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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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    Athena Cinema rolls out new membership look, benefits; launches membership drive

    November 29, 2021

    The new Athena Cinema membership categories celebrate the history of movie houses in Athens as well as the iconic and beloved American actor, Mary Pickford, who starred in CINDERELLA, the first film screened at the Athena Cinema in June of 1915.

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    Provost Undergraduate Research Fund Awards 28 Ohio Students, including 13 from Fine Arts

    November 29, 2021
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    Choreography Competition: 2021 Winners and New Open Call

    November 29, 2021

    Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts and the School of Dance are pleased to recognize six exceptional students for their unique short choreographic solos, submitted as video recorded performances in the spring of 2021.  

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    The 2021 Fall Senior Dance Concert “Through,”

    November 17, 2021

    Ohio University School of Dance presents, “Through,” the annual Fall Senior Dance Concert, the culminating project for BFA dance majors. Twelve seniors employ their unique perspectives in newly created choreographic works.

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Wednesday, December 1 LACUNA 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Wednesday, December 1 The Van Gogh Affect 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Wednesday, December 1 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM Seigfred Hall
Wednesday, December 1 Symphony Orchestra & Campus Orchestra 8:00 PM — 9:00 PM Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium
Thursday, December 2 LACUNA 10:00 AM — 8:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Thursday, December 2 The Van Gogh Affect 10:00 AM — 8:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art