Art

  • Encompassing major touring exhibits, regional artists, and faculty and student work, there is something for every taste in this year's exhibit schedule.

    View the Events Calendar for all of the Lively Arts.

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  • University Museum Gala: Masks, Music, A Night in Venice

    September 21, 6:00–10:00 p.m.; University Museum, Sutton Hall

    This annual benefit event is always a festive evening. This year’s gala recreates a carnevale night in contemporary Venice with fine art, music, dinner, and dancing. Reservations are required.

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  • 2013 MA Thesis Exhibit

    August 16–September 5; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    This late-summer exhibit will feature a variety of graduate student artists working in a variety of mediums.

    MA Thesis Exhibit  

     
  • We Two Founts: Larson and Mitchell

    September 12–October 10; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    Spotlighting two artists, this collaborative effort addresses how we as American consumers navigate the landscape.

    We Two Founts  

     
  • Layers: Places in Peril

    September 17-November 9; University Museum, Sutton Hall

    Artist Judith Waller and earth scientist Jim Brey collaborate to illustrate environmental threats confronting many of the world's most beautiful cities and natural landscapes.

    Layers: Places of Peril

     
  • Adam John Manley: New Works

    October 31–Decemeber 5; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    Manley is a sculptor and woodworker who explores the nature of maritime and coastal life through the familiar forms and symbolism of the maritime tradition.

    Adam John Manley: New Works  

     
  • Capturing the Moment

    November 16–December 7; University Museum, Sutton Hall

    Photography by students in the Communications Media Department at IUP presents a lively variety of portraits, landscapes, and aesthetic special effects.

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  • Emerging Artists: Annual Graduate Exhibit

    February 4–March 22; University Museum, Sutton Hall

    This showcase of individual exhibitions by Master of Fine Arts candidates in the Art Department at IUP fills the University Museum and the galleries of Sprowls Hall with cutting-edge artworks in a variety of media.

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  • Emerging Artists: 2014 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibit

    February 4–27; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    This annual showcase of individual exhibitions by IUP Master of Fine Arts candidates fills the University Museum and the Kipp Galleries Hall with cutting-edge artworks in a variety of media.

    Emerging Artists: 2014 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibit  

     
  • Children of the Romantic Age: New Artworks by Gwyneth Scally

    March 6–27; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    This exhibit explores humanity’s romantic and catastrophic relationship with the natural world.

    Children of the Romantic Age: New Artworks by Gwyneth Scally  

     
  • Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

    April 1–18; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    On deck for this student exhibit will be a variety of works by our undergraduate Art majors.

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  • The University Museum Goes Downtown

    April 4–May 3; Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.

    Selections from the museum’s permanent collection are on display at the Artists Hand Gallery in Downtown Indiana.

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  • 2014 B.F.A. Thesis Exhibition

    May 1–9; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    Closing the semester will be an exhibit highlighting the works of Bachelor of Fine Arts students majoring in Studio Art.

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  • Roots and Wings: Keeney and Tomb

    April 5–May 17; University Museum, Sutton Hall

    Nature’s color and intricate details are highlights of Maura Keeney’s floral and plant form paintings and David Tomb’s paintings and drawings of tropical birds.

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  • Pencil Paint Pixel: 29 Years of Visual Communication

    June 7–July 26; University Museum, Sutton Hall

    Illustrator and IUP alumnus Mark Bender (1983) creates award-winning art for a variety of corporations with this exhibit titled “Pencil Paint Pixel: 29 Years of Visual Communication.” Admission is free, and an opening reception will be held on Thursday, June 12, from 5:00–8:00 p.m.

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  • Other Events

     

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    Mamma Mia!

    March 2, 2016

     

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    The Hairy Ape

    February 18-27, 2016

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    RIOULT Dance NY

    February 23, 2015