Featured Events

Upcoming Events
3 p.m.
Join fellow lifelong learners to celebrate the wonderful year we've had and see the presentation of the annual John J. Hill Award.
5:30 p.m.
Join us to learn more about the principles of Kwanzaa, and enjoy poetry, music, dance, and a traditional meal!
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Performances by musicians of all ages and levels who study music with a Ball State faculty member or student teacher. Sponsored by the Ball State University Collegiate Chapter of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Orchestral musicians performing on stageDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works. Assistant Professor of Saxophone, Nathan Bogert, joins as soloist. Program to include works by Giuseppe Verdi, David DeBoor Canfield, and Maurice Ravel.
7:30 p.m.
Constellations, which according to the New York Times "may be the most sophisticated date play," follows a simple encounter between a man and a woman that is at first romantic and spellbinding, but then quickly delves into the infinite possibilities of a relationship and raises questions about choice vs. destiny.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Hamad Alrashed will give a presentation on his country of origin, Kuwait! Kuwait is a small country at the top of the Persian Gulf and is bordered by Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran. Most of the country’s population lives in Kuwait City. Before the discovery of oil, fishing was the leading industry in Kuwait. Kuwait has dry deserts, very hot summers and short, cool winters.
1 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the voice studio of Elizabeth Truitt. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The 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.
Constellations, which according to the New York Times "may be the most sophisticated date play," follows a simple encounter between a man and a woman that is at first romantic and spellbinding, but then quickly delves into the infinite possibilities of a relationship and raises questions about choice vs. destiny.
7:30 p.m.
TenorsThe TEN Tenors are undoubtedly one of Australia’s most successful touring entertainment groups of all time, with more than 90 million people worldwide witnessing their unmistakable charm, camaraderie and vocal power. Following 17 years of sell-out performances across the globe, including more than 2000 of their own headline concerts, The TEN Tenors have cemented their place as one of the worlds most loved classically based contemporary music groups.
4:30 p.m.
Hear directly from faculty, current students and alumni about the Emerging Media Design and Development program.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Every year, the School of Music faculty presents solo and chamber music recitals. The Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A Christmas CarolThe Ball State Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to again bring to life Charles Dickens' best-known and most magical work, A Christmas Carol. This timeless story of wealthy curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformative journey resonates with young and old alike. Peter Zapp reprises his role and poignantly captures the message of the season: that it is better to give than to receive.
3:30 p.m.
Join us in the Asian Art gallery Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing end of the week meditation.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Anna is a student of Ray Kilburn, Associate Professor of Music. Program to include works by G. F. Handel, W. A. Mozart, Frédéric Chopin, and Igor Stravinsky. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
As Ball State's dedicated early music ensemble, the Collegium Musicum will present a concert of music primarily from the 16th and 17th centuries. The ensemble is directed by Rebecca Burkart. Free and open to the public.
6:30 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.
7:30 p.m.
A Christmas CarolThe Ball State Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to again bring to life Charles Dickens' best-known and most magical work, A Christmas Carol. This timeless story of wealthy curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformative journey resonates with young and old alike. Peter Zapp reprises his role and poignantly captures the message of the season: that it is better to give than to receive.
7:30 p.m.
Constellations, which according to the New York Times "may be the most sophisticated date play," follows a simple encounter between a man and a woman that is at first romantic and spellbinding, but then quickly delves into the infinite possibilities of a relationship and raises questions about choice vs. destiny.
7:30 p.m.
Witness the future of dance as student choreographers preparing for their final semester at Ball State showcase their ingenuity and highlight the best in original dances. General admission is $5.
All Day Event
Bills for Spring Semester will be available online December 10th and due on January 1st.
All Day Event
Final examination day for Saturday classes.
10 a.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the harp studio of Elizabeth Richter. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
A Christmas CarolThe Ball State Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to again bring to life Charles Dickens' best-known and most magical work, A Christmas Carol. This timeless story of wealthy curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformative journey resonates with young and old alike. Peter Zapp reprises his role and poignantly captures the message of the season: that it is better to give than to receive.
2:30 p.m.
Constellations, which according to the New York Times "may be the most sophisticated date play," follows a simple encounter between a man and a woman that is at first romantic and spellbinding, but then quickly delves into the infinite possibilities of a relationship and raises questions about choice vs. destiny.