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New student-curated museum exhibition honors venerated Oglethorpe professor

By Grant Utter The beautifully detailed sculptures, drawings and designs of prolific Georgia artist Fritz Paul Zimmer are now on view at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art in honor of the former Oglethorpe professor’s last retrospective [...]

2023-07-18T13:22:12-04:00July 14th, 2023||

Oglethorpe museum hosts first solo exhibition of artist and activist Yehimi Cambrón 

By Grant Utter This summer, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will host the first solo exhibition of artist, activist and public speaker Yehimi Cambrón in her home city of Atlanta. Titled “Documenting the Undocumented in the South,” the [...]

2023-07-11T14:21:05-04:00June 14th, 2023||

New endowment fund to support students in museum studies

By Michelle Geiger A new endowment has been established at Oglethorpe University to support students interested in museum studies. The Ten10 Fund for Museum Leadership will provide stipends to assist students working alongside Oglethorpe University Museum of Art (OUMA) [...]

2023-07-11T14:32:28-04:00June 2nd, 2023||

Oglethorpe museum debuts new work from acclaimed artist Shanequa Gay

In an exciting start to the spring semester, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will open an exhibition featuring new artwork created by nationally-acclaimed artist Shanequa Gay during her time as the university’s inaugural visual artist-in-residence. Titled “shanequa gay: thought [...]

2023-01-25T12:50:29-05:00January 25th, 2023||

Oglethorpe museum listed as therapeutic cultural destination by health organization Art Pharmacy

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has become an official cultural partner with Art Pharmacy, a Georgia organization that helps healthcare providers prescribe arts and cultural experiences to patients experiencing mental health issues. In doing so, OUMA joins [...]

2022-10-12T09:46:27-04:00September 29th, 2022||

Oglethorpe’s Museum Commits to Art and Accessibility for All

A small museum dedicated to serving a wide community, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is always looking for ways to improve accessibility for its patrons. Aligning closely with the university’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, the museum [...]

2022-09-20T14:36:01-04:00September 15th, 2022||

Georgia artists celebrated in newest Oglethorpe museum exhibits

Coming soon to the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art — “Mattie Lou O’Kelly: The Long Journey to Success,” an homage to the life and work of Georgia folk artist Mattie Lou O’Kelley. This latest exhibit will be hosted [...]

2022-09-09T18:21:41-04:00September 1st, 2022||

OU museum’s new exhibit features ornate 18th-century French art

Coming to the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art this summer: “The Idyll Before the Storm: The Art of Rococo France.” This brand new exhibit will explore the decorative arts of 18th-century France, an artistic period marked [...]

2022-06-13T10:13:51-04:00June 6th, 2022||

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ATTENTION: Please note Skylight Gallery (OUMA Collects 2024) will be closed on Saturday, July 20 from 12 to 2 pm for a private event. Rubin, Center, and Hall Galleries as well as the gift shop will remain open.

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