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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:

December 19Jazz Master: My Life In Music: Jamey Aebersold presents on his life and experiences in the music world. Holiday refreshments will be served in the Jane Barth Anderson Meeting Room. No RSVP’s required.

December 28Jam with a Jazz Legend: Drop-in workshop for musicians who would like to learn from NEA Jazz Master Jamey Aebersold about the fine points of improvisation. Bring your instruments, open to all skill levels. No RSVP’s required.

February 3, 2018Mix & Mingle: Last day of the exhibit, light refreshments will be served.


Additional Programs:

December 27…Winter Break Acrylic Workshop: Artist Kayla Bischoff will teach young artists 12 to 18 years of age the process of painting in acrylics and improvising a composition based upon a still life created with jazz instruments. Registration is required, and limited to 15 students. There will be a $20 fee, but all supplies will be provided.

January 27, 2018…Adult Acrylic Workshop: Artist Kayla Bischoff will teach novice adult learners who want to improve their skills painting with acrylics. Registration is required, and limited to 15 students. There will be a $20 fee, but all supplies will be provided.



December 8, 2017 – February 3, 2018 :  Jamey Aebersold: An Improvised Life.  Opening Reception: Friday, December 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

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:
-December 9, Snowy Pinecone Owl


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

January 16…A Pictorial History of the Kentucky Prison System…presented by Kyle Ellison

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