Summer is the Season for Art Education Classes at OUMA

Everybody knows that the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art hosts some of the most magnificient art exhibits, but did you know that the museum holds a number of art workshops as well?  Starting in June, art enthusiasts of all ages will descend upon Weltner Library’s third floor not only take in some fine art, but also …

Dr. Schall Gets Personal with Chronicle of Higher Education

In this week’s online edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education,  Oglethorpe President Larry Schall shares his thoughts about experiencing campus life during the opening week of OU Museum of Art’s Goddess, Lion, Peasant, Priest exhibit in March.  To celebrate the exhibition’s arrival on campus, OU students organized several events—including an Indian Holi color festival on the quad (read: …

Oglethorpe’s French Master Art Exhibition Opens in Style

More than 150 people attended the opening of Oglethorpe University Museum of Art’s opening of its exhibition, Nineteenth Century French Master Drawings and Sculpture from the Schlossberg Collection.  Dr. and Mrs. Michael Schlossberg were in attendance to help open the exhibition, which ran through December 12. In attendance were several members of Dr. Schlossberg’s family, community and museum members, …

OUMA Exhibition Preview: Salvador Dali

Falling astronauts.  An exhausted giraffe running with a fiery mane.  Lifeless chipmunks settled in…the silhouette of a human face? These visuals are just some of the thrilling madness that is Salvador Dali.  They are morphing images—those that transform in theme and feeling as the eye moves across the piece.  This is the kind of art that moves from graceful, to gore, to graphic …

Pastels & Utrillo: Great Art from Savannah to Paris

Having a summer job has its obvious benefits, like having some extra money in your pocket for the little pleasures of life.   Working at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art gives you some chunk change and then some… I enjoyed working at the Oglethorpe Museum because we had (and still have) some of the most interesting exhibitions, …

OUr kind of Monday…

Who says Mondays are no good? This Monday (March 15), why not make it yOUr kind of Monday? Visit the Conant Center from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., to meet Bernice A. King, the youngest child of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She’s also the president-elect of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. King will be interviewed by several …

Matisse Exhibition at Oglethorpe Museum

Featured at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art: the exhibition Henri Matisse: A Celebration of French Poets & Poetry, a collection of 47 lithographs and16 etchings, that examines the poetic interest of one of the greatest French painters of the 20th Century. In 1930, when Matisse returned to France from an extended vacation in Tahiti, he was …