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Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

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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.

Smithsonian Museum Day

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...
Cost: Free

Jennifer Renee Blevins - "Limited by Body Habitus: An American Fat Story"

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 ...
Cost: Free

Caroline Wilkins

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...
Cost: $10

Georgia Watercolor Society’s 41st National Exhibition

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 ...
Cost: $5

Quartet for The End of Time

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

"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

Jenn Shapland - My Autobiography of Carson McCullers

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...
Cost: Free

Jenn Shapland - "My Autobiography of Carson McCullers"

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...
Cost: Free

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

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

Stories Without an End: Women in African Art

Friday January 18, 2019 12:00 pm EST
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...
Cost: $5, free for members, OU students, and children under 12

When East Meets West: Three Centuries of Artistic Discourse

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...
Cost: $5

OUMA’S Permanent Collection: Past, Present and Future

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...
Cost: Free-$5

OUMA in Retrospect: Celebrating 25 Years

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 ...
Cost: Free-$5

Hispaniola film series presents 'La Belle Vie/The Good Life'

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...
Cost: Free

OUMA Presents: Rwandan Reconciliation

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 ...
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OUMA Collects: Recent Acquisitions 2016-2017

Saturday June 24, 2017 12:00 pm EDT
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...
Cost: $5- Adults; Free- Children Under 12, OUMA Member of Student w/ Petrel Pass, Military & family

OUMA Presents: Phyllis Stephens: Story Quilts

Saturday June 24, 2017 12:00 pm EDT
Cost: $5- Adults; Free- Children Under 12, OUMA Member of Student w/ Petrel Pass, Military & family

Southeastern Pastel Society 17th International Juried Exhibition

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.
Cost: Free-$5

Connecting Art and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment

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
Cost: $5

Is This My Child? Sensory Integration Simplified

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...
Cost: $5

ANF Kids Photographed

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...
Cost: $5

The Art of Public Health

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.
Cost: $5

Nuido, The Way of Embroidery

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...
Cost: $5

Harp & Violin - Skylight Gallery Concert Series

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...
Cost: $10

Van Gogh to Okakura: Identity and Orientalism in the Art of the Meiji Era

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...
Cost: $5

Embroidery and Shashiko within the context of the Japanese Textile Industry

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.
Cost: $5

Dreams, Discord, and Desire: Nathan Lewis at OUMA

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...
Cost: Free-$5

Jean-Louis Forain: La Comedie parisienne

Tuesday November 17, 2015 07:00 pm EST
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.
Cost: General admission is $5; free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.

"?˜Trampled to death by geese': Kierkegaard Caricatured in The Corsair

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...
Cost: $5

Historical Fiction and the Social Aspect of Museums

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

Caricature of the 1888 Paris Duel between the General and the Prime Minister

Tuesday October 27, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
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...
Cost: General admission is $5; free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.

Inside the Mind of a Cartoonist: Mike Luckovich of the AJC

Tuesday October 13, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
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...
Cost: General admission is $5; free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.

The Arts and Satire in 19th Century France

Tuesday September 15, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
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.
Cost: General admission is $5; free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.

Georgia Watercolor Society National Exhibition

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...
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Time is an Illusion: Revisiting Einstein's Theories of Relativity

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).
Cost: $5

The Empowerment of Inspiration

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...
Cost: Free- $5

A Vehicle for the Voice of Muslim Women: A Discussion with Azizah Magazine

Tuesday April 21, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
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...
Cost: $5 Adults Children under 12 Free & Member or OU Student w/ Petrel Pass

Light in Watercolor

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...
Cost: Free-$5

Georgia Watercolor Society Signature Exhibition

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...
Cost: Free-$5

Azadi va Edalat: Stories Retold by Contemporary Iranian Women Artists

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...
Cost: Free-$5

Watercolor Painting Demo - Wet in Wet

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 ...
Cost: $5

Opening Reception - Georgia Watercolor Society Signature Exhibition @ OU Museum of Art

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.
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Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat

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...
Cost: Free-$5

Baseball: A Bridge for Reconciliation

Tuesday October 14, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
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...
Cost: General admission: $5; free for OUMA members or students with a Petrel Pass.

Lecture: Ideas and Inspirations

Tuesday September 30, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
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...
Cost: General admission: $5; free for OUMA members or students with a Petrel Pass.

Lecture: Art, Activism, and Social Justice

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 ...
Cost: Free-$5

In Concert: Duo De Jordaan

Saturday September 13, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
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.
Cost: General admission: $10; free for OUMA members or students with a Petrel Pass.

Mid Century Modern: Works on Paper

Saturday August 30, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
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...
Cost: Admission:$5 Children Under 12: Free Military Personnel and their families: Free Parking: Free

Salvador Dali: Trilogy of Love

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.
Cost: Free-$5

Kimo Minton: Jazz Abstractions

Saturday August 30, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
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.
Cost: Admission:$5 Children Under 12: Free Military Personnel and their families: Free Parking: Free

Painting in the Dark

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...
Cost: $5

How the Art You See Depends on the Physics Your Brain Knows

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...
Cost: $5

Science and Art: Closer Than You Think

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...
Cost: $5

Artist's In Sight

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 ...
Cost: $5

-?The Making of BLIND/SIGHT"??

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...
Cost: $5

Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Public Reception

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...
Cost: Free

Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Open House

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 ...
Cost: Free

BLIND/SIGHT: Conversations with the Visually Inspired

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 ...
Cost: $5

OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing Over of Art & Science

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...
Cost: $5

SKY LIGHT: Landscapes, Traditional & Contemporary

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...
Cost: $5

The 19th Century in Landscape: Selections from OUMA and Atlanta Private Collections

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...
Cost: $5

Historical Fiction in the Materials and Techniques of the Landscape Genre

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...
Cost: $5

The 19th Century in Landscape

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...
Cost: $5

Skylight Gallery Concert Series

Saturday May 11, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
The Skylight Gallery Concert Series features musical talent from piano, to french horn to cello.
Cost: $10

The Sacred Round: Mandalas by the Patients of Carl Jung

Wednesday May 2, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art presents The Sacred Round: Mandalas by the Patients of Carl Jung, featuring 40 original mandalas created by the Swiss psychoanalyst’s patients during their treatment between 1926 and 1945. Mandalas, meaning “circles” or “holy circles,” were used during therapy...
Cost: General Admission: $5, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

C.G. Jung as Artist: Exploring the Art of Jung's The Red Book

Tuesday May 1, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
This presentation will explore the theme of Jung as artist through an exploration of numerous paintings from Jung's The Red Book, his murals and carvings at his self-created castle at Bollingen, Switzerland and examples of earlier artwork, and works by other artists who had a documented or likely in...
Cost: General Admission: $5, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

??Rechant??: Clarinet & Piano in Concert

Tuesday April 24, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Featuring Swiss musicians Reto Bieri, clarinet, and Benjamin Engeli, pianoUnder the auspices of the Consulate General of Switzerland Repertoire includes: Sonata No.1 for Clarinet and Piano F minor Op.120/1 (Brahms), “Rechant” for Clarinet solo (Holliger), Premère Rhapsodie (Debussy), “Elis” (Hollige...
Cost: General Admission: $10, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

The Shape of the Life is Round

Monday April 23, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Lloyd Nick, director, Oglethorpe University Museum of ArtIn every culture the circle symbolizes wholeness and the experience of unity. The image of the mandala has permeated our lives for centuries and has long been imbedded into our consciousness. Examples from many cultural and art history sources...
Cost: General Admission: $5, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

Jazz Under the Skylight

Saturday April 21, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Featuring the Brent Runnels Quintet
Cost: General Admission: $10, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

Guitar Concert

Saturday April 14, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Featuring Nicolai Tanev, guitar
Cost: General Admission: $10, free for Olgethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

Image as Symbol: Exploring the Symbolic Quality of Image

Wednesday April 11, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Pete Williams, PhD, Jungian analystSymbol is one of the ways in which the psyche introduces unconscious material to consciousness. As a very specific form of symbolic expression, Jung described the mandala as “a symbol of totality which pertains and adheres to the realization of the Self.” In this l...
Cost: General Admission: $5, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

Immersing Ourselves in a Mandala

Thursday March 22, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Jutta von Buchholtz, PhDThe presenter will offer an introduction to the concepts and purpose of “Slow Art.” A brief meditation will lead into the contemplative viewing of one of the mandalas from the exhibit. Time will be available for those who wish to share their experience.Jutta von Buchholtz has...
Cost: General Admission: $5, free for Olgethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

The Mandorla: Where Opposites Meet

Thursday March 8, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Virginia Apperson, PhD, APRN, CS, Jungian analystAll it takes is to pick up a newspaper or listen to the talking heads to experience the prevailing dynamic of our times: oppositional opposites, where lines are drawn and dared to be crossed. The result, as we know all too well, is gridlock, stalemate...
Cost: General Admission: $5, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

??The Mandala is the Center??: Jung's Interest in Mandalas

Thursday March 1, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Susan Olson, MA, LCSW, Jungian analystJung painted his first mandala in 1916, during a period of psychic turmoil. He came to understand the mandala as a symbol of the self, “the wholeness of the personality.” Jung stopped drawing mandalas in 1928, but he encouraged his patients to paint their own. E...
Cost: General Admission: $5, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

Brahms Under the Skylight

Sunday February 26, 2012 12:00 am EST
Featuring Brent Runnels, piano, and friends
Cost: General Admission: $10, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

Mandala: The Natural Center

Thursday February 23, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Susanne F. Fincher, LPC, ATR-BC, Jungian art therapistSwiss psychoanalyst C. G. Jung considered mandalas (Sanskrit for sacred circles) a visible sign of a natural centering impulse present in all human beings. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, a Tibetan Buddhist teacher, describes the mandala as a principle...
Cost: General Admission: $5, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

Mandalas and Uncenteredness

Saturday February 18, 2012 07:00 pm EST
William Willeford, Jungian analystMandalas presumably depict and facilitate a centering of psychic energy. But “uncenteredness” may also play a positive role in our living of our lives, because it is often necessary to vitality and meaning. Many of the works in this exhibition feature snakes that ar...
Cost: General Admission: $5, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel PAss

Mandala of Mystical Geography: Sacred Sites of the Dalai Lamas

Tuesday February 14, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Lecture by Glenn MullinIn 2004 author Glenn Mullin led 21 friends on an expedition and vision quest to Tibet’s legendary Lhamo Lhatso, or Oracle Lake. Five photographers traveled with the group and renowned filmmaker Michael Wiese made an acclaimed film about the adventure, narrated by Atlanta jazzm...
Cost: General Admission: $5, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

Mandala of Mystical Geography: Sacred Sites of the Dalai Lamas

Tuesday February 14, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Author Glenn Mullin leads a discussion on the role of vision quest and sacred power places in the world of the Dalai Lamas.
Cost: Free-$5

Valentine's Baroque Recital

Saturday February 11, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Featuring Nancy Schechter, baroque violin; Raisa Isaacs, harpsichordEnjoy solo and chamber music of Frescobaldi, Froberger and Bach
Cost: General Admission: $10, free for Oglethorpe University Museum of Art members and with a Petrel Pass

Classical and Brazilian guitar concert of Nicolai Tanev

Saturday November 12, 2011 07:00 pm EST
Classical and Brazilian guitar music. Nicolai is also an award-winning composer and will present some of his compositions too.www.nicolaitanev.com
Cost: $10 at the door; free to OUMA members

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

Wednesday October 19, 2011 08:00 pm EDT
Discusses A School for My Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka, about his amazing journey from a small farm in Uganda to the halls of Columbia University and then home again to build a tuition-free school for AIDS orphans. The event will include a Taste of Uganda.
Cost: Free

Classical & flamenco guitar concert by Nicolai Tanev

Sunday February 27, 2011 12:00 am EST
Classical & Flamenco guitar concert by the guitarist-in-residence of OUMA Nicolai Tanev.The program includes works by Bach, Brahms, Schumann, Tarrega, Tanev and traditional flamenco music.Nicolai has released 4 CDs in E.U and U.S.A. and has won the runner-up award of IAMA ( International Acoustic Mu...
Cost: $10 at the door
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