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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

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

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