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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 [...]

2022-10-12T09:46:27-04:00 September 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 [...]

2022-09-20T14:36:01-04:00 September 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 [...]

2022-09-09T18:21:41-04:00 September 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 [...]

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

Honors students curates exhibit spotlighting innovative female artists

A new exhibit is now on view at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art — curated entirely by art history Honors student Hayleigh Stonham ’22. “Reconstructing Perspectives: Female British Artists from 1880-1930” features work by female artists who [...]

2022-05-05T16:11:58-04:00 May 4th, 2022||

Students curate intersectional exhibit showcasing Oglethorpe LGBTQ+ artists

The second installment of the student-focused exhibition, “Oglethorpe’s Portfolio: Art by Students” opened recently in the Conant Performing Arts Center. Students Sophia Sobrino ’25 and Nicole Buruse ’23 co-curated this year’s program — called “Intersectionality” [...]

2022-05-05T16:06:54-04:00 April 19th, 2022||

Student Diversity Committee Acquires New Art by Incarcerated Artists

The Student Diversity Committee at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art recently acquired two new paintings for the museum’s permanent collection. Both works were part of the museum’s recent exhibition “HeartBound Ministries: Art from the Inside” featuring [...]

2022-04-06T15:50:56-04:00 April 6th, 2022||

“Re-Purpose: Monte Creates” exhibition open through April 17

From March 11-April 17, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art (OUMA) is hosting the exhibition titled “Re-Purpose: Monte Creates.” "Flower Boy" by Monte Hahn Curated by Senior Class President Makayla Adams ’22 and OUMA Director Elizabeth Peterson [...]

2022-04-14T10:57:23-04:00 March 16th, 2022||