Exhibitions & Events

Mixed Media Workshop with Chaitali Dekhtawala

Saturday, February 23, 2019
1-3PM

Pay and register HERE

The workshop will be taught by mixed media artist and Carnegie member, Chaitali Dekhtawala. Participants will learn how to create a mixed media art piece on a 5x7″ canvas. All materials will be provided for the workshop. The cost is $35 per person, and participants must register by 2/16/19. A prior knowledge of multi-media arts is not needed!

NT Central School District Student Spotlight 2019

Thursday, February 28 2019, 6-8PM

The opening reception of “Student Spotlight” take places at the Carnegie Art Center on Thurs, February 28, 6:30-8:00pm. This exhibition will showcase the artwork of the North Tonawanda School District students.
In addition, there will be a Family Art Night on March 19, 6:30–8:00pm. The North Tonawanda art teachers will facilitate the art making activities, which are geared to students in Kindergarten to 6th grade.
The exhibition AND family night are free and open to the public.
The exhibition will be on view until March 22.

Abanalan – Traditional Irish Quartet

Friday, March 1, 2019, 6:30-8:30PM

Tickets are $10 each. Purchase Tickets HERE
Abanalan returns once again to the Carnegie! Join us for this evening of traditional Irish music, refreshments will be available for purchase.
About Abanalan:
Tim Benson is a multi-instrumentalist who became interested in Irish music after involvement in the Ulster Project during his teen years. He plays uilleann pipes, fiddle, flute, whistles, banjo, guitar, mandolin and anything elso you can throw at him!. Stephanie Benson is a highly accomplished fiddler as well as an avid hockey player and mom of three. Since 2006, Tim and his wife Stephanie have specialized in building Irish uillieann pipes. Check out their website at www.bensonuilleannpipes.com.
Maureen Bluett has been playing Irish music in WNY since 2006, starting with the bodhrán and then adding mandolin and vocals. She plays regularly at area seisiúns including Nietzsche’s, and at Ceili’s and contradances with Resistance is Futile. She is also a member of Setanta with Gregor Harvey and Mark Warford. 
Mark Warford has been a staple of the Buffalo Irish music scene for many years. He cofounded the seisiún at Nietzsche’s, the only weekly Irish music seisiún in the area, 15 years ago. He anchored the First Thursday seisiún at the Shannon Pub for many years. and is also a member of Setanta. You can see him playing bouzouki, cittern, guitar and singing at various venues around WNY.
Together they make up Abanalan and perform a traditional Irish repertoire including jigs, slipjigs, reels, hornpipes, airs and ballads. Their wide array of tunes, songs and instruments make them a delight to listen to.