Virtual Tour – Oglethorpe University Museum of Art David Allen 2021-04-15T17:40:53-04:00
Discover the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art in this new, 360-degree virtual experience. Each area allows you to zoom in to view the art in stunning high definition and to learn about the pieces.
Click the yellow “plus” icon to move between spaces and the blue “plus” icon to learn more about an artwork. The navigational menu can be found at the bottom left of the screen. The home button will return to the beginning of the tour; the index button will display a menu of all spaces in the museum; the back button will take you back one step.
Currently on display in the Rubin Gallery is “Pax Tokugawa: The Japanese Collections of OUMA,” an exhibition of Japanese art in the museum’s permanent collection with a focus on art of the Edo period of 1603-1867, considered a time of growth, peace, and stability under the last traditional shogunate founded by Tokugawa Ieyasu.
In the Skylight Gallery, OUMA Collects 2020/2021: Selections from the Permanent Collection is a showcase of unique works in the museum’s permanent collection, including Shanequa Gay’s “La Pietà” and a new print acquisition by Romare Bearden to complement a growing number of mid-century and contemporary works of art by African American artists.