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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 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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    Harvard professor educates OHIO students on the power of translation through the Buddhism lens

    November 16, 2021

    An expert on Buddhist Literatures at the Harvard Divinity School, Charles Hallisey said his time studying in both the United States and Sri Lanka led him to study Buddhism through the lens of its literature and the translation of text.

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    Experimental filmmakers impact their craft, present at 2021 AIFVF

    November 2, 2021

    The 47th and 48th Athens International Film + Video Festival (AIFVF) concluded on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, and screened more than 500 films made by filmmakers across the globe. 

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    2022 Global Arts Symposium Call for Papers

    October 4, 2021

    Contribute to the 2nd Arts, Health, Wellness & Sustainable Development Symposium scheduled for March 22-23 at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Proposals for individual papers, roundtables, workshops, panels, posters, performances, films, and other research and creative activity forms are welcom

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Saturday, November 27 "It Might Not Be Here When You Wake Up" 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM Baker University Center
Saturday, November 27 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM Seigfred Hall
Saturday, November 27 LACUNA 1:00 PM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Saturday, November 27 The Van Gogh Affect 1:00 PM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Sunday, November 28 LACUNA 1:00 PM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Sunday, November 28 The Van Gogh Affect 1:00 PM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art