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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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    LOOK BACK: Artist Carrie Mae Weems engaged students in Grace Notes workshop

    December 13, 2019

    Courtney Kessel, gallery director of the Ohio University galleries and co-chair of the visiting artists committee, got to work as soon as renowned artist Carrie Mae Weems left town.

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    Fall Senior Dance Concert: The Sensing Body

    November 19, 2019

    Ohio University School of Dance presents “The Sensing Body”, its annual Fall Senior Dance

    Concert and the culminating project for BFA dance majors. This fall, seven seniors employ their

    unique perspectives in their newly created choreographic works to be presented on Thursday,

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    Arron Foster: WHILE THE EARTH REMAINS in Trisolini Gallery through Nov 23

    November 7, 2019

    Arron Foster is an interdisciplinary artist whose creative research involves the production of artists’ books, prints, drawings, videos, animations and installations that consider how our perception and experience of place is mediated by time, change and memory.

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    Art + Design Graduate Open Studios Event

    November 4, 2019

    The public is invited to visit the graduate studios at both Seigfred Hall and Weld House.

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