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.
More information about the Galleries and University Museum
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.
August 16–September 5; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall
This late-summer exhibit will feature a variety of graduate student artists working in a variety of mediums.
September 12–October 10; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall
Spotlighting two artists, this collaborative effort addresses how we as American consumers navigate the landscape.
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.
October 31–Decemeber 5; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall
Manley is a sculptor and woodworker who explores the nature of maritime and coastal life through the familiar forms and symbolism of the maritime tradition.
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.
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.
February 4–27; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall
This annual showcase of individual exhibitions by IUP Master of Fine Arts candidates fills the University Museum and the Kipp Galleries Hall with cutting-edge artworks in a variety of media.
March 6–27; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall
This exhibit explores humanity’s romantic and catastrophic relationship with the natural world.
April 1–18; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall
On deck for this student exhibit will be a variety of works by our undergraduate Art majors.
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.
May 1–9; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall
Closing the semester will be an exhibit highlighting the works of Bachelor of Fine Arts students majoring in Studio Art.
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.
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
Thursday, December 5, Sound Choices
60’s 70’s 80’s: Artist Legacy of IUP
September 10–November 6, University Museum
The Awakening of Spring
October 25 - November 2, Theater-by-the-Grove