Lively Arts

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  • Lively Arts Ticket Office

    Hours: 12:00–5:00 p.m. Monday–Friday, excluding university holidays.
    Address: 403 South 11th St., Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705
    Location: First floor of IUP Performing Arts Center facing the Oak Grove

    The Lively Arts offers the campus and community nearly 200 events annually. These events encompass all performing and visual arts events presented by the College of Fine Arts and its departments, including Art, Music, and Theater and Dance. Also included are events for the University Museum and Kipp Gallery, and a performing artist series, Ovations!. ArtsPath is the extensive arts-in-education outreach program of the Lively Arts. We also invite you to check out the IUP Community Music School for private lessons and ensemble participation.

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    Upcoming Events

    The Lively Arts, including all events and exhibits presented by the College of Fine Arts and its departments, presents nearly 200 events annually. We will continue to be adding events to our calendar, so take a look now and often.

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    The 2018–19 Season Information

    If you would like a full copy of our brochure mailed to you when it is ready, please e-mail us at, or call 724-357-2787 (ARTS) to make sure you are on both our e-list and mailing list. You can also receive periodic updates on your cell phone through our text messaging service by texting “Lively” to 313131.

    Educational Outreach

    The Lively Arts provides a wide range of outreach activities throughout the season through its ArtsPath program. This includes artist residencies as well as outreach surrounding our Ovations! series events and reaches over 5,000 students in the region beyond the performances and exhibits it offers.

    Lively Arts Sponsors

    The support of many individuals, organizations, and corporations is what makes the Lively Arts and its various series and programs possible. View the list of sponsors and partners.