Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

4484 Peachtree Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30319

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Join us at the museum to view our diverse permanent collection as well as exclusive exhibitions from around the world.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Members, OU faculty & staff & students $0.00

    Non-members, senior citizens, students $5.00

    Facility Amenities

    Meeting Facilities, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Hattie Saussy: Rediscovery of an Artist

    Hattie Saussy: Rediscovery of an Artist

    01/21/2017 - 06/11/2017

    Comprising 38 original works of art selected from 19 private and institutional collections throughout the country, this exhibition will constitute the first major retrospective of Hattie Saussy (1890-1978) in more than 30 years. Saussy distinguished herself as a great American painter by effortlessly fusing elements of impressionism into her realist compositions by formulating her own traditional, yet unique, painting aesthetic. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to view paintings and dra... read more

  • Moulthrop Vessels: A Selection from the Firestone Collection

    Moulthrop Vessels: A Selection from the Firestone Collection

    01/21/2017 - 06/11/2017

    The 21 wood-turned vessels in the Skylight Gallery are on view courtesy of the Firestone family, avid collectors of work by the Moulthrop family and many other wood-turning artists around the country. These beautiful bowls represent the work of three generations of Moulthrop artists, Ed (1916-2003), Philip (born 1947) and Matt (born 1977) each working with wood native to the Southeast. All are lathe-turned using uniquely developed tools and techniques and such woods as Ashleaf Maple, Hackberry, ... read more

  • OUMA Presents: Rwandan Reconciliation

    OUMA Presents: Rwandan Reconciliation

    06/24/2017 - 09/17/2017

    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 adjunc... read more

  • OUMA Collects: Recent Acquisitions 2016-2017

    OUMA Collects: Recent Acquisitions 2016-2017

    06/24/2017 - 09/17/2017

    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, M... read more

  • OUMA Presents: Phyllis Stephens: Story Quilts

    OUMA Presents: Phyllis Stephens: Story Quilts

    06/24/2017 - 09/17/2017

    Phyllis Stephens is an award-winning fifth generation quilt maker, considered by critics to be a Master of African-American Story Quilts where "sewing hands and tall tales flowed on in the same." She travels frequently to Ghana, the fabric capital of the world, and was honored to exhibit at the Fine Art Museum of Ghana. This selection of quilted works of art is drawn from several private collections in the Atlanta metro area. Also on view will be her limited-edition portfolio and quilt storyb... read more