November Exhibitions

All of Our Relations 

Presenting Seneca and Tuscarora Artists for National Native American Heritage Month

Join us for “All of Our Relations”, a month-long presentation and celebration of the Seneca & Tuscarora Nations at the Carnegie Art Center.

The Carnegie will host weekly Special Events to celebrate.
All of these events are free and open to the public.

Date: Thursday, November 2, 6-8PM

Date: Saturday, November 11 at 1PM
CULTURAL STORYTELLING EVENT- “Re-Thinking Thanksgiving” with Perry Ground

Date: Saturday, November 18th at 1pm

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 6-8PM
CLOSING RECEPTION & ARTIST TALK featuring artists in the group show.

Exhibition on view: November 1-29, 2023

This program is funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with support from the New York State Legislature, administered by Arts Services Inc.

Special Thank You to Our Sponsors:
Tallchief Territory – Home of Native Pride
Gail Komar, owner of Gail’s Tobacco & JC Seneca Reservation

The Way I See It

Artwork by Michael Cancilla

Opening Reception: 
Thursday, November 16, 6-8PM

On view November 1- 30, 2023

2023 Art Off the Wall

Fundraiser and Exhibition to support the Carnegie Art Center

Thursday, December 7, 6:30-8:30PM

Art Off the Wall is a unique opportunity to purchase original 5×7” pieces of artwork for only $20 each.

Hundreds of 5×7″ pieces of artwork will be exhibited on the main gallery wall in the Carnegie Art Center. Artwork is donated by local award winning and emerging artists with a variety of styles and mediums represented. 

In addition to the 5”x7” art sale, this year’s AOTW will also feature a silent auction of 30 artworks in a variety of sizes that will be available for bidding that evening only.

This year’s artwork will be an array of talent and prices you don’t want to miss! 

The funding raised at this event will allow the Carnegie Art Center to provide important cultural and educational programming for the North Tonawanda community and beyond.

Learn more about ART OFF THE WALL. 

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
The Carnegie Art Center will host a Live Model Open Figure Drawing session on Tuesday, November 21 from 6-8:30PM.
This session is self-guided with instruction from local artist, Michael Prezioso, as an option. The session is intended to provide time and space for artists of our regional community to share in the exploration of this traditional art practice. The drawing session is based on either a $5, $10 or $20 suggested donation.
Open to artists of all skill levels ages 18 +.
We encourage you to RSVP via this link so we can get an idea of the headcount:

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


CALLING ALL ARTISTS: We are now accepting artwork!

WE NEED YOU!! The success of ART OFF THE WALL relies on generous donations of your creative 5 x 7″ original artwork.

Artwork Requirements

All 5 x 7″ art submitted must be original. Open to all mediums.

Please fill out the art submission form for each piece of artwork you are submitting. 

Three ways to donate your work:

  1. Mail your artwork to the Carnegie:  240 Goundry Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
  2. Drop off your artwork during gallery hours: Wed & Thurs 6-8pm • Fri & Sat 12-4pm.
  3. Drop off your artwork in the mail slot located in the front door of the Center anytime, even if we’re not open. 

The DEADLINE to submit artwork is Saturday, November 11, 2023, 12-4PM.


Thank you for your support. 


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 

Wednesday 6 – 8 PM
Thursday 6 – 8 PM
Friday 12 – 4 PM
Saturday 12 – 4 PM