Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Current Exhibit

We Are the Music Makers!

October 2-November 16, 2018 This exhibit educates and engages viewers in the cultural history of traditional Southern music. Photos and stories from Music Maker musicians will highlight how poverty, geography and age have limited the exposure of these artists, questioning the widespread idea that these musical traditions they perform have “died out”.     October 4, 2018-Member’s Music […]


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Night After Night O’ Moon »

•The exhibit by Birmingham artist, Doug Balous, features an ecological installation inspired by Doug’s time spent at the Wheeler Wildlife Refuge, Japanese Inari Shrines and the Ikan Crane Center. • Members’ Artist Reception November 27, 6pm

The Benefits of Membership »

Become a member of the Carnegie Visual Arts Center! Members are exclusively invited to Opening Receptions of every exhibit for FREE. Each member may also bring a guest for only $5. Additional benefits include discounts on classes and camps, subscription to our E – Newsletter. Southeastern Reciprocal Museum Membership and North American Museum Reciprocal Membership, […]

Gift Shop at the Carnegie »

We always have something unique in the Gift Shop at the Carnegie. Currently we have shopping totes made from past exhibit banners. Each tote is a one-of-a-kind recycled creation. Additionally we have a limited number of Wolfe Birds® from Wolfe Fine Arts Studio in Jackson, Mississippi. The Gift Shop at the Carnegie is the exclusive […]

Carnegie Arts Trail – Rack ‘n’ Roll »

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