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Summer Exhibit Celebrates Indiana Borough Bicentennial

“Local Color—The Indiana Perspective” features works from the University Museum’s collection by artists who have lived and worked in the Indiana area. The exhibit, presented in honor of the Indiana Borough Bicentennial, opens June 25, 2016, and runs through July 28.

Posted on 6/16/2016 9:32:16 AM

Local Exhibit Features Photography of David Young

“A Passion for Light” celebrates decades of photographer David Young’s work and accomplishments. The exhibition opens in Kipp Gallery with a public reception Saturday, June 11, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 6/6/2016 8:40:50 AM

Kipp Gallery to Open “Words and Objectivity”

IUP’s Kipp Gallery will host Spanish artist Mireia Sentis for an artist exhibition, talk, and workshop. The exhibit, titled “Words and Objectivity,” opens March 17, 2016.

Posted on 3/8/2016 9:37:58 AM

Triennial 2015 Opens 2015–16 University Museum Season

IUP’s faculty artists from the Department of Art are featured in the museum’s opening exhibition.

Posted on 9/8/2015 8:47:22 AM

I-Card Holders Get Extra Break on Lively Arts Tickets

The Lively Arts will once again offer shows this season at the lowest prices in the region for students and others who pay the student activity fees.

Posted on 8/24/2015 3:11:44 PM

Ovations! Subscriptions Available Online

For the first time, subscriptions for the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series are now available online. Indiana’s premier series of touring performing artists offers a dozen events for 2015–16.

Posted on 8/19/2015 8:50:02 AM

Lively Arts Announces Ovations! 2015–16 Season

The Lively Arts announced its 2015–16 Ovations! series season at the Thursday, May 21, After Hours event organized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and hosted by the Lively Arts. During a presentation, nearly 100 area business and community leaders heard which events will tour through Indiana over the coming year.

Posted on 5/20/2015 3:43:34 PM

A Win-Win for Lively Arts Tickets

The Lively Arts at IUP will present two winners with a full season of world-class entertainment by asking for your thoughts on one event, plus by inviting you to play a little guessing game.

Posted on 4/27/2015 10:13:23 AM

Recent Acquisitions Highlight as University Museum Goes Downtown

Since July 2013, over 50 new art works have been acquired by the University Museum at IUP through purchase and donation. Beginning April 7, 2015, many of these new works will be on display at the Artists Hand Gallery.

Posted on 4/3/2015 10:36:03 AM

Invitational Exhibit Features High School Art From Across Pennsylvania

The 2015 High School Art Invitational at the University Museum of IUP is a celebration of Pennsylvania student artists, showcasing over 50 works representing 12 high schools from across the state. The exhibit opens on Saturday, March 28, and runs through May 16.

Posted on 3/20/2015 8:54:54 AM

“Te Amo, Argentina” Performance Filled with Love and Passion

The Lively Arts at IUP will present Te Amo, Argentina, celebrating the fascinating and diverse culture of Argentina through dance, live music, and video, on Wednesday, February 11.

Posted on 2/3/2015 3:36:15 PM

Annual Thesis Exhibition Opening in Museum and Gallery

The 2015 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will run February 7 through March 5 across three exhibition spaces—the University Museum, Kipp Gallery, and Kipp Gallery Annex. An opening reception will be held on February 7. Admission to the exhibits and reception is free.

Posted on 1/29/2015 4:15:42 PM

Lively Arts Gifts Available Now Through December 17

For one month only, starting on Monday, November 17, 2014, the Lively Arts will make tickets available online for all spring semester series events. Tickets make a great gift for the holidays for your family, friends, and colleagues, or a special treat for yourself. Patrons will a

Posted on 11/13/2014 12:29:30 PM

Gallery Exhibit at IUP Features Art and Poetry

Kipp Gallery’s next free exhibit, The Mountain and the Bumble Bee, features a variety of art and poetry and will run October 30–December 5, 2014.

Posted on 10/23/2014 3:44:29 PM

Lively Arts and Library 2014–15 Noontime Series Announced

These events are free and provide a unique and exciting opportunity for all individuals to hear a combination of music, discussions on the music, information on the performers’ background, and the influence the group has had nationally and internationally. 

Posted on 10/16/2014 1:08:20 PM

Governor’s Arts Awards Flag Decorating Project Gets Underway

Teachers at East Pike Elementary School were among the first participants in the Governor ’ s Awards flag decorating project. (photo: Keith Boyer) Artistic spirit will fly high in hundreds of decorated flags in the Oak Grove at IUP on Sunday, September 28, when Indiana and IUP host the

Posted on 6/19/2014 9:12:19 PM

University Museum at IUP Opens Mark Bender Summer Show, June 7

The work of award-winning illustrator and Indiana native Mark Bender will be featured in “Pencil Paint Pixel: 29 Years of Visual Communication,” running Saturday, June 7, through Saturday, July 26, 2014.

Posted on 6/2/2014 2:33:40 PM

Museum and National Art Education Association Offer Free Workshop for Young Students

In cooperation with the IUP Chapter of the National Art Education Association, the University Museum will offer a Bright Ideas Art Workshop for youth in grades 3–8 on Saturday, May 3, 2014.

Posted on 4/28/2014 9:23:30 AM

Downtown Exhibit Features Museum Collection

The IUP University Museum Goes Downtown to the Artists Hand Gallery with an exhibit titled “Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Celebration,” April 1–May 3, 2014.

Posted on 3/25/2014 8:36:21 AM

Museum Celebrates Spring with Colorful Works

The University Museum at IUP will celebrate spring with a colorful collection of paintings and drawings in an exhibit titled “Roots and Wings: Maura Koehler Keeney and David Tomb,” April 5–May 17, 2014.

Posted on 3/21/2014 11:24:45 AM

University Museum Hosts Graduate Exhibit

The University Museum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will open its annual Emerging Artist exhibit on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. The exhibit celebrates six students in the final stages of their graduate work in art at IUP.

Posted on 1/28/2014 8:50:18 AM

Tickets on Sale for “A Monster in the Garden”

Tickets are now available for “A Monster in the Garden,” a gender-bending, provocative comedy that asks all of us to believe in a little magic.

Posted on 1/21/2014 2:27:04 PM

Lively Gifts Available Starting November 11

For one month only, starting on Monday, November 11, 2013, the Lively Arts will make tickets available online for all Spring semester series events. Tickets make a great gift for the holidays for your family, friends, and colleagues, or a special treat for yourself.

Posted on 11/7/2013 9:38:56 AM

Exhibit Features Sculpture of John Adam Manley

An exhibit of new works by sculptor Adam John Manley will open in the Kipp Gallery at IUP on Thursday, October 31, and run through December 5, 2013.

Posted on 10/16/2013 9:40:54 AM

Lively Arts Starts Season’s Educational Outreach With Dance Troupe

The world-renowned Koresh Dance Company from Philadelphia will be in Indiana September 21–24 as the Lively Arts kicks off a year of exciting educational outreach with this seasons’ touring artists.

Posted on 9/19/2013 1:41:48 PM

ArtsPath Reports on Banner Year

The 2012–2013 season for the Lively Arts arts-in-education program, ArtsPath , was a banner year as several thousand students were served through multiple outreach sessions by touring artists, as well as through long-term artist residencies with ArtsPath teaching artists. From jam s

Posted on 8/6/2013 12:53:26 PM

Teaching the Arts to Students with Autism Workshop

A Teaching the Arts to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder workshop for music, art, theater, dance, media arts educators, classroom teachers, and teaching artists will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at the Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center at 142 Kerr Road in Ford City, Armstrong County from 8:30 a

Posted on 6/12/2013 3:06:10 PM

Public Invited to See 17 Performance Showcases Over Two Days

The Indiana community will have a unique opportunity to see 17 performing artists showcasing their talent on June 5–6, 2013, as the Lively Arts at IUP hosts the exciting annual Pennsylvania Presenters Conference.

Posted on 5/30/2013 9:01:03 AM