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Arts & Culture

“STEALING BASE: Cuba at Bat” Explores Baseball, Culture, Politics and More

STEALING BASE: Cuba at Bat is a visual exploration of baseball through the varied perspectives of Cuban-born artists, and will be on view at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art through December 7, 2014. The exhibition, part of the Shelley and Donald Rubin Exhibition Series, features works by 16 established and emerging artists: Jesoviel Abstengo-Chaviano, Alejandro Aguilera, Carlos Cárdenas, […]

International Internship Opens Eyes to the Real World

Like many students, Maggie Crawford ’16 planned an internship as part of her college experience. Unlike most others, her internship was also a study abroad international adventure—in India. Maggie, who is studying international marketing, an individually planned major, worked as a structural advisor for the Mysore Resettlement and Development Agency (MYRADA). In her role, she […]

“The Crossing Over of Art & Science”

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art opens two new exhibitions this weekend: OPTIC CHIASM: The Crossing Over of Art & Science, presented in partnership with the inaugural Atlanta Science Festival, and BLIND/SIGHT: Conversations with the Visually Inspired. OPTIC CHIASM explores the art of vision and science of sight, and includes art by Irene K. Miller, […]

Annual NYC Art Trip Astounds

New York City is filled with excitement and energy, with iconic locations around every corner and block. Its incredible street food and skylines are rivaled only perhaps by its fine art scene. Famous museums housing some of the world’s greatest works, as well as galleries owned by some of Oglethorpe University’s most successful alumni line […]

Class Project Reflected in German Calendar Design

During the fall 2013 semester, Professor Matthaeus Ochmann’s German class was assigned a project to keep a personal vocabulary development journal. As part of the assignment, junior Christie Pearce composed a list of 50 German words that are interchangeable in English and do not have an English equivalent, such as “diesel” and “kindergarten.” Intrigued, the […]

OU Museum of Art Welcomes Picasso, Victor Hugo… and Santa!

Life-long learners, students and art lovers flocked to Oglethorpe University Museum of Art’s three exhibitions during fall 2013: Picasso, Braque, and Léger: 20th CENTURY MODERN MASTERS VICTOR HUGO: Selections from the Schlossberg Collection HADDON SUNDBLOM: Santa Paintings The 20th Century Modern Masters exhibition featured more than 80 works by three of the 20th century’s modernist […]

OU Theatre Presents “By the Bog of Cats”

Oglethorpe Theatre will present “By the Bog of Cats”, an Irish retelling of the Greek Tragedy “Medea”, on November 21-23, 2013 at 8 p.m. in the Conant Performing Arts Center. Watch this video to find out more and to check out student cast members’ Irish accents!

Oglethorpe Wins Four MarCom Awards for Communications

Oglethorpe’s University Communications received top honors recently, winning four 2013 MarCom Awards, which recognize creative work that achieves a high level of excellence and sets a benchmark for other industries in the field. Oglethorpe’s top awards were the first place Platinum Award for the Oglethorpe University Carillon magazine, Spring 2013 edition and the Gold Award […]