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Student-led conversation with artist Maria Cristina Tavera to explore culture and identity

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will host a virtual conversation with Latinx artist Maria Cristina Tavera, an independent curator and activist influenced by her transnational upbringing in Minnesota [...]

2020-10-08T14:57:46-04:00 |

Oglethorpe alumna, museum board chair named inaugural Fulton County poet laureate

Oglethorpe University alumna and Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Advisory Board Chair Karen Head, Ph.D. has been selected as the inaugural Poet Laureate of Fulton County. She was nominated to the position after completing a [...]

2020-10-01T15:08:39-04:00 |

Sophomore selected for Mellon Summer Academy for Museum Studies

Sophomore Hayleigh Stonham ’22 is among only 15 undergraduates selected for the Mellon Summer Academy, to be held in August at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. This is the third consecutive year an Oglethorpe student has been selected. [...]

2020-05-06T17:29:14-04:00 |

Art history students awarded Southeastern Pastel Society scholarships

The Southeastern Pastel Society has awarded scholarships to two aspiring Oglethorpe art students. Scholarship recipient Julia Preston '22 explores the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Art History majors Hayleigh Stonham '22 and [...]

2020-05-06T17:30:43-04:00 |

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 |

UPDATE

OUMA is currently closed for in-person visits due to campus restrictions. Please visit the news page for to stay informed about upcoming virtual programming!