OU museum’s new exhibit features ornate 18th-century French art

Coming to the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art this summer: “The Idyll Before the Storm: The Art of Rococo France.” This brand new exhibit will explore the decorative arts of 18th-century France, an artistic period marked [...]

2022-06-13T10:13:51-04:00June 6th, 2022||

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 [...]

2022-05-05T16:11:58-04:00May 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” [...]

2022-05-05T16:06:54-04:00April 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 [...]

2022-04-06T15:50:56-04:00April 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 [...]

2022-04-14T10:57:23-04:00March 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 [...]

2022-02-04T13:26:24-05:00February 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 [...]

2022-02-04T10:46:09-05:00October 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 [...]

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


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