The 2018–19 Art Season

  • 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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  • IUP Art Faculty Triennial Exhibition

    September 8–October 27, 2017; Reception September 8, 6:00 p.m., University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall

    This once-every-three-year event features a wide variety works by current IUP art professors.

    IUP Art Faculty Triennial Exhibition

     
  • Doug McGlumphy: Regular Guy Monuments

    September 11–October 5, 2018; Reception September 11, 5:00–7:00 p.m, Artist talk 6:00 p.m. Kipp Gallery, First Floor Sprowls Hall

    Using contemporary and salvaged architectural materials, Doug McGlumphy creates large-scale sculptures that pay tribute to the working class. McGlumphy chooses the form of traditional monuments to begin his tribute to the “regular guy.”

    Doug McGlumphy: Regular Guy Monuments

     
  • Andy Byers: The One Who Sleeps On His Breath

    October 15–November 12, Reception October 16, 5:00–7:00 p.m., Artist talk 6:00 p.m., Kipp Gallery, First Floor Sprowls Hall

    Artist Andy Byers will be presenting a multi-disciplinary show with works in sculpture, photography, costume design, film, and performance. The One Who Sleeps On His Breath investigates the life of artist and photographer Edward S. Curtis as well as Byers’ own life and practices.

    Andy Byers: The One Who Sleeps On His Breath

     
  • Artrageous and Art Auction

    Sunday, October 21, 3:00 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Artrageous, where the fine arts meet the performing arts, all on one stage! Experience art come alive with an interactive celebration of music, dance, song, and the creation of a masterpiece. Artrageous is fun for the whole family.

    Artrageous

     
  • Madness at the Museum: A Haunted Gala

    Saturday, October 27, 2017; 6:00–10:00 p.m.; University Museum and Blue Room, Sutton Hall

    A Hallowe’en party at the University Museum’s annual benefit celebration. Reservations are required and costumes encouraged. More details will be announced in mid-September.

    Madness at the Museum: A Haunted Gala

     
  • Holiday Wheels and Thrills: A Model Train Display

    November 10–December 16, Reception Saturday, November 10, 6:00 p.m., University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall

    Helping to set the mood of the season, the University Museum will host an exhibit of various model trains displayed and organized by the Indiana Model Train Collectors. Special additional hours of operation for this exhibit.

    Holiday Wheels and Thrills: A Model Train Display

     
  • Kara Skylling: new work

    November 26–December 14, Reception Tuesday, November 27, 5:00 p.m., Kipp Gallery, First Floor Sprowls Hall

    Through the creation of abstract drawings, inspired by the arrangement of industrial material and the construction of architecture, Kara Skylling’s work explores the patterned repetition of our built landscape.

    Kara Skylling: new work

     
  • Barbara Weissberger: One-Woman Group Show

    January 29–March 7, Reception January 29, 5:00 p.m., Artist talk 6:00 p.m., Kipp Gallery, First Floor Sprowls Hall

    This one-woman group show is a collection of recent works that in totality strive against sameness and toward variousness, permeability, contamination, and mutability.

    Barbara Weissberger: One-Woman Group Show

     
  • Hard Hatted Women and Women in Action

    February 9–March 9, Reception February 9, 2:00 p.m., University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall

    Concurrent exhibitions,Hard Hatted Womenis a multimedia exhibit featuring women who were trailblazers in the labor unions of the Pittsburgh region during the 1970s and 1980s, while Women in Actionfeatures artworks from the University Museum Permanent Collection. 

    Hard Hatted Women and Women in Action

     
  • 2019 MFA Thesis Exhibition

    April 6–May 4, Reception March 30, 6:00 p.m.; University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall, Kipp Gallery and Annex Gallery, First Floor Sprowls Hall

     Concurrent exhibitions showcasing works by the spring 2019 Master of Fine Arts candidates from IUP’s Art Department. The exhibits are presented across three campus venues in Sutton and Sprowls halls.

    MFA Thesis Exhibition

     
  • The University Museum Goes Downtown: From Our Walls to Your Home

    April 10–May 13, Reception April 12, 6:00–8:00 p.m.; Artists Hand Gallery,  732 Philadelphia Street, Indiana

    This is your chance to own a piece of the University Museum. For the sixth consecutive year, the University Museum will present a variety of artwork at the Artists Hand Gallery in downtown Indiana. But new for 2019, objects on display will be available for sale.

    The University Museum Goes Downtown: From Our Walls to Your Home

     
  • 2019 BA and BFA Exhibition

    May 2–11, Reception May 2, 5:00 p.m.; Kipp Gallery, First Floor Sprowls Hall

    The annual exhibition showcases an impressive collection of visual artwork of the university’s graduating art students.

    2019 BA and BFA Exhibition

     

  • Other Upcoming Events

    Fabric of the Nation

    Fabric of the Nation

    October 12–20, Theater-by-the-Grove

    Mnozil Brass

    Mnozil Brass

    Monday, February 11, Ovations!