The Ohio University Libraries is displaying this exhibit on the fifth floor of Alden Library for Founders Day, which marks the establishment of Ohio University. The exhibit runs through Spring Semester. OU will celebrate 216 years since it was established by the general assembly of the state of Ohio in 1804. To help commemorate Founders Day this year, the Libraries’ will exhibit feature artifacts, documents, pictures and other memorabilia that commemorate the musical history of Ohio University. The display will highlight past performances by students and music professors at OU, outside artists who have performed on campus, famous music alumni, the Marching 110, some of the university’s extensive sheet music collection, as well as many other artifacts and documents. It will also emphasize how the Athens community has celebrated music throughout the years. The “Celebrating Music at OHIO” exhibit is free and open to the public.

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  • Starting Tuesday, February 18th, 2020, repeated every day until Friday, March 13, 2020 — all day


Alden Library