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10th Birthday Party Auction

By • Oct 29th, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Past Events

Celebrate our Decade with Commissioned Cake Creation by Sloane Bibb CLICK HERE TO BID NOW! The Carnegie is 10 years old this year! Since our doors opened in 2003, we have presented 95 regional, national, and international exhibits, sponsored many exciting events and educational opportunities for people in our community. What better way to celebrate […]

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Earth Vessels: Works of Clay

By • Sep 25th, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Past Exhibits

This group exhibit of pottery features pieces by a trio of Alabama-based artists. Steve Loucks, Larry Percy, and Guadalupe Robinson explore their individual visions of vessels beyond simple clay pots. Each artist’s designs evokes some sense that the object evolved from the material from which it is made: earth. Guadalupe’s vessels are globe-like with botanical […]

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Clay Handbuilding/ Raku Workshop

By • Sep 19th, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Past Events

SIGN UP BY OCTOBER 1ST- Call 256-341-0562 to reserve your space. Handbuilt Vessels: Clay Workshop with Guadalupe Robinson In this workshop, Carnegie exhibiting artist Guadalupe Robinson will show you how to experiment with different ways to assemble and construct pots from slabs, pinch, and coil. Hand building lends itself to a fast and easy way […]

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

By • Aug 7th, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Past Exhibits

Embracing Art : A Coming Together of Area Amateur & Professional Artists is an exciting show presented annually to showcase artists from the North Alabama area. The exhibit will be presented for the 11th year. Juried awards will be given for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place overall. Additional awards will include the Director’s Choice Award […]

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Exhibit Opening Reception – August 15th, 7PM

By • Jul 9th, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Past Events

Members of the Carnegie Visual Arts Center: You are invited to the Opening Reception for Embracing Art XI. Many of the artists will be in attendance. There is no charge for members and each member may bring a guest for $5. To update or check the status of your membership, call 256-341-0562 or email

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Lunch & Learn

By • Jun 14th, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Past Events

Artist Gary Chapman will speak at Noon about his multi-layered exhibit, The Helmet Project. Lunch & Learn is free to the public but reservations are encourage because of limited seating. Attendees are to bring their own lunches. Soft Drinks and water furnished by The Carnegie. Call 256-341-0562 to make reservations.

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We are taking it to the street!

By • Jun 14th, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Uncategorized

Art in the Street! Come join us as we bring Carnegie creativity and art action to 3rd Fridays downtown. Sometimes we may be on 2nd Avenue or we may pop up on Bank Street near the Old State Bank, … or anywhere in between. Just look for the Carnegie Tent with the big Art In […]

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Creating Character: Animation Designs by Mercedes Moran

By • Jun 14th, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Past Exhibits

Mercedes Moran’s character sketches, Anime-inspired soft sculptures, and 2-D animation short film clarify the art in animation. Ever since she could pick up a pencil, Mercedes Moran has been drawing. She’d sketch her favorite cartoon characters while watching a show. She’d doodle an anime protagonist in her spare time. She’d draw all over her homework […]

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Touch of Teal

By • May 9th, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Past Events

Join us at The Carnegie for the 2nd annual Touch of Teal Cocktail Party and Art Auction featuring live and silent auctions to benefit Brooke Hill Ovarian Cancer Foundation and Carnegie Visual Arts Center. We will enjoy hor d’oeuvres and complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks. Music is by Mike Denson on saxophone and piano […]

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Next Fri.@5 is May 17th

By • Apr 30th, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Past Events

You don’t want to miss the opening of The Helmet Project by Gary Chapman. Meet and welcome the Birmingham artist as you view his intriguing series of paintings. Delicious appetizers and complimentary drinks will be served. Fri.@ 5 is a monthly member event and welcomes guests. Suggested donation is $5 for members and $15 for […]

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