A gelatin silver print of Harold Edgerton’s “Moving Skip Rope,” taken in 1952, is one of the images that will be on display beginning Oct. 18 at the Richard M. Ross Art Museum at Ohio Wesleyan.

Courtesy photo | Harold Edgerton

The Richard M. Ross Museum of Art at Ohio Wesleyan University will open two new exhibits this month and launch a free program that allows art enthusiasts and instructors to borrow select materials from the Museum’s Teaching Materials Collection. museum.

Both exhibits will be on view October 18 through December 11 at The Ross, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware, which celebrates its 20th anniversary throughout the academic year.

The first exhibit is “MOVE: Mobility and Migration,” which explores “how movement shapes the world as we know it,” said museum director Erin Fletcher.

“This exhibit features pieces from the Ohio Wesleyan Educational Materials Collection and coincides with the launch of ‘How to Change Your World,’ OWU’s new freshman seminar,” Fletcher said. “This year’s seminar explores issues related to migration and belonging, and Ross is thrilled to be part of this initiative to help students develop foundational academic skills while learning how to make positive changes in the world. world.”

In addition to the “Move” exhibit, the Rosses will also be presenting “Check Me Out: Artwork from the Educational Materials Collection” this month.

This exhibition presents two collections of photographs – “Landscapes” and “People, Places, Things” – both with copies that can be signed to allow art lovers, educators and students to experience the works first hand, Fletcher said. The images include works by contemporary photographers, including Kristin Capp, Lucien Clergue and Donna Ferrato.

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 for the Thanksgiving holiday from November 19 to 28. The Ross is handicapped accessible and admission is always free. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit www.owu.edu/ross for more information.

A gelatin silver print of Harold Edgerton’s “Moving Skip Rope,” taken in 1952, is one of the images that will be on display beginning Oct. 18 at the Richard M. Ross Art Museum at Ohio Wesleyan.

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