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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.

    Art + Design
  • 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.

    Music
  • 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.

    Theater
  • 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.

    Dance
  • 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.

    Film
  • 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.

    Interdisciplinary Arts

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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    Experiencing Performance: As Far As My Fingertips Take Me—Tania El Khoury

    February 21, 2019

    College art ambassador Courtney Archibald is a first year studio art major, and writes about her experience participating in a performance exhibition by Tanya el Khoury in November of 2018.

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    School of Dance presents the 2019 Winter Dance Concert

    February 18, 2019

    Celebrating 50 years of artistic inquiry and creative excellence, the School of Dance at Ohio University presents the annual Winter Dance Concert, February 22–23 in the Mem Aud.

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    Holly Down in Heaven by Kara Lee Corthron Opens Feb 21 in E.E. Baker Theater

    February 18, 2019

    The Theater Division in the School of Theater is proud to present the fourth production of the 2018–2019 season, “Holly Down in Heaven,” by Kara Lee Corthron, directed by Brian Evans in the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater, Kantner Hall, February 21–23 and February 26–March 2 at 8 p.m.

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    NOIX 2019: Speakers, artists, writers respond to forgotten personal photographs

    February 6, 2019

    The School of Art + Design at Ohio University presented the New Old Image eXchange [NOIX], a day of presentations and discussion about personal photographs with visiting speakers, faculty and students culminating in a keynote lecture by emerging artist and writer, Carmen Winant, 7 p.m., on Tuesda

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