Upcoming Events
5:30 p.m.
A clarinetist performing on stageThe Ball State Clarinet Choir is under the direction of Elizabeth Crawford, professor of music performance (clarinet). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Ran is a voice student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Program to include music by Bach, Vivaldi, Schubert, R. Schumann, Brahms, Bellini, Pergolesi, Rossini, Fauré, and Duparc. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
4 p.m.
No Work Zone Thumbnail ImageTake a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library!The "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library will take place Tuesday, December 10 through Thursday, December 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library 1 West. The zone will feature relaxing activities and a quiet space to help you rest and recharge in between studying for final exams. No schoolwork will be allowed in the "No Work Zone"!We will offer:• Board games• Coloring supplies• Jigsaw puzzles• Word search and Sudoku puzzles• Interesting books from our collections• Calming videos and music• A quiet atmosphereRegistration is not required--just stop by, and bring your friends!
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
11:30 a.m.
Indiana Economic Outlook forecast luncheonJoin us Wednesday, December 11, for the annual Indiana Economic Outlook. The event includes a luncheon, next year's state and national economic forecast, and a panel discussion with Brian Martin, FHN Financial. Attendees MUST register online by December 4th. Click event title for full details.
4 p.m.
No Work Zone Thumbnail ImageTake a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library!The "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library will take place Tuesday, December 10 through Thursday, December 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library 1 West. The zone will feature relaxing activities and a quiet space to help you rest and recharge in between studying for final exams. No schoolwork will be allowed in the "No Work Zone"!We will offer:• Board games• Coloring supplies• Jigsaw puzzles• Word search and Sudoku puzzles• Interesting books from our collections• Calming videos and music• A quiet atmosphereRegistration is not required--just stop by, and bring your friends!
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
4 p.m.
No Work Zone Thumbnail ImageTake a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library!The "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library will take place Tuesday, December 10 through Thursday, December 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library 1 West. The zone will feature relaxing activities and a quiet space to help you rest and recharge in between studying for final exams. No schoolwork will be allowed in the "No Work Zone"!We will offer:• Board games• Coloring supplies• Jigsaw puzzles• Word search and Sudoku puzzles• Interesting books from our collections• Calming videos and music• A quiet atmosphereRegistration is not required--just stop by, and bring your friends!
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
11 a.m.
This information session/open house/field trip will allow you to explore whether a master's in architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
12:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in landscape architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
3:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in urban design is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
6:30 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
6:30 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
8 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
5 p.m.
Enter this exciting competition for a chance to win cash prizes and the opportunity to represent Ball State in the regional 3MT competition. Attend an information session that will help you prepare for your competition entry.
11 a.m.
This information session/open house/field trip will allow you to explore whether a master's in architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
1 p.m.
This online information session will allow you to explore whether a master of arts in School Counseling is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
7:30 p.m.
Wonder Bread Years7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
Criss Angel7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
5 p.m.
The entry deadline for the 2020 3MT competition is 5 p.m. on Monday, January 20th, 2020. Visit the 3MT website to learn more.
5 p.m.
What can you do with a humanities degree? Almost anything--and the Stars to Steer By lecture series will show you how. This popular career series for humanities majors is a partnership between the College of Sciences and Humanities and the Career Center.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Dance
Shanghai Ballet7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
Calendars: Broadway, Dance
Banstand7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
6 p.m.
Enter this exciting competition for a chance to win cash prizes and the opportunity to represent Ball State in the regional 3MT competition.
4 p.m.
Enter this exciting competition for a chance to win cash prizes and the opportunity to represent Ball State in the regional 3MT competition.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State University Singers performingNow in its 56th season, the Ball State University Singers have been entertaining audiences young and old 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 starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers performingCome support the Ball State Opera Theatre at their fourth annual Gala event. The evening will feature several prominent opera students as well as voice faculty from the School of Music. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
a clarinetist performingDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads the BSSO in a wide range of musical works featuring this year's Undergraduate Solo/Concerto Competition winners. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
a jazz trumpeter performingCome enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles. A jazz scholarship is also awarded at this annual concert in memory of School of Music alumnus Uttamlal “Tom” Shah who was killed in a U.S. Embassy bombing in Kenya in 1998. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
band 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 starting August 19.
2 p.m.
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra performing on stageLed by conductor Marc Albrecht, the program will include selections by Maurice Ravel, Benjamin Britten (featuring soprano Julia Bullock), and Hector Berlioz. Series subscriptions and single tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert is presented by the Sherman & Marjorie Zeigler Foundation, in tribute to Sherman and Marjorie Zeigler.
5 p.m.
What can you do with a humanities degree? Almost anything--and the Stars to Steer By lecture series will show you how. This popular career series for humanities majors is a partnership between the College of Sciences and Humanities and the Career Center.
7:30 p.m.
Mads Tolling7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
Calendars: Family, Broadway, Dance
Finding Neverland7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
a male vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Ball State Chamber Choir and Concert Choir will present repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Calendars: Music, Family, Comedy
Blue Man Group Speechless Tour7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
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 starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Dervish7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
6:30 p.m.
See the competition finalists present their work as they compete for cash prizes and the opportunity to represent Ball State at the regional 3MT competition.
7:30 p.m.
Albert Cummings7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
The Price is Right Photo7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
a vocal soloist with conductor in backgroundDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads the BSSO in a wide range of musical works featuring this year's Graduate Solo/Concerto Competition winners. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
a percussionist 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 starting August 19.
All Day Event
trombonist Joseph AlessiJoin trombone professor Chris Van Hof and guest artist Joseph Alessi for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Alessi is principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic and is on faculty at The Juilliard School. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Lawrence BrownleeLawrence Brownlee is one of the great voices of our time. Captivating audiences and critics around the world, he is a fixture at leading international opera houses and major orchestra halls, and his concerts have been broadcast to millions. Series subscriptions and single tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
Skerryvore7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
Calendars: Music, Family, Dance, Broadway
A Cappella Live!7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
3 p.m.
3-5pm SC 102 Yuhas RoomStop by and see the winning photos.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State University Singers performingCelebrate 56 fabulous years of the Ball State 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 starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State University Singers performingCelebrate 56 fabulous years of the Ball State 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 starting August 19.
3 p.m.
a male vocalist performingThe Ball State 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 starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Calendars: Broadway, Dance
The Color Purple7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
6:30 p.m.
Calendar: Family
Children's Cinderella6:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
John Jorgenson8 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
an opera singer performingUnder the stage direction of Jon Truitt, the Ball State Opera Theatre will present their Spring main-stage production (TBA) with full sets, costumes, and full orchestra conducted by Douglas Droste. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
3 p.m.
an opera singer performingUnder the stage direction of Jon Truitt, the Ball State Opera Theatre will present their Spring main-stage production (TBA) with full sets, costumes, and full orchestra conducted by Douglas Droste. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
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 starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz pianist performing on stageThe Art of Jazz Series presents internationally-renowned artists in concert with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Mark Buselli, Freddie Mendoza, and Josiah Williams. This concert's guest artist is TBA. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
6:30 p.m.
Calendars: Family, Music
Steve Trash6:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
two clarinetists 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 starting August 19.
3 p.m.
a female vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Ball State Chamber Choir and Concert Choir will present repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
All Day Event
Small Cities Conference 2020Effectively confronting the challenges facing small cities and rural communities requires both a better understanding of regional linkages and greater interaction between the academics who study these issues and the policy makers who address them. Join us for a two-day conference examining these issues.
All Day Event
Small Cities Conference 2020Effectively confronting the challenges facing small cities and rural communities requires both a better understanding of regional linkages and greater interaction between the academics who study these issues and the policy makers who address them. Join us for a two-day conference examining these issues.