Lively Arts

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:

2022–23 Season - The University Museum Goes Downtown, Tibet: Magical Land of Spiritual Wonders, A Call for Artists: Environmental, Lecture: Native Plants for Garden Spaces with Barbara Hauge, Soul of a Region

2021–22 Season - 2022 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Treasures From the Wardrobe, The University Museum Goes Downtown: Polish Posters, Maps: An Experience in Finding Our Way

2020–21 Season - Ned Wert: A Retrospective

2019–20 Season - Dr. Kabala's Cabinet of Wonders: Highlights from a Collection, MFA Thesis Exhibition, 60's 70's 80's: Artist Legacy of IUP

2018–19 Season - The University Museum Goes Downtown: From Our Walls to Your Home, IUP Art Faculty Triennial Exhibition, Holiday Wheels and Thrills: A Model Train Display, Hard Hatted Women and Women in Action

2017–18 Season - James Innes: A Retrospective, Memory and Magic: Folk Artists in Western Pennsylvania, MFA Thesis Exhibition

2016–17 Season - Gilded Age to Great War: Milton Bancroft and His Art, Frank Mason: A Passion for Painting

2015–16 Season - Experiment and Color on White, Triennial 2015, Walk Through Latin America, Bartram's Boxes Remix

2014–15 Season - Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects, Season of Light, High School Art Invitational

2013–14 Season - Layers: Places in Peril, Capturing the Moment, Roots and Wings: Keeney and Tomb, Pencil Paint Pixel: 209 Years of Visual Communication

2012–13 Season - Through the Oak Grove: A History of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, The Paintings of Dick Morrill, Celebrate Fiber

2011–12 Season - Paul Binai: Fifty-Year Retrospective, Multiversity: IUP Faculty Artists, Annual Graduate Exhibition

2010–11 Season - Beyond City Limits: 100th Anniversary of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Extra! The Art of Harris, Williams Brewer, and Shahn

2009–10 Season - Paint and Pixels: The Oil Paintings of Ron Donoughe and the Graphic Design of Don Donoughe, A Walk Through Time: Pennsylvania Coal Culture, Emerging Artists 2010: Annual Graduate Exhibition

2008–09 Season - Graduate Art Exhibition, Invisible Threads: Common Ground, The Lost World of Sea Creatures and Meat Eaters

2007–08 Season, University Museum and Kipp Gallery - Adirondack Chair III, Four Degrees: Artistic Views on Climate Change