Aug. 25-Oct. 24 – “Baltimore Lives,” featuring photographs by nationally recognized photographer and 1974 Ohio Wesleyan graduate John Clark Mayden, in the West and Mayhew galleries of the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Mayden published his award-winning book “Baltimore Lives: The Portraits of John Clark Mayden” in 2019. It is a collection of 101 photographs documenting the lives of Black Baltimore residents between 1970 and 2012. Mayden’s photos also are featured in the 2020 HBO film “Between the World and Me,” based on the book by Ta-Nehisi Coates. During the academic year, the Ross 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 will be closed Oct. 13-17 for mid-semester break. The Ross is handicap-accessible and admission is always free. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit owu.edu/ross for more information.
Guests to the university must follow the latest public health recommendations from the Delaware Public Health District and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For visitors not fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, this includes wearing masks at indoor events, practicing physical distancing, and washing hands frequently.