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The University Museum presents several exhibits annually. It is a multi-discipline museum, including art, history, and other exhibits.

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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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


Some Upcoming Events


Roots and Wings

Roots and Wings

April 5–May 17

Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly

April 24

Pipe Dreams

Pipe Dreams

May 4

  • The 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.