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Please visit The Lively Arts calendar for the most current information about upcoming events for the University Museum as well as events in art, music, theater, and dance.

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 11:03:12 AM

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 3:56:39 PM

University Museum Features Two Exhibitions in 2015 Summer Season

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

Posted on 5/22/2015 11:11:58 AM

University Museum Closing Early for Event On February 26

In preparation for a private event, the University Museum will close at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Regular hours for viewing the 2015 MFA Thesis Exhibition will resume Friday, February 27, at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/24/2015 1:22:45 PM

Hot Iron Fundraiser Gala Sets Record

The University Museum’s 2014 gala, “Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy,” set a record as the best attended and most successful fundraiser in the museum’s nearly 40-year history.

Posted on 10/30/2014 12:43:00 PM

Blood Presents “Odd Irons: Ingenuity and Use”

Professor Janet Blood will present this entertaining and educational lecture on Wednesday, October 29, in the University Museum.

Posted on 10/15/2014 2:59:50 PM

Artist Willie Cole Presenting Lecture at University Museum

Internationally known artist Willie Cole will give a free lecture in conjunction with the current exhibition, “Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects,” on Thursday, October 16.

Posted on 10/8/2014 12:46:21 PM

University Museum Closed for Fundraising Gala on September 26

The museum will be closed on Friday, September 26, in preparation for “Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy,” the 2014 fundraising gala.

Posted on 9/22/2014 7:13:35 PM

Museum Gala Still Accepting Reservations

There is still time to reserve your spot at the 2014 University Museum benefit gala, Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy, will be held Friday, September 26, 2014 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. in Sutton Hall on the IUP campus.

Posted on 9/17/2014 1:26:40 PM

  • The University Museum
  • Sutton Hall, Room 111
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2397
  • Semester Museum Hours
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: Noon - 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: Noon - 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sunday, Monday, and University Holidays