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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.

Mar 21
Visual Communication students and faculty capture working-class people photos
The Ohio University Multicultural Center is sponsoring "Salt of the Earth," a photography exhibit showcasing works by the School of Visual Communication faculty and students.

Mar 19
Screening of “Child’s Pose” with Visiting Artist Nancy Gerstman on March 25
The Division of Film will host Nancy Gerstman, co-owner of Zeitgeist Films, at Ohio University for a special screening of “Child’s Pose” with a Q&A session afterwards.

Mar 17
College of Fine Arts Weekly Events March 17-24
College of Fine Arts Weekly Events March 17-24

Spring events coming up at the Kennedy Museum of Art
The Kennedy Museum of Art will offer a couple of programs for emerging artists and art enthusiasts in the next few weeks.

Mar 14
Sculpture student exhibit is March 18-22 in Seigfred Hall
James McGee-Moore, undergraduate sculpture student at Ohio University, will exhibit her video work in an exhibition at the Ohio University Art Gallery in Seigfred Hall 536. The free exhibition runs March 18 to 22.

Mar 12
School of Interdisciplinary Arts 50th Anniversary Conference March 21-22
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the School of Interdisciplinary Arts will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts.

Mar 11
OUL Theatre to perform Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella this summer
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre will be performing Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella this summer as part of Lancaster Festival.

Feb 28
The 'Arts of Africa' exhibit begins March 7
The exhibition "The Arts of Africa" presents a selection of 11 masks from Kennedy Museum of Art permanent collection of African art and is on view from March 7 through June 1.

Feb 26
OHIO Dance Division Hosts East-Central American College Dance Festival March 2-5
The Ohio University Division of Dance announced that they would host the East-Central American College Dance Festival from March 2-5 on the Athens campus and offers 5 free performances during the conference.

Feb 24
School of Music Chamber Orchestra Prepares for NYC Tour
The School of Music announced that the Chamber Orchestra will be embarking on a special NYC tour to take place during OU’s spring break on March 1-4 that kicks-off with a performance in Alumni Memorial Auditorium on Feb. 27.

Feb 19
Film Division Sunday Night Screening Showcases At Sea
The Ohio University Film Division will be continuing its Sunday night film showcase Series Sea Here with At Sea, directed by Peter Hutton on Sunday, February 23 at 7 p.m.

Theater Division Steps Up Production with CNC Router
Ohio University’s Theater Division is making advances in its set design with new technology. This semester the Theater Division of the School of Dance, Film, & Theater has collaborated with the School of Art + Design by utilizing its CNC Router (Computer Numerical Control) to produce a variety of ornate décor for its newest production “The 39 Steps.”

Feb 17
Guest Lecturer Meredith Pizzi to conduct Entrepreneurship for Artists Feb. 27 & 28
Guest lecturer Meredith Pizzi MT-BC will be on campus to speak to College of Fine Arts faculty and Ohio University students about Entrepreneurship for Artists from Feb. 27 – 28.

Feb 13
Winter Dance Concert to be held Feb. 21-22
The Dance Division at Ohio University presents its annual Winter Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 and 22 at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Feb 7
OHIO graduate’s short film earns Sundance award
Ohio University graduate Todd Rohal walked away from this year's Sundance Film Festival with an award for his film and even took some time to Skype with OHIO film students who hope to follow in his footsteps.

Feb 6
Valentine's Date Night fundraiser is Feb. 12
"Valentine’s Date Night" will feature love songs from the Singing Men of Ohio and theatrical scenes of love from local actors on Feb. 12.

Feb 5
World cultures take center stage at Global Excursions Concert
Cultures from around the world took center stage Saturday evening at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium for the Global Excursions Concert, the culmination of Ohio University’s fourth annual World Music and Dance Festival.

Feb 3
Indonesian Night entertains Friday night audience [PHOTOS]
The Baker University Center Ballroom was buzzing with excitement on Jan. 31 during Ohio University's seventh annual Indonesian Night.

Jan 23
Common Experience Project on Sustainability launches sustainability film series
The Common Experience Project on Sustainability launches its spring semester sustainability film series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Athena Cinema.

Lancaster Campus theatre students forever changed after Kennedy Center festival [SLIDESHOW]
he entire cast from Ohio University Lancaster Theatre’s production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” is back from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and the students were forever changed by the experience. An OUL Theatre group that included 14 men and 10 women attended the festival in West Chester, Pennsylvania, last week.

New OHIO photo archive launched
University Communications and Marketing recently launched a new online photo catalog that includes more than 46,000 images of campus beauty, faculty, students, University events, campus buildings, historic photos and more. All of the images are available for free download.

Jan 21
World Music and Dance Festival to begin Jan. 27
The fourth annual World Music and Dance Festival will bring the life and culture of Cuba, Africa, China, Trinidad and other countries to Ohio University from Jan. 27 to Feb. 1.

Jan 16
Kennedy Museum of Art announces Saturday education programs
Kennedy Museum of Art offers Art Encounters, art classes for children ages 5 to 12, on select Saturday afternoons 1:30 to 3pm.

Jan 9
'Improvisations: Jazz Photographs by Herman Leonard' opens Jan. 17
The Kennedy Museum of Art will present an exhibition featuring the works of American photographer Herman Leonard (1923 – 2010) beginning Jan. 17.

Jan 6
Confrontation : Deviation student art exhibit begins Jan. 17
Exhibition Confrontation : Deviation, which features art work by 12 undergraduate students will be on view from Jan. 17 to March 2 at the Kennedy Museum of Art.

School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition begins Jan. 17
This year’s 2014 Ohio University School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition presents original artwork by School of Art + Design faculty from a wide range of mediums including graphic design, painting, sculpture, prints, photography, drawing, ceramics, video, and installation art.

Dec 12
Lancaster Campus cast of "To Kill a Mockingbird" selected to perform scene at Kennedy Center festival
Another honor has been bestowed upon the Ohio University Lancaster Theatre program. The entire cast of "To Kill a Mockingbird" has been asked to perform one scene from the show at the Kennedy Center College Theater Festival in January.

Nov 25
Artist cooperative exhibition begins Nov. 29
The Majestic Galleries is opening an exhibition of new works by its members, with a public reception on Final Friday, from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29. More than 15 artists are participating in the group exhibit.

New holiday production for Lancaster Campus Theatre: Miracle on 34th Street
A miracle is about to happen at Ohio University Lancaster. The Ohio University Lancaster Theatre production of "Miracle on 34th Street" will run December 5 – 8.

Nov 21
College of Fine Arts hosting several end-of-semester events
Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts will be hosting several events across the Athens Campus.

Nov 20
Opera performance of Le nozze di Figaro is Nov. 22-23
Ohio University Opera will present Le nozze di Figaro. It continues to be one of the most popular operas across the country and throughout the world.

Nov 18
Senior Dance Concert to run Nov. 21-23
The Ohio University Dance Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater will present its annual Senior Dance Concert at 7 and 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23 in the Shirley Wimmer Dance Theatre at Putnam Hall.

Nov 15
Zanesville Campus to host musical based on Aaron Burr's life
Writer-composer David Schubach will present a musical based on the life of Aaron Burr at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Elson Hall Auditorium on the Ohio University Zanesville Campus.