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Scraps presents the work of three designers who have pioneered creative approaches to recycling textiles: Luisa Cevese of Riedizioni in Milan; Christina Kim of Dosa in Los Angeles; and Reiko Sudo of Nuno in Tokyo. Organized by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
GWs Luther W. Brady Art Gallery has been showcasing art on the universitys Foggy Bottom campus for 15 years. The new exhibition, Drawn From: 15 Years of Exhibitions at the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, celebrates highlights from the gallerys history and the universitys extensive art collection and new gifts of work by Howard Hodgkin and Holly Trostle Brigham. Past exhibitions highlighted in the new show fall into three categories: historical, thematic, and major modern and contemporary artists. Collaborations include an exhibition with the Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, followed by collaborations with the Reading Public Museum, Demuth Museum, Stetson University and New Art Centre in UK, among others have extended the ability to show artists of international scope. Beginning with Epic Paintings in 2002, ongoing relationships with New York institutions and major artists have brought the GW Community into contact with art never before seen in Washington. By joining university-wide initiatives, such as in Imagination and Knowledge: Centennial Celebration of Einsteins Miraculous Year, when Einsteins personal effects were on view alongside photographs of the man, scientific input from the Physics Department enriched the educational impact of the initiative. Exhibitions such as Enlightened Thinking, Lasting Appeal responded to a citywide celebration of French culture and featured Henry Bacons The Boston Boys and General Gage 1775, a major work in the GW collection. The Luther W. Brady Art Gallery is the professional showcase for art at GW. Luther W. Brady (B.A. '46, M.D. '48), the gallery's namesake and benefactor, is a world-renowned oncologist who earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees at GW. He also received the honorary degree of doctor of fine arts from GW in May 2004, has served as a member of the University's Board of Trustees and received the Presidents Medal in 2015. Over the past 15 years, the gallery has created a niche in the community fo...
Collector and former Textile Museum trustee Lloyd Cotsen challenged thirty-seven leading fiber artists worldwide to create a dynamic three-dimensional work sized to fit within a standardized box. Organized by the Cotsen Foundation for Academic Research with the Racine Art Museum.
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DEB Seminar: Dr. Emily Vogtmann   11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Human Microbiome and Cancer Presented by Emily Vogtmann, PhD, MPH, Metabolic Epidemiology Branch, DCEG, NCI
Non-Profit & Government Career Fair   11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
The Non-Profit and Government Career Fair is an exciting collaborative event between George Washington University, New York University, University of Pennsylvania, and Women's Foreign Policy Group to educate students from all majors and academic backgrounds about non-profit and government organization career paths within their field of study. Non-Profit and Government Organization Panel: 11:30am-12:45pm (Marvin Center 309) Non-Profit and Government Organization Expo: 1pm-3pm (Marvin Center Grand Ballroom, 3rd Floor) Info/RSVP: https://gwu.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/3627/student_preview
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A pop-up exhibit of original and unique artifacts, books, and documents from the GW Libraries Special Collection Research Center and the Global Resources Center will be on display and staff will be available to discuss the materials and the context in which they were created and used. The materials will document and relate to themes of privacy, surveillance, governmental censorship, and creative acts of resistance that were employed throughout various historical moments. This event is part of Privacy Week. Hosted by GW Libraries and Academic Innovation, Privacy Week, running November 13-17, is a series of talks, workshops, and panels that explore privacy in the digital age. Open to the GW community and the general public, the events focus on responding to cyber violence, surveillance, data collection and dissemination, and secure and encrypted technologies. Featuring the GW Law International Human Rights Clinic, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
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Info Session: MA in Art Therapy   1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Interested in pursuing a master's degree in art therapy? This is your chance to learn all about our dynamic master's program, courses required to complete the degree and admission requirements. Faculty and staff will be available to address questions and concerns. Register to Attend About the MA in Art Therapy at GW: One of the first programs of its kind developed in the United States and accredited by the American Art Therapy Association, GW’s Art Therapy Program combines artistic training with therapy and counseling skills. Students learn to become effective art therapists through a combination of coursework, handson projects and placements in internships. Studies include training in drawing, painting and sculpture, as well as intensive course work in the varying aspects of art therapy, diagnosis and assessment. Coursework in trauma training is also available. For more information, please visit the department website. Note this information session is offered both online or in-person.
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A chance for current students to meet Exhibition Design alumni. After the program in the Hammer Auditiorium there will be a reception in the atrium with drink and snacks. 500 17th St. NW Washington, DC 20006 (enter at New York Avenue)
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Fall Dance Concert   7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Guest Artist I-Fen Tung, Faculty Choreographer Dana Tai Soon Burgess, and student choreographers Under the artistic direction of Maida Withers, and featuring guest choreographer I-Fen Tung and faculty choreographer Dana Tai Soon Burgess, joined by the work of student choreographers from George Washington University, this evening of dance promises a stimulating performance for all. Marvin Center Dorothy Betts Tickets



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