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Rising sophomore Lidia Labrada selected for Mellon Summer Academy

Oglethorpe’s Lidia Labrada ’23 is among only 15 undergraduates selected for the next Mellon Summer Academy hosted at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. This is the third consecutive year an Oglethorpe student has been selected, and she will be accompanied by fellow Petrel Hayleigh Stonham ’22. During the week-long immersive experience, the students […]

Broadway’s [title of show] stars crash Oglethorpe Theatre end-of-year awards

Oglethorpe Theatre closed the curtain on the academic year with its annual Wendell Awards—announced virtually this year. The event recognizes theatre students for a range of achievements, including best performances and productions, as determined by theatre department faculty selections and student surveys. This year, in a surprise appearance, Broadway’s Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell joined […]

Graduating senior creates final exhibit in 3D gallery

For Zoe Yaceczko ’20, sustainability and accessibility are important facets of art. When curating her senior art show—the culmination of her work as an art major—she wanted to ensure that her exhibit would adhere to those concepts as much as possible. Unfortunately, the spread of COVID-19 halted the progress of Yaceczko’s show and she was […]

Southeastern Pastel Society exhibition goes virtual

The winning selections from the Southeastern Pastel Society’s 41st International Juried Exhibition are now available to view online. The works, which were to be presented at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, have been selected from hundreds of submissions from across the country. The exhibition is juried by Debora Stewart, a Signature Member and a Master […]

Junior Tre Rice gives impromptu online piano concert

Last Monday, Tre Rice ’21 reached out to the Oglethorpe community to offer his first solo piano performance. Like many artists practicing social distancing, Rice wanted to nurture a sense of community with his craft. “During this time of isolation, I feel that it is important to remain connected with others and to continue to […]

Sophomore selected for Mellon Summer Academy for Museum Studies

Sophomore Hayleigh Stonham ’22 is among only 15 undergraduates selected for the Mellon Summer Academy, to be held in August at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. This is the third consecutive year an Oglethorpe student has been selected. During the week-long immersive experience, the students will learn about curatorial practices from Atlanta-area curators, participate […]

Art history students awarded Southeastern Pastel Society scholarships

The Southeastern Pastel Society has awarded scholarships to two aspiring Oglethorpe art students. Art History majors Hayleigh Stonham ’22 and Julia Preston ’22 were selected by the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art (OUMA) to receive the awards. Both budding museum professionals, Stonham and Preston were recommended by art faculty Alan Loehle and Jeffrey Collins. Stonham […]

Georgia Watercolor Society’s national exhibition goes digital

The Georgia Watercolor Society’s 41st National Exhibition was set to premiere on March 14th at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art. However, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic delayed the opening of the exhibition and, eventually, forced the museum to close its doors to the public. In light of these extraordinary circumstances, the GWS has made the […]