Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Current Exhibit

Alabama in the Making

October 1 – November 7, 2015 — Alabama in the Making: Traditional Arts of People and Place is a traveling exhibit curated and commissioned by the Alabama Folklife Association (AFA), as a way to present AFA research collections from the Smithsonian Project and Alabama Community Scholars Institutes 2004, 2006, and 2008.  The collections are photographs, audio interviews, […]

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Lunch and Learn – October 9, 2015 »

October 9th, Noon – 1 PM — Bring your lunch and learn a little! Neva Beasley, President of the Alabama Gourd Society, will demonstrate her craft, and discuss the history of gourd birdhouses and the tradition’s evolution into gourd art. Ms. Beasley of Cullman is a retired teacher and has been creating projects with gourds […]

Drop-in Chair Caning Demonstration »

October 24, 2015  • 10 AM – Noon — Hartselle craftsman, Anthony Murcks, will be demonstrating the craft and tradition of chair caning at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center. His family owns a Decatur-based multi-generation business, Murcks Family Chair Caning & Seat Weaving, which is passing the craft from one generation to the next. Drop […]

Music in the Street »

October 16, 2015  •  5:30 – 7:30 PM — Master Artist fiddler Roy Crawford of Cullman, Alabama will perform along with his award winning guitarist son Charles Crawford from Huntsville in the Artist Market area on 2nd Avenue at 3rd Fridays Downtown.

Carnegie Arts Trail – Rack ‘n’ Roll »

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