Muncie, Indiana is a center for arts and culture. Visit us often for information about museums, galleries, performing arts venues, festivals, arts-related businesses, arts instruction, and art in public places. Become a member and join our community of artists, performers, arts professionals, and supporters of the arts.
Inaugural Mayor’s Arts Awards Info & Nomination Form
Downtown Cultural Zone
Muncie’s Downtown is at the center of the Cultural District, and is a hub for art galleries, locally owned restaurants and businesses, theatre, arts instruction, photography, street festivals, night spots, and outdoor music concerts. The Downtown area is home to numerous non-profit organizations and businesses, and is host to events such as receptions, proms, galas, concerts, guest speakers, and parades.
Ball State University Cultural Zone
Ball State University features art galleries, musical performances, theatre shows, and lecture presentations. Numerous student and professional and national touring productions are performed throughout the year. The surrounding area offers restaurants, shops, night spots, and outdoor events.
Minnetrista Cultural Zone
Along the banks of the White River, Minnetrista and the surrounding area offers museum exhibits, beautiful gardens, and events such as the Farmers Market, Garden Fair, and outdoor music performances. The legacy of the Ball Family is showcased through their historic homes, and various buildings and areas of the campus are often the site of many social group meetings, trainings, weddings, birthdays, and more.
Heekin Park Cultural Zone
Featuring historical statues and monuments, picnic areas, outdoor events, and playgrounds, Heekin Park is at the southern tip of Muncie’s Cultural District. The Cultural Trail offers bike traffic to the park by way of Hackley Street, and Heekin Park is home to several non-profit organizations.
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