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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.

View the Events Calendar for all of the Lively Arts.

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Celebrate Fiber

June 2–August 17, University Museum, Sutton Hall

Works from the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh. A public reception will be held Sunday, June 2, 1:30–4:00 p.m. Walk-through with the artists begins at 2:30 p.m.

Celebrate Fiber  

 

Through the Oak Grove: A History of Indiana University of Pennsylvania

September 1–October 27, University Museum, Sutton Hall

This exhibit takes you on a visual journey from IUP’s founding to the present, featuring photographs, paintings, and memorabilia. A public reception will be held on September 8 from 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Through the Oak Grove: A History of Indiana University of Pennsylvania  

 

University Museum Gala: Stagedoor Canteen

October 13 at 6:00 p.m.m University Museum, Sutton Hall

This annual benefit event is always an enjoyable evening. The Stagedoor Canteen will take you back to the Big Band era with great art, music, dance, and food. Reservations are required.

   University Museum Gala: Stagedoor Canteen  

 

Fauna: Figuring + Fathoming

October 4–November 15, Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

This exhibit is an expression that usually conjures bucolic and benign images. The artists in this exhibition have other ideas, veering from the pathetic to the provocative to the playful.

Fauna: Figuring + Fathoming

 

The Paintings of Dick Morrill

November 3–December 8; University Museum, Sutton Hall

Morrill is both an expressionist and a humanist. Using bold colors and fractured forms to create colorful commentaries on contemporary life. A reception will be held November 3, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Free Admission

The Paintings of Dick Morrill  

 

Brascapes: An Installation by Nina Barbuto 

November 27–December 15, Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

Kipp Gallery presents the work of emerging contemporary artist Nina Barbuto. Miss Barbuto is an installation artist, architect, and sculptor living and working in Pittsburgh, Pa.

 

In Sisterhood: The Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh and Bridge Builders

February 2–March 16 2013; University Museum, Sutton Hall

Concurrent multimedia exhibitions illustrating the rise of movements for equal gender and racial rights in politics, labor organizations and civic life. A reception will be held February 2, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Free Admission

In Sisterhood: The Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh and Bridge Builders  

 

Site Change: An Installation by Natalie Settles

February 21–March 21, Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

This exhibit has been canceled. In its stead, we will present Promise Land: A Video Installation by Chele Isaac.

Site Change: An Installation by Natalie Settles  

 

Annual Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition 2013

April 2–12, Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

This annual exhibit features art students who are part of the Art Department’s undergraduate program.

Annual Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition 2013

 

Emerging Artists: Annual Graduate Exhibition

April 2–May 18; University Museum, Sutton Hall

Highlighting graduate student work, this exhibition will include a mixture of media ranging from ceramics and woodworking to jewelry and performance.

Free Admission

Emerging Artists: Annual Graduate Exhibition  

 

Annual BFA Thesis Exhibition 2013

May 2–May 16, Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

This annual exhibit features art students who are part of the Art Department’s Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program.

Annual BFA Thesis Exhibition 2013

 

Other Events

 

Pencil Paint Pixel

Pencil Paint Pixel

June 7–July 26

Subscriptions On Sale

Subscriptions On Sale

Now through end of August

Doc Severinsen

Doc Severinsen

September 16

 
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