Featured Events

Upcoming Events
3 a.m.
International Sip & Chat occurs once each month in the Yuhas Room of the Rinker Center for International Programs. It provides American students, international students, faculty, and others a place to relax and chat while enjoying a nice hot cup of coffee or tea.
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.
3 p.m.
Undergraduate and graduate students present their ongoing research projects.
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.
5 p.m.
A flutist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Mihoko Watanabe, associate professor of flute. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
Friday Night Cardboard ImageFriday Night Cardboard is hosted on Bracken Library's lower level on the third Friday of every month when Fall and Spring classes are in session. Board, card, and word games from Educational Technology & Resources' collections will be available to play, including modern board games like Dominion, Ticket to Ride, and (Settlers of) Catan, and family classics like Monopoly, Scrabble, and Uno. Participants are also welcome to bring a game of their own to share. Friday Night Cardboard also features an opportunity for players to learn unfamiliar games. Each month our librarian will choose a game from the University Libraries' collection and teach it to newcomers. Advance registration is not required. Just show up, and bring your friends!
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.
Woodwind musicians performingBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire under the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand. This concert will also feature clarinet professor Elizabeth Crawford as soloist. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
8 p.m.
Roots and Boots3 voices that defined 90’s country – touring together on stage. Combined over 40 Top 10 radio smash hits and 25 million albums sold!
1 p.m.
Christy Woods land manager John Taylor will be offering a spring wildflower tour to the public once again.
1 p.m.
The outside of Sursa Performance HallThis summit will feature electroacoustic (EA) ensembles from Ball State, Western Michigan, IU South Bend, and Wayne State. A panel discussion is also scheduled. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Henry Purcell, Felix Mendelssohn, Lin Hua, Antonín Dvořák, Johannes Brahms, and Giacomo Puccini. Free and open to the public.
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.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Ralph Vaughn Williams, Johannes Brahms, Henri Tomasi, and Alfred Desenclos. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cliff and JohnSongwriters and musicians, John Gorka and Cliff Eberhardt are coming together to perform traditional and contemporary folk music. Rolling Stone Magazine describes Gorka as “the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement.” “Eberhardt is a superb singer, with a vast credible range of emotions, and a soulfulness that draws from rock and pop, but also from the best folk ballad styles." – The Boston Globe
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.
3 p.m.
Choir members performing on stageAndrew Crow leads the Ball State Chamber Choir, a prestigious ensemble comprised of approximately 36 singers that performs throughout the country and around the world. Program to include music by Johannes Brahms, Shireen Abu-Khader, Laurie A. Betts, Alice Parker, Edward Elgar, Eli-Eri Moura, Claudin de Sermisy, Gerald Finzi, Anton Bruckner, Igor Stravinsky, W. A. Mozart, Gabriel Fauré, G. P. da Palestrina, Ariel Ramírez, and J. S. Bach. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Arvo Pärt, Gabriel Fauré, Johannes Brahms. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Jessica is an oboe student of Lisa Kozenko, associate professor of music performance (oboe). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Andrew and Dylon are trombone students of Chris Van Hof, assistant professor of music performance (trombone). Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Sam is a trombone student of Chris Van Hof, assistant professor of music performance (trombone). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra musicians performing on stageThe Campus Orchestra, an ensemble comprised of students from across campus, is led by graduate student conductors. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Third 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 April 24th- 28th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Third 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 April 24th- 28th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Third 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 April 24th- 28th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Third 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 April 24th- 28th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Third 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 April 24th- 28th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.