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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 [...]

2021-10-12T16:20:01-04:00 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

Pax Tokugawa Exhibit Honors Beloved Professor Dr. Robert Steen

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has announced their new exhibition for the spring semester: “Pax Tokugawa: The Japanese Collections of OUMA.” This exhibit, which showcases the rich collection of Japanese art in OUMA’s permanent collection, will [...]

2021-06-08T14:31:50-04:00 |

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