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Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is once again a Blue Star Museum, offering free admission to military & their families this summer

Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is proud to be a Blue Star Museum for the seventh summer! Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department [...]

2019-04-19T12:09:52-04:00 |

“Educational odyssey” includes study of Dr. King and President Carter

Dr. Stephen Herschler's Core class, in collaboration with the Atlanta Laboratory for Learning (A_LAB), recently hit the road to learn first-hand from some of Atlanta's most historically relevant places: the Carter Presidential Library and Museum [...]

2019-04-29T10:44:45-04:00 |

Oglethorpe’s permanent collection inspires senior to grow personal art collection

Brad Firchow '19 During the recent exhibition OUMA in Retrospect: Celebrating 25 Years, a work in the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art's permanent collection by artist Paul Cornoyer hung next to another one of his [...]

2019-04-29T11:09:21-04:00 |

Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Awarded to Sophomore Taylor Roberts

Museum studies major Taylor Roberts '21 has been awarded the prestigious Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship at the High Museum in Atlanta. Funded by the Mellon Foundation, the fellowship is a two-year paid program that offers specialized training [...]

2019-04-29T11:52:01-04:00 |

New OU Museum Research Center presents academic research opportunities

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has launched a new research center that is giving greater accessibility and visibility for its ever-growing permanent collection---and growing academic research opportunities for students. The research center had inauspicious beginnings as [...]

2019-04-30T09:00:44-04:00 |

OUMA intern contributes research, headlines lecture on Southern artist

Studio art and art history major Larissa Randall '18 has interned at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art since January 2016. During the spring '17 semester, she contributed to the curation of Hattie Saussy: Rediscovery of an [...]

2019-04-29T12:13:15-04:00 |