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March 2021

Giants, Dragons, & Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures

March 1 - May 9
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

The world is full of stories about brave heroes, magical events, and fantastic beings. Tales of mythic creatures have been with us for thousands of years, sometimes inspired by living animals or even fossils. Together, mythic creatures give shape to humankind’s greatest hopes and fears, and most passionate dreams. Minnetrista is thrilled to be hosting Giants, Dragons and Unicorns: The world of Mythic Creatures, an exhibit from the American Museum of Natural History. Dive to the depths with sea monsters,…

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Constellation Crew -Charles W Brown Planetarium – FACEBOOK LIVE

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until February 19, 2021

One event on March 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 19, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 26, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University - Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky. Find out how you can spot each constellation on a clear night and learn what’s lurking in the darkness between the stars. www.facebook.com/BrownPlanetarium/live Check out the Brown Planetarium YouTube page afterwards for a recording of the event.

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Wild World of Animals

March 6
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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March 6, 2021    2:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. Wild World of Animals is an exploration into the fascinating world of the wildlife we share with the planet; featuring live animals including some of the most majestic, interesting, bizarre, and critically endangered species in the world. The fantastic animal lineup encompassing arthropods, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals are the real rock stars of Wild World of Animals. Grant Kemmerer brings about 16 guests to each show ranging from leopard, monkey,…

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Bob Ross Painting Workshop – SOLD OUT

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Cost: $70; member discounts apply Registration deadline: March 10 Register here 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 to paint like Bob. Just bring yourself and we will provide everything you need to have a great time. Just like Bob said, “Let’s get crazy!” All supplies are included. This event will be socially distanced and masks are required.

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Constellation Crew -Charles W Brown Planetarium – FACEBOOK LIVE

March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until February 19, 2021

One event on March 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 19, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 26, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University - Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky. Find out how you can spot each constellation on a clear night and learn what’s lurking in the darkness between the stars. www.facebook.com/BrownPlanetarium/live Check out the Brown Planetarium YouTube page afterwards for a recording of the event.

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Bob Ross Painting Workshop: For Teens

March 13 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Cost: $70; member discounts apply Registration deadline: March 10 Register here Enjoy this unique Bob Ross painting workshop created specifically with teens in mind. Young artists from ages 11-16 will have the opportunity to paint with a Certified Ross Instructor. This workshop is the perfect opportunity to get creative and learn to paint like Bob. Just like Bob said, “Let’s get crazy!” All supplies are included. This event will be socially distanced and masks are required.

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Constellation Crew -Charles W Brown Planetarium – FACEBOOK LIVE

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until February 19, 2021

One event on March 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 19, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 26, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University - Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky. Find out how you can spot each constellation on a clear night and learn what’s lurking in the darkness between the stars. www.facebook.com/BrownPlanetarium/live Check out the Brown Planetarium YouTube page afterwards for a recording of the event.

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Constellation Crew -Charles W Brown Planetarium – FACEBOOK LIVE

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until February 19, 2021

One event on March 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 19, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 26, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University - Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky. Find out how you can spot each constellation on a clear night and learn what’s lurking in the darkness between the stars. www.facebook.com/BrownPlanetarium/live Check out the Brown Planetarium YouTube page afterwards for a recording of the event.

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April 2021

Tea & Talk at Minnetrista: Preservation of Process

April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Cost: $5; member discounts apply Register here This virtual event will explore the work of local and internationally known contemporary artist, Jennifer Halvorson. She will share about her work and how it is based around the ball jar tradition. Get a taste of pressed glass in contemporary artwork and see how the Ball Family legacy of glass manufacturing influences contemporary artwork and the glass process today.

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May 2021

Tea & Talk at Minnetrista: Memories from “The Joy of Painting”

May 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Cost: $5; member discounts apply Register here From 1983 until 1994 Bob Ross filmed his iconic television show at WIPB-TV in Muncie. Join Jessica Jenkins, Minnetrista’s Vice President of Collections and Storytelling, for this virtual event and explore behind-the-scenes moments and memories of the crew who brought The Joy of Painting to television screens around the world.

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