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The Lively Arts offers the campus and community nearly 200 events annually. These events encompass all performing and visual arts events presented by the College of Fine Arts and its departments, including Art, Music, and Theater and Dance. Also included are events for the University Museum and Kipp Gallery, and a performing artist series, Ovations!. ArtsPath is the extensive arts-in-education outreach program of the Lively Arts. We also invite you to check out the IUP Community Music School for private lessons and ensemble participation.

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Ovations 2013-2014 Highlights 240

See our collection of videos about the Lively Arts—its series, exhibits, and performances along with arts-in-education services through its ArtsPath program.

Announcing the 2015–16 Seasons

Because You Deserve the BestThe 2015–16 season lineups were announced on Thursday, May 21, 2015. The information on our website has been updated with calendar items to be added over the next few weeks. If you are not already on our list to receive e-mail updates and our season brochure, we invite you to sign up at this time. You can download PDF versions of our 2015–16 brochure and the order form now.

Upcoming Events and Tickets

See the upcoming events or learn more about how to purchase tickets. Single tickets for all performances are available approximately 30 days before the performance. Most events will occur between September and May of each year with information updated on our calendar by the end of July of the preceding season.

Educational Outreach

The Lively Arts provides a wide range of outreach activities throughout the season through its ArtsPath program. This includes artist residencies as well as outreach surrounding our Ovations! series events and reaches over 5,000 students in the region beyond the performances and exhibits it offers. 

Lively Arts Sponsors

The support of many individuals, organizations, and corporations is what makes the Lively Arts and its various series and programs possible. View the list of sponsors and partners.

  • Lively Arts
  • Performing Arts Center, Room 202
    Fisher Auditorium
    403 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1008
  • Phone: 724-357-2787
  • Fax: 724-357-7899
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Summer Hours
  • Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.