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Arts & Culture

2019 alum’s art donation honors Belle Turner Lynch ’61

Oglethorpe alumnus Brad Firchow ’19 has always had a passion for art. At age 13, he began collecting it, mainly focusing on French and American impressionists. His love of art would eventually draw him to spend time in the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art where he worked closely with Curator of Collections John Daniel Tilford to further develop […]

Senior Tré Rice releases self-produced song “Smooth Jon”

Senior Tré Rice ’21 recently self-produced his first official song, “Smooth Jon“. The song was created in collaboration with Carlos Cortez Alexander Jr. (LEVELZ) and Kevin Oliver Jr. Co-writer Alexander audio engineered the track and sang the chorus, with Oliver on saxophone and featuring Rice on jazz piano. “Being able to meet and work with […]

Second annual Diversity Week led by SGA’s Junior Class Senator

Oglethorpe’s Student Government Association (SGA) is hosting its second annual Diversity Week, a tradition founded by the current SGA President Taylor Roberts ’21 and this year led by Junior Class Senator Courtland Davis ’22. Davis collaborated with Natasha Byrd, associate director of residence life, Essence Washington, associate director of the counseling center, and OU’s Student […]

Oglethorpe’s Museum announces interactive virtual tour

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has announced the premiere of its 360-degree virtual tour. Fully immersive and high-definition, the tour allows the user to get up close to the exhibitions and learn more about each piece through informative pop-ups. In March, OUMA closed its doors to in-person visitors due to COVID-19 precautions. With the […]