Oglethorpe Museum, Alum Artists Join Buford Highway ‘Holiday Healing’ Event

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has partnered with several local nonprofits, schools and businesses to host “Holiday Healing,” a food distribution and student art event on Saturday, Dec. 12 — just in time for the holidays. This event [...]

2021-09-28T15:08:05-04:00 |

OU Professor Dr. Jay Lutz Gives Lecture on Rufino Tamayo and Poet Benjamin Péret   Recently, Professor of French Jay Lutz gave a virtual lecture on the French poet Benjamin Péret, who resided in Mexico through the 1940's. It was there that he encountered the works of Rufino [...]

2020-12-08T13:12:19-05:00 |

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 |

The OU Museum of Art is closed for the holidays. We will be back Feb. 11 with a new exhibit: "Beloved Community: African American Artists in Atlanta Collections."