Following the recent cancellation of the production of Finding Neverland due to concerns regarding the rapid spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), it was announced today that all remaining productions for the IUP Lively Arts Ovations Season and College of Fine Arts performances/events are canceled for this season. These performances will not be rescheduled, and there will be no other shows presented in their place. Also announced was the cancellation of the remaining exhibitions and events for IUP’s University Museum and Kipp Gallery.
A complete list of the ticketed events that have been cancelled and will be refunded are as follows:
Patrons who purchased tickets to these events will be contacted by letter and email in the coming days to detailthe refund process. No action is required on the part of patrons who purchased tickets and wish to receiverefunds. Any questions regarding refunds should be directed to the Lively Arts at email@example.com or bycalling 724-357-2787 (ARTS) and leaving a message. Please note that the Office of Lively Arts is open, but staffmembers are working remotely to help follow directives about social distancing and to actively minimize the riskof transmission of the virus.
A complete list of the canceled non-ticketed events for the University Museum and Kipp Gallery are as follows:
Curt Scheib, dean of the College of Fine Arts at IUP, stated, “Above all, we value the health and safety of our entirecommunity. We look forward to welcoming everyone in the fall as we come to together to share the power andbeauty of the arts and the importance of the arts in our lives.”