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Muncie Memories: A multifaceted project with Meredith Kooi


Muncie Memories is a PlySpace and Muncie Arts and Culture Council project with PlySpace Resident Fellow Meredith Kooi. Muncie Memories is a collaborative storytelling project that invites the residents of Muncie to share their experiences, memories, and stories of the place they call home.

The project will collaborate with multiple Muncie organizations and community groups throughout June and July to capture elements of a living archive. Meredith is working with five BSU School of Art interns to collect stories and interviews, research local history, walk the city, and collect objects, all culminating in a First Thursday exhibition on August 1st at the PlySpace Gallery from 5 to 8 PM.

Check out the facebook page for the exhibition at:

You can learn more about the project on their Tumblr website (, their own facebook page ( and @munciememories on Instagram!

You can also catch the Muncie Memories Interview Booth and share your stories about Muncie at the following locations:

July 4th // Minnetrista // 6-9 PM

July 6th // Minnetrista Farmers Market // 8 AM-12 PM

// Muncie Makers Market // 4 PM-7 PM

July 11th // First Thursday - Madjax Makers Space, First Floor // 5-8 PM

July 13th // Heekin Park Festival // 9 AM-3 PM

July 19th // Neighborhood Leadership Council Pool Party @ Tuhey Pool // 7 PM - 9 PM

July 20th // Minnetrista Farmers Market // 8 AM-12 PM

// Muncie Three Trails Music Series @ Canan Commons // 7 PM-10 PM

July 26th // Cardinal Greenway Bike Fest // Canan Commons // 6 PM-8PM