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University Museum To Host Annual Gala

The University Museum at IUP will host its annual gala on Friday, September 29, 2017, in John Sutton Hall. The theme for this event is “Cirque du Musée,” evoking magic, mystery, and perhaps just a hint of the unseen—to persuade our guests to throw caution to the wind and step into a world of where nothing is certain, but all is possible. Guests are invited to indulge their creativity for the evening’s attire.

Posted on 9/14/2017 2:33:26 PM

James Innes Retrospective Exhibit Opens IUP Museum Season

The University Museum at IUP opens the 2017–18 season on Saturday, September 9, with an exhibition of works by James Innes (1929–2009), an accomplished painter and printmaker and IUP faculty member from 1966 to 1989.

Posted on 9/6/2017 12:38:13 PM

2017 University Museum Gala Scheduled

Save the date—The University Museum’s annual fundraising gala is scheduled for Friday, September 29, 2017. Magic, mystery, perhaps just a hint of the unseen. It’s Cirque du Musée!

Posted on 6/7/2017 9:44:28 AM

Ceramics from Permanent Collection Featured in Downtown Museum Exhibit

The annual University Museum Goes Downtown exhibit at the Artists Hand Gallery will feature a variety of pottery from the University Museum’s permanent collection. The exhibit, running April 5 to May 1, 2017, embodies an array of styles, time periods, and artists.

Posted on 3/31/2017 2:55:06 PM

MFA Thesis Exhibitions Open March 25

The 2017 Master of FineArts Thesis Exhibitions celebrate the creative accomplishments of four emergingartists who are in the final stages of their graduate program. The works will be available for viewing in theUniversity Museum, Kipp Gallery, and Kipp Annex.

Posted on 3/20/2017 1:13:40 PM

Paintings by Frank Mason Next Museum Exhibit

Frank Mason was a mid-20th-century painter,student, and then instructor in the Art Students League of New York. A varietyof his work will be on exhibit at the University Museum starting February 4,2017, and running through March 11.

Posted on 1/24/2017 4:25:32 PM

Model Train and Quilts Themes of Next Museum Exhibit

The University Museum will unveil its next exhibit, Holiday Wheels and Thrills: A Model TrainDisplay, on Saturday, November 12, 2016. The exhibit, which also features locally created quilts, will be openthrough December 10, and admission is free.

Posted on 11/3/2016 12:24:54 AM

Painting Conservator to Speak

Michael Mosorjak, a painting conservator, will present a lecture in the University Museum, Sutton Hall on Thursday, October 27, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Posted on 10/20/2016 10:17:47 AM

Paper Conservator to Speak

Jamye Jamison, paper conservator at ICA Art Conservation in Cleveland, Ohio, will present a lecture in the University Museum, Sutton Hall, on Thursday, October 13, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/5/2016 9:43:59 AM

Museum 40th Anniversary Celebrates in Black and White for Gala

The University Museum will host its annual gala on Friday, October 14, 2016, in John Sutton Hall. Thetheme for this 40th anniversary event is a “Celebration in Black andWhite.”

Posted on 9/13/2016 12:39:22 PM

Museum’s 40th Season Opens With Bancroft Works

Celebrating its 40-year anniversary, the University Museumopens the 2016–17 season on September 10 with “Gilded Age to Great War: MiltonBancroft and His Art.”

Posted on 8/31/2016 12:16:05 PM

Cocktails and Conversation with Ron Donoughe at Heinz History Center

IUP alumnus Ron Donoughe will present his work “90 Pittsburgh Neighborhoods” on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Heinz History Center. Tickets are required for the evening.

Posted on 8/10/2016 11:29:10 AM

IUP Alumnus to Speak at Heinz History Center Event

Ron Donoughe, IUP graduate and Pittsburgh-based artist, will discuss his “90 Pittsburgh Neighborhoods” landscapes, cityscapes, and industrial scenes.

Posted on 6/29/2016 9:11:47 AM

Bartram’s Boxes Inspired by Art and Nature

The University Museum at IUP will open its next exhibit, Bartram’s Boxes Remix, on March 26, 2016. This touringexhibition, a collaborative effort of the Center for Art in Wood and Bartram’sGarden, both located in Philadelphia, will be on display until May 7.

Posted on 3/11/2016 12:18:00 PM

Clay Work to Be Honored Saturday, February 13

Thework of IUP art professor emeritus Vaughn Clay will be honored at a publicreception on Saturday, February 13, 2016, from 6:00–8:30 p.m. in the first floor atrium of IUP’snew College of Humanities and Social Sciences Building. Admission is free.

Posted on 2/10/2016 1:55:35 PM

Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop

A sugar skull decorating workshop will be held Saturday, October 17, in the HUB Monongahela Room.

Posted on 10/8/2015 7:40:55 PM

Day of the Dead Skeleton Processional Puppet Workshop

A three-part workshop, beginning Sunday, October 11, is being offered in Waller Hall to construct giant puppets that will be used during IUP’s third annual Día de los Muertos skeleton procession on October 31.

Posted on 10/6/2015 7:47:49 PM

University Museum Features Two Exhibitions in 2015 Summer Season

Summer 2015 will bring two concurrent exhibitions to the University Museum: Experiment: Poland USA Fiber Art Collaboration and Color on White: Collage.

Posted on 5/22/2015 11:11:58 AM

University Museum Closing Early for Event On February 26

In preparation for a private event, the University Museum will close at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Regular hours for viewing the 2015 MFA Thesis Exhibition will resume Friday, February 27, at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/24/2015 1:22:45 PM

Hot Iron Fundraiser Gala Sets Record

The University Museum’s 2014 gala, “Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy,” set a record as the best attended and most successful fundraiser in the museum’s nearly 40-year history.

Posted on 10/30/2014 12:43:00 PM

Blood Presents “Odd Irons: Ingenuity and Use”

Professor Janet Blood will present this entertaining and educationallecture on Wednesday, October 29, in the University Museum.

Posted on 10/15/2014 2:59:50 PM

Artist Willie Cole Presenting Lecture at University Museum

Internationally known artistWillie Cole will give a free lecture inconjunction with the current exhibition, “Irons:Functional Tools to Art Objects,” on Thursday, October 16.

Posted on 10/8/2014 12:46:21 PM

University Museum Closed for Fundraising Gala on September 26

The museum will be closed on Friday, September 26, in preparation for “Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy,” the 2014 fundraising gala.

Posted on 9/22/2014 7:13:35 PM

Museum Gala Still Accepting Reservations

There is still time to reserve your spot at the 2014 University Museum benefit gala, Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy, will be held Friday, September 26, 2014 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. in Sutton Hall on the IUP campus.

Posted on 9/17/2014 1:26:40 PM

Steampunk Gala Coming to Museum

President and Mrs. Michael A. Driscoll invite you to save thedate for the 2014 University Museum Gala: “Hot Iron: A Victorian IndustrialFantasy,” on Friday, September 26.

Posted on 7/22/2014 10:25:03 AM

University Museum Permanent Collection Works on Display at IUP Military Resource Center

World War I-era prints and World War II photographs are among the items on display at the IUPMilitary Resource Center, which recently celebrated its grand opening.

Posted on 5/27/2014 1:13:58 PM

Photography Showcased in Museum Exhibit

Exhibit of photographs by IUP students, faculty, and alumni opens November 16, 2013.

Posted on 11/12/2013 1:36:03 PM

Museum Gala 2013 Tops Fundraising Goal

The University Museum’s gala “Night in Venice” was a partyto remember. Guests in glitzy masks and festive mood dined on Venetiandelicacies and were entertained by Harry’s Bar House Combo, the IUP Little Big Band, vocalists Laura Ferguson and Joe Baunoch,and dancers of the Mahoning Valley Ballet.

Posted on 10/24/2013 1:14:08 PM

Bancroft Paintings Receive Conservation Treatment

Two paintings in the University Museum’s collection by MiltonH. Bancroft, an American impressionist painter and muralist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, received conservation treatment this year.

Posted on 10/17/2013 2:48:09 PM

IMAGO Exhibition Opens in the Annex Gallery, Sprowls Hall

“IMAGO,” an exhibition of paintings curated by graduatestudent Erika Stearly, is on display in the Annex Gallery, Sprowls Hall,October 1–31, 2013.

Posted on 9/27/2013 3:36:26 PM

Local Artists Olson and Wyant Contribute to University Museum Benefit Gala

Local artists Chuck Olson and Gary Wyant have contributed works to the University Museum gala benefit happening Saturday, September 21, 2013. All are invited to this festive evening of music, dining, dancing, and art.

Posted on 9/17/2013 1:05:27 PM

University Museum Opens with “Layers: Places in Peril”

This exhibit, featured in Fall 2013,explains how the fragile environment in which welive can be dramatically impacted by the global climate. The artworks and texts suggestthat, through planning and action, people can develop a more symbioticrelationship with the natural world.

Posted on 9/13/2013 11:31:48 AM

Join Us for Masks, Music, A Night In Venice

President and Mrs. Michael Driscoll and the University Museum Board of Directors cordially invite you to the 2013 IUP Museum Gala on September 21, 2013.

Posted on 8/28/2013 12:37:13 PM

Hall and Martino Paintings Receive Conservation Treatment

During the first half of 2013, “Fleming Street” by Giovanni Martino and an untitled landscape by Alva J. Hall received conservation treatments made possible by an art conservation fund established by IUP alumnus Robin Litton through the Foundation for IUP.

Posted on 8/20/2013 10:30:36 AM

“Carnevale” Gala Coming to Museum

This year’s University Museum Gala promises a festive evening with “Masks, Music, A Night In Venice” on September 21, 2013, recreating Carnevale in contemporary Italy with art and music, dining on Venetian delicacies, and dancing.

Posted on 8/12/2013 8:26:39 AM

Fiber Collage Workshop

The University Museum will offer a free-form workshop where attendees will explore combining various textiles, fibers, and stitches on June 26, 2013.

Posted on 5/24/2013 3:31:02 PM

Museum Sets Summer 2013 Hours

The University Museum at IUP will be open to the public during summer 2013.

Posted on 5/15/2013 4:51:58 PM

“Paintings of Indiana County,” by Alumnus Ron Donoughe, Makes Great Gift

Award-winning artist and alumnus Ron Donoughe painted scenes on campus and around Indiana County on site as a tribute to the area's scenic beauty and unique character. Eighty of these paintings are captured in a new book.

Posted on 12/17/2011 6:22:18 AM

Arts Council Sponsors Jewelry Raffle for Museum

The Indiana Arts Council is sponsoring a raffle of an estate brooch in support of the University Museum. The brooch features three natural pearls with brilliant-cut diamonds in a pave setting of 14k white gold, with white gold chain. The total diamond weight is 0.51 carats.

Posted on 6/16/2011 12:17:53 PM

Indiana Art Association Annual Exhibit Hosted at University Museum

The University Museum will host the Indiana Art Association’s annual spring show in the museum galleries from June 4 to June 18, 2011.

Posted on 6/1/2011 11:03:25 PM

“Paint and Pixels” Museum Exhibit Extended: Seeking Donors for County Mural Wall

Because of its popularity, the “Paint and Pixels” exhibit at the University Museum has been extended through Saturday, June 12, 2010.

Posted on 5/5/2010 2:58:55 PM

University Museum Offers Plein Air Painting Workshop

In conjunction with his current exhibit in the University Museum, “Paint and Pixels,” professional artist and IUP alumnus Ron Donoughe will offer a one-day painting workshop focusing on plein air painting.

Posted on 4/29/2010 3:12:02 PM

Museum Opens “Paint and Pixels” Exhibit

IUP’s University Museum opens its final exhibit for the season, “Paint and Pixels,” with a public reception on Thursday, March 25, 2010. The free reception will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the University Museum, located on the first floor of IUP’s John Sutton Hall.

Posted on 3/18/2010 4:38:56 PM

University Museum Takes Its Show on the Road

The University Museum is touring last fall’s successful exhibit “Invisible Threads...Common Grounds” to the University Art Gallery at Clarion University. The exhibit, which includes masterworks from the museum’s permanent collection by Paul Binai, Herbert Olds, Kathe Kollwitz, and Francisco Goya, will run from September 10 through October 31, 2009.

Posted on 9/1/2009 10:35:49 AM

Museum Benefit Features Commissioned Art Auction

Pittsburgh plein-air artist and IUP graduate Ron Donoughe has offered to create one of his trademark nine-by-twelve-inch house paintings. People attending this year’s University Museum benefit, the Black Diamond Jubilee (September 11, 2009), will have the opportunity to bid on this custom-painted, one-of-a-kind piece of fine art.

Posted on 8/31/2009 12:27:38 PM

Diamond Necklace Offered in Support of University Museum

The Indiana Arts Council is assisting the University Museum in this year’s fundraising efforts by raffling off a beautiful black-and-white diamond pendant for only $10 per ticket.

Posted on 7/20/2009 1:10:10 PM

University Museum Receives IMLS Bookshelf Award

Treasured objects and artifacts held by the University Museum will be preserved for future generations with help from the Institute of Museum and Library Services Connecting to Collections Bookshelf.

Posted on 6/24/2009 3:06:02 PM

Coal Exhibit Starts the 2009–2010 Museum Season

The University Museum, in cooperation with IUP Special Collections and University Archives, presents “A Walk Through Time: Pennsylvania Coal Culture Featuring the Rochester & Pittsburgh Coal Company Collection.” The exhibit opens to the public on September 15, 2009.

Posted on 3/17/2009 10:38:22 AM

“Invisible Threads: Common Ground” Exhibit Opens February 7

“Invisible Threads: Common Ground,” an art exhibition curated by Vicky A. Clark, opens in the University Museum February 7 and will run through March 21, 2009.

Posted on 1/21/2009 12:44:37 PM

Alastair Noble: Talk and Exhibit

English sculptor Alastair Noble will present a talk at 5 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 22, 301 Sprowls Hall in conjunction with his installation currently being exhibited in Kipp Gallery.

Posted on 10/21/2008 2:54:35 PM

University Museum Gala Set for September 6

Indiana Bones: An Evening at the Explorers Club is the theme of the University Museum Gala, to be held September 6, 2008, at 6:00 p.m.

Posted on 8/29/2008 11:12:10 AM

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