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
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.
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
August 8-September 4, 2014; Kipp Gallery and Annex Galleries, Sprowls Hall
This late-summer exhibition will feature a variety of artwork by the 2014 Master of Arts graduating class.
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!
September 11-October 16, 2014; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall
This exhibit will feature paintings and drawings by artist Teresa Getty, who uses her childhood memories for inspiration.
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.
October 30-December 5, 2015; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall
This traveling exhibition features work by artists and poets from across America using a wide variety of media to confront broadly defined notions of landscape as both cultural icon and raw material.
October 30-December 5, 2014; Annex Gallery, Sprowls Hall
In recognition of the new and expanded Islamic Center in White Township, this exhibition will feature photographs by Robert Gerhardt of mosques and Muslim communities.
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 19-April 16, 2015; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall
This solo exhibit will feature the works of Texas-born, Pittsburgh-based artist Corey Escoto, who inverts and explores the relationship of the three-dimensional world to the flat, two-dimensional surface of its representation.
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.
April 30-May 9, 2015; Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall
We end the Spring 2015 semester with an exhibit highlighting the works of graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students majoring in Studio Art.
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.
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