Museum Events

All programs and events are free unless otherwise noted.

Coming up. . .

September

17 Wednesday | 10 AM
The Story of Art… Especially for Kids

Preschoolers and their adult companions are invited to hear a story and explore related works of art with Barbara Alvarez Bohanon in this free program at the museum. Visit a different part of the world and a new gallery when you join us. Siblings welcome.

19 Friday | 3:30 PM
Mediation in the Museum: What is Mindfulness?

Learn about mediation and relaxation techniques. This free program is located in the Owsley Asian Art Gallery. Bring a towel, blanket, scarf, or yoga mat, etc., as some sessions involve sitting on the floor. For more information, contact Dr. Sylwia P. Hodorek at sphodorek@bsu.edu.

20 Saturday | 2:30 PM
Docent's Choice Tour: Sigi Koehler

No reservations are necessary for these casual, enlightening and informative tours of our collection.

26 Friday | 6 – 9 PM
Final Friday

Explore the museum after hours, experience speedy and creative Pecha Kucha presentations, see a 3-D printing demonstration of a sculpture in the collection, and more.

27 Saturday | 2:30 PM
Docent's Choice Tour: Vinny Pucciarelli

No reservations are necessary for these casual, enlightening and informative tours of our collection.

30 Tuesday | Noon
Art High at Noon: Early and Ancient Art

Join docent Suzanne Walker for a comparative tour of selected works of art.

View the complete calendar for Fall in our current ARTWords Newsletter

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Continuing Events

Special Late Hours

The museum will be open for extended hours on occasional Thursdays or Fridays. Everyone is welcome. See the calendar above for more information about dates and events.

Various Tuesdays | Noon

Art High at Noon

Join a docent for a comparative tour of selected works of art.

Fridays | 3:30 PM
Writing in the Museum

Request a handout to spark your creativity.

Meditation in the Museum

Join us the 3rd Friday of every month at the David Owsley museum of Art to learn about mediation and relaxation techniques. This free program is located in the Owsley Asian Art Gallery. Bring a towel, blanket, scarf, or yoga mat, etc., as some sessions involve sitting on the floor. For more information, contact Dr. Sylwia P. Hodorek at sphodorek@bsu.edu.

Sketching in the Galleries

Supplies provided. Please stop at the front desk for pencil, sketch boards, paper, and instructions. Sketching (using dry materials) welcome in the galleries at other times, too. Note: Occasional evening events will limit access.

Programs are subject to change without notice.

* Prospective Alliance members free; Alliance members $10 plus $8 for lunch.

Drop-in tours, including Art High at Noon and Docent’s Choice, are limited to 15 people. Tour sign-up may be required to accommodate visitors. We thank you for your understanding.

The cost to join the David Owsley Museum of Art Alliance is $25 for Friends museum members, and starts at $50 for non-members. Please call 765-285-5242 for additional information.