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OUMA to offer free admission on Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day, Sept. 21

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will once again participate in Smithsonian magazine's Museum Day, an annual national celebration of 'boundless curiosity'! Museum visitors will receive free admission at the museum on Saturday, September 21, [...]

2019-08-28T13:35:01-04:00 |

Rising junior selected into Mellon Summer Academy for Museum Studies

Lauren Aleece Bustamante ’21 is the latest Oglethorpe student to be accepted into the prestigious Mellon Summer Academy at the High Museum of Art. Aleece Bustamante During the week-long immersive experience, Bustamante, one [...]

2019-06-10T15:23:51-04:00 |

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 |