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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  • Experiment and Color on White

    Museum Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.; Admission free

    Summer 2015 will bring two concurrent exhibitions to the University Museum: Experiment: Poland/USA Fiber Art Collaboration and Color on White: Collage by Barbara Westman. 

    Both Experiment and Color on White will run June 8 - July 16, 2015. An opening reception will be held June 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m., with Barbara Westman's artist's talk beginning at 7:00 p.m., all in the University Museum, Sutton Hall.

     

    Experiment & Color on White
     
  • 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.

    Pencil Paint Pixel: 29 Years of Visual Communication
     
  • Master of Arts Thesis Exhibit 2014

    August 8-September 4, 2014; Kipp Gallery and Annex Galleries, Sprowls Hall

    This late-summer exhibition will feature a variety of artwork by the 2014 Master of Arts graduating class.

    Master of Arts Thesis Exhibit 2014
     
  • Gala: Hot Iron–A Victorian Industrial Fantasy

    September 26, 6:00-10:00 p.m.; University Museum, Sutton Hall

    The annual University Museum Gala has a steam-punk theme this year. Gala guests are asked to indulge their fashion fantasies for this event!

    Gala: Hot Iron – A Victorian Industrial Fantasy
     
  • Songs, Sonnets, and Stolen Lines

    September 11-October 16, 2014; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    This exhibit will feature paintings and drawings by artist Teresa Getty, who uses her childhood memories for inspiration.

    Songs, Sonnets, and Stolen Lines
     
  • Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects

    September 13–November 8; University Museum, Sutton Hall

    This exhibition tells the cultural, social, and technological story of ironing. It will feature works by sculpture students in IUP’s Art Department and sculptor/print-maker Willie Cole.

    Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects
     
  • The Mountain and the Bumble Bee

    October 30-December 5, 2015; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    This traveling exhibition features work by artists and poets from across America using a wide variety of media to confront broadly defined notions of landscape as both cultural icon and raw material.

    The Mountain and the Bumble Bee
     
  • Muslim/American, American/Muslim

    October 30-December 5, 2014; Annex Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    In recognition of the new and expanded Islamic Center in White Township, this exhibition will feature photographs by Robert Gerhardt of mosques and Muslim communities.

    Muslim Americans listening to the imam
     
  • Season of Light 

    November 15–December 13; University Museum, Sutton Hall

    Come one, come all, to IUP’s annual holiday exhibition. Ethnic displays, retro toys, and train sets are some of the highlights sure to impress visitors of all ages.

    Season of Light
     
  • 2015 MFA Thesis Exhibitions 

    February 7-March 5, 2015; University Museum, Sutton Hall

    Master of Fine Arts candidates will have their work featured in the Art Department at IUP, the University Museum, and in the galleries of Sprowls Hall.

    2015 MFA Thesis Exhibitions
     
  • Name is the Surface

    March 19-April 16, 2015; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    This solo exhibit will feature the works of Texas-born, Pittsburgh-based artist Corey Escoto, who inverts and explores the relationship of the three-dimensional world to the flat, two-dimensional surface of its representation.

    Name is the Surface
     
  • The University Museum Goes Downtown

    April 7–May 2; Artists Hand Gallery, Downtown Indiana

    The Artists Hand Gallery in Downtown Indiana will feature selections from the University Museum’s permanent collection.

    The University Museum Goes Downtown
     
  • BFA Thesis Exhibit 2015

    April 30-May 9, 2015; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    We end the Spring 2015 semester with an exhibit highlighting the works of graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students majoring in Studio Art.

    BFA Thesis Exhibit 2015
     
  • High School Art Invitational

    March 28–May 16; University Museum, Sutton Hall

    The exhibition features the best artworks of students from regional high schools. Submissions of various works in multiple mediums highlight the talent and creativity of our area's young artists.

    High School Art Invitational
     
  • Other Upcoming Events

     

    2016 MA Thesis Exhibition

    2016 MA Thesis Exhibition

    August 5- September 1, 2016

    Liebeslieder

    Liebeslieder

    September 9, 2016

    Nufonia Must Fall

    Kid Koala's Nufonia Must Fall

    September 27, 2016