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DOMA closed during Spring Break

Contributed by: Rachel Buckmaster
Published: Wednesday, 01 March 2017 3:00 PM
Museum closed to public for Spring Break

The museum will be closed to the public from Saturday, March 4 through Sunday, March 12 for Spring Break. Docent’s Choice Tours and Meditation in the Museum will not take place this weekend or next. We will resume regular hours on Monday, March 13.

DOMA administrative staff will be onsite March 6 through 10 and available at 765-285-5242 or

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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Campus invited to attend first Academic Excellence Grants Symposium

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Wednesday, 01 March 2017 12:00 PM
Acting Provost Marilyn Buck invites the campus community to the first Academic Excellence Grants Symposium. The reception will be Monday, March 27. Reservations are required. Learn more.

Teachers College Dean Candidate Public Forums

Contributed by: Angie Zahner
Published: Tuesday, 28 February 2017 9:00 AM
The university community is invited to two upcoming public forums for Teachers College Dean candidates. 
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Spring Shout Songwriting Competition

Contributed by: Patrick Stauffer
Published: Friday, 17 February 2017 4:30 PM
The Ball State University School of Music is pleased to announce the Spring Shout Songwriting Competition, open to all Ball State students ages 18-27. Song material must be your original work and you must be a musician.

Take advantage of a unique opportunity to perform with your band at Be Here Now. Don’t have your own backing band for your live performance? No problem! Use our Music Media Production (MMP) Club Band (drums, bass, guitar, and keyboard). The event will be adjudicated by Ball State Music Media Production faculty and a surprise judge. There will be a jury prize and an audience vote, so bring your friends!

To enter the competition visit:

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Annual Student Art Exhibition Thursday Feb. 17 thru Wednesday March 15th

Contributed by: Michael Prater
Published: Friday, 17 February 2017 8:00 AM
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 82nd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 17th through Wednesday March 15th. Learn more.

2017-18 Interactive Learning Space Initiative - Call for Applications

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Wednesday, 01 February 2017 2:30 PM
Applications for joining the 2017-18 Interactive Learning Space (ILS) Initiative are now being accepted. The purpose of the ILS Initiative is to strengthen learning through pedagogy, learning space design, and technology.

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Midterm Feedback Service - Open for Spring 2017

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Wednesday, 01 February 2017 2:00 PM
Why wait until after finals to receive student feedback? The Office of Educational Excellence can assist in gathering student feedback at midterm allowing you to make adjustments prior to the end of the semester. Our Midterm Feedback Service can be provided as a facilitated face-to-face session with your students or as an online survey.

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Class Visit Opportunities at the David Owsley Museum of Art

Contributed by: Tania Said
Published: Monday, 09 January 2017 10:30 AM
Group tours, self-guided visits, and select object study and viewing opportunities available for BSU classes. Learn more.