Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Current Exhibit

Alabama Revisited: Recent Photographs of Alabama’s Past

January 20 – March 10, 2015 — In January 2014, Decatur native and past Carnegie Visual Art Center exhibitor, Tillman Crane lead a group of photography enthusiasts through secret treasure troves of North Alabama. From industrial Birmingham to the backwaters of the Tennessee River these photographers found beauty in the still, the rusted, and the […]


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Carnegie Carnival »

The Carnegie Visual Arts Center presents the largest Mardi-Gras-style celebration in North Alabama. Partnering with other area organizations, we will host the 4th annual Carnegie Carnival. Promoting art and creativity, family fun, and downtown revitalization, February 14, 2015 will be a day of celebration with parades and activities. Proceeds will benefit the Carnegie Visual Arts […]

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, […]

SAVE THESE DATES »

JANUARY 10, 2015 – 12th Night Celebration • FEBRUARY 7, 2015 – Gospel Brunch • FEBRUARY 14, 2015 – Carnegie Carnival

Carnegie Arts Trail – Rack ‘n’ Roll »

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