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, …

Starting the Dialogue: The Progress of Black America

Oglethorpe University’s Black Student Caucus presented “Starting the Dialogue: The Progress of Black America” panel discussion on Sunday, February 28, in Lupton Auditorium, in observance of Black History Month. The program featured a discussion among Ronda Racha Penrice, author of African American History for Dummies, Frank Smith, Jr., former DC councilman and director of the African …

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 …