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2013–2014 Exhibitions

The University Museum presents several exhibits annually. It is a multi-discipline museum, including art, history, and other exhibits.

Exhibits are also presented by Kipp Gallery.

View the Events Calendar for Lively Arts.

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The Lively Arts is the umbrella for all performing and visual arts events presented by the College of Fine Arts.

Find an event to attend on our calendar; browse by event type, including art, dance, music, and theater; or search by series, including IUP’s premier performing arts series, Ovations!

Layers: Places in Peril

September 17-November 9; University Museum, Sutton Hall

Artist Judith Waller and earth scientist Jim Brey collaborate to illustrate environmental threats confronting many of the world's most beautiful cities and natural landscapes.

Layers: Places of Peril


University Museum Gala: Masks, Music, A Night in Venice

September 21, 6:00–10:00 p.m.; University Museum, Sutton Hall

This annual benefit event is always a festive evening. This year’s gala recreates a carnevale night in contemporary Venice with fine art, music, dinner, and dancing. Reservations are required.


Capturing the Moment

November 16–December 7; University Museum, Sutton Hall

Photography by students in the Communications Media Department at IUP presents a lively variety of portraits, landscapes, and aesthetic special effects.


Emerging Artists: Annual Graduate Exhibit

February 4–March 22; University Museum, Sutton Hall

This showcase of individual exhibitions by Master of Fine Arts candidates in the Art Department at IUP fills the University Museum and the galleries of Sprowls Hall with cutting-edge artworks in a variety of media.


Roots and Wings: Keeney and Tomb

April 5–May 17; University Museum, Sutton Hall

Nature’s color and intricate details are highlights of Maura Keeney’s floral and plant form paintings and David Tomb’s paintings and drawings of tropical birds.


The University Museum Goes Downtown

April 4–May 3; Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.

Selections from the museum’s permanent collection are on display at the Artists Hand Gallery in Downtown Indiana.


Pencil Paint Pixel: 29 Years of Visual Communication

June 7–July 26; University Museum, Sutton Hall

Illustrator and IUP alumnus Mark Bender (1983) creates award-winning art for a variety of corporations with this exhibit titled “Pencil Paint Pixel: 29 Years of Visual Communication.” Admission is free, and an opening reception will be held on Thursday, June 12, from 5:00–8:00 p.m.

Pencil Paint Pixel: 29 Years of Visual Communication

Other Events



Walk Thru LA 177

Walk Through Latin America

October 31 - December 12, 2015

 Genghis 177

Genghis Barbie

January 23, 2016


Home for Holidays 177

Home for the Holidays

December 6, 2015

  • The University Museum
  • Sutton Hall, Room 111
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2397
  • Semester Museum Hours
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: Noon - 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: Noon - 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sunday, Monday, and University Holidays