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This Week at the David Owsley Museum of Art

Contributed by: Rachel Buckmaster
Published: Tuesday, 21 January 2020 10:00 AM
The Spring 2020 ARTwords newsletter is now available!

Stop by the David Owsley Museum of Art and pick up a copy of the latest ARTwords to learn about the museum’s spring exhibitions, events, programs, and more. A pdf is also available for download online.

Meditation in the Museum this Friday
January 24, 3:00 p.m.

The David Owsley Museum of Art hosts guided meditation almost every Friday. This week’s session is led by the Ball State Counseling Center and is guided meditation for relieving stress. All are welcome to attend this free session in the Owsley Ethnographic Gallery at DOMA. Participants are welcome to bring a towel or mat if they wish. Seats provided.

First Docent's Choice Tour of the semester this Saturday
January 25, 2:30 p.m.

Global Tour – General Introduction to the Art of the Americas, Africa, Asia, Mediterranean, and Pacific

Join docent Micaela Knox for a guided tour giving a general introduction to the global art in DOMA’s collection. Docent’s Choice Tours are available most Saturdays during the academic year at 2:30 pm. A docent is a volunteer who can lead guided tours at the museum. A museum host and docent will also be available for the hour beforehand to welcome visitors and answer questions.

Meet in Sculpture Court to join the tour. This event is free and open to the public.

About the David Owsley Museum of Art
2021 W. Riverside Avenue in the Fine Arts Building
Muncie's Gateway to the World of Art

The David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State University houses a world art collection with more than 11,000 works from Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, Europe, and the Americas. DOMA cultivates lifelong learning and recreation in the visual arts through exciting interdisciplinary art exhibitions with engaging displays of the permanent collection in an educational environment that serves both the university and the East Central Indiana region.

Admission to the David Owsley Museum of Art is free and open to the public year-round. Free tours are also available for groups. Parking is available at the McKinley Parking Garage and MITS bus stops are nearby.

Visitor hours are:
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

DOMA is located in the Fine Arts Building on the northern side of Ball State University's Quad. For more information, call the museum at 765-285-5242 or email For updates and events, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @domaatbsu. Visit our website to download the latest ARTwords newsletter (or view previous issues). To learn more about ways to get involved with DOMA —including Art Alliance luncheons and Friend of the Museum memberships—visit
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