Upcoming Events
3 p.m.
Kelci is a voice student of Jon Truitt. She will present on and perform selections from music of Daron Hagen, including arias from his opera "Amelia." Pianist Michael Rigney and the Ball State Symphony Orchestra (BSSO), conducted by graduate assistant conductor Matthew Cooperman, will accompany her performance. Following her recital and a brief intermission, the BSSO will perform Dvořák's "Symphony No. 8." Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master of science in information and communication sciences is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
7 p.m.
Anna is an oboe student of Lisa Kozenko, associate professor of music performance. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A clarinetist performing on stageThe Ball State New Music Ensemble is dedicated to performing chamber and solo music of the past thirty years, along with classics of the earlier 20th-century. It features a diversity of musical styles from all over the globe, as well as new works by faculty and student composers at Ball State. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cinderella: A BalletThe classic fairy tale comes to life through dance, music, costumes, and lights. Set to the famous musical composition by Sergei Prokofiev, this dazzling ballet features Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother and the Fairies of the Four Seasons who help Cinderella overcome her mean-spirited stepsisters and find her Prince.
3:30 p.m.
Join us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing, end of the week meditation.
4 p.m.
The seventh round of student presentations in the Spring 2018 Research in Progress Seminar Series continues this Friday at 4 p.m. in CL 278.
5:30 p.m.
members of the viola choirThe Ball State University Viola Choir is an award-winning ensemble that was founded by professor Katrin Meidell in 2013. The group plays arranged and original music that spans from the Baroque era to recently composed works. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
A free campus and community event at the David Owsley Museum of Art
6:30 p.m.
Undiscovered WorldsThis program explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past 20 years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars and fly up to exotic planets and see them up close in the planetarium. Experience the science shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.
7:30 p.m.
Cinderella: A BalletThe classic fairy tale comes to life through dance, music, costumes, and lights. Set to the famous musical composition by Sergei Prokofiev, this dazzling ballet features Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother and the Fairies of the Four Seasons who help Cinderella overcome her mean-spirited stepsisters and find her Prince.
10 a.m.
A female harpist performingThis recital will feature the students of Elizabeth Richter, professor of harp. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
Cinderella: A BalletThe classic fairy tale comes to life through dance, music, costumes, and lights. Set to the famous musical composition by Sergei Prokofiev, this dazzling ballet features Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother and the Fairies of the Four Seasons who help Cinderella overcome her mean-spirited stepsisters and find her Prince.
6:30 p.m.
Undiscovered WorldsThis program explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past 20 years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars and fly up to exotic planets and see them up close in the planetarium. Experience the science shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.
7:30 p.m.
Cinderella: A BalletThe classic fairy tale comes to life through dance, music, costumes, and lights. Set to the famous musical composition by Sergei Prokofiev, this dazzling ballet features Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother and the Fairies of the Four Seasons who help Cinderella overcome her mean-spirited stepsisters and find her Prince.
8 p.m.
Undiscovered WorldsThis program explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past 20 years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars and fly up to exotic planets and see them up close in the planetarium. Experience the science shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.
1 p.m.
A percussionist performing during a concertPercussion Ensemble II is under the direction of graduate assistant Evan Moore. The percussion ensembles are coordinated by Braham Dembar, assistant professor of music performance (percussion). Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Members of the Statesmen choir performing on stageThe choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. This concert will feature Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.” Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
6 p.m.
Accounting Alumni AwardsJoin the Paul W. Parkison Department of Accounting in recognizing our outstanding alumni at the 9th annual awards dinner. A cocktail reception begins at 6.p.m. with dinner following at 7 p.m. Cost is $50 per person or $400 for a table of 8 guests. RSVP online by April 23rd.
7:15 p.m.
Digital Literature Review Launch Gala
9 a.m.
Fourth in a series of four Senior capstone exhibitions in the Atrium Gallery showcasing the culmination of the undergraduate art studio experience, which is reflected in the creative artwork of the senior undergraduate art students in the School of Art. The first exhibition is open for viewing from Tuesday May 1st through Saturday May 5th at 4 pm, open the afternoon after commencement. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
4 p.m.
No Work Zone Thumbnail ImageTake a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library!The "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library will take place Tuesday, May 1 through Thursday, May 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library 1 West. The zone will feature relaxing activities and a quiet, relaxing atmosphere to help you rest and recharge in between studying for final exams. No schoolwork is allowed in the "No Work Zone"! This time we are partnering with three student organizations to offer a variety of activities for all to enjoy.
9 a.m.
Fourth in a series of four Senior capstone exhibitions in the Atrium Gallery showcasing the culmination of the undergraduate art studio experience, which is reflected in the creative artwork of the senior undergraduate art students in the School of Art. The first exhibition is open for viewing from Tuesday May 1st through Saturday May 5th at 4 pm, open the afternoon after commencement. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Fourth in a series of four Senior capstone exhibitions in the Atrium Gallery showcasing the culmination of the undergraduate art studio experience, which is reflected in the creative artwork of the senior undergraduate art students in the School of Art. The first exhibition is open for viewing from Tuesday May 1st through Saturday May 5th at 4 pm, open the afternoon after commencement. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Fourth in a series of four Senior capstone exhibitions in the Atrium Gallery showcasing the culmination of the undergraduate art studio experience, which is reflected in the creative artwork of the senior undergraduate art students in the School of Art. The first exhibition is open for viewing from Tuesday May 1st through Saturday May 5th at 4 pm, open the afternoon after commencement. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Fourth in a series of four Senior capstone exhibitions in the Atrium Gallery showcasing the culmination of the undergraduate art studio experience, which is reflected in the creative artwork of the senior undergraduate art students in the School of Art. The first exhibition is open for viewing from Tuesday May 1st through Saturday May 5th at 4 pm, open the afternoon after commencement. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
1:30 p.m.
Art in Bloom floral arrangements will be on view for the public May 19-20 during normal open hours.
1:30 p.m.
Art in Bloom floral arrangements will be on view for the public May 19-20 during normal open hours.
6:30 p.m.
Into the DarknessPeople often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.
6:30 p.m.
Into the DarknessPeople often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.
All Day Event
Come to campus for free treats, activities, and more!
6:30 p.m.
Into the DarknessPeople often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.
6:30 p.m.
Tombaugh's PlanetIn 1930, after years of searching, a Kansas farm boy discovered Planet X. This object as later renamed Pluto. This program tells of Clyde Tombaugh’s remarkable achievement and the amazing discoveries made when the New Horizons space probe beamed to Earth the first close-up images of this small frozen world.
6:30 p.m.
Tombaugh's PlanetIn 1930, after years of searching, a Kansas farm boy discovered Planet X. This object as later renamed Pluto. This program tells of Clyde Tombaugh’s remarkable achievement and the amazing discoveries made when the New Horizons space probe beamed to Earth the first close-up images of this small frozen world.
6:30 p.m.
Tombaugh's PlanetIn 1930, after years of searching, a Kansas farm boy discovered Planet X. This object as later renamed Pluto. This program tells of Clyde Tombaugh’s remarkable achievement and the amazing discoveries made when the New Horizons space probe beamed to Earth the first close-up images of this small frozen world.
6:30 p.m.
Planet 9In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us our first close look at Pluto.The New Horizons flyby was big news, and the pictures it sent back to Earth reveal a world far more complex than anyone realized. Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover dwarf worlds whose orbits take them deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a new planet beyond these distant objects? Join us on the hunt!
6:30 p.m.
Planet 9In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us our first close look at Pluto.The New Horizons flyby was big news, and the pictures it sent back to Earth reveal a world far more complex than anyone realized. Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover dwarf worlds whose orbits take them deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a new planet beyond these distant objects? Join us on the hunt!
6:30 p.m.
Planet 9In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us our first close look at Pluto.The New Horizons flyby was big news, and the pictures it sent back to Earth reveal a world far more complex than anyone realized. Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover dwarf worlds whose orbits take them deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a new planet beyond these distant objects? Join us on the hunt!
6:30 p.m.
Peter PanNever Never Land has never been so real! Jaw-dropping acts with actors, singers, dancers, and acrobats to tell the story of the boy who never grew up. Based on the story by James M. Barrie, and brought to you by creator Hanoch Rosen.