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Water|Ways & Water+Color

By • Aug 15th, 2017 • Category: Current Exhibit

August 15-September 23, 2017– Water. It’s role in our lives, culture, religion, environment, politics, health and climate.  A partnership between the Smithsonian Institution, the Alabama Humanities Foundation and the Watercolor Society of Alabama and Friends. Exhibit Reception-August 25, 2017, 6:00-7:30pm. Members-FREE. Guests-$5.  Light bites and beverages will be served.

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Wild Lives In Color: Animal Expressions by Caroline Wang

By • Jun 26th, 2017 • Category: Past Exhibits

June 25-August 5, 2017–Wild Lives in Color: Animal Expressions by Caroline Wang. Featuring Huntsville artist Caroline Wang, this exhibit displays original works inspired by her trips to visit wild lives in the United States,  Asia, New Zealand and Australia. The signature style of her wildlife paintings is the expressions of the animals. Artist Reception-June 30, 2017, […]

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Passage of Time: Works by Jason Burnett and August Hoerr

By • May 1st, 2017 • Category: Current Exhibit

May 2-June 17, 2017–Passage of Time: Works by Jason Burnett and August Hoerr. Whimsical clocks by Jason Burnett and figurative oil paintings by August Hoerr are paired in this exhibit to celebrate the passage of time. Both artists capture, elevate and examine individual moments of time whether through the hands of a clock or the strokes […]

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Embracing Art: A Coming Together of Area Amateur & Professional Artists

By • Jan 23rd, 2017 • Category: Kim's blog

March 14 – April 22, 2017 — 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 creative spirit […]

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Carnival Frolic 13.1

By • Jan 23rd, 2017 • Category: Uncategorized

February 25th 13.1 miles | 1/2 Marathon Race starts at 7:00 am. Race course is USATF certified $60 per runner or $100 per relay team (4 person team, each will run about 3.25 miles)  Entry Fee Includes: Race Registration, One Ticket to Participant/Guest Food Event, Event Shirt, Unique Finisher’s Medal, and Post-Race Refreshments. There will be […]

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Embracing Art

By • Jan 23rd, 2017 • Category: Current Exhibit

Embracing Art: A Coming Together of Amateur and Professional Artists March 14-April 22, 2017 This exhibit was the inaugural exhibition at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center in 2003. The annual show now commemorates the Carnegie Visual Arts Center as a place of art for all people, and celebrates the creative spirit of Decatur, Alabama. Presented for […]

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The Refuge of Our Backyard

By • Nov 28th, 2016 • Category: Current Exhibit

Five Guys and the Nature of Art-November 29, 2016-January 15, 2017–A new exhibit focused on five local artists’ interpretation of nature will open at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center on Tuesday, November 29th. This exhibit showcases the painting of Gary Anderson, the mixed media pieces of Robert Belcher, the sculptures of Dennis Brickell, the pottery of […]

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Make Your Own Holiday Ornament

By • Nov 2nd, 2016 • Category: Kim's blog, Past Events, Uncategorized

December 6th-22nd–Clay Holiday Ornaments will be available for pick-up from our Make Your Own Ornament Creation Station. Call the Carnegie at 256-341-0562 for details.

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Decatur City Hall Bike Rack Reception

By • Aug 15th, 2016 • Category: Past Events, Uncategorized

Sept 1, 2016 • 10:00 am–Dedication ceremony and reception for the new Decatur City Hall Bike Rack in honor of Mayor Bill Dukes,  provided by the Carnegie Visual Arts Center and hosted by the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association

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Homegrown Heritage

By • Aug 15th, 2016 • Category: Current Exhibit

October 1 – November 19, 2016 —  An exhibit celebrating all the cultivators, makers and traditional craftsmen in Alabama featuring photography by Ashley Vaughn at White Rabbit Studios, handcrafted furniture by Wood Studio’s Randy Cochran and sons, Keith and Dylan Cochran and Barns & Mills, and the beautiful custom tableware from Tena Payne of Earthborn Pottery. This […]

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