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.
March 30, 2020
Members of Ball State’s costume shop join with stitchers nationwide to create medical masks.
January 30, 2020
For the 16th consecutive year, Ball State students win regional awards at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, constituting the longest streak in the festival’s history.
January 27, 2020
“Mexican Modernity: 20th-Century Paintings from the Zapanta Collection” features works from some of the most significant Mexican artists of the modern period. Visitors can view the special exhibition from January 30 through May 3, 2020. Visit for more information.
November 4, 2019
“A Little Night Music,” a musical about an actress and the men who love her, will debut at 7:30 p.m. November 8 in University Theatre on the Ball State University campus. The Department of Theatre and Dance will have additional performances November 9, 12-16 at 7:30 p.m. and November 10 at 2:30 p.m.
October 11, 2019
Kimberly Drew will visit Ball State on October 16 as part of the Fred Meyer Cultural Policy and Arts Advocacy Lecture Series.
September 16, 2019
Ball State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will perform Oscar-winner Tarell Alvin McCraney’s gripping coming-of-age play, “Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet,” at 7:30 p.m. September 20-21 and 24-28, and September 22 at 2:30 p.m. in University Theatre.
September 16, 2019
“Recent Acquisitions: Connecting to the Past, Committing to the Future” features works of art new to the David Owsley Museum of Art’s encyclopedic collection. Visitors can view the special exhibition from September 19 through December 20, 2019. Visit for more information.
September 9, 2019
Ball State to screen documentary-in-progress about Norman Malone, a left-handed pianist.
May 15, 2019
The Ball State University Jazz Ensemble has been invited to perform at Dizzy’s Club at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in New York on March 23, 2020.
April 2, 2019
Ball State’s School of Music will debut at Hilbert Circle Theatre at 4 p.m. April 14 with a Centennial Masterworks concert featuring orchestral and choral performances, including Beethoven’s iconic Ninth Symphony.
March 29, 2019
“The Giantmaker” play, inspired by true events and written by a Ball State professor, debuts April 5. Showtimes are April 5-6 at 7:30 p.m., April 7 at 2:30 p.m., and April 9-13 at 7:30 p.m.
March 28, 2019
Dr. Seth Beckman will join the leadership team at Ball State University as dean of the College of Fine Arts, Susana Rivera-Mills, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, announced. His appointment starts July 1, 2019.
March 19, 2019
'Gypsy’ will serve as Professor Beth Turcotte’s directorial finale. It will be performed March 22-24 and 26-31.
February 5, 2019
For the 15th consecutive year, Ball State students win regional awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, constituting the longest streak in the festival’s history. Up to three winners will go on to national competitions.
January 29, 2019
The honey-loving bear that audiences have known and loved for decades will be making his way to Ball State’s University Theatre. An adaptation of one of A.A. Milne’s classic books, “Winnie the Pooh” will open at 7 p.m. February 1 at University Theatre. Additional shows are at 7 p.m. February 2, 7-9 and at 2:30 p.m. February 3, 9-10.
December 4, 2018
The Department of Theatre and Dance and the School of Music’s production of “The Nutcracker” takes the Emens Auditorium stage at 7:30 p.m. December 8.
November 5, 2018
The ambitions, disappointments, and obstacles of aspiring actresses will be on display during Ball State’s “Stage Door” mainstage production. The play, an adaptation of the four-time Oscar nominated movie, will open at 7:30 p.m. November 9 at University Theatre. Additional shows are November 10 and 13-17 at 7:30 p.m. and November 11 at 2:30 p.m.