The Association of Lifelong Learners
The Association of Lifelong Learners (ALL) is a group of retirees and community members interested in continuing to learn by participating in presentations, field trips, mini-courses, and discussion groups. ALL meets weekly on Tuesdays, September through May, 3-4:15 p.m., at the Ball State Alumni Center. For more information, e-mail John Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Charles W. Brown Planetarium
The planetarium is an immersive theater where state-of-the-art technology transforms a 52-foot dome into a simulation of the night sky as seen from Earth and from space. Visit www.bsu.edu/planetarium for more information.
Christy Woods is an outdoor teaching laboratory for Ball State University students, as well as the community. Located on the southwest corner of campus, the property is filled with mature deciduous forest, tallgrass prairie, and other plant communities. Visit www.bsu.edu/christywoods more information.
David Owsley Museum of Art
The museum not only displays an impressive collection of art from Europe and the United States, but the recently expanded galleries also feature hundreds of works of art from Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas. Admission to the David Owsley Museum of Art is free and open to the public year-round. Visit www.bsu.edu/artmuseum for visitor hours and to view the calendar of events.
Delaware County Historical Society
The Historical Society’s mission is to enrich the lives of the Delaware County residents through the preservation and interpretation of local heritage. The Resource Center is currently open Tuesday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. or by appointment. Follow the Delaware County Historical Society on Facebook for details about upcoming programs or visit www.delawarecountyhistory.org.
Named after Ball State’s 6th president, John R. Emens, the auditorium is the university’s premier venue for arts and entertainment events. Since its 1964 grand opening, many world-renowned artists, individuals, musicians, and shows have graced the Emens stage. For more information, call (765) 285-1539 or visit www.bsu.edu/emens.
The Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass
The Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass is a premier glass facility that was built to support and promote the practice of the contemporary glass arts at Ball State University and in the East Central Indiana Region. Visit www.bsu.edu/art/glickcenter for visitors hours and a calendar of events.
Minnetrista's forty-acre campus includes a modern museum with changing exhibits, a historic home, many themed gardens, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway. It is committed to be a gathering place that focuses on the exploration of nature, history, gardens and art; where vibrant, audience-centered experiences honor our heritage and inspire the future of its region. Call (765) 282-4848 or visit www.minnetrista.net.
Muncie Calendar of Events
Maintained by the Muncie Visitors Bureau, view an online calendar featuring events in Muncie and the surrounding communities. An e-newsletter is also available. Visit or subscribe at http://munciecalendar.com.
Muncie Downtown Development Partnership
The partnership strives to create a strong and vibrant Downtown. Visit www.downtownmuncie.org to learn more about local businesses, events, and news.
Rinard Orchid Greenhouse
The Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse is the new home of the Ball State University Wheeler-Thanhauser Orchid Collection and Species Bank, and a wonderful new Display House, in which tropical plants of many types, including orchids, are featured. The Display House contains 700 square feet of plants from the world’s tropics. The greenhouse is free and open to the public. Call (765) 285-2641 for more information.
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