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Carnegie announces annual youth art exhibition



Reminder – submit your entries now for the Carnegie Arts Center’s annual youth art exhibition, READY, SET, SHOW.

Entries must be dropped off at the CAC during open hours Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., through Saturday, May 20.

This is a unique opportunity for creative young people.Youth in grades K-12 (ages 5-18) from throughout the region are invited to present their artwork to the public in the CAC’s Ferrari Gallery, a museum-quality exhibition space.

Entries are limited to a maximum of three per student. Entry fee is $2 per artwork for non-members. Entries are free for students who are CAC Art Club members or whose parent(s), grandparent(s) or guardian(s) are CAC members. Complete details and entry forms are available on the Call for Entries page of the CAC website (

No frames are allowed; artwork on paper (including photographs) should be mounted to construction paper or poster board. Mounting materials and assistance will be available at the CAC during the drop-off hours.

The exhibition will be on display from May 23 – June 23.

Admission will be free to all during our second annual Block Party on June 10 – a free community festival taking place all along the 200 block of North Broadway. A Family Friday reception celebrating all the artists will close the show on June 23, from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Gallery Hours & Admission:
  • The Carnegie Arts Center is located at 250 N. Broadway in Downtown Turlock
  • Open: Tuesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Admission to this exhibition is $7 general; $5 seniors/college students; free for Carnegie members and youth 18 and under. First Friday of every month is free admission for all.
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