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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.

“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

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

IMAGO Exhibition Opens in the Annex Gallery, Sprowls Hall

“IMAGO,” an exhibition of paintings curated by graduate student Erika Stearly, is on display in the Annex Gallery, Sprowls Hall, October 1–31, 2013.

Posted on 9/27/2013 3:36:26 PM

Local Artists Olson and Wyant Contribute to University Museum Benefit Gala

Local artists Chuck Olson and Gary Wyant have contributed works to the University Museum gala benefit happening Saturday, September 21, 2013. All are invited to this festive evening of music, dining, dancing, and art.

Posted on 9/17/2013 1:05:27 PM

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