The 2014–15 Season

  • 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.

  • Lively Arts logo

    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:

  • Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects

    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.

    Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects
  • Gala: Hot Iron–A Victorian Industrial Fantasy

    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!

    Gala: Hot Iron – A Victorian Industrial Fantasy
  • Season of Light 

    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.

    Season of Light
  • 2015 MFA Thesis Exhibitions 

    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.

    2015 MFA Thesis Exhibitions
  • High School Art Invitational

    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.

    High School Art Invitational
  • The University Museum Goes Downtown

    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.

    The University Museum Goes Downtown
  • Experiment and Color on White

    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.


    Experiment & Color on White