The University Museum presents several exhibits annually. It is a multi-discipline museum, including art, history, and other exhibits.
Below are events from the 2016–17 season. The 2017–18 season is planned to be announced by June 15, 2017.
Exhibits are also presented by Kipp Gallery.
View the Events Calendar for Lively Arts.
The Lively Arts is the umbrella for all performing and visual arts events presented by the College of Fine Arts.
Find an event to attend on our calendar; browse by event type, including art, dance, music, and theater; or search by series, including IUP's premier performing arts series, Ovations!
February 4–March 11, 2017, University Museum, Sutton Hall
Reception Saturday, February 4, 2017, 6:00–8:30 p.m.
Frank Mason’s classical paintings—his portraits, still-lives, and
landscapes—are reminiscent of the classic painting styles of Van Gogh and
Vermeer. Throughout his career, Mason earned scores of international honors and was often commissioned to paint the portraits of princes,
cardinals, and governors.
March 25–April 27, 2017, Kipp Gallery, Annex Gallery, and University Museum
Reception: March 25, 6:00–8:30 p.m.
This showcase of individual exhibitions by Master
of Fine Arts candidates in IUP’s Art Department is a must-see. Bring the family
and walk between the Art Department, the University Museum, and the Kipp
Gallery to experience the best of IUP’s Art Department.
April 5–May 1, 2017; Artists Hand Gallery, Philadelphia Street, Downtown Indiana
Reception Friday, April 7, 2017, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Ceramics from the University Museum’s permanent collection will be on
display at the Artists Hand Gallery in Downtown Indiana. There will be a public
opening reception on Friday April 7, 2017, 6:00–8pm
Friday, October 14, 2016, 6:00–10:00 pm, University Museum, Sutton Hall
The University Museum’s 40th annual benefit gala will be
classic fun with a Black and White theme. Think vintage films… French mimes… fingers
jazzing on piano keys. Black tie? Optional. Zebra stripes or domino dots?
Possible. Fun? By all means!
September 10–October 29, 2016
Reception: Saturday, September 10, 6:00–8:30 p.m.
Academically trained in Boston, Philadelphia, and Paris, and
nationally recognized for his portraits and architectural
murals, Milton Bancroft’s Impressionistic work reflected changes in
American culture and art from the late 19th century through World
November 12–December 10, 2016, University Museum
Reception: Saturday, February 4, 6:00–8:30 p.m.
This holiday model railroad exhibit is a great way to kick-start your
holiday with your whole family. A holiday
model railroad exhibit organized by Tom Ott and the Local Train Collectors Association.
Check Back in June for I\nnformation on our upcoming 2017-18 Season.
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