Arts and Entertainment


  • A comprehensive view of art and entertainment on the IUP campuses: art exhibitions, concerts, dance events, lectures, movies, musicals, open mic nights, poetry readings, theater, and more.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

CANCELED: MFA Thesis Exhibition

University Museum, 1st floor Sutton Hall AND Kipp Galleries, Sprowls Hall

The Lively Arts

Concurrent exhibitions showcasing works by the Spring 2020 Master of Fine Arts candidates from IUP's Art Department.  These exhibitions celebrate the final stages of graduate degree work and feature a wide variety of styles and media. The exhibits are presented across three campus venues in Sutton and Sprowls Hall. 

University Museum Hours: 2:00–6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; noon-7:30 p.m. Thursday; noon–4:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Kipp and Annex Gallery Hours: noon–4:00 p.m., Tuesday–Friday. Closed Monday, Saturday, Sunday and all university holidays and breaks.

This exhibit runs from March 31, 2020 to April 25, 2020  

Free Admission

CANCELED - Koru Mindfulness Class 2

G18 Suites on Maple East

Health and Well-Being Events

This course, consisting of four weekly classes, is designed to teach basic mindfulness and meditation skills. Mindfulness has been empirically demonstrated to help focus attention, improve mood and decrease stress and anxiety. This course is not for credit and is free of charge. The companion app will be paid for by IUP.

CANCELED: IUP Price Is Right

HUB Ohio Room

Student Cooperative

Canceled: Price is Right 2020Please be aware that, in accordance with the directives issued by IUP President Driscoll in his email dated Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 1:15 p.m. regarding coronavirus COVID-19 precautions and the prohibition of any program or event of 75 people or over, STATIC has canceled IUP Price Is Right, scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in the HUB Ohio Room at 7 p.m.

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IUP, COME ON DOWN! 

Join STATIC as we host our IUP version of the hit game show, The Price Is Right, on Wednesday, April 1, at 7:00 p.m., in the HUB Ohio Room! You and your friends could get a chance to compete against other IUP students for THOUSANDS of dollars in prizes! NO JOKE!

Want to be a contestant? Register here! Can’t register online? Don’t worry. Students can register on-site at the event.

Please note that only active, Icard-holding students can participate in The Price Is Right, and that all participants must be 18 years old or older.

For more information, visit the STATIC website or Twitter page.

CANCELED: Recital: Hoodlebug Brass

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

The Hoodlebug Brass is the faculty brass quintet-in-residence at IUP. The quintet will perform a selection of works representing many different styles of music from around the world. This event is free and open to the public!

Thursday, April 2, 2020

CANCELED: MFA Thesis Exhibition

University Museum, 1st floor Sutton Hall AND Kipp Galleries, Sprowls Hall

The Lively Arts

Concurrent exhibitions showcasing works by the Spring 2020 Master of Fine Arts candidates from IUP's Art Department.  These exhibitions celebrate the final stages of graduate degree work and feature a wide variety of styles and media. The exhibits are presented across three campus venues in Sutton and Sprowls Hall. 

University Museum Hours: 2:00–6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; noon-7:30 p.m. Thursday; noon–4:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Kipp and Annex Gallery Hours: noon–4:00 p.m., Tuesday–Friday. Closed Monday, Saturday, Sunday and all university holidays and breaks.

This exhibit runs from March 31, 2020 to April 25, 2020 

Free Admission

CANCELED: Recital: IUP Trombone Studio

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

The IUP Trombone Studio will present a recital of solo, chamber, and large ensemble music for trombone, featuring members of the IUP Trombone Studio.

Free admission.

Friday, April 3, 2020

CANCELED: MFA Thesis Exhibition

University Museum, 1st floor Sutton Hall AND Kipp Galleries, Sprowls Hall

The Lively Arts

Concurrent exhibitions showcasing works by the Spring 2020 Master of Fine Arts candidates from IUP's Art Department.  These exhibitions celebrate the final stages of graduate degree work and feature a wide variety of styles and media. The exhibits are presented across three campus venues in Sutton and Sprowls Hall. 

University Museum Hours: 2:00–6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; noon-7:30 p.m. Thursday; noon–4:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Kipp and Annex Gallery Hours: noon–4:00 p.m., Tuesday–Friday. Closed Monday, Saturday, Sunday and all university holidays and breaks.

This exhibit runs from March 31, 2020 to April 25, 2020 

Free Admission

BACCHUS Bingo has been canceled for tonight. Check back for updates on the next scheduled BACCHUS Bingo.

Come and play bingo and win some great prizes.  Sponsored by BACCHUS.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

CANCELED: MFA Thesis Exhibition

University Museum, 1st floor Sutton Hall AND Kipp Galleries, Sprowls Hall

The Lively Arts

Concurrent exhibitions showcasing works by the Spring 2020 Master of Fine Arts candidates from IUP's Art Department.  These exhibitions celebrate the final stages of graduate degree work and feature a wide variety of styles and media. The exhibits are presented across three campus venues in Sutton and Sprowls Hall. 

University Museum Hours: 2:00–6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; noon-7:30 p.m. Thursday; noon–4:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Kipp and Annex Gallery Hours: noon–4:00 p.m., Tuesday–Friday. Closed Monday, Saturday, Sunday and all university holidays and breaks.

This exhibit runs from March 31, 2020 to April 25, 2020 

Free Admission

CANCELED: Concert: IUP Percussion Ensemble Takes On Fisher

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

The Lively Arts

The IUP Percussion Ensemble comes out in full force to present its Spring Concert in Fisher Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. The joint venture between Musical Director Michael Kingan and Technical Director David Surtasky has attracted sizable audiences since 2014. Expect a variety of entertaining and challenging percussion pieces, the IUP Steel Band, and guest performers. 

Free Admission.

Monday, April 6, 2020

CANCELED: Recital: Charisse Baldoria, Piano Guest Artist

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

Associate Professor of Piano at Bloomsburg University, Dr. Charisse Baldoria, will give a guest artist recital. 

Free admission

Open Mic Night has been canceled for tonight. Check back for updates on the next scheduled Open Mic night. 

Come hang out and play or listen as others jam at open mic night sponsored by BACCHUS.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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CANCELED: MFA Thesis Exhibition

University Museum, 1st floor Sutton Hall AND Kipp Galleries, Sprowls Hall

The Lively Arts

Concurrent exhibitions showcasing works by the Spring 2020 Master of Fine Arts candidates from IUP's Art Department.  These exhibitions celebrate the final stages of graduate degree work and feature a wide variety of styles and media. The exhibits are presented across three campus venues in Sutton and Sprowls Hall. 

University Museum Hours: 2:00–6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; noon-7:30 p.m. Thursday; noon–4:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Kipp and Annex Gallery Hours: noon–4:00 p.m., Tuesday–Friday. Closed Monday, Saturday, Sunday and all university holidays and breaks.

This exhibit runs from March 31, 2020 to April 25, 2020 

Free Admission

CANCELED: Recital: Christian Dickinson, Faculty Trombone

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

Christian Dickinson, IUP Professor of Trombone, will present a recital of music for trombone featuring movements from favorite concertos.

Free Admission.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

CANCELED: Exhibit Opens: “Polish Posters” — The University Museum Goes Downtown

Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadephia Street, Indiana PA

The Lively Arts

The exhibit will be posters from the extensive collection of Polish Posters that are part of the IUP Museum Collection. 

This exhibit runs from April 8 to April 27, 2020.

Hours for the Artists Hand Gallery are subject to change.

Free Admission.

CANCELED: MFA Thesis Exhibition

University Museum, 1st floor Sutton Hall AND Kipp Galleries, Sprowls Hall

The Lively Arts

Concurrent exhibitions showcasing works by the Spring 2020 Master of Fine Arts candidates from IUP's Art Department.  These exhibitions celebrate the final stages of graduate degree work and feature a wide variety of styles and media. The exhibits are presented across three campus venues in Sutton and Sprowls Hall. 

University Museum Hours: 2:00–6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; noon-7:30 p.m. Thursday; noon–4:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Kipp and Annex Gallery Hours: noon–4:00 p.m., Tuesday–Friday. Closed Monday, Saturday, Sunday and all university holidays and breaks.

This exhibit runs from March 31, 2020 to April 25, 2020 

Free Admission

CANCELED - Koru Mindfulness Class 3

G18 Suites on Maple East

Health and Well-Being Events

This course, consisting of four weekly classes, is designed to teach basic mindfulness and meditation skills. Mindfulness has been empirically demonstrated to help focus attention, improve mood and decrease stress and anxiety. This course is not for credit and is free of charge. The companion app will be paid for by IUP.

CANCELED: Recital: Saxophone Studio

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

The IUP Saxophone Studio will present a wide variety of classical, jazz, and popular music in chamber and large ensembles. This event is free and open to the public!

CANCELED Take Back the Night 2020

Putt-Delaney Courtyard to the HUB

Haven Project Events

This event has been CANCELED.

Join the Haven Project, along with many faculty, staff, students, and community members as we march together to Take Back the Night for victims and survivors of sexual violence on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.  People can gather at 7:15 p.m. in the Putt-Delaney Courtyard as we prepare for the march with t-shirts, signs, chant cards, glow sticks, etc.  We will have a kickoff with music and speakers, and then the march will take place at 8:00 p.m. and end up at the HUB for the Speak Out to follow.  The Speak Out is open for anyone interested and is a place where victims and survivors can share their stories.  The Just Paws Therapy Dogs will be available during the Speak Out as well.Take Back the Night Banner with 2 students

For more information, please visit The Haven Project website


WANT TO VOLUNTEER?

Contact the Haven Project at haven-project@iup.edu.

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