Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Current Exhibit

Changing Vistas of the Tennessee Valley

March 17 – April 25, 2015 – In the 1930s, the Tennessee Valley changed for the better in landscape and lifestyle. The vistas continue to change but still maintain a beautiful balance of natural resources, productiveness, and ingenuity as shown in art by The Committee. The Committee artists include Shirley C. Barnes, Heike Covell, Mary Ellen Davidson, Sallie […]


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Art in the Street @ 3rd Friday »

Join the Carnegie crewe at the corner of Bank and Vine as we bring a little art action to Art in the Street. We will be having our Chalk Art Challenge and making torn paper magnets. You will be able to see an artist or 2 from our exhibit “Changing Vistas of the Tennessee Valley […]

Lunch & Learn »

  Friday, March 20, 2015, Noon – 1 PM — The Carnegie will host a lunchtime lecture and discussion examining the vast impact which the Tennessee River has had on life in the Valley. Speakers are Susan Estes, retired educator and co-creator of the Wetland’s Edge Environmental Center, and Carol Puckett of the Southern Literary Trail. […]

Catch & Release »

Introducing the Catch & Release Bead Recycling Program The Carnegie Visual Arts Center, in conjuction with the Decatur High School Developmental Program, will collect and recycle the thrown beads from previous Carnegie Carnival parades. We ask everyone who has “caught” beads to “release” them to be recycled. DHS Developmental Program students and volunteers will wash, […]

Carnegie Arts Trail – Rack ‘n’ Roll »

 Funky and Functional Artistic Bicycle Racks All Around Decatur! For more information, call 256-341-0562