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May 12
University acquires reproductions of rare, ancient manuscripts
A professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts has secured copies of two ancient manuscripts for collegiate research. Reproductions of the 11th-century Codex Benedictus and 9th-century Lorsch Gospels are expected to arrive before the start of the 2015-16 academic year.

Apr 29
Professor of art turns toxic waste into art
John Sabraw acquires the paint used in his natural landscapes in an unusual way. His artist-grade acrylic and oil paint is created from the iron runoff extracted from polluted streams.

Apr 27
Second Museum Studies cohort unveils final project at Kennedy Museum of Art
For the second consecutive year, the students in the Ohio University Museum Studies Certificate Program in the School of Art + Design hosted an exhibition to show off their final project.

Apr 15
Ohio University Eastern Theatre presents ‘You Can’t Take It With You’
The Theater Department of Ohio University Eastern announces its upcoming production of “You Can’t Take It With You” April 16-18 and April 23-25.

Apr 13
Annual Athens Jazz Festival is April 17-19
Ohio University’s School of Fine Arts invites the campus and community to their annual Athens Jazz Festival, April 17-19.

Apr 2
Athena Cinema to host annual Athens International Film and Video Festival
The Athens International Film and Video Festival will offer a week of independent films from around the world April 3-9. The event will feature more than 300 films from numerous countries and genres.

Mar 27
'First Generation' film to show in Baker Center Theatre April 9
The Allen Student Advising Center, in collaboration with student organization We Are First, will host a free screening of the documentary, "First Generation," on Thursday, April 9.

Athens International Film and Video Festival begins April 3
The Athens International Film and Video Festival opens its 42nd edition on April 3, and runs through April 9. With more than 300 films screened throughout the week, the Festival’s program represents a global smorgasboard of works from around the world.

The Athena Cinema to screen award-winning documentary 'Actress'
The movie "Actress" been praised by critics and has a special connection for the Athens and Ohio University communities. The Athena will offer three screenings, Tuesday, March 31-Thursday, April 2.

Mar 16
Alumna creates meaningful artwork with students and community
Hillel, a Jewish student organization, is hosting Honey for the Home. The event offers Ohio University students and residents of Athens a chance to join together and create art while creating a sense of community.

Second episode of WOUB's 'Our Town' series features Pomeroy
Created to showcase towns and cities in the WOUB Public Media viewing area, the episode on Pomeroy will air on WOUB-TV at 8 p.m. March 23. It will premiere at a free public screening at 7:30 p.m. March 21 at Meigs Local High School.

Mar 12
Patton College hosting Art Extravaganza Exhibition and Unveiling on Monday
The Patton College of Education will host its 9th annual Art Extravaganza Exhibition & Unveiling on Monday, March 16. The artwork of students from Morgan West Elementary will be unveiled.

Mar 11
Women of Appalachia Project returns to Multicultural Center Art Gallery
Women from throughout Appalachian Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky, will come together to participate in the sixth annual Women of Appalachia Project. The opening reception is Friday, March 13.

Mar 9
Lancaster Campus Covered Bridge Music Series Spring Show: Ray Wylie Hubbard
The Covered Bridge Music Series is holding another outdoor show on May 23.  Singer/Songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard will perform behind Herrold Hall on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus lawn on Saturday, May 23.

Feb 26
Film students implement Hollywood green standards
Students from the OHIO School of Film are implementing the green filmmaking standards supported by major Hollywood studios.

Feb 18
Winter Dance Concert 2015
Winter Dance Concert 2015

Feb 9
Student art highlights Kennedy Museum's spring exhibit opening
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art hosted its Spring 2015 Exhibition Opening Reception on Friday, Feb. 6, and student art was the focus.

Feb 2
Rapper Waka Flocka Flame headlines Sibs Weekend concert
The Ohio University Black Student Cultural Programming Board and the Ohio University Student Activities Committee will host a concert by rappers Waka Flocka Flame and Shy Glizzy at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7.

Jan 22
The Athena Cinema Celebrates 100th Year Anniversary in 2015
The Athena Cinema is celebrating a rare and special birthday this year.

Jan 21
Work of Canal Winchester Artists Guild to be displayed on Lancaster Campus
The winter art exhibition in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts will open next week.  It will feature the work of artists from the Canal Winchester Artists Guild.

Jan 20
The 2015 Spring Sustainability Film Series begins on Wednesday, Jan. 21
The Common Experience Project on Sustainability launches its 2015 spring semester sustainability film series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at the Athena Cinema.

Jan 9
Fugard at OHIO Event Slated for Jan. 14-24
The Ohio University Theater Division and the African Studies Program will partner to present the Fugard at OHIO festival Jan. 14-24.

Screening set for documentary produced by WOUB, Scripps
"A Beautiful Remedy," which profiles the Arts in Medicine Program at the University of Texas MC Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Baker University Center Theatre.

Dec 10
'Snapped Cats' captures interesting faces on campus
Check out the first edition of "Snapped Cats," a new Ohio University Communications and Marketing produced photo essay series that captures some of the interesting faces and thoughts of people found on or around the beautiful Athens Campus.

Dec 3
Zanesville Campus’ Choral Union to present annual fall concert
The Ohio University Zanesville Choral Union will be presenting its annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 in the Elson Hall auditorium on the Zanesville Campus.

Dec 1
Lancaster Campus guitar club to perform holiday concert Wednesday
Ohio University Lancaster’s Guitar Club (STRUM) will present a holiday concert on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, from 2:15-3:00 p.m. in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts.  The concert is free and open to OUL faculty, students, friends, family and the general public.

Nov 25
Lancaster Campus theatre students nominated for Kennedy Center festival for second consecutive year
Three students from the Ohio University Lancaster Theatre production of “The Elephant Man” have been nominated for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship and another OUL student was nominated to compete in the Design Category at the 27th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Regional Festival this January in Cleveland, Ohio.

Nov 24
Athena Cinema, Ohio University to host special family movies for charity
Starting Nov. 29 and running through Dec. 20, the Athena Cinema will be showing afternoon screenings of popular family films every Saturday at 1 and 3 p.m. The price of admission to these screenings will be a minimum donation of one canned food per ticket.

Nov 19
OUL Theatre presents "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" Dec. 3 - 7
The holiday season is getting into full swing at Ohio University Lancaster. That's because "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" officially opens on Wednesday, December 3. This is the third year OUL Theatre has done the show.

Nov 18
Cash and carry event and Native American Jewelry Sale at Kennedy Museum of Art
The Kennedy Museum of Art will host the cash and carry event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4. The event offers the opportunity for attendees to own an original letterpress poster by printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.

Nov 17
Over 70 Reunite at Music Therapy Reception at National Conference
Music Therapy Program at American Music Therapy Association's (AMTA) national conference on Friday, Nov. 7 in Louisville, KY.

Nov 12
Hallowpalooza brings fine arts to local children
The Ohio University student orchestra celebrated its seventh annual Hallowpalooza with its largest audience on Oct. 31. The hour-long concert included more than 150 performers.

Ohio University Eastern Theater presents ‘The Miss Firecracker Contest’
The Theater Department of Ohio University Eastern will present Beth Henley’s hilarious comedy “The Miss Firecracker Contest” November 13-15, and Nov. 20-22 in the Shannon Hall Theater.

Nov 10
Jane Martin’s play 'Anton in Show Business' runs Nov. 11-15
The Ohio University Division of Theater will present Jane Martin’s “Anton in Show Business” from Nov. 11-15 in the Forum Theater.

Seniors present new work at the Senior Dance Concert Nov. 13-15
The Ohio University Division of Dance will be presenting their annual Senior Dance Concert from Nov. 13-15 in Putnam Hall’s own Shirley Wimmer Dance Theater.

Nov 6
Anna and the Annadroids Come to Ohio University for Nov. 6 Performance
Anna Sullivan, 2003 alumna, will be coming to campus with her San Francisco based multi-media dance theater company, Anna and the Annadroids, who will be presenting their new touring work Man(u)fractured.

Fall Senior Dance Concert is Nov. 13-15
Ohio University Division of Dance in the School of Dance, Film and Theater will present its annual Fall Senior Dance Concert, , the culmination project for BFA dance majors.

Second Year Film Screening to Take Place Sat., Nov. 8
Current MFA thesis students will screen short films made during their second year in the program. Screening will take place on Sat., Nov. 8 at 7 pm at The Athena Cinema. Tickets are free.

Oct 31
Skip Rohde to present, show artwork at Ohio University Eastern
North Carolina artist Skip Rohde will be exhibiting his artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Art Gallery Nov. 3 through Nov. 20. The exhibit, “Faces of Afghanistan,” will showcase his talents in drawing and painting.

Oct 30
Religious Tolerance exhibit opens in Multicultural Center Art Gallery Nov. 1
The Ohio University Multicultural Center will host the Religious Tolerance: Tolerance, Understanding, Coexistence, Oman's Message of Islam exhibit at the Ohio University Multicultural Center Art Gallery beginning Nov. 1.

Oct 27
Scotty McCreery concert among upcoming Performing Arts & Concert Series events
Check out the upcoming Ohio University Performing Arts & Concert Series events.

Oct 23
School of Art + Design Hosts Second Annual State of the Arts Exhibition
Over 1330 high school art teachers currently working in Ohio and the surrounding region were invited recently to submit their art to Ohio University’s Second Annual juried ‘State of the Arts Exhibition.’

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.