Upcoming Events
6 p.m.
(logo) 5HE - Fifth House EnsembleJoin Fifth House Ensemble for an interactive session on building arts integrated activities in the classroom that fuse arts-based core curricular learning goals and standards. Members of Fifth House will share sample classroom and assembly activities from their work in public schools and social service settings, as well as student outcomes observed through evaluation and research. Learn the basics of arts integration, and practice creating activities that develop cross-disciplinary thinking and support diverse learning styles. This workshop is free and open to the public.
10 a.m.
Composer Austin WintoryGrammy Award nominated composer Austin Wintory made history when his score to the widely acclaimed Sony PlayStation3 title, "Journey," became the first video game score to be Grammy nominated in the Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media category. The soundtrack album to Journey broke the all-time record for highest charting original videogame score on the Billboard Top 200 charts. Come hear Austin speak about his Grammy-nominated score, life as a composer, and his advice for student and amateur composers. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
7:30 p.m.
JourneyFifth​ ​House​ ​Ensemble,​ ​composer​ ​Austin​ ​Wintory,​ ​and​ ​arranger​ ​Patrick​ ​O'Malley​ ​team​ ​up​ ​to​ ​create​ ​an​ ​original,​ ​interactive arrangement​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Grammy-nominated​ ​score​ ​to​ ​Journey​ ​for​ ​the​ ​ensemble's​ ​full​ ​instrumentation,​ ​with​ ​added​ ​percussion and​ ​harp.​ ​
9 p.m.
University Program Board’s Friday Night Filmworks presents: “BlacKkKlansman,” directed by Spike Lee.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
3 p.m.
Detra is a doctoral voice student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
9 p.m.
Late Nite @ Ball State offers a series of high-energy events which provide quality entertainment for Ball State University students every Saturday night.
3 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Dr. Kilburn will be joined by violinist Maya Kilburn to perform works by J.S. Bach, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Claude Debussy, and Franz Waxman. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Austin is a conducting student of Thomas Caneva, director of bands and professor of music. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
RentIn 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production.
12 p.m.
Ryan Reynolds holding a bassoonRyan Reynolds is the visiting assistant professor of bassoon at Miami University. He is an award-winning chamber musician and has performed with many orchestras throughout the United States. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingLed by Director of Bands Thomas Caneva, Ball State's top concert band will present works by Antonín Dvořák, Gustav Holst, and Percy Grainger. Tickets will be available through the Sursa Hall Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
The EM concert series is a showcase for compositions of electronic/digital media and/or live performance. Pieces may involve loudspeaker playback, instrumental performers, or interactive computer performance systems. Free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
detail of painting In Poppyland by J. Ottis AdamsArea educators are invited to preview the special exhibition "Impressions of Love: J. Ottis and Winifred Brady Adams, a Ball State University Centennial Exhibition."
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingNow in its 55th season, the Ball State University Singers have been entertaining audiences through its songs of faith, hope, laughter and love. The ensemble warms up the month of January with its annual Winter Cabaret. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesBall State faculty member Yu-Fang Chen and guest artist Mei-Chun Chen present works for violin and viola duo. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Trumpeter Rex RichardsonJoin Assistant Professor of Trumpet Stephen Campbell and guest artist Rex Richardson for two days of workshops, master classes, and performances. Richardson is a preeminent headline artist at international brass and jazz festivals, and is a frequent soloist with a multitude of orchestras, concert bands, brass bands, and jazz ensembles on five continents. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Sky Skills - Planetarium ShowStart or expand your journey as a star gazer during this live presentation. Learn how the sky changes with the seasons. Use sky charts to find your way around the night sky and discover fascinating objects along the way. We will also take a trip north to experience the northern lights in the planetarium dome.
7 p.m.
Winnie the PoohWinnie-the-Pooh would like to drift peacefully through life, humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat "a little something." However, he finds himself involved in all sorts of frantic adventures, assisted by the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood such as Eeyore, Piglet and Rabbit.
8 p.m.
Sky Skills - Planetarium ShowStart or expand your journey as a star gazer during this live presentation. Learn how the sky changes with the seasons. Use sky charts to find your way around the night sky and discover fascinating objects along the way. We will also take a trip north to experience the northern lights in the planetarium dome.
All Day Event
Trumpeter Rex RichardsonJoin Assistant Professor of Trumpet Stephen Campbell and guest artist Rex Richardson for two days of workshops, master classes, and performances. Richardson is a preeminent headline artist at international brass and jazz festivals, and is a frequent soloist with a multitude of orchestras, concert bands, brass bands, and jazz ensembles on five continents. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7 p.m.
Winnie the PoohWinnie-the-Pooh would like to drift peacefully through life, humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat "a little something." However, he finds himself involved in all sorts of frantic adventures, assisted by the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood such as Eeyore, Piglet and Rabbit.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers performingCome support the Ball State Opera Theatre at their third annual Gala event! The evening will feature several prominent opera theatre students as well as voice faculty from the School of Music. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Todd MosbyThis 6 member ensemble has toured from New York to San Francisco. A genre-defying folk, jazz, world fusion ensemble, this super group includes grammy nominated and winning performers delivering an acoustic instrumental mix with virtuoso flair. Outreach is available at all levels.

2:30 p.m.
Winnie the PoohWinnie-the-Pooh would like to drift peacefully through life, humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat "a little something." However, he finds himself involved in all sorts of frantic adventures, assisted by the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood such as Eeyore, Piglet and Rabbit.
7:30 p.m.
Every year, the Creative Writing Program at Ball State features two of its faculty who write in a particular genre. This year, that will be creative nonfiction writers Jill Christman and Todd McKinney on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 7:30 PM in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz pianist performing on stageIn memory of School of Music alumnus Uttamlal “Tom” Shah, who was killed in a U.S. Embassy bombing in Kenya in 1998. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions for big band at this annual concert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
7 p.m.
Winnie the PoohWinnie-the-Pooh would like to drift peacefully through life, humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat "a little something." However, he finds himself involved in all sorts of frantic adventures, assisted by the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood such as Eeyore, Piglet and Rabbit.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
Pianist Pei-Chun LiaoPianist Pei-Chun Liao performs internationally as a concerto soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician, and is on faculty at the University of Taipei in Taiwan. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Sky Skills - Planetarium ShowStart or expand your journey as a star gazer during this live presentation. Learn how the sky changes with the seasons. Use sky charts to find your way around the night sky and discover fascinating objects along the way. We will also take a trip north to experience the northern lights in the planetarium dome.
7 p.m.
Winnie the PoohWinnie-the-Pooh would like to drift peacefully through life, humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat "a little something." However, he finds himself involved in all sorts of frantic adventures, assisted by the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood such as Eeyore, Piglet and Rabbit.
7:30 p.m.
violin and piano duo Aether EosAether Eos is a contemporary music duo featuring Brooklyn-based violinist/composer Leah Asher and Montreal-based pianist/composer Christopher Goddard. The program will include the premiere of a commissioned work by Ball State composition faculty member Chin Ting Chan. Free and open to the public.
8 p.m.
Sky Skills - Planetarium ShowStart or expand your journey as a star gazer during this live presentation. Learn how the sky changes with the seasons. Use sky charts to find your way around the night sky and discover fascinating objects along the way. We will also take a trip north to experience the northern lights in the planetarium dome.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
Winnie the PoohWinnie-the-Pooh would like to drift peacefully through life, humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat "a little something." However, he finds himself involved in all sorts of frantic adventures, assisted by the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood such as Eeyore, Piglet and Rabbit.
7 p.m.
Winnie the PoohWinnie-the-Pooh would like to drift peacefully through life, humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat "a little something." However, he finds himself involved in all sorts of frantic adventures, assisted by the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood such as Eeyore, Piglet and Rabbit.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
2:30 p.m.
Winnie the PoohWinnie-the-Pooh would like to drift peacefully through life, humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat "a little something." However, he finds himself involved in all sorts of frantic adventures, assisted by the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood such as Eeyore, Piglet and Rabbit.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Pianist Pei-Chun LiaoPianist Pei-Chun Liao performs internationally as a concerto soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician, and is on faculty at the University of Taipei in Taiwan. The first half of the program will feature works for solo piano (TBA), and the second half will include Schumann's Piano Quintet with Ball State string faculty and guests. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
10 a.m.
The Berlin Philharmonic Wind QuintetMembers of the the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet will coach several Ball State student chamber music groups. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by artist Gretchen Goss, the seventh installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Tuesday, February 12th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
The Berlin Philharmonic Wind QuintetNow in its 15th season, the Arts Alive! Concert Series presents world-renowned and award-winning musical ensembles and artists. This critically-acclaimed quintet makes its third appearance in the Arts Alive! Concert Series on its final United States tour. The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet will present an exciting program of music by Taffanel, Ligeti, Tomasi, and Nielsen. Series subscriptions and individual tickets are available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Sunday, SundayThis full-evening one-act play proves to be anything but boring as Mildred and Anna, confined to the psychiatric ward of a general hospital, confront each other, an infuriatingly silent new roommate, the emptiness of an institutional Sunday, and the pain that has brought both of them here.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
12 p.m.
A regular lunch program for the DOMA Art Alliance.
7:30 p.m.
Sunday, SundayThis full-evening one-act play proves to be anything but boring as Mildred and Anna, confined to the psychiatric ward of a general hospital, confront each other, an infuriatingly silent new roommate, the emptiness of an institutional Sunday, and the pain that has brought both of them here.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
5 p.m.
musicians and audience in Sculpture CourtEnjoy a performance of love songs inspired by the "Impressions of Love" special exhibition.
7:30 p.m.
Sunday, SundayThis full-evening one-act play proves to be anything but boring as Mildred and Anna, confined to the psychiatric ward of a general hospital, confront each other, an infuriatingly silent new roommate, the emptiness of an institutional Sunday, and the pain that has brought both of them here.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6 p.m.
The Ball State Band Conducting Workshop is designed to provide an opportunity for instrumental music educators and conductors of all levels to improve their conducting skills. Registration is required.
6:30 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. "To Space & Back" takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
7:30 p.m.
Sunday, SundayThis full-evening one-act play proves to be anything but boring as Mildred and Anna, confined to the psychiatric ward of a general hospital, confront each other, an infuriatingly silent new roommate, the emptiness of an institutional Sunday, and the pain that has brought both of them here.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs Judy London nears the end of her career as a Professor of Home Economics, an encounter with one of her former “practice babies” leads her to question her life’s journey and the sacrifices she’s made along the way.
8 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. "To Space & Back" takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
8 a.m.
The Ball State Band Conducting Workshop is designed to provide an opportunity for instrumental music educators and conductors of all levels to improve their conducting skills. Registration is required.
1:30 p.m.
detail of painting In Poppyland by J. Ottis AdamsPaint with a partner, spouse, or friend in the style of "Impressions of Love"
2:30 p.m.
Sunday, SundayThis full-evening one-act play proves to be anything but boring as Mildred and Anna, confined to the psychiatric ward of a general hospital, confront each other, an infuriatingly silent new roommate, the emptiness of an institutional Sunday, and the pain that has brought both of them here.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
Male brass musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Sunday, SundayThis full-evening one-act play proves to be anything but boring as Mildred and Anna, confined to the psychiatric ward of a general hospital, confront each other, an infuriatingly silent new roommate, the emptiness of an institutional Sunday, and the pain that has brought both of them here.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs Judy London nears the end of her career as a Professor of Home Economics, an encounter with one of her former “practice babies” leads her to question her life’s journey and the sacrifices she’s made along the way.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
12 p.m.
The Ball State Band Conducting Workshop is designed to provide an opportunity for instrumental music educators and conductors of all levels to improve their conducting skills. Registration is required.
2:30 p.m.
Sunday, SundayThis full-evening one-act play proves to be anything but boring as Mildred and Anna, confined to the psychiatric ward of a general hospital, confront each other, an infuriatingly silent new roommate, the emptiness of an institutional Sunday, and the pain that has brought both of them here.
2:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs Judy London nears the end of her career as a Professor of Home Economics, an encounter with one of her former “practice babies” leads her to question her life’s journey and the sacrifices she’s made along the way.
4 p.m.
Instructor of Music History Rebecca Burkart will demonstrate the capabilities of two very unique instruments. Presented by the Muncie chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Instructor of Music History Rebecca Burkart presents a recital on harpsichord. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The Da Camera Brass Quintet is a faculty ensemble-in-residence and offers this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The Faculty Jazz Combo is a faculty ensemble-in-residence and offers this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State! Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs Judy London nears the end of her career as a Professor of Home Economics, an encounter with one of her former “practice babies” leads her to question her life’s journey and the sacrifices she’s made along the way.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs Judy London nears the end of her career as a Professor of Home Economics, an encounter with one of her former “practice babies” leads her to question her life’s journey and the sacrifices she’s made along the way.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by glass artist Alli Hoag, the eighth installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, February 21st, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
Gina Chavez is blending the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. A multi- ethnic Latin pop songstress, Chavez is a nine- time Austin Music Award winner -- including 2015 Musician of the Year and Album of the Year for her sophomore release, Up.Rooted. Her independent album topped the Amazon and Latin iTunes charts following a national feature on NPR's All Things Considered, and has been hailed by The Boston Globe, USA Today, Texas Monthly and the Austin Chronicle. Her band’s Tiny Desk concert made NPR’s top 15 of 2015.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs Judy London nears the end of her career as a Professor of Home Economics, an encounter with one of her former “practice babies” leads her to question her life’s journey and the sacrifices she’s made along the way.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. "To Space & Back" takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
7:30 p.m.
Jersey BoysThey were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs Judy London nears the end of her career as a Professor of Home Economics, an encounter with one of her former “practice babies” leads her to question her life’s journey and the sacrifices she’s made along the way.
8 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. "To Space & Back" takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
Choir members performing on stageThe choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs Judy London nears the end of her career as a Professor of Home Economics, an encounter with one of her former “practice babies” leads her to question her life’s journey and the sacrifices she’s made along the way.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
2 p.m.
harpist Mary BircherMary Bircher has performed as principal harpist of the Omaha Symphony and the Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra since 1981. An enthusiastic and respected teacher, Ms. Bircher enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music and Creighton University. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Dr. Mantione will perform with pianist James Helton and soprano Kelci Kosin. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Prof. Richter will be joined by Mary Bircher, principal harpist of the Omaha Symphony Orchestra. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Hornist Gene Berger, violinist Yu-Fang Chen, and pianist James Helton present this collaborative recital in Sursa Hall. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
a bassoon soloist performing with orchestraDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads this exciting ensemble in a wide range of musical works. Program information including student soloists to be announced. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Seamus EganIt’s hard to think of an artist in traditional Irish music more influential than Seamus Egan. From his beginnings as a teen prodigy, to his groundbreaking solo work with Shanachie Records, to his founding of Irish-American powerhouse band Solas, to his current work as one of the leading composers and interpreters of the tradition, Egan has inspired multiple generations of musicians and helped define the sound of Irish music today.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageGraduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble as it performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire representing a variety of music styles and periods. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Get the Led OutFrom the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out (GTLO) have captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six veteran musicians intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you’ve never heard before. Utilizing the multi-instrumentalists at their disposal, GTLO re-create the songs in all their depth and glory with the studio overdubs that Zeppelin themselves never performed.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. "To Space & Back" takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
8 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. "To Space & Back" takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
All Day Event
Jazz pianist performing on stageHigh School jazz bands from around the region come to the Ball State University campus for a day of jazz competitions and clinics. The daytime portion of the festival is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Trumpeter and vocalist Bria SkonbergUnder the direction of Mark Buselli, this concert features the Ball State Jazz Lab Ensemble with guest trumpeter and vocalist Bria Skonberg. Winners of the 46th Annual Larry McWilliams Dimensions in Jazz Festival will also perform at the beginning of the concert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
6:30 p.m.
From Earth to the Universe - Planetarium Show"From Earth to the Universe" leaves our home to take the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad galaxies. Viewers can revel in the splendor of the various worlds in the Solar System and the ferocity of the scorching Sun. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us continue to probe ever deeper into the Universe.
8 p.m.
From Earth to the Universe - Planetarium Show"From Earth to the Universe" leaves our home to take the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad galaxies. Viewers can revel in the splendor of the various worlds in the Solar System and the ferocity of the scorching Sun. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us continue to probe ever deeper into the Universe.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
2 p.m.
Mutts Gone NutsExpect the unexpected, as canines and comedy collide in a smash hit performance, that’s leaving audiences everywhere howling for more. From shelters to showbiz, these amazing mutts unleash havoc and hilarity in a breathtaking, action-packed, comedy dog spectacular, featuring some of the world’s most talented 4 legged performers. Deemed ‘A Must See’ by the Washington Post, the dogs are sure to steal your heart, and then your socks!
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
12 p.m.
A regular lunch program for the DOMA Art Alliance.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by artist Joe Sola, the ninth installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, March 14th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
Something RottenSOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “The Producers + Spamalot + The Book of Mormon. Squared!” (New York Magazine).
7:30 p.m.
The festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composers/performers are NYC-based duo Popebama. All concerts are free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
From Earth to the Universe - Planetarium Show"From Earth to the Universe" leaves our home to take the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad galaxies. Viewers can revel in the splendor of the various worlds in the Solar System and the ferocity of the scorching Sun. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us continue to probe ever deeper into the Universe.
7:30 p.m.
The festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composers/performers are NYC-based duo Popebama. All concerts are free and open to the public.
8 p.m.
From Earth to the Universe - Planetarium Show"From Earth to the Universe" leaves our home to take the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad galaxies. Viewers can revel in the splendor of the various worlds in the Solar System and the ferocity of the scorching Sun. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us continue to probe ever deeper into the Universe.
All Day Event
The festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composers/performers are NYC-based duo Popebama. All concerts are free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
1:30 p.m.
detail of "Summertime" painting by J. Ottis AdamsAges 10-15 paint landscapes and still life with Dr. Michael Prater
3 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Guitarist Gabriel BiancoFrench guitarist Gabriel Bianco has won first prize in several international guitar competitions including the 2008 Guitar Foundation of America Competition and has performed in over 30 music festivals around the world. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 19th until Friday March 22nd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 21nd from 4-6 pm.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The Ball State Chamber Players consists of many different faculty members from across the School of Music. They offer this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State! Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Snapshots is the story of three women from their teens to their middle years, each journeying both together and alone. Through their search for identity, they encounter bumps and detours along the way.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 19th until Friday March 22nd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 21nd from 4-6 pm.
5:30 p.m.
Members of the Guitar Ensemble performingThe Guitar Ensemble is directed by Paul Reilly and is a performance opportunity for all School of Music guitarists. This group studies and performs duo, trio, and quartet literature for the classical guitar and other chamber music for the instrument. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Choral musicians performing on stageIn celebration of Women's History Month, this concert features female vocal soloists and choral ensembles including the Ball State Women's Chorus. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Snapshots is the story of three women from their teens to their middle years, each journeying both together and alone. Through their search for identity, they encounter bumps and detours along the way.
7:30 p.m.
An thumbnail for In Print Festival of First Books XIVThe fourteenth annual In Print Festival of First Books is a two day event featuring a multi-author reading on Day 1 and a panel discussion on the writing life and literary editing and publishing on Day 2. This year In Print welcomes poet Chen Chen, fiction writer Nafissa Thompson-Spires, creative nonfiction writer Dustin Parsons and editor/poet Allison Joseph.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 19th until Friday March 22nd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 21nd from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Molly TuttleA virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and award winning songwriter with a distinctive voice, Molly has turned the heads of even the most seasoned industry professionals. She began performing on stage when she was 11, and recorded her first album, The Old Apple Tree, at age 13. Since then, she’s appeared on A Prairie Home Companion and at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, was featured on the cover of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine and Acoustic Guitar Magazine, won first place in the prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Competition at Merlefest, and, last fall, received a Momentum Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association in the instrumentalist category.
7:30 p.m.
Snapshots is the story of three women from their teens to their middle years, each journeying both together and alone. Through their search for identity, they encounter bumps and detours along the way.
7:30 p.m.
An thumbnail for In Print Festival of First Books XIVThe fourteenth annual In Print Festival of First Books is a two day event featuring a multi-author reading on Day 1 and a panel discussion on the writing life and literary editing and publishing on Day 2. This year In Print welcomes poet Chen Chen, fiction writer Nafissa Thompson-Spires, creative nonfiction writer Dustin Parsons and editor/poet Allison Joseph.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 19th until Friday March 22nd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 21nd from 4-6 pm.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Kathleen Maurer, associate professor of voice, and Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
brass musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Spring Choreography ProjectExperience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.
7:30 p.m.
Snapshots is the story of three women from their teens to their middle years, each journeying both together and alone. Through their search for identity, they encounter bumps and detours along the way.
10 a.m.
The Annual Vocal Competition showcases some of the most talented singers in the School of Music, with both undergraduate and graduate divisions. Outside adjudicators come to campus to evaluate student singers who compete for cash prizes. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Spring Choreography ProjectExperience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
Snapshots is the story of three women from their teens to their middle years, each journeying both together and alone. Through their search for identity, they encounter bumps and detours along the way.
5 p.m.
This recital will feature the trombone students of Chris Van Hof, assistant professor of music performance (trombone). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Spring Choreography ProjectExperience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.
7:30 p.m.
Snapshots is the story of three women from their teens to their middle years, each journeying both together and alone. Through their search for identity, they encounter bumps and detours along the way.
2:30 p.m.
GypsyThe ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.
2:30 p.m.
Snapshots is the story of three women from their teens to their middle years, each journeying both together and alone. Through their search for identity, they encounter bumps and detours along the way.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by animator John Pomeroy, the tenth installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, March 28th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6 p.m.
People watching presentationA free campus and community event at the David Owsley Museum of Art, 2021 W. Riverside Ave.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers performingFrom the opening sounds of the opera's famous overture, the audience knows they are in for a special theatrical experience. An incredible mash-up of the supernatural, comedy, and drama, Mozart’s "Don Giovanni" is a true operatic masterpiece that must be seen in person to be truly experienced. The opera will be presented in Italian with projected English titles. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
Ryan and RyanRyan & Ryan is a dynamic father-son piano duo that blends classic and contemporary music into a delightful concert experience. With remarkable credits as solo performers, Donald and Barron combine efforts to amaze audiences with their skill, expressiveness, and love of making music. Their experience in classical, jazz, ragtime, hip-hop, and funk allows them to create exciting new music and give fresh interpretations of old.
8 p.m.
GypsyThe ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
2 p.m.
Opera singers performingFrom the opening sounds of the opera's famous overture, the audience knows they are in for a special theatrical experience. An incredible mash-up of the supernatural, comedy, and drama, Mozart’s "Don Giovanni" is a true operatic masterpiece that must be seen in person to be truly experienced. The opera will be presented in Italian with projected English titles. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
2:30 p.m.
GypsyThe ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.
7:30 p.m.
Sound of MusicTHE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award®–winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The Musical Arts Woodwind Quintet is a faculty ensemble-in-residence and offers this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State! Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by graphic designer Bryony Gomez Palacio, the eleventh installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, April 4th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Strange Alien WorldDuring this live presentation by astronomer and planetarium director, Ronald Kaitchuck, explore some of the thousands of planets. Many of these planets are unlike anything we expected to find. Come and learn how these discoveries are made and how we can search for life on these new worlds.
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingCelebrate 55 fabulous years of the University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet on the cusp of the United States discovering its cultural, scientific and religious identity after the Civil War, and inspired by the true story of the Cardiff Giant, THE GIANTMAKER follows George Hull and his efforts to pull a fast one on a preacher. With the attention, George manages to settle grievances at the expense of the public, fleece honest businessmen, and involve many of the notable minds of his time.
8 p.m.
Strange Alien WorldDuring this live presentation by astronomer and planetarium director, Ronald Kaitchuck, explore some of the thousands of planets. Many of these planets are unlike anything we expected to find. Come and learn how these discoveries are made and how we can search for life on these new worlds.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingCelebrate 55 fabulous years of the University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet on the cusp of the United States discovering its cultural, scientific and religious identity after the Civil War, and inspired by the true story of the Cardiff Giant, THE GIANTMAKER follows George Hull and his efforts to pull a fast one on a preacher. With the attention, George manages to settle grievances at the expense of the public, fleece honest businessmen, and involve many of the notable minds of his time.
2:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet on the cusp of the United States discovering its cultural, scientific and religious identity after the Civil War, and inspired by the true story of the Cardiff Giant, THE GIANTMAKER follows George Hull and his efforts to pull a fast one on a preacher. With the attention, George manages to settle grievances at the expense of the public, fleece honest businessmen, and involve many of the notable minds of his time.
7:30 p.m.
A male saxophonist performingAssociate Director of Bands Caroline Hand presents a concert featuring a wide range of band repertoire with the Ball State Symphony Band. The concert will also include the Muncie Central High School band under the direction of John Clark. Tickets available through Emens Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet on the cusp of the United States discovering its cultural, scientific and religious identity after the Civil War, and inspired by the true story of the Cardiff Giant, THE GIANTMAKER follows George Hull and his efforts to pull a fast one on a preacher. With the attention, George manages to settle grievances at the expense of the public, fleece honest businessmen, and involve many of the notable minds of his time.
7:30 p.m.
Matt BeilisNew Yorker Matt Beilis was born with his distinct voice. Some would say it’s unconventional, which would fit the personality of this singer/songwriter/pianist. Matt traded in his Ivy League education-along with a lucrative finance career--for a gig in a piano store, betting that his artistic talents would propel him beyond the comfort that his academic achievements all but guaranteed.
7:30 p.m.
The New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
12 p.m.
A regular lunch program for the DOMA Art Alliance.
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet on the cusp of the United States discovering its cultural, scientific and religious identity after the Civil War, and inspired by the true story of the Cardiff Giant, THE GIANTMAKER follows George Hull and his efforts to pull a fast one on a preacher. With the attention, George manages to settle grievances at the expense of the public, fleece honest businessmen, and involve many of the notable minds of his time.
7:30 p.m.
The New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by critic and curator Ed Halter, the final installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, April 11th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
5 p.m.
detail of painting In Poppyland by J. Ottis AdamsGuest lecturer and curator Shaun Dingwerth speaks on DOMA's special exhibition.
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet on the cusp of the United States discovering its cultural, scientific and religious identity after the Civil War, and inspired by the true story of the Cardiff Giant, THE GIANTMAKER follows George Hull and his efforts to pull a fast one on a preacher. With the attention, George manages to settle grievances at the expense of the public, fleece honest businessmen, and involve many of the notable minds of his time.
7:30 p.m.
The New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Strange Alien WorldDuring this live presentation by astronomer and planetarium director, Ronald Kaitchuck, explore some of the thousands of planets. Many of these planets are unlike anything we expected to find. Come and learn how these discoveries are made and how we can search for life on these new worlds.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra and Choir performingThe School of Music presents a concert in Sursa Performance Hall as a preview to its April 14 debut performance at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in Indianapolis. Join us for this special concert featuring the Ball State Wind Ensemble followed by the Ball State Symphony Orchestra and combined Ball State Choirs as they perform Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet on the cusp of the United States discovering its cultural, scientific and religious identity after the Civil War, and inspired by the true story of the Cardiff Giant, THE GIANTMAKER follows George Hull and his efforts to pull a fast one on a preacher. With the attention, George manages to settle grievances at the expense of the public, fleece honest businessmen, and involve many of the notable minds of his time.
7:30 p.m.
Bella GaiaBella Gaia (Beautiful Earth) is an unprecedented audio-visual experience that combines NASA satellite imagery of Earth, time-lapse nature photography, and live world music and dance on stage. Inspired by astronauts who spoke of the life-changing power of seeing the Earth from space, director-composer Kenji Williams' award-winning Bella Gaia successfully simulates the Overview Effect from space flight, by using NASA supercomputer data-visualizations with an "iridescent landscape of gossamer melodies and labyrinthine rhythms" (Nooga.com) to explore the relationship between humans and nature through time and space.
7:30 p.m.
The New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
8 p.m.
Strange Alien WorldDuring this live presentation by astronomer and planetarium director, Ronald Kaitchuck, explore some of the thousands of planets. Many of these planets are unlike anything we expected to find. Come and learn how these discoveries are made and how we can search for life on these new worlds.
1:30 p.m.
detail of "Summertime" painting by J. Ottis AdamsExplore painting in the style of DOMA's current special exhibition.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
The New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet on the cusp of the United States discovering its cultural, scientific and religious identity after the Civil War, and inspired by the true story of the Cardiff Giant, THE GIANTMAKER follows George Hull and his efforts to pull a fast one on a preacher. With the attention, George manages to settle grievances at the expense of the public, fleece honest businessmen, and involve many of the notable minds of his time.
7:30 p.m.
The New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
2:30 p.m.
The New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
4 p.m.
An interior photo of the Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown IndianapolisIn celebration of Ball State’s Centennial, the School of Music presents its debut concert at the Hilbert Circle Theatre featuring its outstanding students, conductors, soloists, and ensembles. Tickets will be available through the Hilbert Circle Theatre box office on a date to be announced.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians on stage performingUnder the direction of Mark Buselli and Freddie Mendoza, the Ball State Jazz Ensembles have performed around the world. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions for big band! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Black Holes Worm HolesA place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?
7:30 p.m.
New Dance by Noa ShadurAfter an 8-week long residency at Ball State during the spring semester, Israeli dancer, choreographer and video artist Noa Shadur’s choreography will be premiered with Ball State dance majors. Shadur’s previous work has been presented in festivals in Israel, American Dance Festival, ArtEZ Institute for the Arts in Arnhem, The Netherlands, among others.
8 p.m.
Black Holes Worm HolesA place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
New Dance by Noa ShadurAfter an 8-week long residency at Ball State during the spring semester, Israeli dancer, choreographer and video artist Noa Shadur’s choreography will be premiered with Ball State dance majors. Shadur’s previous work has been presented in festivals in Israel, American Dance Festival, ArtEZ Institute for the Arts in Arnhem, The Netherlands, among others.
2:30 p.m.
New Dance by Noa ShadurAfter an 8-week long residency at Ball State during the spring semester, Israeli dancer, choreographer and video artist Noa Shadur’s choreography will be premiered with Ball State dance majors. Shadur’s previous work has been presented in festivals in Israel, American Dance Festival, ArtEZ Institute for the Arts in Arnhem, The Netherlands, among others.
7:30 p.m.
a piano soloist performing with orchestraDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads this exciting ensemble in a wide range of musical works. Graduate concerto competition winners Alvise Pascucci (piano) and Joanne King (harp) will be the featured soloists. Full program information to be announced. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Martini PopTop 40 Swingers! Imagine four Manhattan Transfer style vocalists doing swing versions of your favorite top 40 hits, and you’ve got Martini Pop! Whether a sophisticated cocktail hour, or an all-out dance party, this cool, stylish group complete with small jazz combo, or full big band is always a surprise hit with their fun retro versions of radio hits like: “Umbrella” (Rhianna), “We Are Young” (Fun), “Somebody That I Used to Know” (Gotye), “Rumor Has It” (Adele), and classics like “The Way You Look Tonight” (Michael Buble) and “Come Fly with Me” (Sinatra).
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageGraduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble as it performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire representing a variety of music styles and periods. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Full Circle DanceA celebration of the relationship between dance and design, Full Circle Dance showcases how design can drastically change the feeling and world of a piece. With a first act that lacks design elements and a second act that features the same works with new life created by our designers, FULL CIRCLE DANCE will illustrate the collaboration between dance and design.
7:30 p.m.
Straight No ChaserFrom an undergraduate singing group at Indiana University to a beloved Atlantic Records act with a devoted international fanbase. Along the way, Straight No Chaser has sold more than 1.6 million albums in the U.S. and amassed more than 100 million YouTube views thanks to tightly arranged songs, impeccable vocal harmonies, and a healthy sense of humor.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6 p.m.
People watching presentationA free campus and community event at the David Owsley Museum of Art, 2021 W. Riverside Ave.
6:30 p.m.
Black Holes Worm HolesA place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Full Circle DanceA celebration of the relationship between dance and design, Full Circle Dance showcases how design can drastically change the feeling and world of a piece. With a first act that lacks design elements and a second act that features the same works with new life created by our designers, FULL CIRCLE DANCE will illustrate the collaboration between dance and design.
8 p.m.
Black Holes Worm HolesA place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
Full Circle DanceA celebration of the relationship between dance and design, Full Circle Dance showcases how design can drastically change the feeling and world of a piece. With a first act that lacks design elements and a second act that features the same works with new life created by our designers, FULL CIRCLE DANCE will illustrate the collaboration between dance and design.
3 p.m.
Members of the Statesmen choir performing on stageThe choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Susan WernerSusan Werner has done it again; the woman NPR named "Empress of the Unexpected" has brought forth another unique concept album with a national tour to match. Her hew EP, An American In Havana, is a collection of original songs inspired by Werner's recent travels to Cuba. The recording features performances and arrangements by legendary Cuban percussionist Marya Casales (Dizzy Gilespie, Tito Puente, Regina Carter), along with Werner's trademark songcraft and wry, poetic lyrics.