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Oglethorpe museum hosts first solo exhibition of artist and activist Yehimi Cambrón 

By Grant Utter This summer, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will host the first solo exhibition of artist, activist and public speaker Yehimi Cambrón in her home city of Atlanta. Titled “Documenting the Undocumented in the South,” the [...]

2023-07-11T14:21:05-04:00June 14th, 2023||

New endowment fund to support students in museum studies

By Michelle Geiger A new endowment has been established at Oglethorpe University to support students interested in museum studies. The Ten10 Fund for Museum Leadership will provide stipends to assist students working alongside Oglethorpe University Museum of Art (OUMA) [...]

2023-07-11T14:32:28-04:00June 2nd, 2023||

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

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art 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 summer. [...]

2023-05-25T14:45:31-04:00May 25th, 2023||

Oglethorpe museum debuts new work from acclaimed artist Shanequa Gay

In an exciting start to the spring semester, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will open an exhibition featuring new artwork created by nationally-acclaimed artist Shanequa Gay during her time as the university’s inaugural visual artist-in-residence. Titled “shanequa gay: thought [...]

2023-01-25T12:50:29-05:00January 25th, 2023||

Oglethorpe museum listed as therapeutic cultural destination by health organization Art Pharmacy

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has become an official cultural partner with Art Pharmacy, a Georgia organization that helps healthcare providers prescribe arts and cultural experiences to patients experiencing mental health issues. In doing so, OUMA joins [...]

2022-10-12T09:46:27-04:00September 29th, 2022||

Oglethorpe’s Museum Commits to Art and Accessibility for All

A small museum dedicated to serving a wide community, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art is always looking for ways to improve accessibility for its patrons. Aligning closely with the university’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, the museum [...]

2022-09-20T14:36:01-04:00September 15th, 2022||

Georgia artists celebrated in newest Oglethorpe museum exhibits

Coming soon to the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art — “Mattie Lou O’Kelly: The Long Journey to Success,” an homage to the life and work of Georgia folk artist Mattie Lou O’Kelley. This latest exhibit will be hosted [...]

2022-09-09T18:21:41-04:00September 1st, 2022||

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||

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