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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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    Ohio University Woodwind Day

    January 6, 2022

    A full day of educational and exciting engagement for high school and college musicians playing flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and saxophone.

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    IN-PHOTOS: School of Theater students partner with equity actors for Men on Boats

    December 10, 2021

    Through photos and words, this essay explores the student experience working on the Tantrum Theater production of "Men on Boats"

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    Local sculptor, Matt Wedel, finds challenge, meaning through collaborative exhibition

    December 2, 2021

    “It Might Not Be Here When You Wake Up,” an exhibition that was on view through Nov. 29 in the Trisolini Gallery, featured local artist Matt Wedel and his children, Eleanor and Abner Wedel’s art.

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    Athena Cinema rolls out new membership look, benefits; launches membership drive

    November 29, 2021

    The new Athena Cinema membership categories celebrate the history of movie houses in Athens as well as the iconic and beloved American actor, Mary Pickford, who starred in CINDERELLA, the first film screened at the Athena Cinema in June of 1915.

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Wednesday, January 19 LACUNA 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Wednesday, January 19 The Van Gogh Affect 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Wednesday, January 19 Notable Uncertainties: 1st Year Graduate Exhibition 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM Ohio University Art Gallery and Trisolini Art Gallery
Wednesday, January 19 Visiting Artist Recital: Jasmine Pigott, tuba 8:00 PM Glidden Hall
Thursday, January 20 LACUNA 10:00 AM — 8:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art