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, […]
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 University will host a seminar by The NO Project, a global anti-slavery public awareness initiative that focuses on the demand for human trafficking and educates through music, the arts, film, dance and social media. The free event will be held Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Conant Performing Arts Center and is […]
11 ALIVE’s morning show broadcast live from the Oglethorpe University quad bright and early on August 30, 2013. Students, staff and faculty showed off their Petrel pride. Even Petey managed to be an early bird and join in the fun!
A one-of-a-kind in the Southeast, Camp Flix offers 11 to 17-year-olds the opportunity to learn more about the worlds of acting and filmmaking. This one-week premier movie camp, hosted on the Oglethorpe campus, is a stepping stone for young minds interested in dabbling in production or enhancing their skills and talents. Led by a group […]
Oglethorpe University theater students have the exceedingly rare opportunity to be a part of theater at the professional level—right on their own campus. As part of the decades-long partnership between Georgia Shakespeare and Oglethorpe, students are invited to compete for scholarships that provide not only financial assistance, but also the privilege of interning with the […]
The Atlanta Chamber Music Festival is a three-day seminar for middle and high school musicians—and this year, Oglethorpe is hosting the event! This intensive workshop allows budding musicians musicians to hone their craft with the help and coaching of renowned professional musicians from the Atlanta area, including OU artist-in-residence Dr. Brent Runnels. Students have the […]
High school graduation rates in Georgia have been on the rise in recent years, but the metro-Atlanta area continues to struggle. Students are often pressed by poverty, difficult family life and other discouraging situations that tend to take precedence over education in their lives. Project GRAD Atlanta, which was developed in 2000, was created to […]
Have you read the latest issue of Oglethorpe’s Carillon magazine? The spring 2013 issue takes focus on our plans for a successful future through the lens of a strategic plan that will lead Oglethorpe into the year 2020. The campus center construction progress is only one of the latest and most visible milestones—and the entire […]
OU Museum of Art Joins Blue Star Program, Offers Free Admission to Members of the Military & Their Families
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has joined the ranks of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and a record-breaking 2,000 museums across America. The Blue Star Museums program provides free admission for the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and […]