‘Nautical Nostalgia: New Albany And The Steamboat Era’

The latest exhibition in the “Afloat: An Ohio River Way of Life” series focuses on New Albany and its reputation as a prominent steamboat-building location. At least 290 boats were built there during the 19th-century Steamboat Era. The show covers the portraiture, landscape and New Albany community of the Ohio River steamboat. —Jo Anne Triplett

Through August 31

Carnegie Center for Art and History
201 E. Spring St., New Albany

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‘Nautical Nostalgia: New Albany And The Steamboat Era’

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.



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