What’s Happening in October?

Hailey Beard
Public Relations Assistant

Now that the school year is underway, many are looking for new and exciting ways to enjoy art this fall. DOMA has many opportunities and activities which may help one connect with art. This October, there will be a lecture led by David Weiss of the “Antiques Roadshow.” DOMA will also be hosting another Artist Workshop Series.

The museum is a wonderful place to spend time this month. Offering something for everyone, the activities, lectures, and events will be a good place to spend time with friends and family.

What’s Happening in October?

Meditation in the DOMA galleries
Meditation in the DOMA galleries

9         Friday| 3:30 pm
Meditation in the Museum
The Counseling Center will be leading meditation focusing on “Mindfully Experiencing Nature” in the galleries. Participants will meet in the David Owsley Gallery of Asian Art. Bring a towel or a blanket, scarf, yoga mat, etc., for sitting on the floor. For more information on this program, please contact Dr. Sylwia Hodorek at sphodorek@bsu.edu.

12 & 13        Monday & Tuesday
Ball State’s Fall Break
Museum galleries will be open.

14          Wednesday| 12 pm
Alliance Luncheon & Program: The Richmond Group Artists

Richmond Art Museum director Shaun Dingwerth leads an illustrated talk about the untold story of the Richmond Group Artists, who employed a distinctive impressionistic style, uninfluenced by other art movements in Indiana. Email artmuseum@bsu.edu by October 9 to attend.
Meet at the Alumni Center. First-time guests free; $18 for Alliance members

davidweiss15         Thursday| 6 pm
Petty Memorial Lecture: David Weiss of the Antiques Roadshow

Expert art appraiser David Weiss will provide insights into the relationship between art market, collectors, auction houses, and museums.

16          Friday| 3:30 pm
Meditation in the Museum
Join George Wolfe for meditation and meet in the David Owsley Gallery of Asian Art a 45-minute session. Dr. Wolfe is Professor Emeritus and former Director of the Ball State University Center for Peace and Conflict Studies.

FinalFriday3.27_2623          Friday| 6-9 pm
(Almost) Final Friday: Being

MCs Braydee Euliss and Traci Lutton moderate PechaKucha talks to highlight what is creative and cool about the Muncie area. Stay to enjoy music by DJNELL, refreshments, cash bar, sculpting demonstration, art, and more.

23          Friday| 3:30 pm
Meditation in the Museum
The Counseling Center will be leading meditation focusing on “Art and Mindfulness” in the galleries. Participants will meet in the David Owsley Gallery of Asian Art. Bring a towel or a blanket, scarf, yoga mat, etc., for sitting on the floor. For more information on this program, please contact Dr. Sylwia Hodorek at sphodorek@bsu.edu.

Instructor, Aaron Nicholson, teaching iron casting
Instructor, Aaron Nicholson, teaching iron casting

24          Saturday| 1:30-4:30 pm
Artist Workshop Series: Small Scale Iron Casting
Join artist-teacher Aaron Nicholson to learn about iron casting and mold making. Registered participants will make a relief sculpture made of cast iron. Pour scheduled for Sunday, October 25, at Community Day (need not be present). Minimum of 10 students required; maximum of 25. $30; $25 for museum members and BSU students. Register online.

25           Sunday| 1:30-4:30 pm
Community Day: Indiana Strong
In honor of Muncie’s Sesquicentennial and Ball State Family Weekend, the David Owsley Museum of Art and selected Cultural Corridor attractions will open their doors with special programs. To commemorate the city’s anniversary, Community Day will also honor City of Muncie employees.

Read the Fall 2015 issue of Art Words for more information. Download programs from the BSU Calendar of Events to have handy on your personal calendar too!

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