The Corcoran Gallery’s Beaux-Arts building, designed by Ernest Flagg (photo by Laura Padgett, via art around on Flickr)
After years of financial crisis, Washington, DC’s Corcoran Gallery of Art — the city’s largest and oldest private museum, which focuses on American art — has announced a plan that would see it “cease to exist as an independent institution,” the Washington Post reports.
This is big news folks. I am a
Recent alumna of the corcoran
College of art and design, class of 2011 & 2012. It’s not just a brand, a school or a name- it’s family and a legacy. It’s being broken up, I’ve never been so heartbroken. I wish only the best to those still there and hopes there is a positive turn to this.