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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The Acorn Project
February 27 - March 2, Theater-by-the-Grove
Friday, March 22, Ovations!
Monday, February 11, Ovations!