Thursday, March 21, 2024
12 p.m.
Virtual Lunch and Learn: The Power of MapsMaps are a medium for inspiring and changing how to view and navigate spaces, but maps also serve as an informative and exciting storytelling devices. Maps represent a visual platform for users to create, engage in, define, and comprehend cultural and historic concepts related to the environment, human rights, language, income, inequality, urbanization, ethnicity, poverty, war, and education.The Ball State University Libraries’ Map Collection houses over 140,000 maps, atlases, and other cartographic resources—both paper and digital versions—that can be used as learning objects. And the Map Collection is constantly evolving and growing: Students from the School of Art have also created dozens of new maps for the Collection, while English, social studies, and history students have published online story maps.Explore the Map Collection in this program, and learn how education can be redefined through cartography.This event is free and open to the public and a part of the Friends of Bracken Library's Virtual Lunch and Learn series.
2 p.m.
Pastiche art uses the distinct imagery or style of another artist but still allows you to infuse your own style into your artwork. Ann will assist in identifying famous artist styles and help you make them your own personal style through touching up and editing. Open to all skill levels. Limited to 10 students. | Cost: $40
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 p.m.
Six Thursdays starting from March 21. Instruction in finger spelling and basic conversation based on American Sign Language and signed English. Certificate of Completion provided to those who attend all six sessions in their entirety. Limited 24 students. | Cost: $95
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.
7:30 p.m.
Bad dates, sarcastic fairies, a run-in with Joe Biden, and so much more. These student-written short plays will surprise you at every turn. Free and open to the public.