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Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

Oglethorpe
PHOTO CREDIT: Fabio Musio
Call: (404) 364-8555 or visit museum.oglethorpe.edu
An intimate 7,000-square-foot space that focuses on a diverse roster of international work centered on everything from Tibetan art and 18th-century Italian landscapes to Russian painting.

Super Museum Sunday

Sunday February 9, 2020 12:00 pm EST
As a part of the Georgia History Festival, this event highlights the founding of the Georgia colony and encourages residents and visitors alike to discover the history of the state. Participating historic sites, museums and other points of interest will waive their admission fee for one day to promo...
Cost: Free

"Quartet for The End of Time" on the Skylight Gallery Concert Series

Sunday February 23, 2020 04:00 pm EST
Dr. Brent Runnels is joined by Helen Kim, violin, Charae Krueger, 'cello and Ted Gurtch, clarinet to perform this iconic 20th century masterpiece by the French Composer Olivier Messiaen. Partly written while Messiaen was in a German concentration camp, this work is one of the most unique and powerf...
Cost: $10

Jane Robbins Kerr: Bits and Pieces from Mississippi

Friday January 10, 2020 10:00 am EST
This exhibition presents 30 photographs by Jane Robbins Kerr, a Jackson, Mississippi native who has spent most of her adult life in Atlanta, Georgia. After retiring from a real estate career, Kerr traveled the world photographing people and places. Her travels led her to photograph the beauty of Mor...
Cost: Free

Lecture by Nelda Damiano

Wednesday November 13, 2019 07:00 pm EST
The Poetry of Light, People and Places in 19th Century France. A Lecture at Oglethorpe Museum of Art by Nelda Damiano, who is the Pierre Daura Curator of European Art at the Georgia Museum of Art
Cost: Free

Skylight Concert Series presents "Musical Impressions"

Sunday November 10, 2019 04:00 pm EST
Georgian Chamber Players musicians David Coucheron and Julie Coucheron perform an evening of music of the Impressionist period.

Tickets: $10 general admission at the door; free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass. For more information: http://georgianchamberplayers.org/

Cost: $10

Lecture by Dr. Jay Lutz: Verlaine and Faure's 19th Century Muted Rococo

Wednesday November 6, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Oglethorpe's Professor Jay Lutz, PhD, Professor of French, Frances I Eeraerts ’76 Professor of Foreign Language, Oglethorpe University (OUMA) presents a lecture entitled Verlaine and Fauré’s 19th Century Muted Rococo
Cost: Free

Skylight Concert Series Presents Ravel, Massenet, and More

Sunday November 3, 2019 03:00 pm EST
Founded in 2012 by John Alan Wickey, Atlanta Harp Sound Ensemble is comprised of an eclectic group of harpists from all over metro-Atlanta. The Harp Sound Ensemble is coming to OUMA.
Cost: Free

Skylight Concert Series Presents Le Nozze de Figaro

Sunday October 6, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Atlanta Concert Opera, Le Nozze de Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) Atlanta Concert Opera an artist-focused, artist led company which creates performing opportunities for artists to explore their abilities and build their resumes. This version of The Marriage of Figaro will be performed in Italian by...
Cost: Free

Oglethorpe Museum of Art Lecture by John Daniel Tilford

Wednesday September 25, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Lecture by John Daniel Tilford: Impressionist Masterpieces from the Melamed Family: A Tradition of Cultural Philanthropy. Curator of Collections, OUMA. An hour long lecture by John, who is on staff here at Oglethorpe.
Cost: Free

Salvador Dalí’s Stairway to Heaven

Friday May 3, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Salvador Dalí’s Stairway to Heaven presents two fine print portfolios by the artist, his illustrations for the Comte de Lautréamont’s Les Chants de Maldoror and Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy. This exhibition is curated by David S. Rubin and organized by Carole S. Sorell. The works of art on ...
Cost: Free-$5

Leon Kelly, American Surrealist

Friday May 3, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
May 3 – August 31, 2019 Leon Kelly (American, 1901-1982) began his artistic studies in Philadelphia and Paris. Despite early financial hardships, the artist excelled, and his work was acquired by major museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Whitney Museum...
Cost: Free-$5

Salvador Dalí’s Stairway to Heaven

Friday May 3, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Salvador Dalí’s Stairway to Heaven presents two fine print portfolios by the artist, his illustrations for the Comte de Lautréamont’s Les Chants de Maldoror and Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy. This exhibition is curated by David S. Rubin and organized by Carole S. Sorell. The works of art on ...
Cost: Free-$5

LECTURE: Composer and Poet Charles Anthony Silverstri

Thursday April 25, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
The Oglethorpe University Singers and Chorale, in collaboration with the OU Literature department, welcome guest Poet-in-Residence Charles Anthony Silvestri for a poetry reading and book signing of his newly released A Silver Thread: The Lyric Poetry of Charles Anthony Silvestri.  This event prece...
Cost: Free

LECTURE - Mario Chandler, PhD, “Transatlantic Trickster: The West African Origins of African American Folk Stories”

Wednesday April 3, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
This lecture is presented as part of the exhibition "Stories Without an End: Power, Beauty and Wisdom of Women in African Art of the Mehta Collection" on view through April 21, 2019. Dr. Mario Chandler, Professor of Spanish at OU, has interests in Medieval and Golden-age Spanish literature with pa...
Cost: $5, free for members

"Listen: Works by Women": A Special Chamber Performance by ASO musicians

Sunday March 24, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
"Listen: Works by Women" is a celebration of chamber music written by women. Six colleagues from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra present duos by composers ranging from Clara Schumann, whose 200th birth anniversary is this fall, to Mary Kouyoumdjian, a young composer living in Brooklyn. We are gratefu...
Cost: Free

LECTURE - Elizabeth Peterson, “The Sande Society: Women of the Mende in Sierra Leone”

Wednesday March 20, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
This lecture is presented as part of the exhibition "Stories Without an End: Power, Beauty and Wisdom of Women in African Art of the Mehta Collection" on view through April 21, 2019. Elizabeth H. Peterson is Director of the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art. Professor Peterson developed the curr...
Cost: $5, free for members

LECTURE - Amanda Hellman, PhD, "Strong Women in Africa: Historical and Contemporary Female Leaders”

Wednesday March 6, 2019 07:00 pm EST
This lecture is presented as part of the exhibition "Stories Without an End: Power, Beauty and Wisdom of Women in African Art of the Mehta Collection" on view through April 21, 2019. Dr. Hellman is the Curator of African Art for the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University and is the lead cura...
Cost: $5, free for members

LECTURE – Taylor Roberts ’21, “Museums as Social Agents”

Wednesday February 20, 2019 07:00 pm EST
This lecture is presented as part of the exhibition "Stories Without an End: Power, Beauty and Wisdom of Women in African Art of the Mehta Collection" on view through April 21, 2019. Taylor Roberts '21 is a student at Oglethorpe University studying Arts Administration. She is a Sophomore Senator i...
Cost: $5, free for members

LECTURE - Anne Gahongayire, “The Grandmother Project in West Africa”

Wednesday February 6, 2019 07:00 pm EST
This lecture is presented as part of the exhibition "Stories Without an End: Power, Beauty and Wisdom of Women in African Art of the Mehta Collection" on view through April 21, 2019. Ms. Anne Gahongayire was formerly an External Relations and Partnership Development Officer with The Grandmother Pr...
Cost: $5, free for members
4484 Peachtree Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30319
(404) 364-8555
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