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University Museum News: August 2013

Museum News

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.

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

White Walls Art Auction at University Museum

The University Museum at IUP will host the IUP Graduate Art Association’s inaugural White Walls Art Auction on Saturday, March 7, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/25/2015 1:53:39 PM

Annual Thesis Exhibition Opening in Museum and Gallery

The 2015 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will run February 7 through March 5 across three exhibition spaces—the University Museum, Kipp Gallery, and Kipp Gallery Annex. An opening reception will be held on February 7. Admission to the exhibits and reception is free.

Posted on 1/29/2015 5:43:11 PM

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

Join Us for Masks, Music, A Night In Venice

President and Mrs. Michael Driscoll and the University Museum Board of Directors cordially invite you to the 2013 IUP Museum Gala on September 21, 2013.

Posted on 8/28/2013 12:37:13 PM

Hall and Martino Paintings Receive Conservation Treatment

During the first half of 2013, “Fleming Street” by Giovanni Martino and an untitled landscape by Alva J. Hall received conservation treatments made possible by an art conservation fund established by IUP alumnus Robin Litton through the Foundation for IUP.

Posted on 8/20/2013 10:30:36 AM

“Carnevale” Gala Coming to Museum

This year’s University Museum Gala promises a festive evening with “Masks, Music, A Night In Venice” on September 21, 2013, recreating Carnevale in contemporary Italy with art and music, dining on Venetian delicacies, and dancing.

Posted on 8/12/2013 8:26:39 AM

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