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Feb 11
Interdisciplinary Arts alumnus receives Creative Capital Performing Arts Award
School of Interdisciplinary Arts alumnus Brian Harnetty recently received a 2016 Creative Capital grant, a highly competitive award supporting innovative and adventurous artist projects in development.

Feb 5
Division of Dance to host Winter Dance Concert Feb. 19-20
The Dance Division presents The Winter Dance Concert, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-20 in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Feb 2
OHIO to host East Asian Music Concert on Feb. 7
Ohio University will celebrate the Lunar New Year with an East Asian Music Concert by Youmee Kim's Studio and Friends at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, in the Glidden Recital Hall.

Jan 25
Tantrum Theater announces 2016 summer season
The newly minted Tantrum Theater announces the 2016 summer season, featuring three plays—57 separate performances in the Abbey Theater, Dublin, Ohio, between May 31 and Aug. 13.

Jan 22
Women of Appalachia Project returns to Multicutural Center Art Gallery
The Multicultural Art Gallery will host the Women of Appalachia Project exhibit Jan. 18 – April 22, with an opening reception on Feb. 12, 5-8 p.m.

Jan 21
Southern Campus’ ‘Paperworks’ exhibit highlights regional artists
“Paperworks,” a multi-artist show, opened at Ohio University Southern Jan. 14. Works will be on display through Feb. 11 in the University’s Art Gallery, located in the Dingus Technology Center.

Jan 15
Kennedy Museum to present Meigs High School photography
Kennedy Museum of Art presents Emerging Artists: Meigs High School Photography, a juried exhibition of new photographic works created by students, on view in the second floor gallery, Jan. 22 to March 20.

Jan 13
Ohio University Eastern Theatre announces auditions for ‘The Tempest’
Ohio University Eastern will hold open auditions for William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 and 21 in the Shannon Hall Theater.

Jan 7
Ohio University Art Gallery exhibits new Chicago painters
The School of Art + Design is pleased to present the next exhibition in the Ohio University Art Gallery, Chicago Paints, Jan. 19 – Feb. 20.

Jan 6
Kennedy Museum Exhibit: Encounters beyond borders
The Kennedy Museum of Art announces a new exhibition, Encounters Beyond Borders: Contemporary Artists From The Horn of Africa, on view Jan. 22 – May 29, bringing together eight contemporary artists from the Horn of Africa, now living in either North America or Europe.

Dec 3
Opening reception for the VisCom Show is Friday
Everyone is invited to see the best works from the 2014-15 School of Visual Communication’s annual show that premiered at The Dairy Barn in April. The opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday Dec. 4.

Dec 1
Two students make art concerning current issues in society
Please join Becky Sirc and Kelly Johnston Tuesday Dec. 1, for their exhibition “Perpetual Extent” at the Trisolini Gallery in Baker Center, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Nov 20
Theater Division's Midnight Madness joins Global Initiative, 'Climate Change Theatre Action'
The MFA Playwriting Program at Ohio University’s weekly short play festival, Midnight Madness, will join Climate Change Theatre Action for its Dec. 4 production in Kantner Hall.

Nov 12
Undergraduate Juried Exhibition: Opening reception is today
The School of Art + Design is proud to announce this year’s annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition. The exhibition consists of a variety of works by undergraduate students enrolled in any class in the School of Art + Design.

Nov 10
Division of Dance to present senior performances
The Division of Dance at Ohio University presents an annual senior dance concert, Senior Worx, featuring work by senior BFA candidates completing their capstone in dance performance and choreography, three nights only, Nov. 19, 20 and 21.

Ohio University launches new professional theater – Tantrum Theater– in Dublin, Ohio
Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts has announced the formation of a new resident professional theater company called Tantrum Theater in Dublin, Ohio.

Nov 9
Athena Cinema and University to host special family movies for charity
For the fourth consecutive year, the Athena Cinema will be showing family-friendly holiday classics that will bring families together for a fun-filled Saturday afternoon, while supporting those who are in need.

Ohio Percussion Ensemble Concert: Celebrating 50 Years
The Ohio University Percussion Ensemble will present a concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of the ensemble on Thursday, Nov. 19.

Nov 6
Theater offers outreach to area high schools, Much Ado About Nothing begins Nov. 11
The Ohio University Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater presents Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. The play begins Nov. 11.

Nov 5
Chung Chak to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern gallery
International artist Chung Chak will be exhibiting his photographic artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Campus Art Gallery through Nov. 19.

Oct 28
'Exit Wounds: Life After War-Soldiers Stories' exhibition begins Nov. 2
The War and Peace Theme in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Veteran and Military Student Services Center and the Multicultural Center Art Gallery will host an art exhibition, Monday, Nov. 2 thru Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Oct 27
Scholar talks Art and Climate Chaos: Changing Emotions
On Nov. 5, the College of Fine Arts Consortium for Historical and Critical Studies in the Arts presents visiting scholar Una Chaudhuri, who will explore art that encourages us to "take the climate personally.”

Oct 19
A Sense of Place: The Contemporary and the Vernacular - Artworks made in Hungary and Romania
The School of Art + Design presents an exhibition co-curated by MFA candidates, Seana Higgins and Steph Wadman on view Oct. 20 – Nov. 16, in Ohio University’s Trisolini Gallery.

Oct 15
Renowned choreographer Kyle Abraham to headline festival
American choreographer and recent MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham will bring his company Abraham.In.Motion to Ohio University for this year’s statewide OhioDance Fall Festival and Conference, Oct. 23-25.

Oct 12
State of the Arts, celebrating high school art teachers
The School of Art + Design presents a juried selection of art from visual art educators across the state in Ohio University’s third annual “State of the Arts” exhibition, on view Oct. 12-31

Oct 9
Atom-r brings theater of augmented reality to Athens
The School of Interdisciplinary Arts presents the Anatomical Theatres of Mixed Reality, a Chicago based group bringing their unique blend of technological performance to Arts/West, for a public event at 7 p.m. Monday Oct. 26.

Oct 7
Rededication of restored Eldridge mural at Seigfred Hall is Oct. 9
The Ohio University School of Art + Design will host an alumni reunion and mural re-dedication event at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9 to celebrate the recently restored Aethelred Eldridge mural seen by generations as a cultural landmark.

Oct 2
Men of Appalachia art exhibition showing at Multicultural Center
The Men of Appalachia invite people of all backgrounds, ages and experiences to attend the art exhibition, “Men of Appalachia: 10 Artists, 10 Perspectives.”

Sep 29
The Movement Organization to host annual concert Thursday and Friday
The Movement Organization, a student dance organization at Ohio University, presents its annual concert, Thursday, Oct.1 and Friday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Sep 28
Faculty art highlights Kennedy Museum's fall exhibition
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art hosted its 2015 Fall Exhibition Opening Reception on Friday and more than 100 art enthusiasts showed up to see the latest offerings.

Sep 24
Kennedy Museum of Art to host reception for new exhibitions Friday
Kennedy Museum of Art will host a reception in honor of three new museum exhibitions the evening of Sept. 25, 5-7 p.m.

Sep 4
Common Experience Project on Sustainability is ready for another year
The Common Experience Project on Sustainability is beginning another year of outreach and engagement.

Aug 28
Renowned designer to bring exhibtion to Athens
A month long exhibition and public presentation by renowned New York-based graphic designer and letterist Stefan Sagmeister is presented by Ohio University School of Art + Design.

Aug 24
Printmaking professor garners international recognition
Printmaking professor Art Werger was recently recognized with the Grand Prize at the third biennial International Mezzotint Festival in Ekaterinburg, Russia, a printmaking festival, exhibiting artists from all over the world.

Aug 21
Patience Munjeri, Mbira Dziva to perform Aug. 28 in Grover Center
Patience Munjeri, virtuoso mbira player from Zimbabwe, will perform Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Grover Center Atrium and will hold a demonstration class on Aug. 29 at 10 a.m. in the Front Room Coffeehouse in Baker University Center. Both of these events will be free and open to the public.

Jul 30
Lancaster Campus theatre announces new season
Theatergoers of all ages will be pleased with the different offerings from the Ohio University Lancaster Theatre this academic year. Director Victor Jones has announced the upcoming season for the theatre.

Jul 21
Playwriting alumnus wins playwriting competition
Nathan Ramos, a 2009 graduate of Ohio University, earned first place in the "2042: See Change" playwriting competition organized by East West Players, an Asian American theater organization.

Jul 16
David Colagiovanni named director of Athens Film Festival
David Colagiovanni has been named director of the Athens Center for Film and Video, a role that includes running the annual festival, a weeklong event that started in 1974.

Jul 2
CREATE_space connects space studies participants, OHIO Fine Arts for exploration of space humanities
Doing their part to make a place for the Arts in STEM, a group of International Space University’s (ISU) 28th Space Studies Program (SSP15) participants gathered at Ohio University’s CREATE_space on Monday for the program’s space humanities departmental activities.

Jul 1
CREATE Space receives 1804 Fund grant money for upgrade
The CREATE_space, an interdisciplinary research facility at Ohio University, soon will be getting an upgrade, thanks to a recently approved grant for undergraduate research.

Project restores famed Seigfred mural
A restoration project has been underway this summer to preserve a storied mural on the Ohio University campus. Printmaking students Barry O’Keefe and Amanda Morris took on the task of restoring the mural outside of Seigfred Hall.

Jun 16
University to host renowned pianist Alan Chow
An acclaimed pianist will be performing at Ohio University as part of the school’s annual Piano Pedagogy Seminar. Alan Chow will give a free recital on Friday, June 19.

Jun 11
Beat the Heat $2 days returns to the Athena on Saturday
On Saturday, June 13, the “Beat the Heat $2 Days” summer movie series will return to the Athena Cinema. The Athena started the series as a way to offer local, low cost entertainment to area kids and their families while raising money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Athens.

Jun 10
Professor awarded funding for movie project
A professor from Ohio University’s School of Dance, Film, and Theater has received funding from the University to produce a feature film.

'Barbie Falls on Hard Times' Print Sale underway
The Ohio University Multicultural Center Art Gallery on the second floor of the Baker University Center is hosting the "Barbie Falls on Hard Times" Print Sale through July 10.

Jun 5
Under the Elms concert series to celebrate International Space University at Ohio University
Ohio University’s “Under the Elms” concert series will lift listeners not just up and away from daily life with the joy of music, but into the atmosphere and beyond with four special concerts designed to highlight International Space University’s 28th Space Studies Program, being held at OHIO this summer.

May 29
University to kick off 'Under the Elms' concert series June 3
“Under the Elms,” the long-running outdoor concert series on Ohio University’s College Green, will open its season the first week of June.

May 27
The Athena Cinema to celebrate 100-year anniversary on June 3
The Athena Cinema, Athens' Court Street theater, celebrates a birthday few other cinemas in the nation can claim on June 3 – 100 consecutive years of operation as a cinema.

May 26
Alumnus' painting chosen for London art gallery
An Ohio University alumnus has been named a finalist for an international award presented by the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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.