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Carnegie Center's I Am Public Art

  • Riverfront Amphitheater 201 East Water Street New Albany, IN, 47150 United States (map)
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Mark your calendars! 
September 23, 2017, 6:00pm – 10:00pm. (rain date Sun, Sept 24)
New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater

FREE and open to the public!

The Carnegie Center for Art & History is hosting its 2017 edition of the New Albany Public Art Project event at the New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater on Saturday, September 23rd, 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Titled #IAmPublicArt, this event will incorporate a wide range of opportunities for visitors to engage in creative expression, participate in hands-on activities for all ages, and enjoy food and drink from local vendors. 

The event will feature three Pop-Up Art Installations created by professors and students from local universities – one piece each from Indiana University Southeast, Bellarmine University, and Kentucky College of Art + Design. The installations will be unique creations employing multiple media made specifically for the spaces they inhabit, to be viewed and experienced for one night only. Visitors are encouraged share images of their favorite installations at the event using the hashtag #IamPublicArt on Instagram. Whichever art installation finishes with the most images posted of it will get to live to see another day, to be installed again at the Carnegie Center!

In addition to the art installations, there was a strong slate of performers from Louisville and Southern Indiana on the Amphitheater stage curated by Louisville artist and renaissance man, Jecorey Arthur, aka 1200.

Here is the full list of performances in 2017:
National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Jamey Aebersold, with special guests.
Jack Holiday and the Westerners
Louisville Dance Alliance
Hite Elementary Junkyard Hawks
Compass Quartet
DJ Brios
Comedian and MC Rocco Jones

But wait, there’s more!

The Maker13 will be stopping by the event this year to educate and inspire visitors to create and build.

Our friends at Home Skateshop are organizing a game of S.K.A.T.E. competition for both beginners and advanced skaters, with prizes going to the winners!

There will also be food by District 22 Pizzeria and Get In Your Belly Deli, plus premium frozen yogurt by SweetFrog Downtown New Albany, and more to keep your energy levels up.

But that's not all!

As the extra "cherry on top" of the event, the Carnegie Center will be sharing the design renderings for the New Albany Flow Park publicly for the first time! Be the first to see images of the design plans that will transform the skatepark on the Riverfront into the region's first "skate-able work of public art!"


Earlier Event: September 23
Stories Behind the Stones