Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Rental Information

Carnegie Visual Arts Center Policies and Procedures for Rental Customers

Rental rates and information for the Carnegie Visual Arts Center are as follows:

  • Deposit of $800.00 at time of reservation. (Base Rental and Damage Deposit)
    • $800 base rental which covers the minimum five hours of building use, including set up time, event time, and clean up time.
    • Credit card must be on file.
  • Each additional hour will be billed at $100 per hour
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited by the City of Decatur in the Carnegie Visual Arts Center during third-party usage.

Base rental of the Carnegie Visual Arts Center includes:

  • Use of Carnegie building public areas
  • Use of Carnegie tables and chairs
    • 4 – 8 foot tables rental
    • 4 – 6 foot tables rental
    • 3 – 60” round table rental
    • 25 grey metal chairs rental
  • Drop off of items and deliveries during normal business hours
  • Pre-approved set up of tables and chairs by Carnegie staff
  • Carnegie staff person on site during rental
  • General garbage removal and normal custodial service after rental will be provided.
  • Non-Carnegie staff (i.e. caterer, florist) set up time, off-hours deliveries, and rehearsal time counts toward rental time

For more specific rental information please call The Carnegie at 256-341-0562 or email