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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.

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.