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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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    CoArts champions women in recovery healing through the power of the arts 

    June 16, 2021

    The Ohio Valley Center for Collaborative Arts  at Ohio University, or CoArts, is a relatively new center and it’s been busy. Of its many endeavors, one is to support programs that serve the healing of those living in the Appalachian Ohio region and beyond by

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    Athena Cinema launches crowdfunding campaign to support its reopening this summer 

    June 3, 2021

    While the ‘Jewel of Uptown Athens’ readies to open its doors, it continues its robust virtual screenings of poignant films, meaningful programming

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    Athena Cinema takes Science on Screen films to outdoor Ridges space

    May 26, 2021

    The Coolidge Theatre and the Alfred P Sloan Foundation recently announced that the Athena Cinema in Athens, Ohio, along with 37 other nonprofit film organization nationwide, received its ninth annual grant award to showcase Science on Screen events, all of which will be held outdoors at The Ridge

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    Dr. Garrett Field Publishes in Anthropological Linguistics

    May 13, 2021

    The Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology/Musicology in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and School of Music recently published an article in the peer-reviewed journal Anthropological Linguistics on sung poetry of the Maldives.

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Thursday, June 17 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Friday, June 18 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Monday, June 21 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Tuesday, June 22 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Wednesday, June 23 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Wednesday, June 23 Concert Under the Elms 7:00 PM Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium