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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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    Dr. Garrett Field Publishes in Anthropological Linguistics

    May 13, 2021

    The Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology/Musicology in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and School of Music recently published an article in the peer-reviewed journal Anthropological Linguistics on sung poetry of the Maldives.

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    Tantrum Theater to receive $10,000 in grant funding from the National Endowment for the Arts

    May 12, 2021

    Ohio University’s professional theater won a Grants for Arts Projects award supporting the commission of a new play to be written by playwright Jacqueline Lawton in collaboration with the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Preservation Society and Tantrum Theater. 

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    Theater welcomes multidisciplinary artist and actor, Ally Poole, to its performance faculty roster, Fall 2021

    May 3, 2021

    The School of Theater and the College of Fine Arts announcing the newest faculty addition, Ally Poole, into the performance program starting fall 2021.

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    CoArts’ hand in building creative placemaking with Mt. Zion Baptist Church realizes positive ripple effects

    April 30, 2021

    The Ohio Valley Center for Collaborative Arts (CoArts) is where the arts and community building intersect.

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Sunday, May 16 PARTIAL BODY: MFA Thesis by Lalana Fedorschak 1:00 PM — 6:00 PM Majestic Galleries
Monday, May 17 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Tuesday, May 18 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Wednesday, May 19 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Thursday, May 20 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)
Friday, May 21 Perceive with Caution: A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall)