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Museum 40th Anniversary Celebrates in Black and White for Gala

The University Museum will host its annual gala on Friday, October 14, 2016, in John Sutton Hall. The theme for this 40th anniversary event is a “Celebration in Black and White.”

Posted on 9/13/2016 12:39:22 PM

Next “Chat With the Lively Arts” Focuses on Community

The Lively Arts will host its next “Chat” at the Artists Hand Gallery in Downtown Indiana with a focus on “Reaching Into the Community.” This Chat With the Lively Arts will be held on Friday, September 9, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Posted on 9/2/2016 9:24:47 AM

Museum’s 40th Season Opens With Bancroft Works

Celebrating its 40-year anniversary, the University Museum opens the 2016–17 season on September 10 with “Gilded Age to Great War: Milton Bancroft and His Art.”

Posted on 8/31/2016 12:16:05 PM

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

Music Library Hosts Noontime Q&A with American Tapestry

The University Libraries and Lively Arts final combined event of the season will present a question-and-answer session by American Tapestry on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Cogswell Hall, Room 101 (Music Library). The event will start at noon, and admission is free.

Posted on 4/12/2016 3:25:58 PM

Artists Hand Hosting University Museum Landscapes

A wide variety of landscapes from the University Museum’s permanent collection are now on display at the Artists Hand Gallery in downtown Indiana through May 2, 2016.

Posted on 4/5/2016 6:22:58 PM

Bartram’s Boxes Inspired by Art and Nature

The University Museum at IUP will open its next exhibit, Bartram’s Boxes Remix, on March 26, 2016. This touring exhibition, a collaborative effort of the Center for Art in Wood and Bartram’s Garden, both located in Philadelphia, will be on display until May 7.

Posted on 3/11/2016 12:18:00 PM

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

Graduate Student Works in Museum and Galleries

The University Museum and Kipp Galleries will host the 2016 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions. Showcasing a variety of media, the exhibitions will be on view February 6 through March 4, with a public reception on Saturday, February 6.

Posted on 1/26/2016 2:37:10 PM

Walk Through Latin America Shifts Focus to Christmas

Portions of the Walk Through Latin America exhibit in the University Museum have been transformed into displays featuring the bright lights and sparkle of Navidad—the Christmas season. The exhibit will be open through December 12.

Posted on 12/3/2015 9:39:41 AM

Latin Exhibition Opens on El Dia de los Muertos

The University Museum, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, will open an exhibit titled “Walk Through Latin America,” on October 31, running through December 12, 2015. Admission is free to the University Museum exhibit and all related activities.

Posted on 10/21/2015 10:42:35 AM

L.A. Theatre Works To Hold Workshops

L.A. Theatre Works, the foremost radio theater company in the United States, will be at IUP this week for two educational outreach sessions open to the general public in advance of their performance of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel “Dracula” on Thursday, October 8.

Posted on 10/5/2015 8:31:15 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

Jones Maruri Duo Presents Week of Outreach

The Jones Maruri Duo, consisting of cellist Michael Jones and guitarist Agustin Maruri, will present several outreach sessions during their weeklong stay in Indiana April 5–10, 2015.

Posted on 4/3/2015 2:25:17 PM

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

Noontime Event Today With Pablo Ziegler

Bring your lunch and join Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler today from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Cogswell Hall’s Orendorff Music Library as this extraordinary musician presents a special question-and-answer demonstration session.

Posted on 3/24/2015 1:44:36 PM

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

Graham Dance Educational Outreach Announced

The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company will visit Indiana for a performance at Fisher Auditorium on March 2, 2015. The dance company will also hold a masterclass on the famed “Graham Technique” on Sunday, March 1, and a mini Tech Workshop on Monday, March 2.

Posted on 2/26/2015 12:31:03 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

Season of Light Exhibit Next for University Museum

“Season of Light,” featuring a variety of holiday decorations and items from area collectors, will be the University Museum’s exhibit from November 15 through December 13, 2014.

Posted on 11/5/2014 2:47:14 PM

Tickets Available for Cirque Peking: National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China

This thrilling acrobatic and circus performance has been enjoyed by all ages and audiences of all types for over 60 years. Experience Cirque Peking on November 11, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium

Posted on 10/6/2014 10:23:37 AM

University Museum Opens with “Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects”

The exhibit tells the cultural, social, and technological story of ironing from the time of the Vikings, through IUP’s own home economics program, and up to the role of irons and ironing in pop culture. September 13–November 8

Posted on 9/4/2014 9:03:56 AM

“Steampunk” Is Theme for Museum Gala

The University Museum at IUP will host its annual gala event on Friday, September 26, in John Sutton Hall. Titled “Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy,” this year’s event is inspired by the museum’s opening fall exhibition, “Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects.”

Posted on 8/21/2014 9:54:53 AM

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

Lively Arts Concludes Season Outreach on High Note

For its final education outreach sessions of the year, the Lively Arts presents renowned musician, singer, and songwriter Grace Kelly for two special events on Thursday, April 24, with the first in the Stapleton Library Commons at noon, and the second in Cogswell Hall at 3:30 p.m.

Posted on 4/21/2014 2:55:51 PM

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

Billie Jean King Ideas and Issues Speaker

Ideas and Issues, IUP’s premier lecture series presented by the Lively Arts, will host Billie Jean King, former tennis great and 2009 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, on Monday, March 31, 2014, in IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/18/2014 12:44:53 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

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

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