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OUMA Collects: Recent Acquisitions 2016-2017

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, repeating until 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…

Lecture: From Martin Luther to Marin Luther King, Jr

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the American Council on Germany in Atlanta and the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta for a lecture by Prof. Dr. Michael Haspel entitled "From Martin Luther to Martin Luther King, Jr." on Thursday, June 29, 6:30pm. The lecture will explore how Martin Luther King, Jr. used insights of Martin Luther and the reformation for his motivation and concept for the struggle for freedom, justice and equality.

OUMA Presents: Rwandan Reconciliation

July 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating 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…

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…

Summer German Language Courses 2017

July 5 @ 6:30 pm - September 19 @ 9:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30pm, repeating until September 19, 2017

Looking for a new challenge? Why not learn German! Having a second language as a skill can open a number of doors: New job & career advancement Boost intelligence Stave off dementia Broaden your cultural horizons Take a class at the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta! We have courses from the beginner to near native lasting 5 or 10 weeks. Please use the link to register and for more information: http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/atl/lrn/enindex.htm

Lunch & Learn

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ever wished your lunch hour was a little more productive? Want to get an insight into a new subject but don’t have the time to invest in it apart from over lunch? Join a ‘Lunch & Learn’ session to introduce you to the basics of the German language. The session will start at 12:00pm and last for 1 hour. Please feel free to bring your own lunch!

Bastille Day Celebration: Soirée Blanche 2017

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Presented by the Alliance Française of Atlanta and The Atlantan Modern Luxury, this annual all-white affair is one of Atlanta’s largest public celebration’s commemorating France’s National Holiday (July 14, 1789). All proceeds from this event support the educational and cultural programming of the Alliance Française of Atlanta.

2017 Coca Cola Summer Film Festival

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - September 3 @ 2:00 pm

The Fox Theatre today announces its 2017 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival schedule featuring family-friendly titles sure to entice both kids and those who are kids at heart. Guests will be singing a tune with sing-a-long versions of Walt Disney’s animated gem “Beauty and the Beast,” as well as the Julie Andrews’ timeless classic “Mary Poppins.” Additionally, wizards and muggles alike will be mesmerized as all eight “Harry Potter” films will be showing at the Fox Theatre with triple- and double-headers…

European Studies Summit: A High School Leadership Camp

July 24 @ 9:30 am - July 28 @ 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating 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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