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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||

Oglethorpe’s “Beloved Community” exhibition celebrates Black artists

On Feb. 11, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will officially re-open after the winter break with a new exhibition: “Beloved Community: African American Artists in Atlanta Collections and Beyond”.  Additionally, the museum will show recent acquisitions [...]

2022-02-04T13:26:24-05:00 February 4th, 2022||

Freshman Sophia Sobrino Lands Art Exhibitions Across Atlanta

by Makayla Adams '22 Oglethorpe University freshman Sophia Sobrino ’25 is already making her mark in Atlanta’s art scene. Her work has been featured in art competitions and exhibits at the Latin American Association, the Mexican Consulate, and at UPS headquarters. The [...]

2022-02-04T10:46:09-05:00 October 12th, 2021||

OU’s Museum Director Develops Interactive Art Classes for Incarcerated Community

During the pandemic last year, Oglethorpe University Museum of Art‘s Director Elizabeth Peterson began looking for more ways to bring the joys of art to the community. After jurying “HeartBound Ministries: Art from the Inside,” an annual exhibit [...]

2021-09-28T12:20:51-04:00 September 28th, 2021||

Student Curated “Oglethorpe’s Portfolio” Spotlights Student Artwork

“Oglethorpe’s Portfolio: Art by Students,” a new art exhibition from the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, debuted on Friday, Sept. 24 in the lobby of the Conant Performing Arts Center. The exhibition features 13 works, in a [...]

2021-09-28T12:10:54-04:00 September 28th, 2021||

OU Museum of Art Reopens with Free Admission, New Exhibit “Art from the Inside”

After more than a year of virtual programming, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will reopen with new hours and free general admission starting Sept. 24. On view will be the only annual exhibition of art by [...]

2021-09-14T16:35:49-04:00 September 14th, 2021||

Student Diversity Committee Makes Selections for Museum’s Permanent Collection

Students serving on the recently-formed Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Student Diversity Committee have selected and purchased their first acquisitions. The two works by Dominican American artist Pilar Martínez will be added to OUMA’s growing permanent collection. The OUMA [...]

2021-08-25T13:58:25-04:00 August 25th, 2021||