2017-18 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.

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James Innes: A Retrospective

September 9–December 9, 2017; Reception September 9, 6:00–8:30 p.m.; University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall

James Innes taught drawing, painting, and art appreciation for over 25 years at IUP. Over 30 of his works, including paintings and prints, will be on display for this exhibition.

James Innes: A Retrospective

Gala: Cirque du Musée

Friday, September 29, 2017; 6:00–10:00 p.m.; University Museum and Blue Room, Sutton Hall

The Museum's annual fundraising gala. Join us for a themed evening of fine art, drinks, dining, entertainment, dancing, and silent auctions. Advance reservations are required. 


Museum Gala: Cirque du

Memory and Magic: Folk Artists in Western Pennsylvania

February 3–March 10, 2018; Reception February 3, 6:00–8:30 p.m.; University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall

Folk art featuring scenes of daily life, such as those painted by Linton Park, Eunice McCloskey, Richard Cooper, and others, are featured in this exhibit. Also included are imaginative works of Mary Hamilton of Clarion County and others. The pieces are from the University Museum's permanent collection and on loan from private collections.

Memory and Magic: Folk
Artists in Western Pennsylvania

MFA Thesis Exhibitions

March 31–April 28, 2018; Reception March 31, 6:00–8:30 pm; University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall; Kipp Gallery and Annex Gallery, First Floor Sprowls Hall

These concurrent exhibitions showcase works by the spring 2018 Master of Fine Arts candidates and celebrate the final stages of their graduate degree work. Featuring a wide variety of styles and media, the exhibits are presented across three campus venues.

MFA Thesis Exhibitions

University Museum Goes Downtown

April 11–May 21, 2018; Reception April 13, 6:00–8:00 p.m.; Artists Hand Gallery, Philadelphia Street, Indiana

This annual exhibit features work from the museum's permanent collection by women artists. Enjoy a cup of fine coffee or tea as you take in the exhibit.

University Museum Goes Downtown