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OU Museum of Art offers free admission this summer through Blue Star Museums program

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art (OUMA) will once again join museums nationwide in the annual Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families throughout the [...]

2024-05-09T11:07:46-04:00May 9th, 2024||

Studio Art and Communication Studies student curates mini solo exhibit in the Oglethorpe museum

By Grant Utter Studio art and communication studies major Ilissa McGowin ’25 is the newest Petrel featured in the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art‘s student-focused exhibition series, “Oglethorpe’s Own.” As the featured student, McGowin served [...]

2024-03-08T13:41:03-05:00March 7th, 2024||

New Core program exhibit features student expressions of identity and self

By Grant Utter A unique student exhibit is coming to the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art — one that blends the academic and the artistic. “The Core Self” is a new, multimedia experience that celebrates [...]

2024-02-26T15:44:29-05:00February 23rd, 2024||

Oglethorpe museum announces “Contrapunto” exhibit highlighting Latino artists in Atlanta

By Grant Utter Closing out a yearlong spotlight on Hispanic and Latino artists, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has announced its latest exhibition: “Contrapunto: Works by a Contemporary Latin American Artist Collective.” An eclectic [...]

2024-02-20T12:11:43-05:00January 29th, 2024||

Studio art senior, OU museum director on air with WABE’s City Lights

By Renee Vary Museum director Elizabeth Peterson Jennings (left) and studio art major Sophia Sobrino (right) Atlanta NPR station WABE recently welcomed Oglethorpe University Museum of Art Director Elizabeth Peterson Jennings and Oglethorpe [...]

2024-02-20T12:23:55-05:00January 19th, 2024||

New Acquisition from Atlanta artist Yehimi Cambrón installed on campus

By Grant Utter Artist Yehimi Cambrón and her painting "Estela Tejiendo" A new painting now adorns a feature wall in Oglethorpe’s Turner Lynch Campus Center. “Estela Tejiendo (Estela Crocheting),” a massive portrait by [...]

2024-02-20T12:36:22-05:00January 9th, 2024||

New exhibition series amplifies student voices, provides professional opportunities

By Grant Utter The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is breaking new ground with its bi-semester exhibition series, “Oglethorpe’s Own” featuring exhibits created and curated entirely by Oglethorpe students. This innovative, new series aims to [...]

2024-02-26T16:34:06-05:00November 10th, 2023||

Oglethorpe’s “Estampas de la Raza” exhibition invites community to learn about the Chicano movement

By Grant Utter The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has announced the next exhibition of fall 2023: "Estampas de la Raza: Contemporary Prints from the Romo Collection," a selection of fine prints dated between 1984 [...]

2023-10-30T15:38:01-04:00October 30th, 2023||

[WATCH] Artist Yehimi Cambrón collabs with student to produce exhibition celebrating immigrants in the south

Atlanta artist Yehimi Cambrón hopes that her solo exhibition at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art tells a more complete story about the immigrant experience in the South. Though themes of injustice and detention are [...]

2023-10-11T11:22:08-04:00October 6th, 2023||

New student-curated museum exhibition honors venerated Oglethorpe professor

By Grant Utter The beautifully detailed sculptures, drawings and designs of prolific Georgia artist Fritz Paul Zimmer are now on view at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art in honor of the former Oglethorpe professor’s last retrospective [...]

2023-07-18T13:22:12-04:00July 14th, 2023||

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