Museum Benefit Features Commissioned Art Auction

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

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, will have the opportunity to bid on this custom-painted, one-of-a-kind piece of fine art.

R. Donoughe - Near CampusThe Black Diamond Jubilee includes a preview of the museum’s opening exhibit, A Walk Through Time: Pennsylvania Coal Culture; informal dining; the announcement of the winner of a custom-designed black diamond necklace; and music by The NewLanders. The jubilee will be held September 11, 2009, at 6:00 p.m. in the University Museum and Blue Room of IUP’s Sutton Hall. Tickets are $75, and reservations are requested by September 2. Visit the University Museum website for further information about the Black Diamond Jubilee, including an RSVP card, or call 724-357-2397.

Pictured is one of Donoughe’s recent works, titled “Near Campus.”