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.
Wednesday, October 14, 1 - 2 pm
* Please note date and time change
Lunch & Learn: "Jewish Music and Musicians", with Teddy Abrams, Louisville Orchestra
Teddy Abrams, music director of the Louisville Orchestra, will present a lively musical lecture, taking audience members on a tour of Jewish history through music. Beginning with the first Temple in Jerusalem and ending with modern times, Abrams will trace the history of Jewish music and discuss several Jewish musicians influential on the world's musical landscape. An unusually versatile musician, Teddy Abrams is a widely acclaimed conductor, as well as an established pianist, clarinetist, and composer. Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra and Music Director and Conductor of the Britt Classical Festival, he also serves as Resident Conductor of the MAV Symphony Orchestra in Budapest. Bring your own lunch, drinks are provided. Free, but registration required (812-944-7336).
Thursday, October 22, 6 - 7:30 pm
Curator's Talk with guest curator C.J. Pressma
Join C.J. Pressma for a talk in the galleries on Photography Since the Millennium. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, November 14, 10 am - 12 pm
Free Family Fun Workshop: Photos for Fingers
Embellish a picture to make it readable for someone who sees with their fingers. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Suggested ages 2-12. Registration is appreciated (please call 812-944-7336 to register). This is a drop-in workshop, but please arrive no later than 11:30.
Tuesday, November 17, 12 - 1 pm
Lunch & Learn: "Photo Treasures from the Indiana Room", with Kaitlyn Markert, Archivist, NA-FC Public Library
The Indiana Room Archives currently house about 15,000 photographs, including albumen prints, gelatin emulsions, gelatin silver prints, Polaroids, card photographs, cabinet cards, postcards, and print-outs of digital photos. More specialized items include glass plate negatives, stereographs, tintypes, daguerreotypes, and ambrotypes. Bring your own lunch, drinks are provided. Free, but registration required (812-944-7336).
Thursday, December 10, 6 pm
Paul Paletti on Collecting Photographic Images
With the advent of digital photography, the more traditional methods of creating images through a darkroom process now seem like alternative methods. Attorney and photography collector Paul Paletti will speak about appreciating and collecting fine art photography. The mission of the Paul Paletti Gallery (est. 2001) is to educate the public about photography as a sophisticated art medium that is varied, beautiful, and highly collectible. Free and open to the public.
Saturday December 12, 10 am - 12 pm
Free Family Fun Workshop: Finger-knit Scarf
Use your own four fingers as a loom to knit a fashionable scarf. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Suggested ages 2-12. Registration is appreciated (please call 812-944-7336 to register). This is a drop-in workshop, but please arrive no later than 11:30.
Saturday, January 9, 2016, 1 - 3 pm
Mix & Mingle with the Artists | Last day of the exhibit
Don't miss your last chance to see the exhibit and to talk with some of the artists. We'll have coffee and cookies to fuel your conversations with the artists. Free and open to the public.