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February 15, 2024 | By Cole Hatcher

Ohio Wesleyan's March public events include an OWU Choral Art Society and Chamber Choir performance, conducted by Jason Hiester, associate professor of music. (Photo by John Hulkenberg)

Events to Enjoy

You're Invited to Join Ohio Wesleyan for March 2024's Lineup of Public Activities

DELAWARE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its March 2024 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free.

Through March 24 – "Move: Mobility, Migration, and Belonging," an exhibit at Ohio Wesleyan's Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Artist Bruce Linn will present a gallery talk at 3 p.m. March 6. The works by significant local and regional artists, including Linn, have been curated to coincide with OWU's first-year seminar, "How to Change Your World." The exhibit showcases artistic practices that consider how water has affected movement and belonging across history, place, and species. During the academic year, the 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. It will be closed for spring break from March 9 through March 17. The museum is handicap-accessible and admission is always free. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit for more information.

8 p.m. March 1, 8, 15, and 22 – Friday night guest nights, at Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware. Content varies based on weather conditions, but may include a planetarium show, observatory tours, or stargazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 on the day of the event and at the door. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 363-1257. Learn more at

7 p.m. March 3 – line upon line percussion trio of Austin Texas, in Sanborn Hall's Jemison Auditorium, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Formed in 2009, line upon line "exists to champion living composers and pursue the musically unfamiliar." The group has premiered more than 100 new works since its debut. Learn more at Admission is free. Learn more at

7 p.m. March 7 and 14 – Telescope workshops, "Part 1: Telescope Basics – Refractors and Reflectors Use and Basic Maintenance" and "Part 2: Learning to Navigate the Sky – Using Charts and Apps," at Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware. Each workshop will last for two hours. Tickets are $50 per person per workshop, or $90 per person for both workshops. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 363-1257. Learn more at

8 p.m. March 19 – OWU Performing Arts guest recital featuring Mariko Kaneda, piano; Leonid Polonsky, violin; and Wendy Morton, cello, in Sanborn Hall's Jemison Auditorium, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. Admission is free. Learn more at

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 20 – Ohio Wesleyan's neuroscience club, the Neurds, hosts its second annual Brain Fair to celebrate Brain Awareness Week, in Benes Rooms A and B inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. The week is a global initiative to foster enthusiasm and support for brain science. The Brain Fair will feature booths with neuroscience-related information, games, giveaways, and interactive activities for all ages. Learn about topics ranging from mental health to brain-computer interfaces. Admission is free. Learn more about Brain Awareness Week at, or contact the Neurds at

3 p.m. March 24 – OWU Choral Art Society and Chamber Choir performance, conducted by associate professor Jason Hiester, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Admission is free. Learn more at

4:15 p.m. March 27 – Lydia Conklin, MFA, award-winning writer and assistant professor of fiction at Vanderbilt University, reads from their short story collection "Rainbow, Rainbow," in the Milligan Room of Slocum Hall, 75 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. "Rainbow, Rainbow" celebrates the humor and depth of the queer and trans experience. Described as "a fearless new voice for their generation," Conklin has received honors including a Stegner Fellowship in Fiction at Stanford University, a Rona Jaffe Writer's Award, three Pushcart Prizes, and a Creative & Performing Arts Fulbright to Poland. Conklin's fiction has appeared in Tin House, American Short Fiction, The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, and The Paris Review. They have drawn graphic fiction for Lenny Letter, Drunken Boat, and the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago and cartoons for The New Yorker and Narrative Magazine. Following the reading, Conklin will answer questions and sign books. The event is sponsored by the Ohio Wesleyan Department of English. Admission is free. Learn more at

10 a.m. March 29 – Delaware Does Entrepreneurship, giving entrepreneurs and business owners the opportunity to pitch their ideas and present their businesses to fellow entrepreneurs, potential investors, financial institutions, and business resource providers, at The Delaware Entrepreneurial Center at Ohio Wesleyan University, 70 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Admission is free, but registration is required for those seeking to present. Learn more at

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Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation's premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private university offers more than 70 undergraduate majors and competes in 24 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Through its signature experience, the OWU Connection, Ohio Wesleyan teaches students to understand issues from multiple academic perspectives, volunteer in service to others, build a diverse and global perspective, and translate classroom knowledge into real-world experience through internships, research, and other hands-on learning. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book "Colleges That Change Lives" and included on the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review "Best Colleges" lists. Connect with OWU expert interview sources at or learn more at