Oglethorpe University Museum of Art
4484 Peachtree Rd, NE,3rd Floor, Lowry Hall, Atlanta, GA 30319 - United States
The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art (OUMA) is the only small liberal arts university museum in the Southeast that regularly shows nationally and internationally-recognized exhibitions. OUMA is comprised of three galleries: The Shelley and Donald Rubin Gallery, the Skylight Gallery, and the Center Gallery. Lecture and concert series complement exhibitions on view.
"A Route Campagne: Impressionist Works from the Melamed Family" - This exhibition will feature more than thirty-five original works of art by late 19th and early 20th century artists, including key works by the Impressionists that have been generously donated over the past ten years to the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art by the Melamed family of Atlanta. The paintings, drawings and fine prints of artists such as Bonnard, Boudin, Cézanne, Chagall, Corot, Matisse, Montézin, Pissarro, and Renoir, among others, will be included.
"OUMA Collects: Selections from the Permanent Collection" - This exhibition highlights selected works from Oglethorpe's permanent collection that align with current courses. Recent acquisitions on view include works by artists Romare Bearden and Raphael Soyer.
The permanent collection of OUMA is unique in that it has been comprised almost entirely of works of art that have been donated rather than by purchase. The works on view reveal the broad diversity of the museum’s permanent collection, ranging from 14th century Japanese sculpture to contemporary abstract works of the twenty-first century.
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