Pastel Presentations this Spring

The Carnegie Arts Center is offering two exciting opportunities to learn more about the pastel medium in conjunction with the current exhibition The Fine Art of Pastels (on view through May 26). Sunday, May 12, at 2 p.m. is a presentation by artist Ginny Burdick whose work is included on the exhibition. Ginny lives andContinue reading “Pastel Presentations this Spring”

The Fine Art of Pastels: an exhibition

The Carnegie Arts Center in Downtown Turlock, CA, is presenting the exhibition The Fine Art of Pastels in the Ferrari Gallery from March 27 – May 26, 2019. The Fine Art of Pastels is a juried exhibition meant to highlight both the demanding technical aspects and the lively spirit inherent in this popular medium.  TheContinue reading “The Fine Art of Pastels: an exhibition”

Valley Focus: Cheryl Barnett & Dan Petersen

The Carnegie Arts Center is presenting the exhibition Valley Focus: Works by Cheryl Barnett & Dan Petersen in the Ferrari Gallery from January 9-March 17, 2019. In a series of annual exhibitions, the Carnegie Arts Center has featured the work of established, late-career artists from California’s Central Valley. These shows have explored the works ofContinue reading “Valley Focus: Cheryl Barnett & Dan Petersen”

Call to Pastel Artists!

Call for Entries, Deadline: February 3, 2019 The Fine Art of Pastels is a juried exhibition meant to highlight both the demanding technical aspects and the lively spirit inherent in this popular medium.  Entries will be accepted from throughout the United States. The exhibition will be juried by well-known pastel artist Terri Ford.  More thanContinue reading “Call to Pastel Artists!”

Hot Off the Press: Contemporary Prints

Hot Off the Press: Contemporary Prints opens at the Carnegie on October 18, 2018. Hot Off the Press is a juried exhibition of contemporary prints, highlighting a variety of techniques and exploring personal and universal themes. Entries were open to artists working anywhere in California. 40 works were selected, created by 18 artists. With aContinue reading “Hot Off the Press: Contemporary Prints”

Posada & the Mexican Penny Press

MODERN MEXICAN PRINT EXHIBITION OPENS AT CARNEGIE CENTER The Carnegie Arts Center announces the opening of a major exhibition of works by one of Mexico’s most influential artists, José Guadalupe Posada (1852–1913). The exhibition, Posada and the Mexican Penny Press, will be on view from September 15-December 30, 2018. As a printmaker and illustrator, PosadaContinue reading “Posada & the Mexican Penny Press”

Carnegie Art Showcase Opens July 12

The Carnegie Arts Center is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition in the Ferrari Gallery. The Carnegie Art Showcase is an all media exhibition that was open to entries from artists, age 18 and over, residing in all areas of Central and Northern California.  A panel of professional artists, educators and curatorsContinue reading “Carnegie Art Showcase Opens July 12”

Art Quilts on Display

Art Quilts: Works by Members of Studio Art Quilt Associates is a juried exhibition that displays the most outstanding contemporary textile art created by members of the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) from both the Southern California/Southern Nevada and Northern California/Northern Nevada regions. In a collaboration with the California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, and theContinue reading “Art Quilts on Display”

Carnegie Director Joins Statewide Board

The Carnegie Arts Center is proud to announce that Director Lisa McDermott has recently been elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the California Association of Museums (CAM). At the CAM annual conference, held this past February in Palm Springs, McDermott joined the board which consists of 23 museum professionalsContinue reading “Carnegie Director Joins Statewide Board”