OWU Arts for remainder of 2017

Staff Report

Ohio Wesleyan University has an exciting lineup of theater and dance, music, and visual arts events planned for the remainder of the 2016-2017 academic year.

Visual Arts

The following exhibits will be on view in the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware:

March 2-April 2, 2017 – The Ohio Art League’s “Pre-Spring Juried Exhibition,” showcasing contemporary work by Ohio artists. Since 1910, the League’s annual juried exhibitions have been the backbone of its artistic programming. Learn more about the Ohio Art League at www.oal.org.

April 15-May 13, 2017 – Ohio Wesleyan’s senior fine arts majors exhibit works juried by their OWU professors. The exhibit will open with an artist reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at the museum.

During the academic year, the Ross Art Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is handicap-accessible and admission is always free. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit www.owu.edu/ross for more information.

The Ohio Wesleyan campus is located north of Columbus in downtown Delaware. For the latest university event information, visit www.owu.edu/events or “like” www.facebook.com/OhioWesleyanUniversityNews.


The following performances will be in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware:

8 p.m. March 26, 2017 – Ohio Wesleyan Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by professor Larry Griffin.

8 p.m. March 28, 2017 – Ohio Wesleyan Park Avenue Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Griffin.

3:15 p.m. April 23, 2017 – Ohio Wesleyan Choral Art Society concert.

Learn more at www.owu.edu/music.

Theater and Dance

8 p.m. March 24-25, 2017 – Ohio Wesleyan Spring Senior Project Production featuring “Extensions” by Murray Schisgal, directed by senior Gabe Caldwell and featuring seniors Courtney Dunne and Reginald Hemphill. The performances will be held in the Studio Theatre inside Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware, and may contain adult themes and language. Tickets are free, but required because of limited seating.

8 p.m. April 6-8; 2 p.m. April 9, 2017 – “Blood Wedding” by Federico García Lorca. Traditions, feuding families, and irresistible passion intertwine in this powerful story of blood ties and desire. A new gender-reimagined adaptation by OWU faculty members Edward Kahn and Eva Paris-Huesca unites contemporary questions with Lorca’s surrealistic tragedy. Directed by Kahn, the play will be performed on the Main Stage inside Chappelear Drama Center. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens, Ohio Wesleyan employees, and non-Ohio Wesleyan students. Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid OWU ID.

To reserve tickets, call the box office at 740-368-3855.

2 p.m. April 30, 2017 – Ohio Wesleyan Spring Dance Showcase, in the Jannuzi Dance Studio inside Simpson Querrey Fitness Center, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Admission is free.

For more information, visit www.owu.edu/TheatreAndDance.


Staff Report

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public.

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public.