Upcoming Events
1:30 p.m.
Middle-school students are invited to learn drawing techniques and create their own allegorical portrait in this free workshop.
2:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
3:30 p.m.
One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"One World, One Sky" is a brilliant program that follows Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected.
5 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedThere will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana on April 8, 2024. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses, and explains how to safely see these awe-inspiring sights.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalKatelyn Speck is a voice student of Kevin Gwinn. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Solar SuperstormsA fury is building on the surface of the Sun… high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave that reaches 100,000km high, and rising loops of electrified gas are energized by what is going on underneath its surface. Will these “storms” affect Earth? Find the answer as we venture into the seething interior of our star to learn how they are formed. Solar Superstorms takes viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the solar system: Coronal Mass Ejections.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State Choirs perform in Sursa Hall.Under the direction of Andrew Crow, ​director of choral activities, and featuring the work of graduate student conductors the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
The Spring Short Play Series will include 3 one-acts running in rep with 2 titles included in each performance.
7:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
2:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
4 p.m.
Educators are invited to join Dr. Robert La France to explore DOMA's spring special exhibition.
7:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Student RecitalMichael Santos is a bass student of Mark Buselli. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Reel Inclusion: FattitudeFattitude is an eye-opening look at how popular media perpetuates fat hatred that results in a cultural bias and a civil rights issue for people living in fat bodies. Fattitude looks at how this systemic cultural prejudice results in fat discrimination. Informed by a post-modern, post-colonial, feminist perspective, Fattitude also examines how fat-shaming crosses the lines of race, class, sexuality and gender. It features a diverse variety of voices such as academic scholars, activists, filmmakers, actors and psychologists, including Lindy West, Sonya Renee Taylor, Virgie Tovar, Ricki Lake, and more.
12 p.m.
Reel Inclusion Fattitude CalendarFattitude is an eye-opening look at how popular media perpetuates fat hatred that results in a cultural bias and a civil rights issue for people living in fat bodies. Fattitude looks at how this systemic cultural prejudice results in fat discrimination. Informed by a post-modern, post-colonial, feminist perspective, Fattitude also examines how fat-shaming crosses the lines of race, class, sexuality and gender. It features a diverse variety of voices such as academic scholars, activists, filmmakers, actors and psychologists, including Lindy West, Sonya Renee Taylor, Virgie Tovar, Ricki Lake, and more.
3 p.m.
The Only AlternativeJoin the Office of Inclusive Excellence and film documentarian Daria Buschur as we present her film highlighting the history of the Ball State University Multicultural Center and its impact on campus.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalHaley Turek is a bassoon student of Caroline Sackleh. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series features School of Music faculty sharing their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
7:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalThis recital will feature the voice students of Cynthia Smith. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Enjoy a musical performance in DOMA's Sculpture Court.
5:30 p.m.
Reel Inclusion Fattitude CalendarFattitude is an eye-opening look at how popular media perpetuates fat hatred that results in a cultural bias and a civil rights issue for people living in fat bodies. Fattitude looks at how this systemic cultural prejudice results in fat discrimination. Informed by a post-modern, post-colonial, feminist perspective, Fattitude also examines how fat-shaming crosses the lines of race, class, sexuality and gender. It features a diverse variety of voices such as academic scholars, activists, filmmakers, actors and psychologists, including Lindy West, Sonya Renee Taylor, Virgie Tovar, Ricki Lake, and more.
5:30 p.m.
Reel Inclusion: FattitudeFattitude is an eye-opening look at how popular media perpetuates fat hatred that results in a cultural bias and a civil rights issue for people living in fat bodies. Fattitude looks at how this systemic cultural prejudice results in fat discrimination. Informed by a post-modern, post-colonial, feminist perspective, Fattitude also examines how fat-shaming crosses the lines of race, class, sexuality and gender. It features a diverse variety of voices such as academic scholars, activists, filmmakers, actors and psychologists, including Lindy West, Sonya Renee Taylor, Virgie Tovar, Ricki Lake, and more.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra conductor and musicians on stage performingThe Ball State Symphony Orchestra is a flagship ensemble of the School of Music that performs orchestral music from a wide variety of backgrounds and time periods. Program to include music by Gabriela Lena Frank.
7:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedThere will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana on April 8, 2024. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses, and explains how to safely see these awe-inspiring sights.
3:30 p.m.
Kitz the Cats show poster with hip, CGI cat astronautsDevelop an understanding of the danger of space junk and humanity’s moon exploration while following adventurous cat astronauts! The Earth in the far future, where humanity no longer exists. Cats that survived in the debris left behind by humanity have evolved into intelligent beings. Three cats – Kitz, Tutti, and Pepe – are working as cleaners at NYASA and today’s mission is to clean up space junk. But these unpredictable street cats skip some of their work and fly to the Moon!
5 p.m.
Kitz the Cats show poster with hip, CGI cat astronautsDevelop an understanding of the danger of space junk and humanity’s moon exploration while following adventurous cat astronauts! The Earth in the far future, where humanity no longer exists. Cats that survived in the debris left behind by humanity have evolved into intelligent beings. Three cats – Kitz, Tutti, and Pepe – are working as cleaners at NYASA and today’s mission is to clean up space junk. But these unpredictable street cats skip some of their work and fly to the Moon!
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedThere will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana on April 8, 2024. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses, and explains how to safely see these awe-inspiring sights.
7 p.m.
Comedian Joe Gatto7:00 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
Jazz pianist performing on stageTwo honor bands of the 51st Annual Larry McWilliams Dimensions in Jazz Festival perform with the Ball State Jazz Ensemble I and guest artist Michael Rodriguez. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Musicians Kevin Burke, Nuala Kennedy, and Eamon O'Leary pose for a photo together holding their instruments7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series features School of Music faculty sharing their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series features School of Music faculty sharing their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include music by Bach, Repnikov, Conte, and more. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalDaniel Perez is a jazz trumpet student of Mark Buselli. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalThis recital will feature the voice students of Mei Zhong. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Student RecitalXue Bai is a voice student of Mei Zhong. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalConnor Speakman is a percussion student of YoungKyoung Lee. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalSammy Deckard and Carlos Juanillo-Castillo are euphonium students of Matthew Lyon. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Event CanceledThis concert has been cancelled.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series features School of Music faculty sharing their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
12 p.m.
Enjoy a midday break with mindfulness meditation in the DOMA galleries.
7:30 p.m.
Composer Elainie LilliosThe Ball State University School of Music is pleased to feature guest composer Elainie Lillios at the 53rd Annual Festival of New Music. Additional guest artists include Forward Motion and composers from around the country. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
poster art: a brunette woman wearing a white dress dancing while holding purple clothPlease join the Department of Theatre and Dance, as we celebrate the history of dance in University Theatre by reliving some of our finest performances and choreography from the past 35 years. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Composer Elainie LilliosThe Ball State University School of Music is pleased to feature guest composer Elainie Lillios at the 53rd Annual Festival of New Music. Additional guest artists include Forward Motion and composers from around the country. This event is free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a free tour in the DOMA galleries.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalThis recital will feature the flute students of Mihoko Watanabe. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
poster art: a brunette woman wearing a white dress dancing while holding purple clothPlease join the Department of Theatre and Dance, as we celebrate the history of dance in University Theatre by reliving some of our finest performances and choreography from the past 35 years. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
2:30 p.m.
poster art: a brunette woman wearing a white dress dancing while holding purple clothPlease join the Department of Theatre and Dance, as we celebrate the history of dance in University Theatre by reliving some of our finest performances and choreography from the past 35 years. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
3 p.m.
The Ball State Cardinal Chorus men's choir performs in Sursa HallUnder the direction of Andrew Crow, director of choral activities, Andy Schroetter, and Stephen Larson, the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
3 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series features School of Music faculty sharing their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalAndy Schroetter is a choral conducting student of Andrew Crow. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
poster art: a brunette woman wearing a white dress dancing while holding purple clothPlease join the Department of Theatre and Dance, as we celebrate the history of dance in University Theatre by reliving some of our finest performances and choreography from the past 35 years. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
12 a.m.
a group of percussionists of Asian descent performing onstage7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
Ball State Choirs perform in Sursa Hall.Under the direction of Kerry Glann, and ​guest artist Erin Plisco,. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra musicians performing on stageThe Campus Orchestra is a non-auditioned full orchestra featuring students and members of the Ball State community. Program to be announced. This concert is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A cardinal red background with a line drawing of a rock in white with the word "CAVE" above it in white.Upon receiving numerous death threats while in the running for governor, State Senator Tyson Avery and his wife escape to a mountain cabin owned by the family of the Senator's top aide, Clayton Carlson. Tension builds as the stalker reveals they know where the Senator is hiding and as more and more disturbing events take place, the terror really begins. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalAlena M Miskinis is a piano student of Ray Kilburn. Program to include music by Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, Franz Joseph Haydn, Frédéric Chopin, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and more. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A cardinal red background with a line drawing of a rock in white with the word "CAVE" above it in white.Upon receiving numerous death threats while in the running for governor, State Senator Tyson Avery and his wife escape to a mountain cabin owned by the family of the Senator's top aide, Clayton Carlson. Tension builds as the stalker reveals they know where the Senator is hiding and as more and more disturbing events take place, the terror really begins. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
12 a.m.
John Mellencamp wearing a black button-down shirt8:00 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalThis recital will feature the voice students of Kevin Gwinn. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedThere will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana on April 8, 2024. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses, and explains how to safely see these awe-inspiring sights.
7:30 p.m.
student performing with the Wind Ensemble and Wind SymphonyUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Jeremy Harmon, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
A cardinal red background with a line drawing of a rock in white with the word "CAVE" above it in white.Upon receiving numerous death threats while in the running for governor, State Senator Tyson Avery and his wife escape to a mountain cabin owned by the family of the Senator's top aide, Clayton Carlson. Tension builds as the stalker reveals they know where the Senator is hiding and as more and more disturbing events take place, the terror really begins. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
9 a.m.
A violist performing on stageViola Day 2024 will feature guest artists Julia Bullard of Kennesaw State University and Derek Reeves, Principal Violist for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.
1:30 p.m.
Join creative writing students in exploring DOMA in this free workshop.
2:30 p.m.
A cardinal red background with a line drawing of a rock in white with the word "CAVE" above it in white.Upon receiving numerous death threats while in the running for governor, State Senator Tyson Avery and his wife escape to a mountain cabin owned by the family of the Senator's top aide, Clayton Carlson. Tension builds as the stalker reveals they know where the Senator is hiding and as more and more disturbing events take place, the terror really begins. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
3:30 p.m.
Kitz the Cats show poster with hip, CGI cat astronautsDevelop an understanding of the danger of space junk and humanity’s moon exploration while following adventurous cat astronauts! The Earth in the far future, where humanity no longer exists. Cats that survived in the debris left behind by humanity have evolved into intelligent beings. Three cats – Kitz, Tutti, and Pepe – are working as cleaners at NYASA and today’s mission is to clean up space junk. But these unpredictable street cats skip some of their work and fly to the Moon!
5 p.m.
Kitz the Cats show poster with hip, CGI cat astronautsDevelop an understanding of the danger of space junk and humanity’s moon exploration while following adventurous cat astronauts! The Earth in the far future, where humanity no longer exists. Cats that survived in the debris left behind by humanity have evolved into intelligent beings. Three cats – Kitz, Tutti, and Pepe – are working as cleaners at NYASA and today’s mission is to clean up space junk. But these unpredictable street cats skip some of their work and fly to the Moon!
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedThere will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana on April 8, 2024. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses, and explains how to safely see these awe-inspiring sights.
7:30 p.m.
A cardinal red background with a line drawing of a rock in white with the word "CAVE" above it in white.Upon receiving numerous death threats while in the running for governor, State Senator Tyson Avery and his wife escape to a mountain cabin owned by the family of the Senator's top aide, Clayton Carlson. Tension builds as the stalker reveals they know where the Senator is hiding and as more and more disturbing events take place, the terror really begins. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
1 p.m.
Student RecitalBraden Allison is a voice student of Kevin Gwinn. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
A cardinal red background with a line drawing of a rock in white with the word "CAVE" above it in white.Upon receiving numerous death threats while in the running for governor, State Senator Tyson Avery and his wife escape to a mountain cabin owned by the family of the Senator's top aide, Clayton Carlson. Tension builds as the stalker reveals they know where the Senator is hiding and as more and more disturbing events take place, the terror really begins. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
3 p.m.
Student RecitalEmily Hunt is a clarinet student of Elisha Willinger. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalQiaohui Wu is a voice student of Mei Zhong. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature string faculty and students. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Student RecitalKatelyn Daily is a voice student of Kevin Gwinn. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalThis recital will feature the horn students of Gene Berger. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Student RecitalJoey Krachenfels is a viola student of Zoran Jakovcic. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Student RecitalThis recital will feature the percussion students of YoungKyoung Lee. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalIzzy Fuentes and Ethan Johnson are oboe students of Lisa Kozenko. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
photo of a baroque painting with the words "music at the house of the medici" superimposed on itThe Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra will perform “Music in the House of the Medici” in Sursa Hall at 7:30 pm. The performance is in conjunction with the spring special exhibition “Beyond the Medici” celebrating Italian Baroque art at the David Owsley Museum of Art.
7:30 p.m.
Student RecitalJordan D Fredericks is a composition student of Amelia Kaplan. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Poster that says TOTALITY over a starry sky and star projector in a planetariumDuring this special live program by Planetarium Director Ms. Dayna Thompson, you will learn about the science of solar eclipses, tips and tricks to seeing an eclipse, how to view totality, and more.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalNaomi Martin is a piano student of James Helton. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalOliver Hazel is a euphonium student of Matthew Lyon. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Poster that says TOTALITY over a starry sky and star projector in a planetariumDuring this special live program by Planetarium Director Ms. Dayna Thompson, you will learn about the science of solar eclipses, tips and tricks to seeing an eclipse, how to view totality, and more.
2:30 p.m.
Poster that says Eclipse Planetarium ProgramsCome learn about solar eclipses during special workshops, lectures, planetarium programs, and more as we continue to get ready for April’s total solar eclipse. Planetarium shows are at 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm, 5:30pm, and 6:30pm. Show titles and information are in the link above.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalAndrew Harris is a violin student of Anna Vayman. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Student RecitalRenee Anderson is a voice student of Mei Zhong. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Violinists of the Ball State Symphony OrchestraThe 12th Annual Showcase Concert presents a sampling of the School of Music's outstanding large ensembles, chamber groups, and soloists. We invite you to witness the exceptional talent of our students and help support student scholarships!
All Day Event
We the Kingdom Church Music Tour Poster7:00 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
5:30 p.m.
Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science. Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy and why the Sun rises and sets. Best suited for families and groups with kids ages 8+, all ages are welcome.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedThere will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana on April 8, 2024. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses, and explains how to safely see these awe-inspiring sights.
1:30 p.m.
Families and kids of all ages are invited to experience art through activities, games, and tours.
2:30 p.m.
Poster that says Eclipse Planetarium ProgramsCome learn about solar eclipses during special workshops, lectures, planetarium programs, and more as we continue to get ready for April’s total solar eclipse. Planetarium shows are at 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm, 5:30pm, and 6:30pm. Show titles and information are in the link above.
2:30 p.m.
Poster that says Eclipse Planetarium ProgramsEnjoy a series of planetarium programs and more as we continue to get ready for April’s total solar eclipse. Shows are at 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm, 5:30pm, and 6:30pm. Show titles and information are in the link above.
7:30 p.m.
Thalea String QuartetThalea String Quartet will perform at 7:30 pm in Sursa Hall on April 9, 2024.
6 p.m.
"Whine Club" oil on canvas by Katie NeeceDigital artist Katie Neece will give a talk.
5:30 p.m.
Enjoy a musical performance in DOMA's Sculpture Court.
6:30 p.m.
Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.
7:30 p.m.
Melody Angel, a Black woman with an afro, performs with her guitar onstageThis show has been cancelled.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a free tour in the DOMA galleries.
3:30 p.m.
Travel with Jack and Annie, stars of the Magic Tree House® best-selling children’s book series, as they search for answers to a mysterious riddle they discover in a written note signed “–M.” Peek into the treehouse and follow Jack and Annie on an exciting adventure as they meet a helpful astronomer and an astronaut. As they travel to an observatory and beyond into space, Jack and Annie nearly get … well, we don’t want to give the surprise away!
5 p.m.
How do STEM workers, including NASA professionals, cope with stress? Meditation is a powerful tool for maintaining psychological health and resilience. Since the planetarium offers a dark and quiet space for relaxation, it is the perfect place for meditation. Enjoy a free guided meditation experience from Ball State University. View an amazing sunset as you travel from the Grand Canyon to the North Pole. Then relax under a night sky filled with stars and glimpses of the Northern Lights.
6:30 p.m.
Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.
3 p.m.
Ball State Choirs perform in Sursa Hall.Under the direction of Andrew Crow, Kerry Glann, and Mark Statler, the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
10 a.m.
Kendall Slipper CollectionStroll through the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse and search for all of our beautiful orchids in bloom. Make sure to pick up an orchid-gami sheet to create your own paper orchid!
7 p.m.
The Ball State Studio BandCome see the Ball State Studio Band perform at Indiana's premier Jazz club - The Jazz Kitchen! The group will be joined by special guest Kim Kenny-Green. This venue is 21+. Visit The Jazz Kitchen's website for more information.
12 p.m.
Enjoy a midday break with meditative art viewing in the DOMA galleries.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers during a performanceCome see Ball State Opera Theatre's spring production in Sursa Performance Hall. Tickets will be available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. Program to be announced.
11 a.m.
glass pieces for making glass art in the kilnA professional development event for East Central Indiana Art Teachers, hosted by the Art Education Association of Indiana and the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass at Ball State University. Registration is required by March 20th at 5 p.m.
3 p.m.
Opera singers during a performanceCome see Ball State Opera Theatre's spring production in Sursa Performance Hall. Tickets will be available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. Program to be announced.
7:30 p.m.
student performing with the Wind Ensemble and Wind SymphonyUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Jeremy Harmon, Ball State's Campus Band will perform in Sursa Hall. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
12 a.m.
performers dance onstage in whimsical outfits in front of a background of colorful parasols7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
Jazz pianist performing on stageEnjoy a concert of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Mark Buselli. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
The light painting in Sursa's lobby entitled First SymphonyCome see Ball State New Music Ensemble perform chamber and solo music of the past thirty years, along with classics of the earlier 20th-century.
6:30 p.m.
Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.
7:30 p.m.
student performing with the Wind Ensemble and Wind SymphonyUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Jeremy Harmon, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
3:30 p.m.
Travel with Jack and Annie, stars of the Magic Tree House® best-selling children’s book series, as they search for answers to a mysterious riddle they discover in a written note signed “–M.” Peek into the treehouse and follow Jack and Annie on an exciting adventure as they meet a helpful astronomer and an astronaut. As they travel to an observatory and beyond into space, Jack and Annie nearly get … well, we don’t want to give the surprise away!
5 p.m.
How do STEM workers, including NASA professionals, cope with stress? Meditation is a powerful tool for maintaining psychological health and resilience. Since the planetarium offers a dark and quiet space for relaxation, it is the perfect place for meditation. Enjoy a free guided meditation experience from Ball State University. View an amazing sunset as you travel from the Grand Canyon to the North Pole. Then relax under a night sky filled with stars and glimpses of the Northern Lights.
6:30 p.m.
Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.
7:30 p.m.
ball state choirs perform in Sursa HallUnder the direction of Andrew Crow, director of choral activities, and Kerry Glann, the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
1 p.m.
Visit DOMA to enjoy the Art in Bloom floral arrangements as well as tours, demos, and activities - with no admission fee and extended museum hours!
1 p.m.
Visit DOMA to enjoy the Art in Bloom floral arrangements as well as tours, demos, and activities - with no admission fee and extended museum hours!