Pablo Picasso is most famous for his abstract and cubist paintings, but over the course of his life he dipped his hands in clay and produced an estimated 4,000 pieces of ceramic pottery. Now, a sampling of those works can be seen with the opening of the Carnegie Art Center's Picasso exhibit.
Melissa Akin describes the time she spent in her garden as a respite from the rest of the world and she remembers taking a certain amount of pride in seeing it spring into a harvest of vegetables and bouquets of flowers.
When San Francisco 49ers quarterback and hometown hero Colin Kaepernick kissed his bicep after a touchdown run during the team's NFC Championship season, he started a Niner Nation sensation called "Kaepernicking." Although football season is over, Kaepernick's iconic pose is still inspiring fans.
The Carnegie Arts Center is opening an exhibit from former California State University, Stanislaus professor and artist John Barnett, focusing on his body of works that find the beauty in the smallest elements of nature.
In its first 15 months of operation the Carnegie Arts Center brought in nearly $2 million in endowment pledges, hosted multiple exhibits that drew in more than 15,000 visitors, and ended the year with a revenue surplus, according to the Center's first annual report.