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Together, the University Museum and Kipp Gallery offer a full array of visual art experiences for the entire community.

Encompassing major touring exhibits, regional artists, and faculty and student work, there is something for every taste in this year's exhibit schedule.

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Eine Kleine Kit Kat Klub

September 10, 2011, 6:00 p.m., University Museum, John Sutton Hall

This year’s gala is inspired by the German Expressionist artists of the early twentieth century and their cosmopolitan setting. Reservations are required.

Eine Kleine Kit Kat Klub


Paul Binai: Fifty-Year Retrospective

September 13–December 3, 2011, University Museum, John Sutton Hall

The opening exhibit features paintings, prints, and collages by world-exhibited artist Paul Binai, whose bold images comment pointedly on issues and events of his time.

Paul Binai: Fifty-Year Retrospective


Multiversity: IUP Faculty Artists

February 11–March 24, 2012, University Museum, John Sutton Hall

This invitational exhibition will include recent works by current faculty members of the IUP Department of Art.

Multidiversity: IUP Faculty Artists


Bonnie Collura: Luster

October 6–November 11, 2011, Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

Bonnie Collura creates abstract biomorphic sculptures and drawings that are rooted in figuration, drawing together systems of connected characters from mainstream popular culture, mythology, and folklore.

Bonnie Collura: Luster


The Low Down: Tales from the Margin

November 8–December 9, 2011, Kipp Gallery Annex, Sprowls Hall

This touring exhibition showcases the work of seven contemporary ceramists. It is curated by Kipp Gallery director Kyle Houser, in collaboration with Jill Foote-Hutton of the Red Lodge Clay Center in Montana.

The Low Down: Tales from the Margin


Joelle Dietrick: The Sherwin Series

February 9–March 9, 2012, Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

Joelle Dietrick develops two-dimensional and time-based artworks that consider contemporary nomadism and twenty-first-century power structures.

Joelle Dietrick: The Sherwin Series


Emerging Artists: Annual Graduate Exhibition

April 13–May 5, 2012, University Museum, John Sutton Hall

An annual tradition, this exhibit highlights the vast and varied pieces created in an assortment of art media by graduate students in the Department of Art.

Emerging Artists exhibition


Other Events




May 4

BFA Thesis 2015

BFA Thesis Exhibit 2015

April 30 - May 9

HS Art Invitational

High School Art Invitational

March 28 - May 16

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