OUMA is among more than 2,000 museums across America offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer, from Memorial Day through Labor Day, in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense.
The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173‐1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military–Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps–and up to five family members. Some special or limited‐time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program.
For questions on particular exhibits or museums, please contact the museum directly. Read more…
To find all participating museums and plan your trip, visit arts.gov/national/blue‐star‐museums.
Enjoy $3 discounted admission to John James Audubon: Swift Birds of Passage through July 10, during the installation of the Colored Pencil Society of America’s 23rd Annual International Exhibition.
Join us for a reception with the artists, whose works are on view in the Colored Pencil Society of America’s 23rd Annual International Exhibition, on view July 11-August 23, 2015.
Founded in 1990, the Colored Pencil Society of America is a nonprofit organization representing nearly 2000 members. The purpose of the organization is to promote the stature and awareness of colored pencil as a fine art medium. The CPSA 23rd Annual International Exhibition will present more than 100 works, all of which are created with colored pencil only. Submissions are from artists, members and non-members alike, who are at least 18 years old. It offers $15,000 in awards including the Best of Show and CIPPY Award.
Discovery by Kendra Ferreira, CPSA, CPX
In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums — which offer free admission every day — Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine, in which participating museums across the country open their doors for FREE to visitors who present a Museum Day Live! ticket.
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is proud to participate in this year’s Museum Day Live! on Saturday, September 26, 2015.
Tickets will be available starting AUGUST 1, 2015 via Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! website only. The ticket provides free admission for two people.