May 25, 2023
Two 2023 Ball State University Spring graduates—Jess Melvin and Madison Pickering—will spend the upcoming academic year abroad as recipients of the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Award.
May 9, 2023
A Spring tradition continues at the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) with Art in Bloom, a free public floral exhibition on Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, with extended museum hours from 1-5 p.m. on both days. In addition, a free public reception will celebrate springtime from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, with jazz, snacks, and a cash bar.
April 18, 2023
The University will present the documentary, “Clear Reception,” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2023, at Emens Auditorium on Ball State’s campus. Following the screening of the film, Mr. Letterman will conduct a Q&A with two Ball State graduates who served as director and producer of the piece, respectively.
February 21, 2023
The David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., will display the first public exhibition of an outstanding Midwestern collection amassed over four decades by local printmakers and educators David and Sarojini Johnson. “A Wild Story: The David and Sarojini Johnson Print Collection” will be on view at DOMA from Feb. 23 through May 21, 2023.
February 7, 2023
Several students from Ball State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance earned recognition at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre’s regional festival, held Jan. 11-15 in Flint, Mich.
October 13, 2022
Ball State PBS—which brought Bob Ross’ The Joy of Painting to the world for many years—will be celebrating the 80th birthday of the beloved painter and instructor—and the station is also celebrating its 50th year on the air—with the "Happy Little Fest" on Oct. 29.
September 28, 2022
New York Times bestselling author, educator, business advisor, and Ball State University graduate Stedman Graham ’89 will be the next featured speaker in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series at Ball State.
September 23, 2022
The David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., will display a selection of recent additions to the DOMA collection from Sept. 29 through Dec. 22, 2022.
September 8, 2022
Ball State University’s College of Fine Arts is presenting several programs and performances as part of the University’s Family Weekend, Sept. 16-18.
July 5, 2022
Four recent Ball State University graduates have been chosen for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program—one of the most prestigious and widely recognized international programs, which grants support for pursuing graduate studies, conducting research, or teaching English abroad.
May 12, 2022
The Ball State University Singers, Indiana’s Official Goodwill Ambassadors, have been invited to perform at the famed Carnegie Hall concert venue in New York City. The group is performing, along with the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and the Fort Hamilton High School Symphonic Band, in the May 29 Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) program, “English Masters: Britten & Howells.” The performance begins at 2 p.m. ET at Carnegie’s Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. Tickets are available for purchase on the Carnegie Hall website.
May 6, 2022
A Spring tradition continues at the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) with Art in Bloom, a free, public floral exhibition on Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15, with extended museum hours from noon to 5 p.m. on both days.
April 15, 2022
Melanie Swihart, assistant teaching professor of Dance at Ball State University, has been selected by Indiana Campus Compact (ICC) as a 2022 recipient of its Emerging Leader in Community Engagement award. The ICC Emerging Leader in Community Engagement award recognizes faculty that demonstrate leadership and innovation in advancing and shaping community engagement across the field and throughout their institution.
March 2, 2022
Ball State University’s Office of Community Engagement is now accepting proposals for its Community Engagement for the Arts Grant. This annual competitive grant program provides funding up to $35,000 to an East Central Indiana community arts-focused organization or program.
February 23, 2022
The David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, will display the most important exhibition to date of the art of Larry Day (1921–1998) from Feb. 24 through May 21, 2022. DOMA is open to the public with no admission fee from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.
December 18, 2021
Ball State University held two in-person Commencement ceremonies on Saturday to honor about 1,500 Fall 2021 graduates.
October 8, 2021
Ball State University’s College of Fine Arts is expanding the offerings in this year’s Arts Alive, the college’s annual event series aimed at making arts and entertainment more accessible to community members and students.
September 16, 2021
Memories & Inspiration presents more than 60 selected works from a body of art amassed over 35 years by Kerry and C. Betty Davis. Their collection includes works by Romare Bearden, Beverly Buchanan, Elizabeth Catlett, Ernest T. Crichlow, Sam Gilliam, Loïs Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence, Gordon Parks, Alma Thomas, and Charles White.
September 13, 2021
Grammy and Oscar award-winning singer-songwriter Tiara Thomas, a 2012 Ball State University graduate, is returning to Ball State as the next guest in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series.
July 22, 2021
Two Ball State University art students were part of a design team whose collaborative creation won a top prize in the 2021 Biodesign Challenge competition.
July 9, 2021
Dr. Aaron Paige, assistant professor of Music (Voice) at Ball State University, was one of just 35 people chosen for a fellowship program designed to elevate and engage Black and Latinx music educators.
March 11, 2021
Abigail Clone, a 19-year-old graphic design student at Ball State, created a billboard that will greet college basketball teams as they arrive in Indianapolis for the NCAA basketball tournament.
October 8, 2020
Visitors can view many of their favorite works of art and learn about others by using DOMA’s collection search page. The online collection allows guests to browse an initial catalogue of more than 1,000 objects from the museum’s collection.
August 10, 2020
The ‘Pride of Mid-America’ Marching Band is taking steps to ensure its members and the audience are safe.
June 30, 2020
Dr. Elizabeth Crawford, a Ball State professor of music performance and clarinetist, will travel to Portugal in Spring 2021 on a prestigious Fulbright Core Award for study and research.