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Lady Rebels: Southern Women Artists and Art Education

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Erin R. Corrales-Diaz, Curator, the Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, South Carolina This lecture is presented as part of the OUMA exhibition Hattie Saussy: Rediscovery of an Artist, on view January 21-June 11. General admission: $5. Free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.

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Oglethorpe Day 2017: “Turning Challenges into Triumphs”

February 8 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Oglethorpe welcomes Derreck Kayongo, CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, as speaker for this year's Oglethorpe Day, the annual celebration of our university's namesake, General James Edward Oglethorpe. From refugee to CEO, Derreck has learned how to survive, always turning challenges into triumphs and reminding us we live in a world where one person can still make a difference. During his remarks, Derreck will perform two scenes from a play inspired by his life, Idi Amin, America and…

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The Process of Creating a Bowl from Nature

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For three generations, the Moulthrops have practiced their art and skill of wood turning using native southeastern woods. Philip and Matt Moulthrop will discuss their family’s creation process as part of the exhibition “Moulthrop Vessels: A Selection from the Firestone Collection,” on view at OUMA, January 21-June 11. General admission: $5. Free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.

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Rikard Lecture Series: Entrepreneur Derrick Case

February 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The 2017 speaker for the Rikard Lecture Series will be a local entrepreneur, Derrick Case, the co-founder and CEO of Dress Up. In July 2009, Derrick & Danielle Case decided to enter the speciality retailing industry. Five weeks later they opened the first Dress Up store in Dahlonega. Since then, they have expanded to 17 stores in 4 states, with 250+ employees, and a huge online and social media presence. In 2016, Dress Up was named on the INC 5000 list…

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American Art of the Early 20th Century

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Stephanie Heydt, Margaret and Terry Stent Curator of American Art, High Museum of Art This lecture is presented as part of the OUMA exhibition Hattie Saussy: Rediscovery of an Artist, on view January 21-June 11. General admission: $5. Free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.

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Poetry Reading: Allison Joseph, author of “Multitudes.”

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Poet Allison Joseph, recipient of a Ruth Lilly Fellowship for Poetry, the Academy of American Poets Prize, and the author of seven books of poetry will be reading and discussing her work at Oglethorpe on Thursday, March 16, at 6 p.m. in the Earl Dolive Theater. Joseph’s poetry is vibrant, contemporary, and compelling, and will be of particular interest to students engaged in reading and writing narrative, African-American studies, the immigrant experience, and as Joseph puts it in the linked…

Reinventing the Figure: The Portraits and Figural Works of Hattie Saussy and Cecilia Beaux

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ms. Larissa Randall ('18 Oglethorpe University), Curatorial Intern, Hattie Saussy: Rediscovery of an Artist General admission: $5. Free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.

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Hattie Saussy: Portrait of an Artist

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

John Daniel Tilford, Curator of Collections, OUMA This lecture is presented as part of the OUMA exhibition Hattie Saussy: Rediscovery of an Artist, on view January 21-June 11. General admission: $5. Free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.

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Early Savannah Houses and Their Stories

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mr. Andrew Jones of New York City and Savannah, Georgia This lecture is presented as part of the OUMA exhibition Hattie Saussy: Rediscovery of an Artist, on view January 21-June 11. General admission: $5. Free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass.

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