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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’s Oscar Fernández creates book including students’ research in layered history of letter forms

    July 16, 2020

    Ohio University instructor of Graphic Design Oscar Fernández in the School of Art & Design found a way to preserve the research gathered by his students last spring on the layered history of letter forms through his new book, Letter Portraits: Observations by Student Letter Anatomists.

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    OHIO’s Tantrum Theater presents Stories of COVID-19 in Athens County Ohio

    July 10, 2020

    Tantrum Theater, Ohio University’s professional theater company, will present a series of interviews that feature the voices and stories of African American community members in Athens County, broadcasted on WOUB stations starting July 9.

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    Athena Cinema receives grants from National Art House campaign

    July 7, 2020

    Ohio University’s Athena Cinema has received two grants from the Art House America Campaign, a relief effort supporting independent cinemas across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Ohio University to receive $29,000 Our Town Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

    June 11, 2020

    Ohio University has been awarded a Research Grants in the Arts award of $29,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts for a project to explore the impact of music-based learning strategies on caregiver stress levels and caregiver-infant social-emotional competence.

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