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Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

Oglethorpe
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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.

Wednesday November 2, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Join us for a lecture by John Daniel Tilford, OUMA Curator of Collections, who has organized the O'Kelley exhibition. “The Long Journey to Success” is an homage to the life and work of American self-taught artist Mattie Lou O’Kelley (1908-1997) and will be on view September 23 - December 4. [click here for more]

Wednesday October 19, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Join us for an evening with Maria Coles '24, curatorial intern and education coordinator for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art. Ms. Coles explores the work of Mattie Lou O'Kelley. An exhibition of art by O'Kelley will be on view in OUMA from September 23-December 4. [click here for more]

Saturday October 1, 2022 01:00 PM EDT
Celebrating the release of their new book "Inside Their Studio: Deaf & Disabled Artists Reshaping the Arts," The Ikouii Creative is partnering with the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art to host an event celebrating the deaf and disabled community. The event will feature a book signing, a catered r... [click here for more]

Thursday September 29, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Categories: Visual Arts, Museums Like most female artists of the early 20th century, O’Kelley endured far greater hardships than her male counterparts, made double challenging by the economic hardships faced by the Appalachian community during this time. O’Kelley was born in 1908 on her family’s far... [click here for more]

Friday June 17, 2022 02:00 PM EDT
This exhibition illustrates the fine and decorative arts of 18th century Rococo France and beyond through the examination of porcelain and works on paper. While these objects exemplify the artistic brilliance of the era, they also emphasize the lack of social morals on the part of the upper class. T... [click here for more]

Wednesday May 11, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Categories: art Rounding out the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art's spring lecture series will be Atlanta-based artist Shanequa Gay. One of Gay's pieces, "La Pieta" was acquired by the museum in 2019 after several students, together with Oglethorpe’s Student Government Association, successfully l... [click here for more]

Wednesday March 30, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Categories: museum, art, culture, diversity This lecture by John Daniel Tilford, Curator of Collections at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, will focus on the rich artistic heritage of both the Gee's Bend community of quilters in Southern Alabama and late 19th/early 20th century potters of th... [click here for more]

Sunday March 6, 2022 04:00 PM EST
Categories: concert

Featuring music from Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece opera, "Othello," this entry in the "Skylight Gallery Concert Series," is an intimate musical performance held in the spacious Skylight Gallery in the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art.

"Music from Othello" also features perfo... [click here for more]

Thursday December 9, 2021 07:00 PM EST
Categories: culture, community, museum, lecture, talk

Prison chaplain Omar Howard will discuss why he chose to go back to prison to work with inmates after serving a 15-year sentence. Mr. Howard is determined to encourage everyone, and youth especially, to choose freedom over incarceration. 

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Thursday December 2, 2021 07:00 PM EST
Elizabeth H. Peterson, Director of OUMA, will explore the hidden treasures of the world of art from unexpected sources such as those living with disability, mental illness, economic disadvantage, or neurodiversity, and how museums can leverage those connections toward social good and community enric... [click here for more]

Thursday November 18, 2021 07:00 PM EST
Lucy Fugate, founder of the Art from the Inside series will speak about her family connection to art by inmates in Mississippi and what inspired her to continue this legacy today with HeartBound Ministries. "HeartBound Ministries: Art from the Inside" is currently on view at the Oglethorpe Universit... [click here for more]

Thursday November 11, 2021 07:00 PM EST
John Daniel Tilford, Curator of Collections of OUMA, Mr. Tilford will discuss Degas' studio practices as they relate to the recently acquired Femme nue assise, s’essuyant. The lecture will also examine Degas’ female contemporaries such as Mary Cassatt and Suzanne Valadon.  [click here for more]

Sunday November 7, 2021 03:00 PM EST
Categories: museum

Featuring music of George and Ira Gershwin, "A Gerswhin Afternoon" is an intimate jazz performance held in the spacious Skylight Gallery at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art.  

"A Gershwin Afternoon" will be performed by Director of Music Dr. Brent Runnels and special guests... [click here for more]

Thursday October 14, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
Categories: lecture Dr. Chris C. Martin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, will explain how the activity involved in creating a work of art has the attributes of optimal functioning, which is also called a flow state. He will discuss the history of research on flow and happiness. Dr. Marti... [click here for more]

Saturday April 4, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will once again participate in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day, an annual national celebration of ‘boundless curiosity’!

Museum visitors will receive free admission at the museum on Saturday, April 4, 2020 with a Museum Day ticket, available online.

The Muse... [click here for more]

Monday March 30, 2020 07:00 PM EDT
Jennifer Renee Blevins’s debut memoir, Limited by Body Habitus: An American Fat Story, sheds light on her experiences living with the emotional and psychological struggles of taking up space in a fat-phobic world. Bringing together experiences of personal and national trauma, Blevins adeptly weaves ... [click here for more]

Saturday March 28, 2020 07:00 PM EDT
Caroline Wilkins is the 2019-2021 touring “Concert Artist” of the American Harp Society after winning the prestigious national competition. As such, she frequently presents recitals and masterclasses throughout the United States and Canada. She also won the 2018 Concerto Competition at the Music A... [click here for more]

Saturday March 14, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
The Georgia Watercolor Society (GWS) presents its 41st National Watercolor Exhibition, a juried show open to all watercolor artists across the United States. The show will feature original artwork using watermedia. The exhibition will be juried by Linda Baker. Linda Baker is a signature member of a ... [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]

Monday February 10, 2020 07:00 PM EST
In genre-defying vignettes, author Jenn Shapland interweaves her own story with Carson McCullers’s to create a vital new portrait of one of America’s most beloved writers, and shows us how the writers we love and the stories we tell about ourselves make us who we are. Shapland will appear in convers... [click here for more]

Monday February 10, 2020 07:00 PM EST
In genre-defying vignettes, author Jenn Shapland interweaves her own story with Carson McCullers’s to create a vital new portrait of one of America’s most beloved writers, and shows us how the writers we love and the stories we tell about ourselves make us who we are. Shapland will appear in convers... [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]

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 [click here for more]

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/

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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 [click here for 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. [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]

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. [click here for more]

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 ... [click here for more]

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 ... [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]

Wednesday April 3, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: $5, free for members,
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... [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]

Wednesday March 20, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: $5, free for members,
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... [click here for more]

Wednesday March 6, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: $5, free for members,
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... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 20, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: $5, free for members,
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... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 6, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: $5, free for members,
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... [click here for more]

Friday January 18, 2019 12:00 PM EST
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: $5, free for members, OU students, and children under 12,
January 18 – April 21, 2018

Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

The exhibition Stories Without an End: Power, Beauty and Wisdom of Women in African Art of the Mehta Collection includes a selection of 50 classically carved wooden sculptures and masks drawn from the collection of Dileep and Martha M... [click here for more]

Friday September 28, 2018 12:00 PM EDT
The Shelley and Donald Rubin Exhibition Series Presents,

When East Meets West: Three Centuries of Artistic Discourse This exhibition will illustrate the rich cross-cultural influences between Japan and European and American artists from the late 17th to late 19th century.

Organized by John Daniel Ti... [click here for more]
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Thursday August 23, 2018 06:30 PM EDT
Lecture by John Daniel Tilford, Curator of Collections OUMA celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer by exhibiting more than 100 works from its permanent collection, "OUMA in Retrospect: Celebrating 25 Years," on view July 7-September 16, 2018. Numerous works acquired by founding director Lloyd... [click here for more]

Saturday July 7, 2018 12:00 PM EDT
OUMA celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer by exhibiting more than 100 works from its permanent collection. Included are numerous works acquired by founding director Lloyd Nick, which illustrate the permanent collection’s long-standing strength in the areas of 19th century French art, as well ... [click here for more]
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Thursday October 12, 2017 07:00 PM EDT
Emmy-nominated film La Belle Vie/The Good Life follows director Rachel Salnave on her quest to dicover her Haitian roots. The film is part of Oglethorpe University Museum of Art's Hispaniola exhibit, which celebrates Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The film will be shown in the Dolive Theater loca... [click here for more]
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Saturday June 24, 2017 12:00 PM EDT
Four Rwandan artists whose lives were impacted by the violence of 1994, Jean Bosco Bakunzi, Willy Karekezi, Izabiriza Moses, and Niyonkuru Canda Bruce, present their most recent, vibrantly colorful paintings that joyfully celebrate the rebirth of Rwandan culture. This exhibit has been made possible ... [click here for more]

Saturday June 24, 2017 12:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: $5- Adults; Free- Children Under 12, OUMA Member of Student w/ Petrel Pass, Military & family,
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Saturday June 24, 2017 12:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: $5- Adults; Free- Children Under 12, OUMA Member of Student w/ Petrel Pass, Military & family,
The permanent collection of OUMA is unique among museum collections in that it has been developed almost entirely through the gifts of our donors. This exhibition, developed almost entirely through the gifts of our donors, celebrates their generosity that continues to benefit the mission of OUMA. Th... [click here for more]

Saturday June 25, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
View 100 pastel paintings selected from submitted works and juried by Richard McKinley. Attend a reception on May 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. on the third floor of Lowry Hall. Parking is free. [click here for more]

Tuesday April 19, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Salaam Semaan, MPH, Dr PH, Deputy Associate Director for Science (Health Scientist), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)This event is part of the lecture series accompanying the exhibition Yale University’s The Art of Public Health, on view March 19-April 24, 2016 [click here for more]

Tuesday April 12, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
This event is part of the lecture series accompanying the exhibition Caitlin Tabilog ’18 at Academy at North Fulton, on view in Center Gallery, March 19-April 24, 2016.Shelley Margow, MS.OTR/L is the owner and clinical director of Children’s Therapy Works, a pediatric private therapy practice in... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 5, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Caitlin Tabilog ’18 presents “ANF Kids Photographed”. This event is part of the lecture series accompanying the exhibition Caitlin Tabilog ’18 at Academy at North Fulton, on view in Center Gallery, March 19-April 24, 2016.Caitlin Tabilog is student at Oglethorpe University, and a graphic des... [click here for more]

Tuesday March 22, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
This event is part of the Atlanta Science Festival, March 19-26, 2016.How can graphic design improve your health? By delivering important public health messages with visual impact! Learn about an unusual partnership between public health and graphic design students at Yale University. [click here for more]

Saturday March 5, 2016 07:00 PM EST
This exhibition presents wall hangings, obis, kimonos and other beautifully embroidered objects created by the Japanese Embroidery Center. The Japanese Embroidery Center, located in Dunwoody, was founded in 1989 by Shuji and Masa Tamura. JEC is a nonprofit educational organization whose mission is t... [click here for more]

Saturday February 20, 2016 07:00 PM EST
The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art’s Skylight Gallery Concert Series presents Lynne Aspnes, harp, and Justin Bruns, assistant concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performing works by J.S. Bach, Manuel de Falla, Fritz Kreisler, and Camille Saint-Saens, and more. Enjoy a Sunday after... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 16, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Jordan, an international studies major and Japanese minor, is deeply involved at Oglethorpe, and works at the OU Museum of Art, where she is curatorial assistant for the exhibition Nuido, The Way of Embroidery.This event is part of the lecture series accompanying the exhibition Nuido, The Way of Emb... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 9, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Junco Sato Pollack is an artist and retired Associate Professor of Textiles at the E. G. Welch School of Art and Design of Georgia State University. This event is part of the lecture series accompanying the exhibition Nuido, The Way of Embroidery, on view January 16-March 6, 2016. [click here for more]

Saturday December 5, 2015 07:00 PM EST
This solo exhibition presents a selection of 11 works by Nathan Lewis, a California born painter and artist. His lushly painted surfaces often reference traditional historic or literary moments infused with contemporary elements producing works that are ironically both grounded and plausible and str... [click here for more]

Tuesday November 17, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: General admission is $5; free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.,
Lecture by Julie Pierotti, Curator, Dixon Gallery and GardensnJulie Novarese This event is part of the lecture series accompanying the exhibition “The Sorrow of Too Many Joys: Satire in 19th Century France,” on view September 5 – December 6, 2015. [click here for more]

Tuesday November 10, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Ecture by Troy Wellington Smith, Graduate Student, University of California, Berkeley. Troy Wellington Smith received his BA in English literature and history from Swarthmore College in 2005, and—after some years of teaching English at home and abroad—his MS in library science from Clarion Unive... [click here for more]

Tuesday November 3, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: General admission is $5; free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.,
Elizabeth Peterson, director of OUMA, examines the historical references in Lewis’ work and the role of museums in addressing social conditions. [click here for more]

Tuesday October 27, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: General admission is $5; free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.,
Lecture by Jay Lutz, PhD, Professor of French and Frances I. Eeraerts ’76 Professor of Foreign Language, Oglethorpe UniversityThis event is part of the lecture series accompanying the exhibition “The Sorrow of Too Many Joys: Satire in 19th Century France,” on view September 5 – December 6, 2... [click here for more]

Tuesday October 13, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: General admission is $5; free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.,
OUMA is pleased to welcome Mike Luckovich, Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.Please RSVP for this event to add your name to the will call list. http://museum.oglethorpe.edu/luckovich-rsvp/Seating may be limited. Please note the event will be held in Lupt... [click here for more]

Tuesday September 15, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: General admission is $5; free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.,
Lecture by John Daniel Tilford, Exhibition Curator and Curator of Collections at OUMAThis event is part of the lecture series accompanying the exhibition “The Sorrow of Too Many Joys: Satire in 19th Century France,” on view September 5 – December 6, 2015. [click here for more]

Wednesday April 29, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Time is an Illusion is organized by the faculty and staff of the Philip Weltner Library, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, and Division III – Natural Sciences in celebration of the centenary of Einstein’s theory and Oglethorpe University’s 100 Years on Peachtree (1915-2015). [click here for more]

Wednesday April 29, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Georgia Watercolor Society (GWS) holds a Signature Member Exhibition biennially and the GWS National Exhibition, open to any artist working in water media, is held annually. OUMA is delighted to host the GWS in 2015 for both the Signature and National Exhibitions.$5 | AdultsFree | Children under... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 28, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Judy Greenberg, an art juror and demonstrator, has been teaching throughout the world for 35 years. She has endorsed Richeson Kolinsky brushes and was a regular contributor to the Palette Magazine. She is signature member of the California Watercolor Society, Georgia Watercolor Society, National Ass... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 21, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: $5 Adults Children under 12 Free & Member or OU Student w/ Petrel Pass,
Azizah Kahera, Chief Operating Officer of Azizah magazine, presents “A Vehicle for the Voice of Muslim Women,” as part of OUMA’s exhibition “Azadi va Edalat: Stories Retold by Contemporary Iranian Women Artists.",0,daiken@oglethorpe.edu,http://museum.oglethorpe.edu/event/vehicle-voice-musli... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 7, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Iain Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of the National Watercolor Society. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientel... [click here for more]

Saturday February 28, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Azadi va Edalat (transliteration from the Persian for freedom and justice) is organized by OUMA Director Elizabeth Peterson, in partnership with artist and curator Afarin Rahmanifar.The paintings of Rahmanifar are accompanied by those of Taravat Talepasand and Samira Abbassy to show three contempora... [click here for more]

Saturday February 28, 2015 07:00 PM EST
The Georgia Watercolor Society (GWS) holds the Signature Member Exhibition biennially. The GWS National Exhibition, open to any artist working in water media, is held annually. OUMA is delighted to host the GWS in 2015 for both the Signature and National exhibitions.The Georgia Watercolor Society wa... [click here for more]

Tuesday January 27, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Join us for a “Watercolor Painting Demo – Wet in Wet,” as part of the Georgia Watercolor Signature Exhibition in the Rubin Gallery.Enjoy a demonstration by Kathy Rennell Forbes, signature member and past president of Georgia Watercolor Society and a Member of Excellence in the Atlanta Artists ... [click here for more]

Wednesday January 21, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Members of the Georgia Watercolor Society, OUMA and the Oglethorpe community are invited to the opening reception for the Georgia Watercolor Society Signature Exhibition in the Rubin Gallery. Remarks at 6:30 p.m. by Elizabeth Peterson, Director of OUMA. [click here for more]

Saturday December 6, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat is a visual exploration of baseball through the varied perspectives of contemporary Cuban-born artists living in Cuba and the U.S. The arrival of baseball in Cuba coincided with the emergence of the independence movement in 1886, and the sport quickly became a collective e... [click here for more]

Tuesday October 14, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: General admission: $5; free for OUMA members or students with a Petrel Pass.,
Hoji Silva Miret, a freelance consultant in leisure, travel and tourism, will present “Baseball: A Bridge for Reconciliation.” Mr. Miret immigrated to the U.S. recently and is living in New York City. He will be talking about travel and tourism and U.S./Cuba relations.This event is part of the... [click here for more]

Tuesday September 30, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: General admission: $5; free for OUMA members or students with a Petrel Pass.,
Artist Alejandro Aguilera will present “Ideas & Inspirations.” Mr. Aguilera is an Atlanta-based artist creating a special installation in Stealing Base. He will talk about his personal connections to the island and how his memories play out in his art.This event is part of the Wednesday Evening... [click here for more]

Tuesday September 16, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
OUMA Director Elizabeth Peterson, co-curator of Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat, will discuss “Art, Activism & Social Justice.” Peterson, who is also an adjunct professor for an Oglethorpe CORE Art & Culture class, will explore the use of art in propaganda and protest in both Cuba and elsewhere with ... [click here for more]

Saturday September 13, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: General admission: $10; free for OUMA members or students with a Petrel Pass.,
OUMA’s Skylight Gallery Concert Series presents Duo De Jordaan on harpsichord, performing “Fancy: For Two to Play.” Musical selections will include works of Bach, Mozart, and Thomas Tomkin. Duo De Jordaan is an early keyboard duo formed by Adam Jaffe and Anthony Abouhamad. [click here for more]

Saturday August 30, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
This event features 14 large format lithographs by Salvador Dalí, including those in his Trilogy of Love series, from OUMA’s permanent collection. [click here for more]

Saturday August 30, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: Admission:$5 Children Under 12: Free Military Personnel and their families: Free Parking: Free,
Presenting color woodcuts, mixed media work, and sculpture by contemporary artist Kimo Minton, courtesy of TEW Galleries and the artist. Also on exhibit: SALVADOR DALÍ: Trilogy of Love and MID CENTURY MODERN: Works on Paper. [click here for more]

Saturday August 30, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Cost: Admission:$5 Children Under 12: Free Military Personnel and their families: Free Parking: Free,
This exhibit features mid 20th century artists Alexander Calder, Joan Miró, Jim Dine, Larry River, and Helen Frankenthaler, which are selections from OUMA’s permanent collection and on loan from the Robert W. Woodruff Library at Emory University. Also on exhibit: SALVADOR DALÍ: Trilogy of Love a... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 29, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Lecture by Mr. Allan Eddy, Artist.This lecture complements the exhibition “OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing Over of Art & Science.”Atlanta artist Allan Eddy is an award winning 1988 Bachelor of Fine Arts graduate of the Atlanta College of Art where he studied with artist Marcia R. Cohen, also included... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 22, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Lecture by Dr. Michael K. Rulison, Professor of Physics, Oglethorpe University.This lecture complements the exhibition “OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing Over of Art & Science.”Dr. Mike Rulison, a professor of physics at Oglethorpe University, is a research and teaching physicist with diverse and respo... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 15, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Lecture by Dr. Sidney Perkowitz, Candler Professor of Physics Emeritus, Emory University.This lecture complements the exhibition “OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing Over of Art & Science.”Sidney Perkowitz is that rare blend of scientist and artist—a whole-brain thinker. As the Charles Howard Candler P... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 8, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Lecture by Ms. Marcia R. Cohen, Artist and SCAD Atlanta Professor. This lecture complements the exhibition OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing Over of Art & Science. Foundation studies Professor Marcia R. Cohen from Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta where she teaches that color theory is not only a ... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 1, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Lecture by Mr. Billy Howard, Photographer & Ms. Laurie Shock, President, Shock Design BooksThis lecture complements the exhibition “BLIND/SIGHT: Conversations with the Visually Inspired.”It presents a collection of photographs of people with vision loss, a biography of each person including a de... [click here for more]

Tuesday March 25, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
OUMA will host a member and public reception to celebrate the opening of its two new exhibitions: OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing Over of Art & Science, part of the inaugural Atlanta Science Festival, and BLIND/SIGHT: Conversations with the Visually Inspired.Join the three co-curators of OPTIC CHIASM for... [click here for more]

Friday March 21, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
A joint venture with the Atlanta Science Festival, Atlanta Science Tavern, and OUMA will result in OPTIC CHIASM, an exhibition exploring the art of vision and science of sight. This exhibition presents art by Irene K. Miller, Kenn Kotara, Allan Eddy, Marcia R. Cohen, and Lisa Solomon, contemporary a... [click here for more]

Friday March 21, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
To continue our celebration and exploration of all things visual, we present BLIND/SIGHT in the Skylight Gallery, an exhibition created by photographer Billy Howard and illustrator Laurie Shock. It presents a collection of photographs of people with vision loss, a biography of each person including ... [click here for more]

Friday March 21, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
OUMA will host a free open house to celebrate the opening of its two new exhibitions: OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing Over of Art & Science, part of the inaugural Atlanta Science Festival, and BLIND/SIGHT: Conversations with the Visually Inspired.2:00 PM | Join the three co-curators of OPTIC CHIASM: The ... [click here for more]

Saturday March 8, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Featuring 19th and 20th century paintings, drawings, and prints from OUMA’s permanent collection, plus late 20th and early 21st century paintings by emerging artists. View landscapes by Cavaillès, Corot, Maufra, Pissarro, and others; large scale oils by Courtney J. Garrett, Larry Gray, and Charlo... [click here for more]

Tuesday March 4, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Lecture By Mr. John Daniel Tilford, Collections Manager, OumaGeneral Admission: $5. Free For Ouma Members Or With A Petrel Pass.Hosted As Part Of The Current Exhibition “Sky Light: Landscapes, Traditional & Contemporary” Featuring 19th And 20th Century Paintings, Drawings, And Prints From Oumaâ... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 25, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Lecture by Ms. Elizabeth H. Peterson, Director, OUMAFree for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.Hosted As Part Of The Current Exhibition “Sky Light: Landscapes, Traditional & Contemporary” Featuring 19th And 20th Century Paintings, Drawings, And Prints From Ouma’s Permanent Collection, Plus L... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 18, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Lecture By Mr. John Daniel Tilford, Collections Manager, OumaFree For Ouma Members Or With A Petrel Pass.Hosted As Part Of The Current Exhibition “Sky Light: Landscapes, Traditional & Contemporary” Featuring 19th And 20th Century Paintings, Drawings, And Prints From Ouma’s Permanent Collectio... [click here for more]

Saturday May 11, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
The Skylight Gallery Concert Series features musical talent from piano, to french horn to cello. [click here for more]
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