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Sharing the Power and Beauty of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in Communities Across America

Each year as part of the AIDS Memorial Quilt Community Display Program, organizations across the country take part in paying...
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Play Ball! The History of Louisville Slugger

Travel down Main Street in Louisville and you’ll see any number of interesting sights. Perhaps the most eye-catching is the...
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Penny Sisto’s Fancy Shawl Dance

Penny Sisto (b. 1941), Fancy Shawl Dance, 2011, Mixed media (Silk, Tibetan coat, Chinese shawl, tablecloth, lamé, ribbons, brocade, tin...
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Joseph Krementz and Francis Mergell

Joseph Krementz (1840-1928), Untitled, about 1890s, Oil on canvas, 21 x 18 in., Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Harris...
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March Madness at the Floyd County Library!

To celebrate March Madness, the Floyd County Library wants to know what YOU think is the coolest artifact in the...
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Dorothy Luedemann’s Minton Bridge

Dorothy Luedemann (American, 1911-1996), Minton Bridge, 1961, Oil on canvas, Gift of the artist Dorothy Luedemann (American, 1911-1996) was an...
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Mary Lou Hess’s Woods

Mary Lou Hess (Modica) (b. 1928), Woods, 1972, Etching on paper, edition 1/20, Gift of Marilynn Cannon What do you...
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Ed Hamilton: Spirit of Freedom

Ed Hamilton (American, b. 1947) Spirit of Freedom, 2020, from 1998 original bronze maquette, Gift of anonymous donor. A lot...
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Hundley Wells Coolman–Flowers

Hundley Wells Coolman (American, New Albany, IN, 1890-1973), Flowers, 1940, Oil on board, Gift of the artist Flowers in a...
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Orville Carroll’s Glad Days and Harvest Scene

Orville Carroll (1912-1986), Glad Days, 1978, Oil on canvas, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Young There are several reasons...
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Albert Burkhart Photography: Capturing History

Albert Burkhart, Cornfield, about 1910s, Digital print from glass plate negative, Gift of Anna Frederick Photography has come a long...
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John James Audubon’s Great Footed Hawk & Barred Owl

On view in From Audubon to Sisto: Highlights from the Permanent Collection January 26-April 1, 2023 John James Audubon (R....
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Dance ’til You Drop: The Dancing Plague of 1518

Over 1000 years ago people in Kölbigk, Germany began dancing outside of a church on Christmas Eve. The priest, upset...
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The Story of Lucy Higgs Nichols

Lucy Higgs Nichols was born on April 10, 1838 in Halifax County, North Carolina, though she would not have been...
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That Color Is To Die For

Very Peri. Living Coral. Classic Blue. Illuminating. These are just some of the names of the colors chosen to be...
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Stingy Jack: The Origin of the Jack-O-Lantern

With Halloween approaching you are probably planning on heading to a pumpkin patch to find the perfect gourd to carve...
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Andrew Carnegie: The Patron Saint of Libraries

Just over 100 years ago in 1919, Andrew Carnegie passed away at the age of 84. He had given away...
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A Crime Against Art: The Isabella Stewart Gardner Art Heist

When you decide to go to an art museum chances are you are not going for a chance to look...
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Meritocracies and Misogyny: Powerful Women throughout History

In 1878 in the village of Birka, Sweden a tomb was excavated. This burial place was filled with all of...
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Interview with Kacey Slone, CCAH’s Second Artist-In-Residence, 2022

Kacey Slone in her studio in the Sally Newkirk Gallery at Carnegie Center for Art & History On Friday June...
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