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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.

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.