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2015-2016 Exhibitions

House & Home

Exhibition dates: September 4 - October 23, 2016
Reception: September 3, 2016, 5 - 7 p.m.

Throughout American history, Americans have built all sorts of structures to call home. This traveling exhibition, which began a six-year national tour in 2014, was adapted from the original exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C., and explores the artistic, social and cultural history of the American house. It is being toured by Mid-America Arts Alliance and has been made possible by NEH on road, a special initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Plein Air at Deedie’s House

The Library & Cultural Arts and Parks & Recreation Departments are partnering to present an exhibition of Plein Air paintings at the celebrated Deedie’s House at Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park. The exhibition, which was juried by artist and former Cultural Arts Manager, Connie Beardsdley, will feature twenty artists and 44 paintings by San Diego County artists. Six of the featured artists are Carlsbad residents. The exhibition opens April 3 and continues through August 28, 2016, with an opening reception on Sunday, April 3 from 3 – 5 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

Exhibition hours: Thursday – Sunday • noon to 4 p.m. Closed Major Holidays.

Featured Artists are Bess Cheong, Kyung Drury, James Ferguson, Lyn Feudner, Claire Frechette, William Gullette, Quentin Johnston, Nancy-Jo Klaphaak, Robert Matheson, Fawn Norrup, Diane O'Connell, Nancy Phipps, Charles Rathfon, Susie Raymond, Elisabeth Refn, Susan Stone, Colleen Veneri, Claudia Verciani, Sibylla Voll and Jeff Yeomans.