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Student Artist Profile: Mario Cobo-Aguirre Breaks Down Five Photographs

By Valerie Blinder April 8, 2022 Some students know Mario Cobo-Aguirre (COL '24) from class, but others know him for his hobby-turned-profession as a photographer. Having picked...

Georgetown Outdoor Art Exhibit Highlights Importance of Climate Action

Georgetown Outdoor Art Exhibit Highlights Importance of Climate Action

By Eli Kales March 25, 2022

Eight large-scale photographs are set up around the Georgetown neighborhood as an offshoot of the Kennedy Center’s documentary photography exhibition “COAL + ICE,” combining environmental activism,...

@AIDANMARZOFFICIAL/INSTAGRAM | Photographers from Georgetown are capturing the biggest events in global politics from the front lines.

Photography Forges Global Careers, Redefines Art

By Molly Zhou and Haley Resnick October 4, 2019

From the restaurants of Washington, D.C., to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, Georgetown University photographers are able to use their lenses to contribute to the narratives guiding how the public sees...


‘In Mid-Sentence’ Captures Iconic Speeches in Still Photographs

By Annah Otis September 26, 2019

A series of black and white photographs capturing some of the nation’s most pivotal historical moments have been congregated in one exhibit of the National Portrait Gallery. “In Mid-Sentence” cleverly...

SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM | David Levinthals retrospective highlights the way in which he applies his characteristic lighting and focusing to address  many aspects of American pop culture and history.

Levinthal Challenges Idealized Notions of American Culture

By Michelle Brown September 18, 2019

Photographer David Levinthal uses figurines, doll furniture and other miniatures to meticulously piece together dioramas that recreate images — or imaginations — of American society. Employing important...

GWA Exhibits Historic Alumnae of Georgetown

GWA Exhibits Historic Alumnae of Georgetown

By Taylor Kahn-Perry March 15, 2019

Three Georgetown alumnae shared their stories of breaking gender barriers in college at the opening of the Georgetown Women Alliance’s “Women on the Walls” photography exhibit March 14. Georgetown...

KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | Freelance photographer George Steinmetz, right, and American University Associate Professor of  Philosophy and Religion Evan Berry, left, said an understanding religion is essential to motivate action against climate change at an event Jan. 23.

Visual Effects of Climate Change Motivate Action

By Meredith Miller January 25, 2019

Displaying the effects of increasingly frequent environmental disasters and engaging religious communities is necessary to motivate action against climate change, George Steinmetz, a freelance photographer,...

Empowering Women Through Art at the Zenith Gallery

Empowering Women Through Art at the Zenith Gallery

By Maddie Finn October 31, 2017

Walking into the “Artists Femina” exhibit at Zenith Gallery is an arresting experience. The walls, floors, tables — every possible surface — are covered in an almost dizzying, captivating array...


Entitled “After the Crisis,” photojournalist Sara Mays exhibit features photos from her travels to Sierra Leone and offers an intimate look into everyday life, documenting the struggle of the human subjects as they adapt to life without the loved ones they lost to Ebola.

Photojournalist Examines Post-Ebola Life in Sierra Leone

By Sarah Wright September 18, 2017

Photojournalism has the power to raise awareness for otherwise forgotten stories, according to photojournalist Sara May at an opening of her exhibit detailing the aftermath of the Ebola crisis in Sierra...


Exploring Avant-Garde Art at the Hirshhorn

By Rachel Linton September 15, 2017

With its recent acquisition of 11 Japanese avant-garde photographic works last month, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden hopes to incorporate “an unprecedented critical history of the postwar...


Museum Exhibits Across the District

By Meena Raman May 19, 2017

“Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.” The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is one of D.C.’s premier art galleries, attracting millions of visitors each year with its eye-catching exhibits. In...


A Voyage Through JFK’s Legacy

By Naia Daniel May 16, 2017

The Smithsonian American Art Museum recently unveiled its newest exhibit, “American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times,” a fascinating photo gallery that explores and celebrates the...

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