September Exhibition

Rotunda Gallery


New and Recent Works by
Lawrence Kinney and Ginny O’Brien

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 7, 6-8PM

Artist Talk (Ginny & Lawrence): Saturday, September 16, 1PM

On view Sept 1-30, 2023 

Ginny O’Brien 
Spinning Sun-Medugorje 
Media: Painted silk cloth, marker shaped and wrapped around canvas

Lawrence Kinney

Joint Artist Statement:

Artists Lawrence Kinney and Ginny O’Brien are intrigued with the dynamics of how color, shape, and form interact in the art they each make. Working with these elements both artists create work expressing individuality through the methods, materials, and processes they employ….READ MORE HERE 

September Exhibition

East Gallery


Artwork by
John Szablewski

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 7, 6-8PM

Artist Talk (John): Saturday September 23, 1PM

On view Sept 1-30, 2023 

All of the artworks in this show were mostly created with supplies that were “rescued” from Garage Sales. Paints, canvases, frames, you name it. They have been repurposed so that they are able to experience a new start…CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

October Exhibition

Fine Arts League of Buffalo

Fall Exhibition 

Reception: Saturday, October 14, 1-3PM 

On view October 11-28, 2023. 

Landscapes and Libations
With Laura Valkwitch 

Saturday, October 14, 6-8:30PM 

Tickets: $45
Ticket includes all supplies needed, instruction and your first drink.

Local artist, Laura Valkwitch – known for her majestic cloudscapes – will provide step by step  instruction to complete an acrylic landscape painting that you will surely be proud of. 


Explore Collage with Jacob Kedzierski

Join us for this collage making workshop that will focus on a variety of themes and projects each month.

This monthly workshop will take place the following dates:
Tuesday, October 24, 6-9PM
Tuesday, November 14, 6-9PM
Tuesday, December 19, 6-9PM
Price:  $12 Member Rate
$15 Non-member Rate
Pre-registration is encouraged. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Learn more and register online HERE

Fall and Winter Art Classes

The Carnegie Art Center hosts weekly art classes for adults. These classes are taught by professional artists associated with Partners in Art Studio and our own roster of artists.

The list of Fall and Winter art classes have been announced!

Fall and Winter classes will include drawing, watercolor painting, oil painting and a special Master’s class.

See the schedule and how to register HERE

Thank you for attending the Live on the Lawn music series presented by the Niagara Area Foundation this past Summer. 

We’d like to hear from you!  

Please fill out the anonymous survey below to provide feedback on your experience at the show(s) you attended at the Carnegie Art Center as part of the Live on the Lawn music series. 

CLICK HERE to fill out an audience survey. 

Please note, the Carnegie Art Center will be temporarily closed Monday, October 2 through Saturday, October 7 as the floors in our two gallery spaces are being refinished! 


We are selling a variety of brand new art supplies as low cost bundles! Proceeds benefit the Carnegie and will allow us to purchase new art supplies for future classes.

– There are a total of 13 art supply bundles to choose from.

– Purchase bundles of your choice online.

– Pick up your purchased art supply bundles when we are open: Wednesday & Thursday 6-8PM, Friday and Saturday 12-4PM.



Thank you for your support!


The Carnegie Art Center is seeking a bookkeeper to play an important role in the Center’s operational and fiscal activities and to add to our capacity to fulfill our mission.

The bookkeeping position is a part time, hourly position which will include some evening or weekend hours. 75% of this position can be completed at home with the other 25% completed at the Carnegie Art Center.  This position works closely with the Program Coordinator and the Board of Directors. 

Compensation will include $25/hour for up to 80 hours for the year (7 hours a month). 

Join our Street Team!

Street Team members will be eligible for one pair of tickets to each event they volunteer to promote. The Carnegie Art Center is a 501c3 organization and is also able to provide community service hours for this activity.

Team members will be responsible for distributing promotional materials (flyers/posters/postcards) to local businesses, meeting places, and public billboards throughout Western New York. This role is a volunteer, part-time position and will be scheduled around the CAC’s event schedule.

Street Team members can expect to promote several times a year with higher priority on summer programming and Art Off the Wall (December).


We are available for your private events! 

Per the guidelines set by the State, the Carnegie Art Center can currently host private events in partnership with Webster’s Bistro. The Center is a perfect place to host a reception, bridal shower, baby shower or birthday event.
Please contact us to learn more and to reserve a date for an event.
(e) [email protected]
(p) 716-694-4400

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Become a Member of the Carnegie Art Center:

Members of the Carnegie enjoy many benefits including discounts to events & classes, exclusive emails, inclusion in our members exhibition and more.

Niagara County by the Numbers: An Interactive Mural Project 

We are pleased to announce, in partnership with Mike Weber of Niagara County Entertainment, the “Niagara County by the Numbers” mural project is under way! 

We are in the process of curating and installing 12 color-by-number public murals created by 12 individual artists in 12 towns in Niagara County including Cambria, Hartland, Lewiston, Lockport, Newfane, Niagara, Pendleton, Porter, Royalton, Somerset, Wheatfield and Wilson. 

Visit the Facebook page to learn more and to stay updated! 

Carnegie Art Center
240 Goundry Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
(p) 716-694-4400
(e) [email protected]

The Carnegie Art Center is a proud partner of the Arts Access Program which provides free access to the arts by partnering with cultural organizations around Western NY.
The Carnegie Art Center offers free admission to special events and classes for Arts Access passholders. Please visit our website for updates.
Learn more about Arts Access HERE 

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