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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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    Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition: Alphabet Soup

    April 13, 2021

    The Ohio University School of Art + Design is excited to host the undergraduate thesis exhibition, Alphabet Soup. This thesis exhibition is an academic capstone required of all BFA undergraduates in finalizing their degrees.

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    From New York City to Athens, tech-savvy choreographer workshops with School of Dance students

    April 8, 2021

    After a year of isolation due to COVID-19, New York City-based choreographer, Brian Brooks, came to Ohio University’s Athens Campus for a weeklong residency with students in the School of Dance.

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    Three Faculty Speak to the Value of the Arts Administration Program

    April 1, 2021

    Featuring faculty members who are teaching three (of the four) required foundational courses in the Master of Arts Administration degree. Heather Infantry, Rachel Cornish, and Dr.

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    School of Music visiting scholar with an ear for tech  

    March 29, 2021

    In March, the School of Music welcomed, Michael Viega, a Music Therapy Board Certified and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist who has an ear for how digital music technologies, therapist competencies, and clinical intentions relate with one another in service to his patients.  

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Tuesday, April 13 School of Art + Design presents: Alphabet Soup 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM Seigfred Hall
Tuesday, April 13 School of Art + Design presents: Frame of Perception 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM Baker University Center
Tuesday, April 13 ART + DESIGN: SPRING ART NIGHTS 6:00 PM — 7:30 PM
Tuesday, April 13 Symphony Orchestra 8:00 PM