By DANIEL SUDDEATH
NEW ALBANY —
The Carnegie Center for Art and History, Ohio Valley Creative Energy, New Albanian Brewing Co. and The Dandy Lion are collaborating on an event to celebrate the opening of a new exhibit, and the closure of a public art installment.
“Power Creativity: Air, Fuel, Heat” is compiled by area artists and will be on display at the Carnegie Center beginning Friday through Dec. 30. Artists were chosen for the exhibit “because of the diverse ways that they utilize the techniques and properties of ceramics, glass and metal,” according to the Carnegie Center.
One of the goals of the exhibit, according to the Carnegie Center, is to tout the nonprofit Ohio Valley Creative Energy, which is attempting to launch a Sustainable Arts & Education Center near the Clark-Floyd landfill.
The opening reception for the exhibit will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, and will feature light refreshments and music by the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Quartet.
Just across the street, NABC will be having a decommissioning party at its Bank Street Brewhouse location.
Leticia Bajuyo’s “Brew History: All Bottled Up” installation, which was part of the 2010 New Albany Bicentennial Public Art project, will be disassembled.
To celebrate the work, the parking lot of the Brewhouse will be sectioned off for an event featuring chili, beer and wine as well as live music offerings.
Regular menu service will still be afforded inside the Brewhouse.
The Dandy Lion boutique has booked the band Toledo Bend to play at the Brewhouse event, and NABC will also launch its IX-Ninth Anniversary Ale during the celebration.
The Dandy Lion will have extended hours to 10 p.m. Friday, and the shop is located at 310 Bank St.