Recurring Events

Art in Bloom

Art in Bloom 2023 is an annual springtime fundraiser and exhibition celebrating the David Owsley Museum of Art through innovative interpretations created by regional floral designers.

On Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, visit DOMA to enjoy light refreshments and artwork-based coloring pages for all ages from 1pm to 5pm in addition to viewing the floral arrangements in the galleries. A public reception from 5pm to 7pm on Saturday, May 20, will feature live jazz, hors d'oeuvres, and a cash (only) bar.

No admission fee and no need to register for any of the activities below - simply join us and celebrate springtime in the galleries.

The following presentations and activities are scheduled (times subject to slight changes):

- Spencer Bethers on piano in Sculpture Court from 1:30pm to 2:15pm
- Docent-led tours of the flowers offered at 2pm and 3:30pm
- Paper flower-making workshop from 3pm to 5pm
- Reception in Recital Hall from 5pm to 7pm

SUNDAY, May 21
- An interlude with Dr. Seth Beckman on piano and Dr. Stephen Campbell at 1:30pm
- Docent-led tours of the flowers offered at 2pm and 3:30pm
- Bruno Theiss on piano from 2:45pm to 3:30pm
- Paper flower-making workshop from 3pm to 5pm
- A floral demonstration by Rebecca Geary at 4pm

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This annual event is made possible by the generous support of many sponsors, including 2023 Major Sponsor Ada Rose Design.

DOMA regularly schedules programs related to special exhibitions. For A Wild Story: The David and Sarojini Johnson Print Collection, the following events are offered to enhance the enjoyment and appreciation of this extensive show:

February 27, 4pm: Educator Exhibition Overview (A free tour for faculty, educators, and museum Friends; registration appreciated.)

March 23, 5pm: Printmakers Panel and Reception (A free public talk, no registration required; the museum will be open to the public for a 5:00 p.m. reception prior to the 6:00 p.m. talk for visitors who wish to come early to view the exhibition.)

Docent's Choice ToursDocent's Choice Tours are free and open to the public. Spring 2023 tours are scheduled for:

View virtual Docent's Choice Tours on DOMA's Vimeo page:

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David Owsley Museum of Art

2021 W. Riverside Ave.
Fine Arts Building, Ball State University
Muncie , IN 47306

9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (Tuesday–Friday)
1:30–4:30 p.m. (Saturday)