U.S. Poet Laureate to Visit Carnegie Arts Center

The Carnegie Arts Center (CAC) and the Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center (MoSt) join forces to bring one of the nation’s most acclaimed writers to Turlock, California, for a lecture/reading and youth workshop in September 2016. Juan Felipe Herrera, U.S. Poet Laureate, will be the keynote speaker for the Carnegie’s Centennial celebration. As part of the 100thContinue reading “U.S. Poet Laureate to Visit Carnegie Arts Center”

Art museums as creative laboratories for children’s play, experimentation, and the co-creation of culture — Art Museum Teaching

Louisa Penfold is a children’s curator currently undertaking a PhD in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham in partnership with Tate (United Kingdom). Art museums have not traditionally been sites for children’s creative experimentation and play but rather understood as places of collection and display. However, the past two decades have seen […]Continue reading “Art museums as creative laboratories for children’s play, experimentation, and the co-creation of culture — Art Museum Teaching”

Dance Party: Back to the Kaleidoscope

Music, snacks, dancing, trivia from the ‘70s – Plus The Infinity Boxes of Matt Elson! July 30 is the date for the Carnegie Arts Center’s summer dance party! Get your groove on with music, food and fun themed on the era of the Kaleidoscope Teen Center, which operated in the Carnegie building from 1968 untilContinue reading “Dance Party: Back to the Kaleidoscope”