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Mayes & Fielder: Passion and Perspective

By • Apr 18th, 2018 • Category: Current Exhibit

April 24 – June 2, 2018 —Mayes & Fielder: Passion and Perspective Fantastical ceramic forms and ultra-textural acrylic works are paired in this exploration of the unusual vision of two artists. Deeply grounded in observation of the variety found in the natural world, these works bring forth a play of light, color, contrast, shape and […]

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Embracing Art: A Coming Together of Amateur & Professional Artists

By • Mar 5th, 2018 • Category: Past Exhibits

March 6 – April 14, 2018 — Embracing Art : A Coming Together of Area Amateur & Professional Artists was the inaugural exhibition at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center in 2003. The annual show now commemorates the opening of the Carnegie Visual Arts Center as a place of art for all people, and celebrates the […]

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Carnival Frolic 13.1

By • Jan 12th, 2018 • Category: Carnegie Carnival, Past Events

Join us for our 2nd annual Carnival Frolic 13.1-mile race taking you through our acclaimed historic districts, along the Tennessee River, and through Point Mallard Park. Race course is USATF certified. Relay option is also available. For more details and to register go to

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Gospel Brunch

By • Jan 12th, 2018 • Category: Carnegie Carnival, Upcoming Events

Gospel Brunch- February 25, 2018 at 12:30 pm at the Magnolia Room. Gospel Brunch has become one of Carnegie Carnival’s favorite events. Enjoy a wonderful brunch catered by Simp McGhees and listen to great gospel music performed by Gray Cauthen, Ella Cauthen, The Cleghorn Family, Willie Jazzanova Davis and Minute to Midnight. Tickets are $30. […]

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Carnegie Carnival

By • Jan 11th, 2018 • Category: Carnegie Carnival, Past Events

February 10, 2018–There’s still time to form your own Crewe! Deadline is January 28th. For a schedule of events and more details go to our new website

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By • Jan 11th, 2018 • Category: Past Events

Spectrum- Diverse Creations by Alabama Artists: January 13, 2018-February 24, 2018 Diverse lives, diverse experiences, locations and influences all come together at the Carnegie as Spectrum. Four artists —Susan Downing-White of Mobile, Mircea Lacatus originally of Romania, now Huntsville; Charlie “Tin Man” Lucas of Selma and the late Sarah Carlisle Towery of Alexander City —under […]

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Torch, Forge & Fire

By • Nov 20th, 2017 • Category: Kim's blog, Past Exhibits, Uncategorized

Torch, Forge & Flame- November 21, 2017-January 6, 2018 Fire. Builder. Modifier. Destroyer. It can divide, and it can join. Experience works made possible only through the use of great heat. Iron, clay, steel and aluminum– by the torch, forge and flame. See the craftsmanship on display by Michah Gregg, a sculptor from Huntsville, AL; […]

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Brushstrokes for Breast Cancer-Art of Hope and Healing

By • Oct 17th, 2017 • Category: Kim's blog

Art Exhibit and Online Auction to Benefit Breast Cancer Awareness and Assistance Bid Now On Bidding Owl The Rack Pack, a local non-profit breast cancer support group, is honored to present “2nd Annual Brushstrokes for Breast Cancer – Art of Hope and Healing” Exhibit and Online Auction. There will be 50 plus art pieces exhibited […]

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Call for Entries : Embracing Art

By • Oct 2nd, 2017 • Category: Kim's blog

We will be closed November 23rd-25th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The center will resume normal hours on Tuesday, November 28th.

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By • Oct 2nd, 2017 • Category: Current Exhibit, Past Exhibits

Railroads and the American Industrial Landscape- October 3-November 11 Featuring black-and-white photographs from Ted Rose’s young adult years when he traveled the continent in search of steam. Also on items on display from earlier days of the railroad, compliments of Merv & Susan Michael and the Decatur Depot. RAIL Lunch & Learn- October 27, 2017-Bring […]

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