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 require facial coverings and respectful physical distancing for all visitors. In addition, any planned group visit of more than five people is asked to first call or email the museum to schedule a time. Please see OWU’s Safe Campus Guide (COVID-19) site for more information.
From The Studio: 2020 Art Faculty
August 20 – November 24, 2020
This biannual exhibit by the studio art faculty showcases the broad range of talent in the Department at Ohio Wesleyan University. Although the works in the exhibit speak in different voices and cover a wide range of media, they are united by the seriousness of each faculty member's inquiries into particular issues of form, content, and process.
Shoe, Pitcher, Planter
Cold Sunrise in an Ancient Place
Ellen Sheffield: Pages of Silence and Sound
March 5 - December 14, 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.
Ages of Peonies
Pages of Silence and Sound 1
Pages of Silence and Sound 2
Becoming Visible (Senior Fine Arts Majors Exhibit)
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.
Tension and Disquieted Repose #8
Cast Iron BMW
Fall Turquoise Teaset
Nuno Felt Wrap
King of Oneself
Three Dimensional Design Event Poster
Past to Present: OWU’s Evolution (ART 492 Exhibit)
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.