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Still Raising Hell: The Art, Activism, and Archives of Camille Billops and James V. Hatch

November 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Materials from the Camille Billops and James V. Hatch collection at Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library are the subject of this major exhibition. From this collection of African American art, drama and literature, featured items include play scripts, posters, artist interviews, works of art, and more. The exhibition represents a history of works created by black artists for black audiences and explores the intersection of art and activism, with a slate of corresponding public…

Jim Crow America: Racial Justice in 2017

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the residual effect of policies reminiscent of Jim Crow Laws on the criminal justice system and communities of color. Following a welcoming reception, the program features a presentation and interactive roundtable discussion with the Georgia Justice Project and other community organizations. Topics will be focused on criminal justice policy change and community policing reform.

Scandalous Hair Stage Play

May 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Once on May 28, 2017

The Scandalous Hair stage play stars Miguel Nunez, legendary vocalist Cherelle, Young Joc, along with reality stars Karlie Redd (love and Hip Hop ATL), Mushiya (Cutting It In The ATL), Regina Love (The Voice) and more. The action centers on a questionable shipment of hair that has all of the customers and staff acting "Hair-lariously" strange. The excitement takes you from the strip club, to the church and back to the salon again. The outcomes will have you bent over…

A Note on Opera: Richard Strauss’s “Der Rosenkavalier”

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for June's "A Note on Opera" lecture as we look at Richard Strauss’s “Der Rosenkavalier .” It’s rare in opera to have both a great composer and a great writer working together. There are three notable exceptions, though: Mozart and da Ponte, Verdi and Boïto, and Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Ultimately Strauss and von Hofmannsthal created 6 operas together; “Rosenkavalier” was their 2nd partnership. Beyond the immediate appeal of its lush score,…

OUMA Presents: Rwandan Reconciliation

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 17, 2017

Four Rwandan artists whose lives were impacted by the violence of 1994, Jean Bosco Bakunzi, Willy Karekezi, Izabiriza Moses, and Niyonkuru Canda Bruce, present their most recent, vibrantly colorful paintings that joyfully celebrate the rebirth of Rwandan culture. This exhibit has been made possible by the efforts of Anne Gabongayire who was recently secretary general of the Judiciary of Rwanda, Kigali, during its crucial reconstruction period and is currently a scholar-in-residence and adjunct professor at Oglethorpe University and artist Jean…

OUMA Collects: Recent Acquisitions 2016-2017

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 17, 2017

The permanent collection of OUMA is unique among museum collections in that it has been developed almost entirely through the gifts of our donors. This exhibition, developed almost entirely through the gifts of our donors, celebrates their generosity that continues to benefit the mission of OUMA. The permanent collection serves first and foremost as a teaching collection to benefit the curricular goals of Oglethorpe University. Recent gifts include: works by French artists Camille Pissarro, Marc Chagall and Paul Huet and…

Duluth Celebrates America

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Celebrate Independence Day on Duluth Town Green with a fabulous firework display, rockin’ bands, and activities for all to enjoy. The Annual Duluth Celebrates America event will take place on July 3rd from 6pm-11pm. Performances by The 116th Army Band & the Mike Veal Band will rock the house as residents dance the night away under the stars. Food trucks, children’s activities, and giveaways are just some of the fun things you can expect. This is a licensed merchant zone…

European Studies Summit: A High School Leadership Camp

July 24 @ 9:30 am - July 28 @ 4:30 pm
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Daily until July 28, 2017

Join the Alliance Française and Goethe Zentrum for our first annual European Studies Summit, a culturally-enriching leadership camp experience for high school students. Over the course of five days, students will engage in leadership development activities, participate in local field trips and on-site classes (including politics, geography, culture and language), and complete one major group project to be presented the last day of camp. Students will be presented with a certificate of completion on the last day of camp. This…

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