. Food and drinks provided by Muse! Register here!

Corcoran Uncorked: World Cup

Wednesday, June 18

Celebrate the World Cup with a night of globetrotting and competition! Travel to exotic destinations in the Corcoran's collection; feel the rhythm in a Brazilian Samba dance lesson; and compete to win a World Cup of your own in a round of trivia. Enjoy international music and taste wines from around the world! Register here!

Corcoran Uncorked: Heavy Metal

Wednesday, July 16

Rock out on a night that's all about metal! Tour the exhibition, American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley and see what this master metalsmith can do with steel, iron, and bronze. Check-out a welding demonstration and enjoy drinks while your favorite heavy metal classics play throughout the night. Register here!


The Corcoran's hours of operation are as follows: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; closed Monday and Tuesday. Admission is $10 for adults, and $8 for seniors (62+) and students (with valid ID). Free: children 12 and under, active duty military (with ID), Corcoran Members.

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