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September 2015

Media Preview | Fall Exhibitions

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Members of the media are invited to preview OUMA’s fall exhibitions, “The Sorrow of  Too Many Joys: Satire in 19th Century France” and “Dreams, Discord and Desire: Nathan Lewis at OUMA.” Curators for both exhibitions…

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Opening Reception for OUMA’s Fall Exhibitions

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OUMA members and the Oglethorpe community are invited to an opening reception for OUMA’s fall exhibitions, “Sorrow of Too Many Joys: Satire in 19th Century France” and “Dreams, Discord, and Desire: Nathan Lewis at OUMA”.…

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Docent Tour

September 6 @ 2:00 pm
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Every week for 14 weeks
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Join us for OUMA’s weekly guided tour of the museum’s current exhibitions, “The Sorrow of Too Many Joys: Satire in 19th Century France” and “Dreams, Discord and Desire: Nathan Lewis at OUMA,” conducted by volunteer…

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The Arts and Satire in 19th Century France

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Lecture by John Daniel Tilford, Exhibition Curator and Curator of Collections at OUMA This event is part of the lecture series accompanying the exhibition “The Sorrow of Too Many Joys: Satire in 19th Century France,” on view…

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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!

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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…

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October 2015

Dreams, Discord and Desire

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Artist Nathan Lewis gives a gallery talk discussing his inspiration and process. This lecture will be followed by a reception from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Skylight Gallery. Nathan Lewis is a California born painter and artist.…

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French Caricature: How Dare They!

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Lecture by David and Constance Yates, Private Art Dealers This lecture will be followed by a reception at 8 p.m. in the Skylight Gallery. David and Constance Yates are private dealers specializing in European sculpture, medals,…

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

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OUMA is pleased to welcome Mike Luckovich, Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Mike Luckovich received the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning, the top honor of his profession, in 1995 and 2006. The…

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

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Lecture by Jay Lutz, PhD, Professor of French and Frances I. Eeraerts ’76 Professor of Foreign Language, Oglethorpe University This event is part of the lecture series accompanying the exhibition “The Sorrow of Too Many…

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November 2015

Historical Fiction and the Social Aspect of Museums

Elizabeth Peterson

Elizabeth Peterson, director of OUMA, examines the historical references in Lewis’ work and the role of museums in addressing social conditions. General admission is $5; free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.

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Tea for Oglethorpe Students, Faculty & Staff

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Oglethorpe students, faculty and staff are invited for tea and refreshments while enjoying OUMA’s current exhibitions, “The Sorrow of Too Many Joys: Satire in 19th Century France” and “Dreams, Discord and Desire: Nathan Lewis at…

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Jean-Louis Forain: La Comedie parisienne

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Lecture by Julie Pierotti, Curator, Dixon Gallery and GardensnJulie Novarese Pierotti is currently the Curator at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tenn. A native Memphian, she received a bachelor’s degree in art history…

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