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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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    OHIO professor publishes first article that looks at concussion risk in stunt performers

    November 23, 2020

    Dr. Jeff Russell's new paper highlights the risk of concussion for dance, circus, theater and film and television stunt performers, along with guidelines for treatment. This groundbreaking research is the first of its kind being featured in scientific literature. 

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    Science on Screen presents Coded Bias

    November 13, 2020

    The Athena Cinema announces its fall Science on Screen® event featuring the theatrical release of Coded Bias.

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    Ohio Valley Center for Collaborative Arts serves communities through arts-based Recovery Coalition 

    November 4, 2020

    In the eighteen months since Ohio University launched the Appalachian Recovery Project, the Ohio Valley Center for Collaborative Arts (CoArts) in the College of Fine Arts has connected more than 80 women in recovery from substance abuse disorders

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    Arts Administration Students called to serve in student government and advocacy 

    November 2, 2020

    Master of Arts Administration students and Ohio University College of Fine Arts alumni Devin Sudman, BA ’18 (Music) and Edward “E.B.” Smith, BFA ’20 (Acting), feel a call to serve in the civic arena while pursuing their passion for the arts. 

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Thursday, November 26 Silver Lining: School of Art + Design Second Year MFA Exhibition 3:00 PM — 7:00 PM Ohio University Art Gallery
Saturday, November 28 Silver Lining: School of Art + Design Second Year MFA Exhibition 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM Ohio University Art Gallery
Sunday, November 29 KMA Virtual Portal All Day
Tuesday, December 1 Silver Lining: School of Art + Design Second Year MFA Exhibition 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM Ohio University Art Gallery
Thursday, December 3 Silver Lining: School of Art + Design Second Year MFA Exhibition 3:00 PM — 7:00 PM Ohio University Art Gallery
Saturday, December 5 Silver Lining: School of Art + Design Second Year MFA Exhibition 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM Ohio University Art Gallery