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Watercolor Society of Alabama 73rd National Exhibition

By • Mar 12th, 2014 • Category: Current Exhibit

On Exhibit March 11 – April 19, 2014  — The Watercolor Society of Alabama 73rd National Exhibition features 75 paintings by premier watercolorists from across the United States. The 2014 annual exhibit was juried by Mr. Jeff Bass of Pensecola , Florida. Mr. Bass also judged the paintings, awarding approximately $10,000 in prize money and […]

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Captions of Carnegie Carnival

By • Jan 21st, 2014 • Category: Current Exhibit

JANUARY 21 – MARCH 1, 2014 Last year The Carnegie put out a call for photographers to come capture Carnegie Carnival, our annual Mardi Gras inspired fundraising community event, in photographs.  The resulting images were so outstanding we decided to share them in an exhibit. Captions of Carnegie Carnival features photographs by Paul Blackburn, Michael […]

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How Have You Made Your Mark? A Study of Hands

By • Nov 1st, 2013 • Category: Current Exhibit, Uncategorized

Late in 2012, a call for nominations went out asking people to recommend members of our community, Decatur, Alabama, who have made an impact on a local, state, national, or even global level. The context of the search was summed up in the statement, The Question at Hand: How Have You Made Your Mark? A […]

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Exclamations! Works by the Students of Jackie Goode Briscoe

By • Apr 2nd, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Current Exhibit

For almost 50 years, Jackie Goode Briscoe of Decatur, Alabama has inspired and taught art to students, from six years old to “well-seasoned.”  This exhibit features 98 works of art by 43 of her current students. Mrs. Briscoe says of her artistic life, work, and relationships: “My students’ talent and diversity has always amazed me. […]

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The “Scottsboro Boys”: Outside the Circle of Humanity

By • Feb 7th, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Current Exhibit

Like thousands of people did during the Depression, Haywood Patterson and nine other black youths hopped a train in Chattanooga, Tennessee, headed to Memphis to look for work. Shortly after crossing into Alabama, a fight broke out between white and black travelers. The train was stopped and the boys were accused of raping two white […]

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Out of the Kitchen…

By • Mar 5th, 2010 • Category: Calendar, Current Exhibit

An art exhibition created to help women artists reclaim their inner artistic spirits and in turn, help raise awareness and money for women fighting cancer. The show features works by Jennie Roles-Walter, Jennie Couch, Carol Ann Morris, Sharon Saraceno-Prosser, Karen Ingle and Kathy Mullins. These artist are from various backgrounds, locations and seasons in life. […]

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