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University Museum News: October 2013

Museum News

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NEA Awards Grant to IUP for University Museum Exhibition

The IUP Research Institute, on behalf of the University Museum, has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of the 2016 University Museum Exhibition that will feature the artwork and archival collection of American artist Milton H. Bancroft (1866–1947).

Posted on 6/3/2015 1:17:58 PM

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

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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