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Collection Highlight: The 1917 Tornado

by: Marissa Coleman Bellarmine College History student and Carnegie Center for Art and History Intern, Summer 2020 At some point throughout my time as a collections intern for the Carnegie Center, I came across a booklet containing information about a tornado joint relief report from July of 1917. Created by both the American Red Cross [...]

By |2020-08-21T00:36:22-04:00August 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Honey, I Shrunk Our Family” or Playing with Scale in Art

Items Needed:  Cell phone or digital camera, computer, printer, printer paper, foam core or cardboard, spray mount or other craft glue, scissors. Inspired by one of my favorite films Honey, I Shrunk the Kids are these two, stay-at-home activities that are fun, low cost, and explore design principles in the visual arts. Artists have long [...]

By |2020-08-21T00:36:26-04:00May 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Barney Bright’s The Search: History and Meaning

With a workman helping from the library’s roof and balloons flying high, Barney Bright’s favorite artwork, The Search, was unveiled in a public celebration. That happened on May 11, 1985 and was the culmination of an eight year process to place a significant new public artwork at the library in downtown New Albany, IN. [...]

By |2020-08-21T00:36:27-04:00April 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Carnegie Collection Highlight: John James Audubon’s “Barred Owl”

Among the treasures preserved at the Carnegie Center for Art and History is a single, very large page of what would become the most ambitious printed book ever created. Long before the internet, information storage for images and words came in the form of costly to produce books that were often works of art themselves. [...]

By |2020-08-21T00:36:28-04:00April 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rare Morrison Paintings Head to Conservator

George W. Morison (1820-1893), New Albany’s resident artist in the 1800s, is best-known for painting the iconic landscapes of Southern Indiana and portraits of prominent Ohio River Valley citizens. The largest collection of his paintings is held by the Carnegie Center for Art and History, a branch of the Floyd County Library, including the beloved [...]

By |2020-08-21T00:36:28-04:00April 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Barney Bright Sculptures: Self-Guided Walking Tour, Downtown New Albany

Looking for a nice, art-filled walk in a safe, historic downtown setting? You know the fresh air and exercise will do you good! Three important Barney Bright bronzes are now in New Albany, all within easy walking distance of the Floyd County Library. While the streets may by temporarily quiet, the civic pride and community [...]

By |2020-08-21T00:36:29-04:00March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments