Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Past Events

Small Plates and Bluegrass

Originally posted on Oct 20th, 2016

Join us for an evening of Small Plates and Bluegrass as we celebrate our Homegrown Heritage Exhibit on October 28th from 6:30 to 8:30 for $30/ticket. Featuring locally sourced food by Chef Jakob of Albany Bistroand Chef Bill Harden of The RailYard. Music by Uptown Rounders. Tickets may be purchased by calling Carnegie Visual Arts […]

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Gallery Walk with Maralyn Wilson

Originally posted on Apr 20th, 2016

April 22, 2016    6:30 – 8:30 PM – Are you intrigued with Maralyn’s lovely and mesmerizing encaustic paintings? Come walk through her exhibit with her and hear her stories and inspirations behind her works. We will have some light snacks and beverages available, too. $5 at the door (suggested donation)

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Encaustic Painting Workshop

Originally posted on Feb 26th, 2016

April 23, 2016  10 AM – 4 PM — Sign up by April 15th!  Maralyn Wilson has taught many classes, regionally and abroad, on how to create beautiful art with a bit of spontaneity. Learn the basics of encaustic wax painting along with new techniques as you utilize wax and other materials to create multiple […]

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Camp Carnegie

Originally posted on Jun 17th, 2015

July 20 – 24, 2015 — Camp Carnegie is just around the corner and we have a few spaces left. Make plans to join us as we push our creativity to the limits! Have hands-on experiences as we rotate through the learning areas of  art, music, acting, and creative writing in age divided groups throughout […]

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Lunch and Learn – May 22nd at Noon

Originally posted on Apr 30th, 2015

May 22, 2015, Noon – 1 PM —  Along with the art exhibit the Carnegie Visual Arts Center will present the opportunity to learn more about Mildred Nungester Wolfe and her legacy. Friday May 22nd, Elizabeth “Bebe”  Wolfe will share her memories and insights of her mother Mildred and father, artist Karl Wolfe, and their influences […]

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Foolishness Day

Originally posted on Mar 29th, 2015

April 1, 2015 • 5 – 7 PM — Hey, North Alabama residents! Here is your chance to find out how to get involved with Carnegie Carnival. Find out if an established Crewe looking for new members or get info on starting a new Crewe. Queen Sheila Motley and King Andy Thomas request your presence […]

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Maralyn Wilson Lecture and Demonstration

Originally posted on Mar 10th, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015, 1 p.m Free to the public Maralyn Wilson’s encaustic portraits of Southern Literary Trail writers are feature haunting images of Carson McCullers, Lillian Hellman, and William Faulkner among others. The encaustic technique, a manipulation of wax over images, enables Maralyn to achieve “luminosity” with these portraits, while retaining an “atmosphere of […]

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Carnegie Carnival

Originally posted on Feb 10th, 2015

The Carnegie Visual Arts Center presents the largest Mardi-Gras-style celebration in North Alabama. Partnering with other area organizations, we will host the 4th annual Carnegie Carnival. Promoting art and creativity, family fun, and downtown revitalization, February 14, 2015 will be a day of celebration with parades and activities. Proceeds will benefit the Carnegie Visual Arts […]

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Christmas Open House at The Carnegie

Originally posted on Nov 19th, 2014

The Carnegie will be open free to the public for extended hours on Saturday, December 13 in conjunction with Christmas Tour of Homes. Drop in to see us from 10 AM – 8 PM and view our exhibit Create, Inspire, Teach! and our festive holiday decorations!

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Monsoon Wedding

Originally posted on Oct 23rd, 2014

THURSDAY, OCT 30, 2014 AT 7PM – Carnegie Visual Arts Center and the Princess Theatre presents Monsoon Wedding, a romantic comedy about family dynamics when traditional Eastern culture meets Western ways. The showing of this 2001 Goldern Lion award winning film is in tandem with the exhibit Hindustan Revealed. The cost is $10 per person at the […]

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