The postmark deadline for artist proposals is January 3, 2012. The inspiration for the 2012 artworks is Home & Community Life in New Albany. Each selected artwork will interpret one of the following historic themes: Education; Neighborhoods & Architecture; Parks & Recreation; and Transportation. Parks & Recreation: This image above from 1908 shows the roller skating rink at Glenwood Park. It was one of many such amusements at the park. Collection of David Barksdale. The Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Mikado was performed at Glenwood Park in 1909. Collection of David Barksdale. Transportation: Automobiles lined up at the Spring St. access ramp at the ribbon cutting ceremonies for I-64 between New Albany and Edwardsville, IN. The Sherman Minton Bridge is visible in the background. July 1, 1968. Collection of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library. New Albany horse drawn streetcar from about the 1880’s. Collection of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library. Contact Laura Wilkins or curator Karen Gillenwater of the Carnegie Center for Art and History at ph# 812-944-7336 and
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Attention All Artists! 2012 Call for Artists for the New Albany Public Art Project: Bicentennial Series.


~ by The Gallery Goddess on December 7, 2011.

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