This Saturday, the Corcoran will celebrate the environment with Earth First Family Day. From 10 to 2, there will be live music, Earth-friendly activities, and plenty of family activities such as puppet shows and art workshops.
Opening Saturday is the William Eggleston retrospective; William Eggleston: Democratic Camera; Photographs and Video from 1961-2008.
Come and see the world through the eyes of the photography pioneer.
The exhibit was crafted by the Whitney Museum and includes; black-and-white work, his rarely seen video Stranded in Canton, and color photographs from various bodies of work, including Troubled Waters, Graceland, Los Alamos, and Election Eve, among others.
Here are some upcoming events via the Corcoran;
Saturday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Workshop* for adults with a focus on Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes, Gallery activities and hands-on projects.
Saturday, July 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 pm – “Natural Impressions” Family Workshop*, Gallery activities and hands-on projects.
Saturday, July 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Liz Lerman Dance Exchange Performances in the Gallery.
Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – “Architecture Day” including interior and exterior tours of the Corcoran’s historic Beaux Arts building.
Saturday, August 1from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Workshops* for adults with a focus on American paintings from the Corcoran’s collection, Gallery activities and a silkscreen project.
Saturday, August 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. – “Horizon Line” Family Workshop*, Gallery activities and hands-on projects.