Rachel Buckmaster

Rachel Buckmaster

Assistant Director of the David Owsley Museum of Art


Room:AR 328

Rachel Buckmaster, assistant director of DOMA, manages the operation of the museum, including fundraising, outreach, finances, and facilities projects, and oversees a team of dozens of student guards/visitor assistants and interns.

Born and raised in Muncie, Buckmaster attended Ball State University, and after graduating with a degree in Political Science, she worked for over a decade in state and local government in Indianapolis. After receiving a Master of Arts in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Buckmaster spent several years working in SAIC’s administration in Student Affairs, developing a deeper understanding of the valuable role of the arts in a community. She returned to Muncie in 2016 to join the staff of the David Owsley Museum of Art, and was elected to the Board of Directors of the Muncie Arts and Culture Council in 2018.