Carnegie Visual Arts Center


ATTENTION ARTISTS! Call for Entries for Embracing Art XV

Jan 6th, 2017

Submission Deadline – FEBRUARY 3, 2017 – Embracing Art XV : A Coming Together of Area Amateur and Professional Artists  is presented by the Carnegie annually to showcase artists from the North Alabama area. The 15th showing of the exhibit, featuring a new logo and a Spring exhibit date, will be on display March 14 – April […]

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Make Your Own Holiday Ornament

Nov 2nd, 2016

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

Aug 15th, 2016

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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Fun Activities During #lionkingcarnegie

Jul 15th, 2016

• Like us on Instagram Contest – Like the designated photo announcing the contest and follow @carnegieartscenter on Instagram. Winners will be selected at random on July 26th to win 4 Tickets to the Bham Zoo. • Win a Lioness Mask by Artist and Costume Designer, Linda Miller – Buy a ticket for a chance to […]

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Camp Carnegie

Jun 2nd, 2016

July 18 -22, 2016 — We are so excited that we have 31 camper joining us as we push our creativity to the limits! We will have hands-on experiences as we rotate through the learning areas of  art, music, acting, and creative writing in age divided groups throughout each day an learn new skills and improve […]

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Gallery Walk with Maralyn Wilson

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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Carnegie Carnival Video

Nov 17th, 2015

February 6, 2016 — Carnegie Carnival was a raving success! Here is the full video of the Carnegie Carnival Parade;  

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Carnegie Carnival Begins – The Petition

Oct 13th, 2015

October 15, 2015  •  7 PM — FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC — All registered Carnegie Carnival Crewes will present their Petitions by song, poem, eloquent verse, interperative dance, et cetera, in the presence and in honor of King Andy and Queen Sheila to officially open Carnegie Carnival season. Come watch the wonderful or wacky […]

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Lunch and Learn – October 9, 2015

Sep 30th, 2015

October 9th, Noon – 1 PM — Bring your lunch and learn a little! Neva Beasley, President of the Alabama Gourd Society, will demonstrate her craft, and discuss the history of gourd birdhouses and the tradition’s evolution into gourd art. Ms. Beasley of Cullman is a retired teacher and has been creating projects with gourds […]

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River Clay Fine Arts Festival

Jul 31st, 2015

September 25 – 26, 2015 —  Plan now to join us in historic Downtown Decatur for the River Clay Fine Arts Festival! The festival will feature artists from North Alabama, the Southeast region and across the country. Experience Downtown Decatur as we celebrate the visual arts in all its forms. Held on the 4th weekend […]

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