Upcoming Events
4 p.m.
Muncie NaNoWriMo Write-In
10 a.m.
Transfer Visit Days are special opportunities for transfer students and their families to visit our vibrant campus and learn more about transferring to Ball State.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
6 p.m.
Join us for Holiday in Bloom, an annual holiday open house that is free and open to the public.
8 p.m.
Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
2 p.m.
Opera singers performingA charming tale of love that transcends class and station, Gilbert and Sullivan's classic "H.M.S. Pinafore" is one of the most popular operas in the English language. The performance will include full sets, costumes, and chamber orchestra featuring our incredible Ball State students under the stage direction of Jon Truitt and conductor Hyery Hwang. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
4 p.m.
Lecture: Le Freak, C’est Chic: On Two-Headedness, Four-Leggedness, Poetry, and Form with Diane Seuss
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
5 p.m.
Image of a hand reaching out toward the horizon and holding a small globe that features South AmericaFind out why Ball State’s introductory history course emphasizes problems, turning points and recurring themes that focus on the way global interactions helped to shape western cultures. Dr. Abel Alves will facilitate a discussion of how processes of globalization long predate the twenty-first century, and how the interaction of multiple cultural traditions shape who we are today.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra musicians performing on stageDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a program to include works by Christopher Theofanidis (Rainbow Body), Allessandro Marcello (Oboe Concerto in D minor - Lisa Kozenko, soloist), and Igor Stravinsky (Rite of Spring). Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
7:30 p.m.
LunasaLúnasa have sold more than quarter of a million albums in the course of the band’s career and boast an impressive back catalog of 7 highly acclaimed and award-winning studio albums. The band is internationally acknowledged as being the finest traditional Irish instrumental outfit of recent times. They are renowned for their stunning shows honed by superb musicianship and a constant touring cycle. They have performed over 1,500 shows across 36 countries since the band formed in 1997. The band has appeared at internationally renowned venues such as The Hollywood Bowl, National Concert Hall (Dublin), Sydney Opera House and Moscow International House of Music. They have been invited to appear at the White House.
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
3:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing, end of the week meditation.
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
12 p.m.
Oboeist Alex KleinJoin Ball State oboe professor Lisa Kozenko and Grammy Award-winning guest artist Alex Klein for a day filled with master classes, mock auditions and feedback, oboe ensembles, practice tips, and meet and greet time. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
It Can Happen HereIt Can Happen Here responds to an ever-shifting landscape of politics and purpose.Through dance and text, the choreographers ask who is welcomed and who is not in today's America? It's purpose is to build community—seeking resistance, faith, and change in motion.
6 p.m.
A choir performing on stage at a Holiday Choral ConcertBall State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
7:30 p.m.
Shaping Sound Christmas TourFrom its formation in 2003, Ernie Haase has built Signature Sound into one of the most popular and beloved quartets in all of Southern Gospel music. The group has traveled all over the world, offering energy, excitement and encouragement through its powerful brand of gospel music. EHSS continues to gain fans all around the globe with its unique performances and unmistakable four-part harmonies. EHSS is one of the most celebrated quartets in Southern Gospel History mentioned with the same "trailblazing" reverence as groups likes The Statesmen Quartet and The Cathedral Quartet.
9 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsSchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 5th through Dec. 16th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sundays
All Day Event
December Commencement