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This Week at DOMA

Contributed by: Rachel Buckmaster
Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017 4:00 PM
Meditation in the Museum this Friday

The David Owsley Museum of Art hosts guided meditation most Fridays of the academic year. This week's session is led by Dr. George Wolfe will explore awakening your faculties of insight and realization. All are welcome to attend this session on Friday, November 10 at 3:30pm in the Owsley Asian Art Gallery at DOMA.

*Faculty and staff: You can receive one point towards the LiveWell incentive program for attending Meditation in the Museum.

Docent's Choice Tour this Saturday

All are welcome to attend this free tour on Saturday, November 11 at 2:30pm. Explore how sexuality and romance have been depicted by artists in works from all over the world. Enjoy this comparative tour with docent Carli Mandel. Meet in the Sculpture Court.

This year's featured themes were developed by Dr. Lara Kuykendall's AHS 450 Museum Theory and Practice students in partnership with DOMA for the DOMA Project App (available for free download from GooglePlay or iTunes for your smart device).

Docent's Choice Tours are available most Saturdays during the academic year at 2:30pm. 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.

Save the Date: Community Arts Expo on November 15

Come out to see the newly renovated Emens Auditorium entrance and visit with Muncie’s creative community—including friends from DOMA—at this free event on Wednesday, November 15, from 5:30-8:30pm hosted by Ball State University and the Star Press.

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

Our newest galleries exhibit more than 500 works of art from China, Japan, India, Africa, and the Pacific Islands, as well as from Native American, Mesoamerican, and South American cultures. Together with the existing galleries of European and American art, they represent major world civilizations on six continents.

Admission to the David Owsley Museum of Art is free and open to the public year-round.

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

The David Owsley Museum of Art cultivates lifelong learning and recreation in the visual arts through its collection of original works of art from around the world. DOMA is located in the heart of Ball State University's Old Quad. Housed in the Fine Arts Building, the collection has grown since 1935, and in 2011 was renamed after the grandson of Frank C. Ball and the museum's largest benefactor, David T. Owsley. For more information, call the museum at 765-285-5242 or email

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