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College of Fine Arts

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  • Art + Design

    Emphasizing scholarly and creative research, our innovative programs reflect contemporary practices that are responsive to the dynamic field of the visual arts, preparing students for enduring careers in the arts and beyond.

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  • Music

    With a focus on creating confident, creative, and skilled professional musicians, our programs are designed to enhance musical knowledge and skill through participation in a wide variety of courses, studies, ensembles, and field experiences.

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  • Theater

    Hone your craft through imagination, discipline, and conviction. We challenge our students to engage critically and creatively with research, the arts, and the world to prepare them for leadership roles as artists and citizens.

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  • Dance

    Join us to engage in choreography, performance and production, integrated with theoretical, historical, cultural and practical studies in dance. We cultivate an understanding and practice of collaboration, which encompasses communication, creativity, diversity, and adaptability that facilitate living in a complex world.

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  • Film

    Since its beginning in the 1970s, the Film program has been preparing students for film and video careers in higher education, and for success in the motion picture and television industry. Join our award-winning professional faculty and superb facilities and equipment rivaled by no other program in Ohio or the region.

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  • Interdisciplinary Arts

    Explore the dynamic world of interdisciplinary scholarship and creation— we ask complex or vexing questions that cannot be answered adequately within the boundaries of any single discipline, within the field of the arts.

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    Ceramics artist hosts demonstration, lecture and Q&A

    February 25, 2021

    Ceramics artist Jeremy Randall demonstrated his craft virtually today for student-artists studying ceramics in the School of Art + Design.

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    The spring 2021 celebration of design at OHIO continues with REACH, an exhibition of work by graphic design alumni

    February 11, 2021

    As part of the College of Fine Arts’ and Ohio University’s spring 2021 celebration of design at Ohio University, the School of Art + Design’s Graphic Design area opens REACH: 50+ years of works by OHIO Graphic Design

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    School of Music’s Virtual Trombone Day features internationally acclaimed Trombone artist

    February 11, 2021

    Ohio University School of Music hosted Trombone Day virtually this year with acclaimed trombonist Megumi Kanda, a College of Fine Arts Visiting Artist.

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    College of Fine Arts welcomes visiting artist Kwan Yi, pianist, to the Athens Campus

    February 8, 2021

    The Ohio University College of Fine Art’s School of Music is pleased to welcome pianist Kwan Yi for a full-day residency at the Athens campus

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Thursday, February 25 Legacy: Don Adleta and Karen Nulf, 60 years of Graphic Design 12:00 PM — 8:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Thursday, February 25 REACH: 50+ Years of Works by OHIO Graphic Design Alumni  3:00 PM — 7:00 PM Baker University Center
Thursday, February 25 School of Theater presents: Blood at the Root 8:00 PM
Friday, February 26 Legacy: Don Adleta and Karen Nulf, 60 years of Graphic Design 12:00 PM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)