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Oct 20
Fundraising campaign underway for Lancaster Campus Wagner Theatre
Fundraising campaign underway for Lancaster Campus Wagner Theatre

Oct 6
New Lancaster Campus arts and cultural events website
New Lancaster Campus arts and cultural events website

Oct 2
Nuit Blanche all-night arts festival is Oct. 4
Nuit Blanche (means White Night in French), an annual all-night arts festival, will take place in Athens on Saturday, Oct. 4. The event brings contemporary art to the public.

Oct 1
Theater's first play "bobrauschenbergamerica" opens Oct. 1
Ohio University's Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater will present the play "bobrauschenbergamerica," at 8 p.m. Oct. 1-4 and Oct. 8-11.

Sep 30
Lancaster Campus Theatre offering $5 opening night tickets for "The Elephant Man"
Students, faculty, staff and community members can see the opening night of OUL Theatre’s upcoming production for just $5. Theatre Director Victor Jones is offering the opening night discounted ticket price for the first time during the production of “The Elephant Man.”

Laurel McMechan to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern
Boston artist Laurel McMechan will be exhibiting her artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Art Gallery Oct. 6-23. The opening reception for the exhibit will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to noon and from 5 to 7 p.m.

Opportunities abound with sixth annual Women of Appalachia Events
Women residing in Appalachia will once again have the opportunity to share their fine art creations and make their voices heard when submitting their visual and spoken word art for possible inclusion in the annual Women of Appalachia events.

Sep 25
Printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. addresses civil rights in new exhibition
Printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. engaged his Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art audience by taking them behind the curtain of his "Lyrics of My People" exhibition.

Sep 24
Concert series welcomes Ingrid Michaelson with special guest Rogue Valley
The Ohio University Concert Series announces the addition of Ingrid Michaelson with special guest Rogue Valley on Thursday, Nov. 13, at Ohio University’s Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Inside/Outside talk with artist Peter Heidtmann is Oct. 2
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art will host a Inside/Outside talk by artist Peter Heidtmann at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2.

Sep 22
Multicultural Center Art Gallery kicks off exhibition series with iPhone photography
The Multicultural Center Art Gallery has begun its 2014-15 exhibition presentations beginning with a solo exhibit titled "ORDINARY LIFE." It features the photography of artist Kari Gunter-Seymour.

Sep 17
Popular science movie 'Particle Fever' returns to Athena Sept. 23
The Athena Cinema will host an encore screening of the popular science film "Particle Fever" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23. Nuclear physicists David Ingram and Justin Frantz will introduce the film and conduct a short Q&A following the screening.

Sep 16
Pop culture art exhibit opens this week on Lancaster Campus
Art, featuring pop culture icons like Elton John, Michael Jackson and Andy Warhol, is hanging in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts for the next couple of months as part of the latest exhibit.  The exhibit by Lancaster’s own Wayne Williams is a compilation of Williams’ work in the area of pop culture art.

Sep 11
Athena Cinema Receives $8,500 Science on Screen Grant
The Athena Cinema announced this week that they have been awarded an $8,500 Science on Screen grant to produce four Science on Screen events for the 2014-15 year.

Sep 10
'Barbie Falls on Hard Times' set for Ohio University Womens Center
The Ohio University Women's Center will host the exhibit "Barbie Falls on Hard Times, The Sequel," from Sept. 13 to Oct. 10.

Sep 8
Sunday Family Art Encounters begin Sept. 14
Sunday Family Art Encounters is a new drop-in program for children and adults to engage in shared creative activities. They are free and open to the public.

Sep 7
Performing Arts, Concert Series bringing Broadway, comedy, music and more to Athens Campus
The 2014-15 Performing Arts and Concert Series kicks off this week and continues through the spring, bringing everything from Broadway performances and comedy routines to acrobatics and music from at home and abroad to Ohio University and Athens.

Sep 4
A Review of Brick Monkey Theatre Ensemble’s “Grounded”
The Brick Monkey Theatre Ensemble is proud to present “Grounded”, a new play by Cleveland-based playwright George Brant that tackles the overwhelming disparity between love and war.

OU Fifth Annual World Music and Dance Festival Slated for Oct. 6-11
This year the World Music and Dance Festival and Global Excursions Concert switches from the Spring Semester to Fall Semester and will focus on the theme of "Celebrating Diversity at OU”.

Aug 29
Kelly Anne Blevins to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern gallery
Pittsburgh artist Kelly Anne Blevins will be exhibiting her artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Art Gallery Sept. 2-18. A reception for the artist will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Aug 27
College of Fine Arts Publishes Fall 2014 Newsletter
The College of Fine Arts announced this week that they have published their fall 2014 newsletter that includes alumni, faculty, and current student news and updates.

Memorial Service at ARTS/West for Professor Emeritus Robert Winters Aug. 31
A memorial service for Robert (Bob) Winters, College of Fine Arts Professor Emeritus, will be held at ARTS/West on Sunday, August 31 at 4 p.m.

Nuit Blanche Athens: Call for Artists
Nuit Blanche is seeking individuals and groups to perform, teach, and participate in the all-night festival. Participant applications are due before Wed., Sept. 10.

Aug 21
Lancaster Campus theatre director announces upcoming season [AUDIO]
This academic year will be filled with drama and fun for those who attend Ohio University Lancaster Theatre productions. Director Victor Jones has announced the upcoming season for the theatre.

Aug 19
The Brick Monkey Theater Ensemble will present the play 'GROUNDED' by George Brant
GROUNDED is described as a "haunting play" about a female ace fighter pilot whose career becomes sidetracked by an unexpected pregnancy. The Brick Monkey Theater Ensemble will host the play in Kantner Hall beginning Aug. 27.

Aug 18
Professor Emeritus Robert Winters leaves outstanding legacy in arts community
Robert "Bob" Winters, College of Fine Arts Professor Emeritus, died in Athens, Ohio on Tuesday, August 12 at the age of 77.

Jul 30
Fourth Annual “MOZART ON THE GREEN” Chamber Music Festival To Take Place Aug. 6 & 9
In its fourth edition, The MOZART ON THE GREEN Festival will present renowned musicians, professional and students, in performances on the Ohio University College Green (August 6) and Glidden Recital Hall (August 9).

Jun 24
Lancaster Campus theatre preparing for Lancaster Festival Premiere of Cinderella
The cast and crew of Ohio University Lancaster Theatre’s production of “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella” are hard at work getting ready for the Lancaster Festival debut on July 20.

Jun 10
OVST to perform the musical 'The King and I' starting June 19
Ohio Valley Summer Theater will perform Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The King and I," June 19-22, 26-29 and July 3, 5-6 , at the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater in Ohio University's Kantner Hall.

May 19
OHIO Dean of Fine Arts makes announcement about Monomoy Theatre
This message is to communicate an important decision that has been reached regarding Ohio University's lease with the Monomoy Theatre in Chatham, Massachusetts.

OHIO's strategic planning efforts include non-renewal of Monomoy Theatre lease
For 57 years, Ohio University has appreciated the rich theatrical experience afforded through its partnership with the Monomoy Theatre, the City of Chatham, Mass., and, more recently, the University of Hartford.

Apr 30
Impressive Impressions: Selections from the Kennedy Museum of Art Print Collection opens May 1
The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery will present Impressive Impressions: Selections from Ohio University's Kennedy Museum of Art Print Collection from May 1-July 13. The opening is at the Columbus gallery on Thursday, May 1, from 5 to 7 p.m., in celebration its 25th anniversary.

Apr 21
College of Fine Arts Weekly Events April 21-28
College of Fine Arts Weekly Events list for April 21-28.

Apr 14
College of Fine Arts Weekly Events for April 14-21
A list of the College of Fine Arts Weekly Events for April 14-21.

Pianist Orli Shaham Visits OU for Residency April 16-18
The Ohio University School of Music is pleased to announce visiting guest artist pianist Orli Orli Shaham will be at Ohio University for a residency, which will take place from April 16-18.

Senior Dance Concert Showcases Creativity
Senior Dance Concert Showcases Movement Creativity

The Athens International Film & Video Festival Keeps Diversity a Top Priority
Founded in 1974, the Athens International Film & Video Festival has not only embraced the diversity of cinema and its creators, but also the diversity of their audience by utilizing a variety of promotional strategies, most notably the classic use of dogs on their posters and programming.

The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery presents Impressive Impressions: Selections from Kennedy Museum of Art Print Collection
The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery will present Impressive Impressions: Selections from Ohio University's Kennedy Museum of Art Print Collection from May 1-July 13.

Apr 7
Athens International Film + Video Festival gearing up for its 41st year
The 2014 Athens International Film + Video Festival comes into full swing April 11-17 at the Athena Cinema in uptown Athens.

Athens Jazz Festival to Take Place April 11-13
The Ohio University School of Music is pleased to announce the 2014 Athens Jazz Festival. The Festival, which will take place on April 11-13, will feature OU jazz ensembles, as well as student ensembles from area high schools and visiting artist Carl Allen (drums).

College of Fine Arts Weekly Events List
Check out what's happening in the College of Fine Arts for April 7-13, 2014.

Inaugural Museum Studies Certificate cohort hosts first art exhibitions
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art was the site of a historic moment for the new Museum Studies Certificate program in the School of Art + Design on Wednesday.

Senior Dance Concert to be held April 11-12
The Ohio University Dance Division presents its annual Senior Dance Concert at 7 and 9 p.m. Friday, April 11, and at 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in the Shirley Wimmer Dance Theatre at Putnam Hall.

Apr 3
Lancaster Campus student art show opens April 10
Ohio University Lancaster students are putting their artwork on display for the campus and community to view.  The Student Art Show opens next Thursday, April 10, in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts in Brasee Hall.

Apr 2
Ohio University Eastern Theatre presents ‘Much Ado About Nothing’
The Theater Department of Ohio University Eastern Campus will present William Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” April 3, 4, 5 and 10, 11, 12 in the Shannon Hall Theater.

Mar 31
Kennedy Museum of Art upcoming events
The Kennedy Museum of Art is offering two events this week for art lovers to attend and learn something new. Both events are free and open to the public.

Mar 24
Spring Opera Scenes to Take Place on March 28
The Ohio University School of Music and Ohio university Opera are pleased to announce the annual Opera Theater Scenes: Somewhere at the Ball.

Student Attends Music Technology Leadership Conference
Earlier this semester Amanda Siwek traveled to Texas for the TI:ME Music Technology Leadership Academy, gaining valuable experience and awareness about what options are available to bring new technology-based music classes into the public schools.

Student choreography selected for the American College Dance Festival Association East-Central Conference
Beating out 36 other submitted entries, Ohio University junior dance student Leah Crosby, was recognized for her choreography by the annual American College Dance Festival Association East-Central Conference (ACDFA) earlier in March.

The Athena Cinema Announces its Participation in First-Ever National Evening of Science on Screen on March 31
The Athena Cinema announced today it will take part in a first-of-its-kind national evening of Science on Screen on Monday, March 31. Seventeen independent theaters across the country will participate in this evening, which will feature a unique film and speaker presentation at each venue as part of its Science on Screen program.