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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.

Oct 19
OHIO musicians will improvise entire performance in free concerts October 21 and 22
Duo Unprepared, featuring Ohio University professors and musicians Roger Braun and Andre Gribou, will make rare appearances in Athens at 8 p.m. on October 21 and 22 for free performances of completely improvised music.

Oct 16
Fatima Azimova to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern gallery
Multicultural artist and Ohio University Chillicothe faculty member Fatima Azimova will be exhibiting her artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Campus Art Gallery through Oct. 27.

Oct 14
Spanish Club celebrates Hispanic Latino Heritage Month with dance night
Ohio University’s Spanish Club celebrated Hispanic Latino Heritage Month by teaching two dances, the bachata and the merengue, to about 50 people on Oct. 10 in Gordy Hall.

LGBT Center to host free screenings of ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ movies
The Ohio University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Center will screen two versions of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in October as a part of their Queer Hollywood series.

Oct 7
State of the arts celebrates high school art educators
The Ohio University School of Art + Design is excited to host the Fourth Annual exhibition, “State of the Arts,” on view through October 29, in the Ohio University Art Gallery, Seigfred Hall.

Oct 5
Free documentary theater production to examine impact of war on veterans, military families
Two Ohio University offices are partnering to bring "BASETRACK Live," a documentary theater production that explores the impact of war on veterans, their families and society as a whole, to Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on Oct. 12.

Sep 28
Sustainability Film Series to launch with film by Eve Morgenstern on Oct. 5
The Common Experience Project on Sustainability will launch its Fall Semester 2016 Sustainability Film Series with film producer Eve Morgenstern at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5.

Sep 19
Art + Design faculty exhibition includes regional campus faculty art for first time
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art hosted its 2016 Fall Exhibition Opening Reception on Friday. The newest exhibition is a diverse collection of works from the School of Art + Design faculty.

Sep 15
Faculty art featured in Kennedy Museum of Art’s fall exhibition opening
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art will host an opening reception for the “Art + Design Faculty Biennial Exhibition” from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16.

Sep 14
Another kind of girl collective, with Director/Educator Laura Doggett at the Athena Cinema
The Athens Center for Film and Video presents Athens International Film + Video Festival Visiting Filmmakers, Another Kind of Girl Collective, with Laura Doggett in person for a post film discussion, Thursday Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema.

Sep 12
Ohio University’s Rajko Grlić awarded top prize in Montreal World Film Festival
An OHIO eminent scholar in film, Rajko Grlić's "The Constitution" received the prestigious Grand Prize of the Americas, the top award given at the Montreal World Film Festival.

Aug 31
Sustainability film series returns to the Athena Cinema
The Common Experience Project on Sustainability will kick off their fall film series with a reception and screening of “Racing Extinction” on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at the Athena Cinema.

Aug 26
Celebrating 100 Years of the National Parks Service: Alum combines art and cartography across all 59 national parks
When Karla Sanders came to Ohio University from Cincinnati to study art, she never imagined that she would fall in love with geography. But her undergraduate general education requirement in geography opened the door to a new world,  and she quickly found herself uncovering the treasures of an interdisciplinary career in art and environment.  Ultimately, she earned a Master’s of Science in Environmental Studies (MSES) degree from the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, along with master’s degrees in geography and cartography.

'The Rotten Portfolio' features printmaking work around the state
The School of Art + Design proudly presents the exhibition The Rotten Portfolio, on view Aug. 23 through Sept. 3 in the Trisolini Gallery, with an exhibition reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1.

Jul 26
Bus trip to Tantrum Theater in Dublin is Aug. 6
Ohio University is arranging a chartered bus trip on Saturday, Aug. 6 to its new Tantrum Theater show, "Dancing at Lughnasa." The bus will depart at 1 p.m. from Kantner Hall and return to Athens after the show.

Jul 21
Tantrum Theater to present ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’
Ohio University’s Tantrum Theater will present Brian Friel’s Irish masterpiece “Dancing at Lughnasa,” opening at 8 p.m. July 29 at the Abbey Theater in Dublin, Ohio.

Jun 29
Tantrum Theater presents 'Tammy Faye's Final Audition' in July
Tantrum Theater will present The Central Ohio premiere of "Tammy Faye’s Final Audition" by 2016 Tantrum playwright in residence Merri Biechler at 8 p.m. Friday, July 8.

Jun 23
University’s new professional theater in Dublin celebrates inaugural season
Tantrum Theater welcomed President Roderick J. McDavis and approximately 170 guests to Dublin, Ohio, for an Inaugural Season Celebration and performance of “Little Shop of Horrors” on June 18.

Jun 12
International piano duet will be featured artists during June 23-25 visit
The School of Music presents internationally celebrated pianists, the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo, as featured artists, clinicians, and jury for the OHIO International Piano Duet and Duo Competition and the Ohio University Piano Pedagogy Seminar on June 23-25.

Jun 10
Exhibition at Ohio University Lancaster Showcases Work of Adjunct Faculty Artists
Ohio University Lancaster is featuring work from two adjunct art faculty this summer. The art exhibition features the work of OUL adjunct art faculty Chris Eaton and Trisha Clifford Sprouse

May 23
‘Under the Elms’ concert series kicks off June 1, returns to College Green
The 2016 season of the “Under the Elms” concert series kicks off June 1 and will include five performances held at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 1 through June 29, on Ohio University's College Green.

Apr 20
"The Past Inside the Present" -- M.F.A. Thesis Show by Brett Barton
The School of Art + Design presents “The Past Inside the Present,” the M.F.A. thesis exhibition of artist Brett Barton, in The Majestic Galleries located at 20 Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio, with an opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 29.

Tantrum Theater summer tickets on sale
Tickets are now available for the Tantrum Theater summer 2016 season. All seats are on sale for each of the three plays.

School of Art + Design rises in U.S. News and World Report rankings
Continuing a decades long upward trajectory, the School of Art + Design raised its status to #33 on the recently published U.S. News & World Report Best Fine Arts Graduate Schools list, up from #53 from 2013, and #58 on the 2012 list.

Apr 13
Ohio University Eastern Theatre presents ‘The Tempest’
To mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, the Theater Department of Ohio University Eastern announces its upcoming production of his masterpiece “The Tempest,” April 14, 15, 16 and 21, 22, 23.

Apr 6
Kennedy Museum of Art symposium to feature talks with artists from Horn of Africa
Ohio University’s Kennedy Museum of Art presents the Encounters Beyond Borders Symposium, a week of collaborative programming with the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and the School of Art + Design, featuring guest artist talks, a curator’s exhibition tour and a reception.

Apr 4
Athena Cinema and Athens International Film + Video Festival to welcome renowned filmmaker
As part of the 43rd Athens International Film + Video Festival, which kicks off April 4 and runs through April 10, the Athena Cinema is honored to host renowned filmmaker Charles Burnett.

Mar 27
Sixth World Music and Dance Festival to celebrate diversity
Ohio University will hold its sixth World Music and Dance Festival, "celebrating Diversity at OHIO," this week. The festival will culminate with the Global Excursions Concert at 7:30 p.m. April 1 at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Mar 25
'Wobble,' an undergraduate graphic design exhibition
The School of Art + Design presents an exhibition curated by the graphic design undergraduate class of 2016, featuring the original work of B.F.A. seniors. The show will be on view March 29 – April 2.

Mar 23
Ampersand Festival to feature Wind Symphony, Radar Hill and Triangulus
The Ohio University School of Music will host a concert presented by the Wind Symphony on Thursday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. This concert will feature School of Music alumni composers and performers in world premiere performances.