The museum staff plans and regularly mounts exhibitions in three buildings on the Ohio Wesleyan campus. Scroll down for more information about all of our current exhibitions.
A Special Message to Our Patrons
To support public health and safety, the Richard M. Ross Art Museum will be closed for the remainder of Spring semester due to the preventative measures around COVID-19 advised by the university and the Ohio Department of Health. Please see OWU’s Safe Campus Guide (COVID-19) site for more information.
Past to Present: OWU’s Evolution (ART 492 Exhibit)
Debuting May 7, 2020
Students in Ohio Wesleyan University’s ART 492 class have created an online “Past to Present: OWU’s Evolution” art exhibition that showcases how the university’s academics, student life, places, and extracurricular activities have, or haven’t, changed over time.
Becoming Visible (Senior Fine Arts Majors Exhibit)
Debuting May 15, 2020
Though they aren’t on campus to exhibit their art, Ohio Wesleyan University’s graduating fine arts students have created “Becoming Visible,” an online showcase of their work.
Ellen Sheffield: Pages of Silence and Sound
March 5-April 10, 2020
This exhibit showcases a series of artist books that explore material approaches to communication beyond spoken language. The featured books, by Ohio-based Ellen Sheffield, were developed in response to songs, poems, signs and signals.