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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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    The Athena Cinema reopens to the public at reduced capacity July 16

    July 14, 2021

    The Athena Cinema will reopen to the public at reduced capacity on July 16 with “Movies You’ve Missed,” a series of films that launched during the pandemic but couldn’t be seen on the big screen until now. 

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    Dr. Matthew Cornish to research theater and ethics in Germany thanks to Humboldt Fellowship

    July 7, 2021

    Cornish, associate professor of theater history, received a Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, an international, competitive fellowship that supports scholars by connecting them to institutions in Germany to further their research goals. 

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    Global Dance Forms and Cultures, Fall 2021

    June 23, 2021

    From Dance Cultures of the World, to African Dance Techniques courses, and Dance Ethnography courses, Badu-Younge brings together theory, history, and performance to expose the interested student to fresh ways of thinking and moving, and a larger understanding of dance.

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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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Wednesday, July 28 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Thursday, July 29 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Friday, July 30 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Monday, August 2 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Tuesday, August 3 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Wednesday, August 4 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)