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Apr 17
Fashion Associates host seventh annual Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show
The annual Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show showcased the latest fashion trends, and several moms and one grandma joined the students as models in the show.

Apr 13
Seabury Quinn, Jr. Playwrights’ Festival: New plays by MFA playwrights through April 22
The Ohio University Theater Division presents the Seabury Quinn, Jr. Playwrights’ Festival, celebrating new plays by third year M.F.A. playwrights running in repertory, April 12–April 22, 2017, in the Forum and Baker theaters.

Ohio University Eastern Theatre presents ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’
The Theatre Department of Ohio University Eastern will present Christopher Durang’s comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” April 19, 20, 21 and 22 in the Shannon Hall Theater.

Apr 10
Dance Division presents 2017 Spring Senior Dance Concert
The Dance Division, in the School of Dance, Film, and Theatre, presents the annual Spring Senior Dance Concert, April 12–13, in the Shirley Wimmer Dance Theatre, Putnam Hall.

Apr 7
Ohio University Press announces 2018 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize winner
Idris Anderson of San Carlos, California, has been named the winner of the 2018 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize for her manuscript "Doubtful Sound."

Apr 4
School of Music recognized with Ohio Senate resolution
The Ohio University School of Music was honored to accept state-level recognition in the form of Senate Resolution 47, initiated by Senators Frank Hoagland and Troy Balderson, at the statehouse in Columbus.

Mar 28
“It’s All in the Mind, You Know:” New thesis exhibition by Amy DeSitter opens
Amy DeSitter maps the attributes of psychological topography in the form of abstruse landscapes rendered in varying washes of inks over microscope imagery, creating lush textures.

Mar 27
Women of Appalachia Project’s 'Women Speak' raising funds for My Sister’s Place
The Multicultural Center and Women’s Center are pleased to announce the eighth annual Women of Appalachia Project “Women Speak” performance, a juried presentation of poetry, story and song, featuring women artists from throughout Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky, and featuring special guest, poet Maggie Smith.

Athens International Film and Video Festival begins April 3
The 2017 Athens International Film and Video Festival opens its 44th season April 3. The week-long festival features hundreds of productions in different genres from more than 45 countries.

Mar 24
U.S. Navy Band to perform in Athens April 6
The United States Navy Band from Washington, D.C., will present a free concert at 7:30 PM Thursday, April 6 in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Mar 21
Paul Laurence Dunbar documentary viewing is March 30
Ohio University’s Central Region Humanities Center will present a showing of "Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask," a documentary by Media Arts professors Frederick Lewis and Joseph Slade.

Mar 17
Seventh World Music and Dance Festival, and the Global Excursions Concert, Celebrates Diversity and International Life at OHIO
The School of Music and the Division of Dance present the 2017 World Music and Dance Festival scheduled for the last week of March, and culminating in the Global Excursions Concert on Moms Weekend, March 31, 7:30 p.m. at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium

Mar 16
University’s Latinx writers and poets to perform March 22
A few of Ohio University’s Latinx writers and poets will share their works from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in the Multicultural Center’s Multipurpose Room in Baker University Center.

Mar 14
'Anxious Architectures,' a thesis exhibition of new works by Patricia McDonald
The M.F.A. thesis exhibition “Anxious Architectures,” created by Patricia McDonald, Sculpture + Expanded Practice M.F.A., will display March 14–18, in the Ohio University Art Gallery in Seigfred Hall. An opening reception isThursday, March 16 from 5 to 7 p.m.

“to continue to be,” an M.F.A. thesis exhibition of new works by Danette Pratt is on display
The School of Art + Design presents “to continue to be,” an MFA Thesis Exhibit by Danette Pratt, on view March 14–18 in Ohio University’s Trisolini Gallery in Baker University Center. Pratt is a candidate in painting + drawing.

Mar 3
Turntablist and anthropologist to visit University March 16-17
Turntablist Maria Chávez and anthropologist Shane Greene will give a joint lecture on Friday, March 17 in 401 Seigfred Hall from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Later that evening, Chávez will perform at ARTS/West from 7 to 9 p.m. (with opening band Yak).

Feb 23
'NONE WILL,' an M.F.A. School of Art student exhibition, runs Feb. 23 to March 2
The School of Art + Design presents an exhibition by M.F.A. candidates Andrew McNamara and Sadie Meade is on view Feb. 23 to March 2, in the Ohio University Art Gallery located on the fifth floor of Seigfred Hall.

Feb 20
Tantrum Theater wins multiple awards at Theatre Roundtable
The College of Fine Arts and the OHIO Theater Division celebrate the recent awards and nominations of Tantrum Theater, at the Theater Roundtable Awards ceremony held in Columbus, Ohio, January 29.

Feb 17
Former longtime School of Art + Design faculty Abner Jonas dies
Former longtime School of Art + Design faculty Abner Jonas dies

Feb 10
“Snake Talk” artists visit Ohio University for workshops, lectures and movement performance
The OHIO Dance Division and the School of Art + Design are pleased to sponsor Maryanna Lachman (HTC Dance '09), Mara Poliak and Abby Crain for their performance “Snake Talk,” which will premiere at Ohio University on February 25.

Feb 8
Museum Studies Certificate Program taking applications for 2017-18
The Museum Studies Certificate Program in the School of Art + Design is taking applications for its 2017-18 cohort. The interdisciplinary and competitive program is open to undergraduates and graduates.

Feb 6
Julie Elman’s talk about her Fear Project book is Feb. 7
Julie Elman will host an artist talk about her illustrated book, “Fear, Illustrated,” and art work at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Schoonover Hall 145.

Feb 1
Athena Cinema asks area residents to submit films to “Drop Your Shorts” event
The Athena Cinema announces the return of “Drop Your Shorts,” an event showcasing community submitted work on the big screen. The event will take place on Sunday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Jan 31
Ohio University’s Winter Dance Concert will explore the potential of the body in motion
Ohio University Division of Dance in the School of Dance, Film, and Theater presents the annual Winter Dance Concert, featuring works by faculty and guest artists, for two nights only, Friday–Saturday, February 17–18 at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Jan 23
The Kennedy Museum of Art celebrates its twentieth anniversary with the opening of the “Land & Sea: Visions of New England” exhibit
The Kennedy Museum of Art celebrates its twentieth anniversary year with a new exhibition of American landscape paintings titled “Land & Sea: Visions of New England,” guest curated by Jody Lamb, associate dean of the College of Fine Arts.

Jan 22
Creative Arts as Activism ends week of MLK Jr. Celebration events [PHOTOS]
The Ohio University MLK Jr. Celebration Planning Committee hosted the Creative Arts as Activism – Social Justice-Themed Open Mic Night on Jan. 19. The showcase featured poets, singers, musicians, dancers and other creative artists performing social justice-themed work. Check out the pics.

Jan 19
Women of Appalachia Project returns to the Multicultural Center Art Gallery
Ohio University’s Multicultural Center and Women’s Center will once again host two very special events focused on showcasing the work of women artists from multiple counties of Appalachia.

“Where I Come From” art exhibit and reception celebrate Alternatives biennial at Ohio University Art Gallery
Ohio University’s Photography and Integrated Media Department and the School of Art and Design proudly present the exhibition “Where I Come From,” as part of the Alternatives biennial, on view January 17 through February 18 in the Ohio University Art Gallery, Seigfred Hall.

Jan 18
Ohio University’s Division of Theater joins the Ghostlight Project
Students, faculty and staff of Ohio University’s Theater Division and the Tantrum Theater will gather on the steps of Ohio University’s Kantner Hall on Thursday, January 19 at 5:30 P.M. to participate in the Ghostlight Project.

Jan 17
Take a closer look at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Silent March and Brunch [PHOTOS]
The 2017 Ohio University Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, which carries the theme "A Matter of Legacy," kicked off on Saturday. On Monday, the events continued with the annual Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Silent March and Brunch.

Jan 13
First-year OHIO graduate students showcase their first semester in art exhibit “From There to Here”
The School of Art + Design presents an exhibition of the first-year graduate students who have recently finished their first semester at Ohio University. “From There to Here” will be on view January 17–February 18, 2017 in the Trisolini Gallery located on the 4th floor of the Baker Center.

Celebrating 100 years of Ohio University’s School of Music: Ohio, Carnegie Hall concert and alumni reunion in Athens
The School of Music is excited to announce a series of events it has planned in celebration of its 100th anniversary, sure to make 2017 an exciting and memorable year for faculty, students, alumni, and friends.

Jan 10
Ohio University Eastern Theatre announces community auditions
The Theater Department of the Ohio University Eastern Campus will hold open community auditions on Jan. 17 and 18 for its upcoming production of Christopher Durang’s comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.”

Jan 9
Spring semester Performing Arts, Concert Series lineup includes Mountain Stage, ‘RENT’
Ohio University’s 2016-17 Performing Arts and Concert Series resumes spring semester with a variety of musical performances, a successful Broadway show and a live radio show experience.

Jan 3
Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest entries due Jan. 13
Participants must create an original poster design that incorporates some aspect of the Civil Rights Movement, a quote from Dr. King, and one or more of these ideas: justice, cultural appreciation, respect, freedom and equality.

Dec 22
Ohio University Wind Symphony releases 'Color + Light' album
Just in time for the School of Music’s 100th anniversary in 2017, the Ohio University Wind Symphony has released their second commercial album, Color + Light.

Dec 19
University to host 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in January
The 2017 Ohio University MLK Jr. Celebration carries the theme, “A Matter of Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration” and runs Jan. 9-28.

Dec 12
Students use Maya Lin’s memorial art installation to author new art [PHOTOS]
More than 120 students used their individual rubbings of the text engraved in Maya and Tan Lin’s memorial art piece “Input” at Walter Hall to create meaningful words, phrases and sentences.

Dec 8
OHIO contingent takes Ghana by storm dancing and playing instruments at AZÃ 2016
A group of 10 Ohio University students, alumni and faculty represented the University in mid-November during the second-annual AZÃ Celebration, a contemporary music and dance concert and symposium at the National Theater in Accra, Ghana.

Nov 21
Fall Senior Dance Concert brings audience on stage
The Fall Senior Dance Concert performances in Putnam Hall’s Shirley Wimmer Dance Theatre included group pieces and solo acts that were performed by the choreographer.

Tantrum Theater announces 2017 summer season
Tantrum Theater proudly announces its 2017 summer season, featuring three exceptional plays, 55 separate performances, and a slate of new play readings, in the Abbey Theater, Dublin, Ohio between May 30 and August 19.

Nov 17
The Athena Cinema will hold a screening and panel discussion of acclaimed film Moonlight
Join the Athena Cinema for a special screening of Barry Jenkins’ widely celebrated feature film “Moonlight,” Friday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m.

Nov 8
Sanh Brian Tran to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern gallery
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania artist Sanh Brian Tran will be exhibiting his artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Campus Art Gallery through Nov. 22.

The Athena Cinema will host an evening of films by Mongolian Artist in residence Ikhbayar Urchuud
The Athens Center for Film + Video presents “The Will to Art,” an evening of films by Artist in Residance Ikhbayar Urchuud, at the Athena Cinema, Thursday, November 10 at 7 p.m.

Nov 7
Ohio University Eastern Theater presents ‘The Laramie Project’
The Theater Department of the Ohio University Eastern Campus will present “The Laramie Project” by Moises Kaufman and members of Tectonic Theater Project, Nov. 10-12 and 17-19.

Nov 2
Athena Cinema presents the U.S. premiere of Rajko Grlić’s award-winning feature film “The Constitution”
The Division of Film, and the Athena Cinema present the U.S. Premiere of “The Constitution,” an award winning feature film by OHIO Eminent Scholar in Film, Rajko Grlić, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema in Athens.

Oct 31
Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition will begin on November 8
The School of Art + Design is proud to announce this year’s annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, with guest juror Astria Suparak, on view in the Ohio University Art Gallery, Seigfred Hall November 8 through December 3.

Scott Longert is the author of "No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Great Depression."
Scott Longert is the author of "No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Great Depression."

Oct 24
Visiting artists Micol Hebron and Andrea Bowers & concurrent exhibition “Gallery Tally” in Trisolini Gallery
The Ohio University School of Art + Design is honored to host visiting feminist artist activists Micol Hebron and Andrea Bowers for an unprecedented interview-style lecture, Tuesday, October 25, 6-7 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium, Seigfred Hall.

Oct 21
The Ohio University Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film, and Theater Presents: “The Ladies Man,” by Charles Morey
The Ohio University Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film, and Theater is proud to present the Second production of the 2016¬–2017 season, “The Ladies Man,” by Charles Morey, directed by Dennis Lee Delaney, head of the professional director training program.