August 30, 2016 to June 12, 2017
Black to the Powers of Ten
Race, time, memory, and meaning are among the concepts explored in this exhibition of works from 2003–2014 by the artist Fred Wilson. Through glass works designed and fabricated in Murano and the Seattle area, as well as in paintings, sculpture, prints, and video, Wilson challenges assumptions about history, culture, and display practices, offering alternative interpretations and encouraging viewers to reconsider how they think and what they know. Read more
April 21, 2017, 8 p.m.
The Cleveland Orchestra
The Cleveland Orchestra sets standards of artistic excellence and concert programming in performances at home and on tours around the world.
April 28 & 29, 8 p.m.
Oberlin Dance Company 2017
Faculty and students of the Oberlin dance department prepare this multifaceted annual celebration of dance featuring Oberlin dance, music, and theater performers.
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.