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Exhibition and Programs Schedule

Below is the schedule for our Exhibitions, and Family Fun and Lunch and Learn programs for 2017/18. Click the program that you want more information on and the link will take you to the event’s page. More information will be added to this page as it becomes available.

Exhibition Programs:


March 13… Penny Sisto Gallery TalkPenny Sisto will talk about her artwork in the exhibition. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. NO RSVP required.

March 31“A Tribute to the Artist”: Performance by Richard Sisto and Jeremy Allen. 2:00 p.m. NO RSVP required.

April 7Unlearning: An Experiential Workshop and Talking Circle for Women”Join Amy Bammel Wilding, creator of Red Tent Louisville and author of Wild & Wise: Sacred Feminine Meditations for Women’s Circles & Personal Awakening, for an intimate women’s circle focusing on the intersection of sacred feminism and counterculture-inspired resistance. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. RSVP requested.

April 7Inner Spring Yoga Class with Penny. Inner spring Yoga instructor Carrie Klaus is hosting a morning yoga class in the gallery! 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. RSVP requested.

April 14“‘Join Together’: The Who and the Sixties Counterculture”: A presentation by Casey Harison. 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. RSVP requested.

April 21Mix & MingleLast day of Penny Sisto’s show. 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. From 1:00 – 2:00 PM,  “A Walk Through the Sixties with Penny and Richard Sisto,” Penny and Richard Sisto will chare stories about living through the Sixties and the life experiences living in a commune. NO RSVP required.



February 16 – April 21, 2018 :  “The Sixties – Turn on, Tune in, Drop out!” New work by Penny Sisto.  Opening Reception: Friday, February 16, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

April 28 – May 12, 2018:  Floyd County Secondary Schools Art Show & Competition.  Awards presentation and reception: Thursday- May 10, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

May 25, – July 21, 2018 :  Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie.  Opening Reception: Friday, May 25, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

August 3 – September 22, 2018 :  Aberlyn Sweetland-May, Rebeka Trapp, & Katy Traughber.  Opening Reception: Friday, August 3, 2018

September, 2018:  New Albany Public Art Project.  New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater

October 5 – December 1, 2018 :  Nathaniel Donnett & Vadis Turner.  Opening Reception: Friday, October 5, 2018

December 14 – February 9, 2019 :  Biophilia Life; or, My Best Friend Has Four Legs and a Tail.  Opening Reception: Friday, December 14, 2018


Family Fun: 

Family Fun Workshops are free to the public, however, pre-registration is appreciated. Age ranges of children are 2 to 12 years of age. A parent or guardian must accompany children.

Workshop hours are 10:00 am till 12:00 pm. We ask that families arrive by at least 11:30 to have enough time to do the activity. Typically, the Carnegie Center supplies all materials, but occasionally families are asked to bring an item.
Coming up next:
-February 10, Kidsness Cards

-March 10, Loose Parts

-April 14, Paperific Hats


Lunch and Learn: 

Join us the third Tuesday of the month from January to November for a free program on topics of cultural interest from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Reservations are required and can be made by emailing Delesha Thomas at or calling the Carnegie Center for Art and History at 812-944-7336.


December…No Lunch and Learn presentation

2018 Scheduled Topics

February 20…Historic Eleutherian College…presented by Jan Vetrhus

March 20…Welcome to Squire Boone Caverns…presented by Claudia Yundt

April 17…Thirty Years at the Carnegie Center…presented by Sally Newkirk