Final Friday events are designed to promote community awareness and involvement among the next generation of museum-goers. Each Spring and Fall, the David Owsley Museum of Art boast two events featuring a curated selection of PechaKucha presentations, artist demonstrations, and more.


Friday, April 28, 2017
David Owsley Museum of Art
6 pm - 9 pm

Kara Clark DuQuette of Entrepreneurial Learning at Ball State University
Jane Ellery of Ball State University and Projects for Public Spaces
Ray Kelly of Muncie OUTreach
Marissa Coon Rose of Muncie & Delaware County BY5 Early Childhood Initiative
Levi Todd of Reacting Out Loud
Brian Andrew Whiteley of Satellite Art Show


Friday, March 31, 2017
David Owsley Museum of Art
6 pm - 9 pm

Claire Aldenhuysen of the National Model Aviation Museum
Karl Hugo Erickson of The School of Art at Ball State University
Bassam Helwani of Damask Café & Two Cats Cafe
Loren McClain of Muncie Public Library
Hannah M. Schneider of Thread


Friday, April 29, 2016
David Owsley Museum of Art
6 pm - 9 pm

Bo Chang: The Big Read
Michelle Duran: Diego Rivera's "Paradise Lost" Art, Censorship & the Rockefeller Center Mural
James Edward Mitchell: Don't "Hege" Me In- Privilege, Hegemony, Honesty, and Self-Censorship
Kate Murray: Forced Censorship- Violence in the Home Affects Everyone
Mark Sawrie: marX Xart


Friday, October 23, 2015
David Owsley Museum of Art
6 pm - 9 pm

Caleb Churchill: Dining Out with a Chef
Lisa Dunaway: Finding Textile Art
Nate Harmon: Being Human - Tattoo Art
Laurie Lunsford: An Artist's Journey
Jeffrey Pearson: Off the Page and Into the Real World
Jacinda Russell: Less Than Seven Minutes of One Life Lived in an Art Department


Friday, September 25, 2015
David Owsley Museum of Art
6 pm - 9 pm

Jason Donati: Perseverance
Michelle Duran: The Art of Life in Day of the Dead
John Morris: Objectivity and Subjectivity in Art/Design as a Means for Community Engagement
Aaron Nicholson: Metal Sculptures and the Imagined Landscape
Heather Pier: Culinary Arts; My Educational Palette
Keith Taylor: Diversifying the Community Economic Development Toolbox - Co-operative Development


Friday, March 27, 2015
David Owsley Museum of Art
6 pm - 9 pm

Chris Flook: Delaware County Historical Society
Corey Hagelberg + Kate Land: Calumet Artist Residency 
Sarah Lyttle + Bob Fritz: In the Trees & On the Ground
Maggie Ross: Tossing Consumerism
Tania Said: Fractured Narratives


Friday, October 24, 2014
David Owsley Museum Of Art
6 pm - 9 pm

Brian Blair: The Dark Side of a Pumpkin
Andrew Hesik: Glue & Scissors Society
Kelli Jordan: Sense of Place
Ty Morton: Ball Jar Full of Dirt
Janice Shimizu + Andrea Swartz: Muncie Makes Lab


Community ambassadors and art advocates Braydee Euliss and Traci Lutton have joined forces with the David Owsley Museum of Art to host this series of short, stimulating talks exploring creativity and embarking on new ventures.

Friday, September 26, 2014
David Owsley Museum of Art
6 pm - 9 pm

Union City Arts Festival
Maker District
Connection Corner
Great Things from Small Packages: The Drawing & Small Sculpture Shows