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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 September 14th, 2021||

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 August 25th, 2021||

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 April 15th, 2021||

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 December 10th, 2020||

OU Professor Dr. Jay Lutz Gives Lecture on Rufino Tamayo and Poet Benjamin Péret

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTinIB4G2dk   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 December 8th, 2020||