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Notice of Cy Pres Petition of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Notice of Cy Pres Petition of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design

CONTACT:
Ted Gest, Public Information Officer
202-727-6283
ted.gest@dc.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Office of the Attorney General of the District of Columbia provides the following information as notice of cy pres proceedings in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia by the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design:    

The Office of the Attorney General of the District of Columbia gives notice that the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art have filed a petition with the Superior Court of the District of Columbia seeking a determination of cy pres, to permit the Trustees to implement agreements reached with the National Gallery of Art and The George Washington University, concerning the assets and operations of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Corcoran College of Art + Design.  The Attorney General is a statutory party to the proceeding.   The Trustees have filed a motion seeking the entry of a proposed form of order, and the motion has been set for hearing on the afternoon of July 18, before the Honorable Robert Okun, Judge of the Superior Court.  Copies of the motion and supporting documents are available on the website of the Office of the Attorney General at http://oag.dc.gov/, as an attachment to this release, and from the Superior Court.

Any person wishing to provide information or views concerning the petition and the proposed order should send comments in writing to the Office of the Attorney General with a copy to counsel for the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, at the addresses below.  Any comments should be received by noon on July 15.  The Office of the Attorney General and the Trustees will compile and file the comments received with the Court prior to the hearing on July 18.  

Comments should be emailed or mailed to:

Office of the Attorney General            
Catherine A. Jackson
Assistant Attorney General
Office of the Attorney General
441 Fourth Street, N.W., Suite 600-S
Washington, DC  20001
catherine.jackson@dc.gov

Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art
c/o Charles Patrizia
Paul Hastings LLP
875 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005

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Corcoran's Motion.pdf3.77 MB