August 30 to December 23, 2016
Time Well Spent: Art and Temporality
The concept of time, at once a personal and universal concept that dictates the rhythm of human experience, has been variously represented and constructed through the centuries and across cultures. Drawing largely from the AMAM’s collection, this exhibition explores diverse characterizations of time as a natural and unstoppable phenomenon; a mechanized, measurable concept to be tracked, saved, and encapsulated; and a malleable and sometimes mystical force that determines the very architecture of our cosmos and collective memory. Read more
Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
An Evening with Eboo Patel
On Building a Diverse Democracy:
Justice and Identity in the 21st Century
Eboo Patel is the founder and president of the Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and a member of President Barack Obama’s inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships. A frequent speaker and guest lecturer at colleges and universities across the United States, Patel holds a doctorate in the sociology of religion from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. Read more
November 3, 4, 5, 2016, 8 p.m.
Fall Forward 2016
Friday, November 11, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
St. Lawrence String Quartet
Known for its wit and intensity, the St. Lawrence String Quartet enjoys an undisputed reputation as one of the world’s great ensembles. Read more
Piano 2016 | Violin 2017
For young musicians ages 13 to 18
$20,000 first prize
Presented each July by Oberlin Conservatory of Music and The Cleveland Orchestra, the Cooper Competition showcases the most promising young musicians from around the world. Five days of performances on campus give way to the thrilling Concerto Finals at Severance Hall, where three finalists compete for the grand prize in concert with The Cleveland Orchestra.
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Founded in 1833, Oberlin is one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges. Its Conservatory of Music and its art museum have secured throughout the world Oberlin’s reputation for artistic excellence. For those who live within driving distance of Oberlin, it is a haven for the performing and visual arts and a citadel for the life of the mind.