Rachel Buckmaster
Rachel Buckmaster
Associate Director of the David Owsley Museum of Art


Room:AR 328

Rachel Buckmaster manages the operation of the museum, including outreach, finances, and facilities projects, and oversees a team of dozens of student guards/visitor assistants and interns.

Born and raised in Muncie, Buckmaster attended Ball State University, and after graduating with a degree in Political Science, she worked for over a decade in state and local government in Indianapolis. After receiving a Master of Arts in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Buckmaster spent several years working in SAIC’s administration in Student Affairs, developing a deeper understanding of the valuable role of the arts in a community. She returned to Muncie in 2016 to join the staff of the David Owsley Museum of Art.