• Docent Favorites

    As the year comes to a close I thought it might be nice to find out what some of the docent’s favorite works in the museum are. As you probably know, we have an eclectic bunch of works on display in our galleries from prehistoric objects to African masks to Renaissance works to modern paintings […]

  • Guerrilla Girls

    “Do women have to be naked to get into a museum?”, asks Guerrilla Girl Frida Kahlo. Tuesday night at Sursa Hall on the Ball State campus, we had a gorilla in our midst! Well, sorta. The museum, art department, and several other organizations on campus hosted a founding memeber of the Guerrilla Girl, “Frida Kahlo”. […]

  • (Almost) Final Friday

    We held our second Final Friday event at the museum a few weeks ago on October 24. This event was very social and a lot of fun! The museum stayed open after hours, from 5pm-9pm, to give visitors more time to view our galleries. We provided our visitors with snacks and a cash bar in […]

  • Gods and Heroes: Michelangelo, Montorsoli, and a Renaissance Treasure: The Redeemer as Zeus

    On Oct 15, the museum welcomed back art historian, fine art appraiser, and BSU alum Richard Raymond Alasko for a talk on our Renaissance period bust Christ the Redeemer depicted as Zeus. His talk focused on the art and inspirations of 16th century artist Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli. He spoke of Montorsoli’s close relationship with the […]

  • Story of Art

    On Wednesday September 15, Barbara Alverez-Bohanon, a docent and also a member of the David Owsley Museum of Art Executive Committee, lead a fun event for a few children. This event, The Story of Art, will take place every third Wednesday of the month on October 15 and November 19. The event is planned for […]