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Contributed by: Rachel Buckmaster
Published: Tuesday, 21 February 2017 1:30 PM
REMINDER: First Person: Corban Walker
Thursday, Feb. 23
Reception: 5 p.m., Artist Talk: 6 p.m.

Hear from one of our featured artists from SHIFT: Jongil Ma, Christopher Smith, Corban Walker. Irish artist Corban Walker will discuss his signature sculpture and drawings that confront common notions of scale and substance, which earned him the prestigious role of representing his country in the 2011 Venice Biennale. The SHIFT exhibition will be open to view following the talk.



Exhibition open: SHIFT: Jongil Ma, Christopher Smith, Corban Walker

The David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State University presents the special exhibition SHIFT: Jongil Ma, Christopher Smith, Corban Walker, which explores works through the eyes of three artists, and how we see and experience space and time as well as physical and emotional realities. The exhibition will be open through Sunday, May 7.

The three artists all come together to create one experiential masterpiece in regard to physical reality. Jongil Ma changes our focus from objects to emotions through conceptual explorations of containment and chaos, freedom and restriction, randomness and order. Christopher Smith makes his viewers move and mentally reconsider their physical realities. Smith offers a mesmerizing display of light and color by superimposing video images of paint and pigmented fluids flowing over glass. Corban Walker creates sculptures in relation to his own proportions, challenging the viewer to see the world through relations to the body and physical dimension or limitation that imposes upon us.



Meditation in the Museum this Friday

Meditation allows you to detach from the materialistic necessities of life. The David Owsley Museum of Art hosts guided mediation almost every Friday. This week's guided meditation, led by the Dr. George Wolfe, will help you enter a state of non-desire. Attend our session on Friday, Feb. 24, at 3:30 PM at the Owsley Asian Art Gallery, David Owsley Museum of Art.

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



19th Century American Art tour this Saturday

A docent is a volunteer who can lead guided tours at the museum. This week, Vernon Bedel will lead a 19th Century American art tour at the museum this Saturday, Feb. 25 at 2:30 p.m. Meet at Sculpture Court. This is a free event.

Docent’s Choice Tours happen almost every Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

Interpretive Assistance Available

Museum volunteers regularly provide assistance to the public. Ask questions, discuss a work of art, and enjoy a new perspective with a docent in a friendly, low key atmosphere.

Interpretive Assistance happens almost every Saturday at 1:30 p.m. prior to the Docent's Choice Tour.



About the David Owsley Museum of Art
2021 W. Riverside Avenue in the Fine Arts Building
bsu.edu/artmuseum
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 artmuseum@bsu.edu.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @domaatbsu for updates.
Learn more.

Don't Miss Crumbs from the Table of Joy

Contributed by: Renee Busha
Published: Monday, 20 February 2017 12:00 PM
Crumbs from the Table of Joy
By Lynn Nottage
Directed by Dee Dee Batteast

The year is 1950, and while Americans are dealing with post-World War II life, the start of the Cold War, and the looming civil right movement, the Crump family - father Godfrey and his two daughters Ernestine, 17 and Ermina, 15 - are reeling from the loss of Godfrey's wife and the the girls' mother. As Godfrey tries to find solace by moving the family from Florida to Brooklyn, both girls try to adjust to their new lives, while their aunt tries to undo the conservative teachings of Godfrey with her free-thought philosophy. But tension reaches its peak when Godfrey falls in love with a German woman and brings her home to meet the family.

Crumbs From the Table of Joy is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.

Show Times:
February 17, 18, 21-25 at 7:30 p.m.
February 19 at 2:30 p.m.

Ticket Information:
Tickets can be purchased at the University Theatre Box Office from Noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and one hour before each performance or online.
Learn more.

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.

Crumbs from the Table of Joy opens February 17th

Contributed by: Renee Busha
Published: Thursday, 16 February 2017 3:30 PM
Crumbs from the Table of Joy
by Lynn Nottage
co-directed by Dee Dee Batteast and Tracey Copeland Halter

The year is 1950, and while Americans are dealing with post-World War II
live, the start of the Cold War, and the looming civil rights movement,
the Crump family-father Godfrey and his two daughters Ernestine, 17, and
Ermina, 15-are reeling for the loss of Godfrey's wife and the girls
mother. As Godfrey tries to find solace by moving the family from
Florida to Brooklyn, both girls try to adjust to their new lives, while
their aunt tries to undo the conservative teachings of Godfrey with her
free-thought philosophy. But tension reaches its peak when Godfrey falls
in love with a German woman and brings her home to meet the family.

Crumbs From the Table of Joy is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.

Show Times

February 17, 18, 21-25 at 7:30 p.m.
February 19 at 2:30 p.m.

Ticket Information:

Tickets can be purchased at the University Theatre Box Office from Noon to 5
p.m. Monday through Friday and one hour before each performance, and by
calling the box office at 765-285-8749 or online.
Learn more.

Upcoming Artist Talk at DOMA

Contributed by: Rachel Buckmaster
Published: Thursday, 16 February 2017 9:00 AM
First Person: Corban Walker
Thursday, Feb. 23
5pm reception, 6pm presentation
David Owsley Museum of Art

Hear from one of our featured artists from DOMA's current special exhibition: SHIFT: Jongil Ma, Christopher Smith, Corban Walker. Irish artist Corban Walker will discuss his signature sculpture and drawings that confront common notions of scale and substance, which earned him the prestigious role of representing his country in the 2011 Venice Biennale. The SHIFT exhibition will be open to view following the talk. 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
bsu.edu/artmuseum
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 artmuseum@bsu.edu.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @domaatbsu for updates.
Learn more.

SGA Election Debates

Contributed by: Melissa Ginotti
Published: Thursday, 16 February 2017 7:00 AM
Ball State Student Government's 2017 Elections Board is proud to announce three upcoming debates with student candidates for 2017-18 SGA executive office positions. These debates present excellent opportunities for students to learn more about the candidates who wish to serve as the elected voice of the  student body.  Learn more.

Love Where You Live: An Evening with Peter Kageyama

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Wednesday, 15 February 2017 11:00 AM

Whether you are a Muncie fan or skeptic, we hope you will join us for a special city-wide event:

Love Where You Live: An Evening with Peter Kageyama
Wednesday, March 15, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Cornerstone Center for the Arts, 520 E. Main Street, Muncie
Event Website | Facebook Event | Event Flier
Free and open to the public; pre-registration is appreciated

Peter is an internationally sought-after community development consultant and author of For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places and Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places. He speaks all over the world about bottom-up community development and the amazing people who are making change happen.

Learn more.

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.

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