The Carnegie Center for Art & History

The Carnegie Center for Art & History is a local history museum and contemporary art gallery. The Center offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy artworks in a variety of media and to learn more about the process of creative expression and the history of New Albany and Floyd County through exhibitions and programs.

Housed in the historic 1904 Carnegie Library building, the Carnegie Center offers a full schedule of changing exhibitions and three permanent exhibitions: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Men and Women of the Underground Railroad; Remembered: the Life of Lucy Higgs Nichols and Grandpa Makes a Scene: The Yenawine Dioramas. The Carnegie Center also presents the New Albany Public Art Project (

A department of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, the Carnegie Center is a family-oriented institution as well, offering its free, monthly “Family Fun Workshops.” The Center presents educational opportunities for all ages with regular talks and programs for adults, including the monthly “Lunch & Learn” series.

201 East Spring Street
New Albany, IN 47150

Tue – Sat 10 am – 5:30 pm

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