Current Exhibitions

  • 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:

  • 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

     
  • 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 2–April 27, 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

     
  • IUP Art Faculty Triennial Exhibition

    September 8–October 27, 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

     
  • Madness at the Museum: A Haunted Gala

    Saturday, October 27, 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

     

  • Other Upcoming Events

    Broadway Extravaganza

    Broadway Extravaganza

    Thursday, December 5, Sound Choices

    Photo of a Mountain for 60s, 70s, 80s: Artist Legacy of IUP

    60’s 70’s 80’s: Artist Legacy of IUP

    September 10–November 6, University Museum

    Spring 177 x 133

    The Awakening of Spring

    October 25 - November 2, Theater-by-the-Grove