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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.

University Museum Opens with “Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects”

The exhibit tells the cultural, social, and technological story of ironing from the time of the Vikings, through IUP’s own home economics program, and up to the role of irons and ironing in pop culture. September 13–November 8

Posted on 9/4/2014 3:34:41 PM

“Steampunk” Is Theme for Museum Gala

The University Museum at IUP will host its annual gala event on Friday, September 26, in John Sutton Hall. Titled “Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy,” this year’s event is inspired by the museum’s opening fall exhibition, “Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects.”

Posted on 8/21/2014 4:32:58 PM

University Museum at IUP Opens Mark Bender Summer Show, June 7

The work of award-winning illustrator and Indiana native Mark Bender will be featured in “Pencil Paint Pixel: 29 Years of Visual Communication,” running Saturday, June 7, through Saturday, July 26, 2014.

Posted on 6/3/2014 4:15:32 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

Steampunk Gala Coming to Museum

President and Mrs. Michael A. Driscoll invite you to save the date for the 2014 University Museum Gala: “Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy,” on Friday, September 26.

Posted on 7/22/2014 10:25:03 AM

University Museum Permanent Collection Works on Display at IUP Military Resource Center

World War I-era prints and World War II photographs are among the items on display at the IUP Military Resource Center, which recently celebrated its grand opening.

Posted on 5/27/2014 1:13:58 PM

Photography Showcased in Museum Exhibit

Exhibit of photographs by IUP students, faculty, and alumni opens November 16, 2013.

Posted on 11/12/2013 1:36:03 PM

Museum Gala 2013 Tops Fundraising Goal

The University Museum’s gala “Night in Venice” was a party to remember. Guests in glitzy masks and festive mood dined on Venetian delicacies and were entertained by Harry’s Bar House Combo, the IUP Little Big Band, vocalists Laura Ferguson and Joe Baunoch, and dancers of the Mahoning Valley Ballet.

Posted on 10/24/2013 1:14:08 PM

Bancroft Paintings Receive Conservation Treatment

Two paintings in the University Museum’s collection by Milton H. Bancroft, an American impressionist painter and muralist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, received conservation treatment this year.

Posted on 10/17/2013 2:48:09 PM

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