Upcoming Events
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.
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.
6 p.m.
Are you interested in ancient diseases or physical anthropology? Do you like the show Bones or are otherwise interested in skeletons? Then this event will interest you. The Anthropology Colloquium invites you to a lecture by Bruce M. Rothschild, M.D. entitled “Opportunities in Paleopathology: The Rosetta Bone”.
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.
8 a.m.
Don't miss this chance to connect with and learn from Ball State alumni and professionals as they invade campus for our annual Miller College of Business Dialogue Days!Ball State's alumni will share their experiences and insight on how to navigate your career path, how to gain professional experience, and how to learn from your successes and challenges. Network with alumni, faculty, and your peers and discover the opportunities that may arise in your future.All students are welcome to attend. Seating is first-come, first-served. ID swiping will be available as proof of attendance.NOTE: Panel Discussion Schedules will be posted as they are available and are subject to change. Most events will occur in the Whitinger Business (WB) and Applied Technology (AT)Buildings.Dialogue Days is free to all and is sponsored by the Miller College of Business Alumni Society.
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 February with its annual Winter Cabaret. 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.
8 a.m.
Don't miss this chance to connect with and learn from Ball State alumni and professionals as they invade campus for our annual Miller College of Business Dialogue Days!Ball State's alumni will share their experiences and insight on how to navigate your career path, how to gain professional experience, and how to learn from your successes and challenges. Network with alumni, faculty, and your peers and discover the opportunities that may arise in your future.All students are welcome to attend. Seating is first-come, first-served. ID swiping will be available as proof of attendance.NOTE: Panel Discussion Schedules will be posted as they are available and are subject to change. Most events will occur in the Whitinger Business (WB) and Applied Technology (AT)Buildings.Dialogue Days is free to all and is sponsored by the Miller College of Business Alumni Society.
3 p.m.
What is Anthropology? What does an anthropologist do? How does someone become an archaeologist? What are students here at Ball State University researching in this exciting field? Answer all these questions and more at this free event open to the public!
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 p.m.
Presented by Chris Flook. To celebrate BSU's centennial anniversary, the Department of Telecommunications produced two documentaries and a PSA campaign to honor the centennial.
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.
12 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in history is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
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.
11 a.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in urban and regional planning is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
6 p.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.
Choir members performing on stageUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Chamber Choir and Concert Choir present their Spring Concert with selections by Iacobus Gallus, W. A. Mozart, Luca Marenzio, Lloyd Pfautsch, Felice Anerio, Gabriel Fauré, Eric Whitacre, Michael J. Mills, Theodore Hicks, Inocente Carreño, and Drew Collins. 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.
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. With pianist James Helton and soprano Kelci Kosin, Dr. Mantione will perform selections by Antonio Vivaldi, John Corigliano, Salvatore A. LoCascio (*world premiere), and Johannes Brahms. Free and open to the public.
2 p.m.
Lori Rader-DayIndiana native and Ball State graduate Lori Rader-Day will be visiting campus on February 25, 2019 to talk about writing and quitting your day job.
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.
4 p.m.
student smiling in a clssroomLearn more about Ball State's Graduate School at this free and informative presentation.
7:30 p.m.
a bassoon soloist performing with orchestraDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads this exciting ensemble in a program to include works by Mozart, Weber, Boutry, and Beethoven featuring this year's Undergraduate Concerto Competition Winners: clarinetist Rachel Jordan and saxophonist Kendell Fowler. 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.
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageGraduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble. The evening's concert will be "A Night at the Oscars" and will feature movie music from Ben-Hur, The Godfather, Robin Hood, The Sound of Music, Star Wars, The Bridge on the River Kwai, and The Lord of the Rings. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
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.
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.
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 p.m.
Image for The Real Universe in Real TimeCome to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and watch as Ball State University astronomers and their students obtain deep-sky images with extremely light-sensitive cameras on telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America and the Canary Islands. These telescopes span 7 time zones and give access to the Southern Hemisphere sky that is not visible from Indiana. BSU is part of the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) that operates these research instruments through the Internet. You will see star clusters, nebulae and galaxies in real time and reach distances of millions of light years! The planetarium star projector will show you where these objects are located in the night sky – even the sky as seen in Chile or the Canary Islands. Join us for this truly unique event. This may be the first time a live-sky event of this scale has been done by any planetarium anywhere!
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 p.m.
Image for The Real Universe in Real TimeCome to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and watch as Ball State University astronomers and their students obtain deep-sky images with extremely light-sensitive cameras on telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America and the Canary Islands. These telescopes span 7 time zones and give access to the Southern Hemisphere sky that is not visible from Indiana. BSU is part of the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) that operates these research instruments through the Internet. You will see star clusters, nebulae and galaxies in real time and reach distances of millions of light years! The planetarium star projector will show you where these objects are located in the night sky – even the sky as seen in Chile or the Canary Islands. Join us for this truly unique event. This may be the first time a live-sky event of this scale has been done by any planetarium anywhere!
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.
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!
All Day Event
Come hear from a panel of reporters who cover the Indiana Statehouse as they explain their work, discuss hot topics .
6 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a doctoral degree in educational studies is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
7 p.m.
Investigative Journalist Sandra Chapman will present “Digging for the Truth: Cancer in one Indiana Community” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in the Ball State Journalism Alumni Center. The WTHR-TV Channel 13 reporter will dig into her experience covering the high rate of childhood cancer in Johnson County, Indiana, since 2015.
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.
6:30 p.m.
Stars to Steer By IconMany humanities majors express a desire to “get into publishing,” but it’s hard to know how. Three recent alumni who work in publishing will share their career journey. Two of the panelists work in publishing in Indiana, and they’ll be attending in person. The third works in New York and will be attending via Skype.
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.
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).
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.
4:30 p.m.
Take 3 Department Lecture Series icon featuring Jeff Spanke, Angela Jackson-Brown, Brianna MaukTake 3 is designed to showcase faculty from various subareas of the Department of English in presentations all can attend. Both tenure line and contract faculty are always represented. This semester the presenters are Angela Jackson-Brown, Brianna Mauk, and Jeff Spanke.
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.
12 p.m.
Experience how commercials are made, tour the Ball State Daily newsroom and meet the Indiana Public Radio team during the CCIM Community Day.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
Image for The Real Universe in Real TimeCome to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and watch as Ball State University astronomers and their students obtain deep-sky images with extremely light-sensitive cameras on telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America and the Canary Islands. These telescopes span 7 time zones and give access to the Southern Hemisphere sky that is not visible from Indiana. BSU is part of the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) that operates these research instruments through the Internet. You will see star clusters, nebulae and galaxies in real time and reach distances of millions of light years! The planetarium star projector will show you where these objects are located in the night sky – even the sky as seen in Chile or the Canary Islands. Join us for this truly unique event. This may be the first time a live-sky event of this scale has been done by any planetarium anywhere!
9:30 p.m.
Image for The Real Universe in Real TimeCome to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and watch as Ball State University astronomers and their students obtain deep-sky images with extremely light-sensitive cameras on telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America and the Canary Islands. These telescopes span 7 time zones and give access to the Southern Hemisphere sky that is not visible from Indiana. BSU is part of the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) that operates these research instruments through the Internet. You will see star clusters, nebulae and galaxies in real time and reach distances of millions of light years! The planetarium star projector will show you where these objects are located in the night sky – even the sky as seen in Chile or the Canary Islands. Join us for this truly unique event. This may be the first time a live-sky event of this scale has been done by any planetarium anywhere!
12 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.
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.
6:30 p.m.
Architectural rendering of SalesForce Transit Center ParkThis joint lecture is about the interdisciplinary approach Shoemaker and Greenspan used to design the SalesForce Transit Center. Opened in August 2018, the SalesForce Transit Center is a 1.5 million-square-foot multi-modal transportation center with bus and high-speed rail stations with an iconic 5.4-acre rooftop park that introduces high-quality open spaces to an area lacking significant park development.
7:30 p.m.
Karamo BrownActor, Karamo Brown, known for his roles on The Real World and the Netfilx revival of Queer Eye, will be the keynote speaker as part of the 2018-19 Excellence in Leadership speaker series.
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.
12:30 p.m.
unilockThe next “Material Talk @ Lunch” of the semester is Tuesday, March 19 at 12:30 p.m. in the AB Atrium. Mike Anderson from Unilock will join us to talk about their line of concrete pervious pavers and segmental wall products. Snacks will be provided; you are welcome to bring a lunch.
5 p.m.
Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones will deliver a talk entitled, "Angela Davis and The Power of Protest: Exploring the Dynamics of Resistance and Agency in Interviews and Autobiography"
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.
12 p.m.
The College of Health invites you to join in leaning more about our faculty's research projects through a continuing Lunch and Learn Speaker Series.
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 Maria Romasco Moore, 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.
11 a.m.
Gus OlympidisGus, or Kosta Olympidis as some of the people close to him call him, began his career in the convenience store industry at the young age of 21. He often characterizes his journey in business as having been born out of “youthful indiscretion.” The company, that is approaching a half billion dollars in revenue today, is vertically integrated with a central distribution center, a central bakery, and a sign manufacturing facility. Family Express operates 74 stores today with several in the pipeline. Family Express’s business model is characterized by a unique logistical system of daily distribution and a large portfolio of proprietary brands. FE assesses up to 50 prospects for each new hire in search of attributes such as friendliness, kindness and community sensitivity. The company’s mission statement uniquely addresses volunteerism as a stated corporate objective.
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 Maria Romasco Moore, 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.
11 a.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
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.
Spring Choreography ProjectExperience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
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.
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.
As part of the Ball State Centennial Celebration, Comm 210 students will showcase speeches on Ball State’s proud past and bold future.
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.
4 p.m.
Lecture Synopsis: Professional practice and entrepreneurship can be like a daunting, unachievable future. Using a series of mind maps created in early 2018, L. Irene Compadra will take the audience through the journey that lead her to founding Arbolope Studio; an award-winning landscape architecture, urban design and public art practice based in St. Louis.
7:30 p.m.
Katherine Hall JamiesonThe 10th Anniversary of the Letterman Lecture Series welcomes renowned professor and author Kathleen Hall Jamieson
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.
4 p.m.
Photo © Lucas Blair | SOMShaping the Public Realm: Urban Regeneration in NYC, Chicago, and Hong KongO’Connor will speak about his work in NYC post 9/11, the transformation of Chicago's Navy Pier and the remaking of the TST waterfront in Hong Kong, providing a broader perspective on the way cities are reshaping the public realm via public investment (NYC), institutional commitment (Navy Pier) and private initiative (Hong Kong).
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.
11 a.m.
Tom WalterTom Walter is a “serial entrepreneur,” author, speaker and a principal in numerous companies. He is best known as the Chief Culture Officer (CCO) of Chicago-area Tasty Catering, a suburban corporate caterer and event planner that was recently named a Forbes Best Small Company in America. Tom has more than 40 years of experience as an owner and operator in the service industry. He has participated in the startup of 32 companies, is currently active in 9 of those startups, has acquired three and—in a few cases—has terminated businesses in a broad spectrum of markets. Tasty Catering is a successful suburban Chicago-based catering and event planning company and has been in business for over 25 years.
12:30 p.m.
d2The final “Material Talk @ Lunch” of the semester is Thursday, April 4 at 12:30 p.m. in AB Atrium—Jake Roberts from D2 Land & Water Resource
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 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 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 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.
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.
4 p.m.
Image of Jack CarsonJack Carson, President of Carson Design Associates, Texas, will speak on How Technology is Enhancing the Design Process. As the President of Carson Design Associates’ Texas offices, Jack plays an active role in projects, while providing the high-level direction setting that has helped the firm become an industry leader in thoughtful, cutting-edge design.Since founding the company in Carmel, Indiana in 1991, Carson Design Associates has expanded their services to include interior design, architecture, facilities management support, systems furniture planning and specification, and building information modeling (BIM). Jack received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Environmental Design from Ball State University. After graduating, he worked at a series of firms, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. This inspired him to open Carson Design Associates, where he could build upon those strengths.
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.
6:30 p.m.
Stars to Steer By IconMaking connections is an essential life skill at which introverts can excel. Discover the strengths of introverts in an extroverted world. Reframe what “networking” means, and how to successfully build relationships. Extroverts are welcome, too!
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 Symphony Orchestra and combined Ball State Choirs as they perform 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 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
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.
Image for The Real Universe in Real TimeCome to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and watch as Ball State University astronomers and their students obtain deep-sky images with extremely light-sensitive cameras on telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America and the Canary Islands. These telescopes span 7 time zones and give access to the Southern Hemisphere sky that is not visible from Indiana. BSU is part of the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) that operates these research instruments through the Internet. You will see star clusters, nebulae and galaxies in real time and reach distances of millions of light years! The planetarium star projector will show you where these objects are located in the night sky – even the sky as seen in Chile or the Canary Islands. Join us for this truly unique event. This may be the first time a live-sky event of this scale has been done by any planetarium anywhere!
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
9:30 p.m.
Image for The Real Universe in Real TimeCome to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and watch as Ball State University astronomers and their students obtain deep-sky images with extremely light-sensitive cameras on telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America and the Canary Islands. These telescopes span 7 time zones and give access to the Southern Hemisphere sky that is not visible from Indiana. BSU is part of the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) that operates these research instruments through the Internet. You will see star clusters, nebulae and galaxies in real time and reach distances of millions of light years! The planetarium star projector will show you where these objects are located in the night sky – even the sky as seen in Chile or the Canary Islands. Join us for this truly unique event. This may be the first time a live-sky event of this scale has been done by any planetarium anywhere!
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 are currently available through the Hilbert Circle Theatre box office.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5:30 p.m.
Ball State’s summer bands will present traditional and contemporary works representing many musical periods and styles. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Campus and community singers come together to form the Ball State School of Music Summer Chorus. Program information is to be announced. The concert is free and open to the public.
8 a.m.
Register for the Youth Summer Design Workshop created for high school students. Experience interior design firsthand by exploring the fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts. Learn basic drawing and illustration skills, play with color use and light effects, learn how interior environments affect human behavior, and leave the workshop with new friends, new perspectives and a personal portfolio full of your ideas. If you have an interest in pursuing interior design at the college level, make plans to attend this summer workshop. The workshop is limited to 12 students and we encourage you to apply early to ensure your place in the workshop.
8 a.m.
Register for the Youth Summer Design Workshop created for high school students. Experience interior design firsthand by exploring the fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts. Learn basic drawing and illustration skills, play with color use and light effects, learn how interior environments affect human behavior, and leave the workshop with new friends, new perspectives and a personal portfolio full of your ideas. If you have an interest in pursuing interior design at the college level, make plans to attend this summer workshop. The workshop is limited to 12 students and we encourage you to apply early to ensure your place in the workshop.
8 a.m.
Register for the Youth Summer Design Workshop created for high school students. Experience interior design firsthand by exploring the fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts. Learn basic drawing and illustration skills, play with color use and light effects, learn how interior environments affect human behavior, and leave the workshop with new friends, new perspectives and a personal portfolio full of your ideas. If you have an interest in pursuing interior design at the college level, make plans to attend this summer workshop. The workshop is limited to 12 students and we encourage you to apply early to ensure your place in the workshop.
8 a.m.
Register for the Youth Summer Design Workshop created for high school students. Experience interior design firsthand by exploring the fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts. Learn basic drawing and illustration skills, play with color use and light effects, learn how interior environments affect human behavior, and leave the workshop with new friends, new perspectives and a personal portfolio full of your ideas. If you have an interest in pursuing interior design at the college level, make plans to attend this summer workshop. The workshop is limited to 12 students and we encourage you to apply early to ensure your place in the workshop.
8 a.m.
Register for the Youth Summer Design Workshop created for high school students. Experience interior design firsthand by exploring the fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts. Learn basic drawing and illustration skills, play with color use and light effects, learn how interior environments affect human behavior, and leave the workshop with new friends, new perspectives and a personal portfolio full of your ideas. If you have an interest in pursuing interior design at the college level, make plans to attend this summer workshop. The workshop is limited to 12 students and we encourage you to apply early to ensure your place in the workshop.
8 a.m.
Register for the Youth Summer Design Workshop created for high school students. Experience interior design firsthand by exploring the fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts. Learn basic drawing and illustration skills, play with color use and light effects, learn how interior environments affect human behavior, and leave the workshop with new friends, new perspectives and a personal portfolio full of your ideas. If you have an interest in pursuing interior design at the college level, make plans to attend this summer workshop. The workshop is limited to 12 students and we encourage you to apply early to ensure your place in the workshop.
8 a.m.
Register for the Youth Summer Design Workshop created for high school students. Experience interior design firsthand by exploring the fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts. Learn basic drawing and illustration skills, play with color use and light effects, learn how interior environments affect human behavior, and leave the workshop with new friends, new perspectives and a personal portfolio full of your ideas. If you have an interest in pursuing interior design at the college level, make plans to attend this summer workshop. The workshop is limited to 12 students and we encourage you to apply early to ensure your place in the workshop.
8 a.m.
Register for the Youth Summer Design Workshop created for high school students. Experience interior design firsthand by exploring the fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts. Learn basic drawing and illustration skills, play with color use and light effects, learn how interior environments affect human behavior, and leave the workshop with new friends, new perspectives and a personal portfolio full of your ideas. If you have an interest in pursuing interior design at the college level, make plans to attend this summer workshop. The workshop is limited to 12 students and we encourage you to apply early to ensure your place in the workshop.
8 a.m.
Register for the Youth Summer Design Workshop created for high school students. Experience interior design firsthand by exploring the fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts. Learn basic drawing and illustration skills, play with color use and light effects, learn how interior environments affect human behavior, and leave the workshop with new friends, new perspectives and a personal portfolio full of your ideas. If you have an interest in pursuing interior design at the college level, make plans to attend this summer workshop. The workshop is limited to 12 students and we encourage you to apply early to ensure your place in the workshop.
8 a.m.
Register for the Youth Summer Design Workshop created for high school students. Experience interior design firsthand by exploring the fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts. Learn basic drawing and illustration skills, play with color use and light effects, learn how interior environments affect human behavior, and leave the workshop with new friends, new perspectives and a personal portfolio full of your ideas. If you have an interest in pursuing interior design at the college level, make plans to attend this summer workshop. The workshop is limited to 12 students and we encourage you to apply early to ensure your place in the workshop.
7:30 p.m.
Campus and community singers come together to form the Ball State School of Music Summer Chorus. Program information is to be announced. The concert is free and open to the public.
10 a.m.
Student drawing during a AXIS@CAP summer workshopBall State University, College of Architecture and Planning in partnership with AXIS Architecture professionals, will host a one-week, non-residential summer camp for high school students in grades 9-12 at the Platform in Indianapolis.
10 a.m.
Student drawing during a AXIS@CAP summer workshopBall State University, College of Architecture and Planning in partnership with AXIS Architecture professionals, will host a one-week, non-residential summer camp for high school students in grades 9-12 at the Platform in Indianapolis.
10 a.m.
Student drawing during a AXIS@CAP summer workshopBall State University, College of Architecture and Planning in partnership with AXIS Architecture professionals, will host a one-week, non-residential summer camp for high school students in grades 9-12 at the Platform in Indianapolis.
10 a.m.
Student drawing during a AXIS@CAP summer workshopBall State University, College of Architecture and Planning in partnership with AXIS Architecture professionals, will host a one-week, non-residential summer camp for high school students in grades 9-12 at the Platform in Indianapolis.
10 a.m.
Student drawing during a AXIS@CAP summer workshopBall State University, College of Architecture and Planning in partnership with AXIS Architecture professionals, will host a one-week, non-residential summer camp for high school students in grades 9-12 at the Platform in Indianapolis.