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David Owsley Museum of Art

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Amazing Art Gallery

Was greatly surprised with the breath and depth of this art gallery collection. While there were... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Jack H
Good place for art students

Actually I visited there every month, I am an art student and we also have classes there. To write... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Was greatly surprised with the breath and depth of this art gallery collection. While there were not many "famous" artists displayed there was an excellent t cross section of many genre's available for those who simply love art. I highly recommend it and will visit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jack H
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Actually I visited there every month, I am an art student and we also have classes there. To write a poem or other stuff, I recommend people who have free time to visit. Here I also want to write some comments in Chinese for Chinese...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great private art galley at this museum. Ball State provides a great deal of art and collections for the general public for this area

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This museum is well worth the tour! It has a broad and wonderful collection of various media and artists.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

This is a very nice Art Museum - located on the campus of ball State university. I am not judge of art - and if you are looking for some certain painting or artist - I am not sure they will have it - but...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

It had been at least 20 years since I had been to this museum, but I was impressed with the collection that offered a wide variety of art from various eras, cultures, and genres. I am not versed in art, but was there with my...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Robert L, Manager at David Owsley Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for the kind note about our world art collection of over 11,000 works. Yes, parking is free in the Quad area on weekends; on weekdays we suggest the McKinley garage, which charges $1 per hour. The garage is a 5-minute walk to the...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

This art museum is tucked away on two floors of the Fine Arts Building of Ball State University. Parking can be a challenge, but it is worth the effort. The museumhas a wide range of sculpture, artwork and pottery, among other things. I recommend the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

HIDDEN treasure...free admission, its on campus of Ball State University. the building is right behind the AD building. amazing amount of art are ''stuff''...its aways changing

Date of experience: November 2016
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Katie_DOMA, Public Relations Assistant at David Owsley Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Thank you for the kind words! We like to keep the collection current, in fact we just opened a new exhibition, SHIFT, which focuses on challenging perceptions of art through space and self. Always free and open to the public! Stop by again any time.

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Though only a fraction of the collection is on view, that which is to be seen, is certainly worth visiting while in Muncie, and visiting again and again if you live in some proximity. Both the permanent collection and Museum Director Bob LaFrance's selections for...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank 2308joeb
Katie_DOMA, Public Relations Intern at David Owsley Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! Many visitors are often surprised by the extent of the collection and our Director truly has done a great job with the selections of our galleries and exhibitions. Many thanks again!

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The city of Muncie and Ball State University is so incredibly fortunate to have a museum of this caliber. A must see!!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KentShuff
Katie_DOMA, Public Relations Intern at David Owsley Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Thank you for your review! We are proud of our rich history and deep ties to Ball State University. Be sure to check out our docent tours on most Saturdays at 2:30 p.m.

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