The Lively Arts serves as the umbrella for nearly 200 visual and performing events presented by the College of Fine Arts each year. Offered primarily on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Lively Arts offers several series, exhibits, and performances along with arts-in-education services through its ArtsPath program for thousands of students in the area.

Ovations 2013-2014 Highlights

Here are some of the highlights for the 2013-2014 Ovations! series. From Broadway to jazz, from musical comedy to the classics, from dance to the blues, there is something for everyone this season.

Ovations 2013-2014 Highlights
Experiences: The Lively Arts at IUP

Experiences: The Lively Arts at IUP

In this video, community members speak of the great benefits that only live performance can offer. From meeting people by your seats, to a date night, to easy parking, there is nothing like it.

ArtsPath in the Schools

In this video, we hear a school teacher, administrator, and former principal talk about how exciting and important ArtsPath is for the community. Throughout the year, this outreach will involve over 5,000 students in local schools plus a large number of IUP students.

ArtsPath in the Schools

Educational Improvement Tax Credit

Jim Martin talks about how Robindale Energy is able to direct significant funds for educational outreach with no additional expense by the company through a state program called the Educational Improvement Tax Credit.

Educational Improvement Tax Credit
Supporting the Lively Arts
Learn more about how to support the Lively Arts at IUP.
Ovations! is IUP's premier performing arts series, with 2011-2012 marking its inaugural season of touring artists from across the globe.
Lively Arts
Performing and visual arts events are presented by the departments of Music, Art, and Theater and Dance along with the University Museum and Kipp Gallery.
College of Fine Arts
With state-of-the-art facilities, the College of Fine Arts hosts a talented faculty and staff dedicated to expanding the minds and skills of students.
University Museum
The University Museum brings the material history and arts of the region together in an environment that encourages exploration, dialogue, and enjoyment.
ArtsPath is an arts-in-education program in partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.
Sound Choices
Sound Choices presents “the best of the best” as it highlights IUP's Music Department faculty, students, alumni, and honored guests in a specially selected and exceptional lineup of concerts and recitals.
Theater-by-the-Grove, produced by the Department of Theater and Dance, presents several productions each year, including the coproduction with Music Theater of a major musical.
Dance Theater
IUP Dance Theater is produced by the Department of Theater and Dance and presents two major concert programs annually.
Music Theater
Music Theater is produced by the Department of Music and presents two major productions each year, including an opera and a musical coproduction with Theater-by-the-Grove.