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New OU Museum Research Center presents academic research opportunities

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has launched a new research center that is giving greater accessibility and visibility for its ever-growing permanent collection—and growing academic research opportunities for students. The research center had inauspicious beginnings as a workroom in the museum, but with the help of continuing education student Grady Clinkscales III, the museum began, with […]

OUMA lectures added to line-up

Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has announced two new lectures presented as part of two exhibitions currently on view: Phyllis Stephens: Story Quilts and Rwanda Reconciliation. Sewing and Reaping Phyllis Stephens lecture, “Sewing and Reaping” Phyllis Stephens is an award-winning fifth generation quilt maker, considered by critics to be a Master of African-American Story Quilts. Simply […]

Three OU undergrads cast in Alliance Theatre’s ‘Shakespeare in Love’

A big congratulations to Oglethorpe undergrads Alex Oakley, Meredith Myers and Gillian Rabin on being cast in Alliance Theatre‘s production of ‘Shakespeare in Love’ this fall. Oglethorpe University will host ‘Shakespeare in Love’ beginning August 30. Tickets are on sale now. Cast Set for Shakespeare in Love at Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre | Playbill Cast Set for Regional […]

Atlanta named one of country’s best theatre cities

Paste Magazine recently named the best theatre cities in the country, and to no surprise, included Atlanta on the list. Here’s what they had to say: “Yes, new tax incentives from Georgia have made Atlanta the new place to shoot blockbuster superhero movies and zombie TV shows. This is good news for everyone in the […]

Three diverse OUMA exhibitions open June 24

Three new exhibitions will fill the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art galleries this summer, June 24 through September 17. One, OUMA Collects, continues the recent tradition to showcase the previous year’s acquisitions in Oglethorpe’s growing permanent collection, while the other two exhibitions draw from Atlanta collections and depict storytelling through art. Phyllis Stephens: Story Quilts […]