The Carnegie Center offers a variety of programs in conjunction with our special exhibitions. Ranging from gallery talks with artists to hands-on workshops, these provide new ways to experience the exhibitions.
Tuesday, July 21, 12 - 1 pm
Lunch & Learn: Pamela Mattei, "Making a Living Through Art"
Artist Pamela Mattei has spent over a decade making a living through the visual and performing arts. She is the founder and CEO of DyeSigns By Pamela, an art business she built from a dream to a national and international brand. About this program, Pamela writes, "Come learn how an aspiring artist transformed her love of fabric and passion for the theater into a multifaceted career in the arts. Whether you dream of building a business from your hobby, have struggled to make a living as an artist for years, or feel overwhelmed juggling life and art, you will leave this program inspired by the possibilities and empowered with ways that you too can make a living through your art." Bring your own lunch, drinks are provided. Free, but registration required (812-944-7336). (www.DyeSignsByPamela.com)
Saturday August 8, 10 am - 12 pm
Family Fun Workshop: YOU, as a Robot!
Make a silly 3-D self-portrait, with a robotic twist. *Bring an empty, clean can and any spare bits of hardware that you have (screws, nails, nuts, bolts, etc.). Children must be accompanied by an adult. Suggested ages 2-12. Pre-registration is required and on a first come, first served basis. This is a drop-in workshop, but please arrive no later than 11:30; call 812-944-7336 to register.
Thursday August 13, 6 - 7: 30 pm
Special Program, "The Subject as the Subject"
A signing of David Iacovazzi-Pau's new catalog at 6:00 pm will be followed by a live interview at 6:30 pm with Gunnar Deatherage, fashion designer, past "Project Runway" competitor, and subject of one of David's paintings in the exhibit. Registration required (812-944-7336).
Tuesday August 18, 12 - 1 pm
Lunch & Learn: Chuck Parrish, "Heroes at the Falls: Louisville's Lifesavers"
Chuck Parrish is a retired historian with the Louisville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and editor of the book "Heroes at the Falls: Louisville's Lifesavers". He worked with Dr. Leland Johnson, author of "Heroes of the Falls", on numerous Corps and Ohio River history projects for nearly 40 years. Most recently, he has served as a consultant to the Rivers Institute at Hanover College. Bring your own lunch, drinks are provided. Free, but registration required (812-944-7336).