The University Museum presents several exhibits annually. It is a multi-discipline museum, including art, history, and other exhibits.
Exhibits are also presented by Kipp Gallery.
View the Events Calendar for Lively Arts.
The Lively Arts is the umbrella for all performing and visual arts events presented by the College of Fine Arts.
Find an event to attend on our calendar; browse by event type, including art, dance, music, and theater; or search by series, including IUP's premier performing arts series, Ovations!
September 13–November 8; University Museum, Sutton Hall
This exhibition tells the cultural, social, and
technological story of ironing. It will feature works by sculpture students in
IUP’s Art Department and sculptor/print-maker Willie Cole.
September 26, 6:00-10:00 p.m.; University Museum, Sutton Hall
The annual University Museum Gala has a steam-punk theme this year. Gala guests are asked to indulge their fashion fantasies for this event!
November 15–December 13; University Museum, Sutton Hall
Come one, come all, to IUP’s annual holiday exhibition. Ethnic displays, retro toys, and train sets are some of the highlights sure to impress visitors of all ages.
February 7-March 5, 2015; University Museum, Sutton Hall
Master of Fine Arts candidates will have their work featured in the Art Department at IUP, the University Museum, and in the galleries of Sprowls Hall.
March 28–May 16; University Museum, Sutton Hall
The exhibition features the best artworks of students from regional high schools. Submissions of various works in multiple mediums highlight the talent and creativity of our area's young artists.
April 7–May 2; Artists Hand Gallery, Downtown Indiana
The Artists Hand Gallery in Downtown Indiana will feature selections from the University Museum’s permanent collection.
Museum Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.; Admission free
Summer 2015 will bring two concurrent exhibitions to the University Museum: Experiment: Poland/USA Fiber Art Collaboration and Color on White: Collage by Barbara Westman.
Both Experiment and Color on White will run June 8 - July 16, 2015. An opening reception will be held June 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m., with Barbara Westman's artist's talk beginning at 7:00 p.m., all in the University Museum, Sutton Hall.
April 12–21, Theater-by-The-Grove
The Princess and The Pea... Brained
April 6–8, Dance Theater
University Museum Goes Downtown
April 1–May 21, Artists Hand Gallery, Philadelphia Street, Indiana