Carnegie rotating fall/winter art

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The Carnegie and the Newnan Coweta Art Association partnered to present a variety of art for the grand opening of the building.

The Newnan Coweta Art Association has rotating exhibits in the Carnegie. There is an art gallery on the second level.
 
“Our program and meeting room attendees really enjoy strolling through the art gallery. The Newnan Coweta Art Association has once again provided us with a wonderful variety of paintings,” said Carnegie director Amy Mapel.

The NCAA artists being displayed include:

Barbara Kelly
Rusty Sharp
Pam Trued
Barbara Omerode
Susan Boehms-Harris
Ruth Whitaker
Cecil Cornwell
Ellie Farrington
Mary Ann Madsen
Donna Massey
Pam Giles
Sue Davis
Tina Persons
Karen DeFelix
Suzanne Caldwell
Jenny Jones
Anita Reid
Marc Stewart
Ken Hamilton
Deb McNeil
RL Hughey

The Newnan Coweta Art Association NCAA meets the third Thursday each month (from September through May) at the Harriet Alexander Art Center on Hospital Road at 7 p.m. An art demonstration is presented each month. Visitors and new members are welcome.

Restored by the City of Newnan, the Carnegie has brought back library-type services in the downtown area. The bottom floor of the building serves as a reading room and the second floor as a meeting space. Among its many offerings, the Carnegie brings popular magazines and newspapers, computer workstations and wi-fi access, a gallery for local exhibits, meeting rooms with warming kitchen and programs for adults and children. The Carnegie will serve the public with a non-circulating reading room, children’s area, and an art gallery. It seeks to be an integral part of the community by offering print and electronic materials.

The Carnegie was funded by the general fund and partly by a 2007 SPLOST. The Carnegie’s cost to be renovated was over $1.5 million dollars to the city.
 
For more information on the Carnegie, visit www.newnancarnegie.com or contact amapel@cityofnewnan.org.