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June 2022

Bob Ross Quilts

June 1 - September 18
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Location: Oakhurst Gallery, Oakhurst Home Explore Bob Ross’s legacy in a whole new way in Bob Ross Quilts. This exhibit features hundreds of unique quilt squares created for the 2019 Cherrywood Challenge. Find mighty mountains, happy little clouds, and more brought to life not with paint but in an expertly appliqued, embroidered, pieced, and quilted fabric. Let’s get crazy (quilt-ing!)

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July 2022

Glass Workshop: Torchworking Glass Pendants

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Cost: $55; member discounts apply Registration deadline: July 3 Learn about torchworking in a welcoming and instructive environment as you create unique glass pendants! With access to a wide variety of glass colors and textures, tools, kilns, torches, and safety gear, join us for a memorable learning experience. All tools, supplies, and safety gear will be provided. Glass Workshops are 13 & up unless otherwise noted.

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Bob Ross Painting Workshop – July

July 8 - July 15
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Cost: $70; member discounts apply Paint with a Certified Ross Instructor on the site where Bob painted for years. This workshop is the perfect opportunity to get creative and learn the process of painting in Bob Ross’ signature style. Just bring yourself and we will provide everything you need to have a great time. Just like Bob said, “Let’s get crazy!” In this workshop you will paint on a 12×16 canvas. All supplies are included. This event will be socially…

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A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream

July 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The floral language of Shakespeare is right at home inside the Orchid Greenhouse. Join us from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm to learn about examples of flowers in Shakespeare's great works, the mystery of flower language, and to meet and greet with Shakespeare characters. From 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, check out dancers from the Muncie Youth Ballet as they flitter and frolic like the fairies themselves.

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Cocktails and Canvas

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cheers Tavern, 3823 N Broadway Ave
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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Join us on Tuesday, July 12th from 6 pm to 8 pm at Cheers to paint this beachy scene! This is an acrylic painting on a 16 x 20 canvas. Stencil and step by step instruction provided. Come early, bring a friend and join us for a fun night!

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Tea & Talk: Past, Present, & Future – The Formal Garden

July 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Cost: $16; member discounts apply Join us for this Tea & Talk as Horticulture Manager James Edwards shares about the past, present, and future of a beloved Minnetrista garden, the Formal Garden. He will give insight into the horticulture and gardening themes of our campus and the deeply rooted history of these unique places. Enjoy tea and hors d'oeuvres while you learn about gardens at Minnetrista.

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Faerie House Workshop

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Cost: $25/faerie house; member discounts apply Registration deadline: July 21 Arts and crafts have never been so fun! Create a magical home for your faerie friends in an imaginative, family workshop. You can create a one-of-a-kind wonderland masterpiece using an array of bright colors, patterns, and textures.

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Faeries, Sprites, & Lights

July 28 - July 30
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

July 28-30; 5–9 p.m. | July 31; Noon–4 p.m., Sensory friendly event Cost: $12; $10 members | Kids 2 & under free Member-only presale - June 20-30 | Public presale - July 1 to the day of the event Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the events. During this multi-day event, children are encouraged to come dressed in their best magical faerie attire as they imagine and play in a magical faerie wonderland. Families can…

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August 2022

Bob Ross Painting Workshop – August

August 5 - August 27
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Cost: $70; member discounts apply Paint with a Certified Ross Instructor on the site where Bob painted for years. This workshop is the perfect opportunity to get creative and learn the process of painting in Bob Ross’ signature style. Just bring yourself and we will provide everything you need to have a great time. Just like Bob said, “Let’s get crazy!” In this workshop you will paint on a 12×16 canvas. All supplies are included. This event will be socially…

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Tea & Talk: Ed Ball – A Visionary Founder

August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Cost: $16; member discounts apply Join Jessica Jenkins, Minnetrista’s Vice President of Collections and Storytelling, for an intimate look at Ed Ball – one of Minnetrista’s visionary founders. In the more than thirty years since opening its doors, Minnetrista has become a beloved institution in the Muncie community. Highlighting photos and documents from Minneterista’s Heritage Collection, this talk will explore Minnetrista’s founding and Ed Ball’s role in creating an organization that continues to carry on the Ball family legacy today.

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Glass Workshop: Micro Mosaic Jewelry

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Cost: $45; member discounts apply Registration deadline: August 7 Explore the world of micro mosaics! Create a unique pendant using the Italian tradition of intricate imagery in glass. This workshop will delve into mosaic glasswork- using tiny glass pieces to create a beautifully unique mosaic pendant design. Attendees will learn about the process of micro mosaic- different approaches and a variety of imagery techniques. All tools, supplies, and safety gear will be provided. Glass Workshops are 13 & up unless…

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Beauty and the Beast

August 12 - September 4
Muncie Civic Mainstage Theatre, 216 E. Main St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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BEAUTY & THE BEAST AUG 12-14, 19-21, 26-28, SEPT 1-4 Muncie Civic Theatre presents Disney’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST as the opening show of the 2022-2023 Season. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows are at 7:30pm and the Sunday Matinees are at 2:30pm. Rated G. Reserved Seating. Ticket info :  https://munciecivic.org/subscriptions/

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September 2022

Old Washington Street Festival

The East Central Neighborhood Association presents the Old Washington Street Festival. This has been is a long standing tradition in Muncie. Combining the nostalgia of the Emily Kimbrough Historic District, live entertainment, arts and crafts, food vendors, and much more. This September will see the return of Muncie's preeminent street festival. Mark your calendars now and plan to attend!

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October 2022

ArtsWalk and Pumpkin Glow

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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ARTSWALK THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2022| 5–8 PM A special edition of First Thursday, ArtsWalk will feature autumnal festivities and a celebration of arts, culture and KINDNESS in Muncie. PUMPKIN TRAIL & GLOW More Info to Come...

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The Fall 2022 Muncie YART

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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YART is a Yard Sale for Art! YART began in Muncie, Indiana with students at Ball State University and continues here and in several U.S. cities - a Muncie original! The Muncie YART is now held Downtown, at Canan Commons, twice a year, Spring and Fall, and coincides with ArtsWalk. The Fall 2022 Muncie YART is scheduled for the evening of Thursday, October 6th! The Fall 2022 Muncie YART will feature a wide variety of handmade jewelry, photography, clothing, oil/acrylic/watercolor…

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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME

October 7 - October 22
Muncie Civic Mainstage Theatre, 216 E. Main St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME OCT 7-9, 14-16, 20-22 Muncie Civic Theatre presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME based on the Victor Hugo Novel and songs from the Disney Film. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows are at 7:30pm and the Sunday Matinees are at 2:30pm. Rated PG. Reserved Seating. Ticket info: https://munciecivic.org/hunchback/

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Community Artists Day at Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

October 8
Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Bring your sketchbooks, paints, cameras, and your creative vision to the greenhouse to capture the beautiful flora within. Easels and stools provided, but all other supplies must be brought by visitor.

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November 2022

“Inspired by Orchids” – BSU Art Students Fall Showcase

November 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Check out artwork by current BSU students inspired by the Orchid Greenhouse. A Meet-the-Artists event will be held on November 4th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm to kick off the month-long showcase.

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Tropical Edible Plants

November 12
Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come check out some of the tropical plants that we depend on for food production, including coffee, bananas, chocolate, and more. While you explore, try samples of tropical-inspired dishes created by BSU Culinary students.

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A CHRISTMAS STORY

November 25 - December 23
Muncie Civic Mainstage Theatre, 216 E. Main St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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A CHRISTMAS STORY NOV 25-27, DEC 2-4, 9-11, 15-18, 21-23 Muncie Civic Theatre presents  A CHRISTMAS STORY on the Mainstage. Based on the hit holiday movie, join us this holiday season as Ralphie pursues his Christmas Dream of getting a Red Ryder BB Gun. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows are at 7:30pm and the Sunday matinees are at 2:30pm. Rated G. Reserved Seating Ticket information : https://munciecivic.org/a-christmas-story/

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