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Southern Light-Oils by Robin Roberts

Jun 16th, 2018

August 7 – September 23, 2018 –Southern Light-Oils by Robin Roberts Works in oil by Decatur’s own Robin Roberts. Robin’s unique handling of the fall of southern sunshine on numerous subject matter has been crafted over years of practice, practice, practice. Robin has studied under numerous painters allowing her to hone her vision and produce […]

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Valley Trio

Dec 16th, 2009

  Tennessee River School Artists Share Similar Artistic Themes in New Carnegie Exhibit By Patrice Stewart, Staff Writer, Decatur Daily, December 8, 2009 In the 1800s, the Hudson River School of landscape artists developed in New York, and now the Tennessee River has its own following of painters. In Alabama, three artists who live and […]

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The Westbound Rangers Are Ridin’ into Town

Aug 19th, 2009

The sound of the Rangers is called bluegrass by many, old-time by some, while others hear old country. The Rangers just call it americana and play it how they hear it. One of the reasons the Rangers are such a unique group is their influences come from diverse genres. Each musician hails from a different […]

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Silhouettes by Clay Rice

May 1st, 2009

Renowned silhouette artist and children’s book author Clay Rice will be cutting silhouettes at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center from 10 AM to 5 PM on Friday, May 8, 2009. Slots fill quickly and appointments are strongly encouraged. Call 256-341-0562 to schedule your child’s or your sitting as soon as possible. The sihouettes are approximately […]

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2007 Camp Carnegie a huge success!

Jul 18th, 2007

This year at the 5th annual Camp Carnegie, art campers explored the different types of sculpting and 3-dimensional art in a variety of mediums. Tammie Jacob returned for her 3rd year as Camp Director. She is an elementary art teacher for the Decatur City School system during the school year. Camp dates started at the […]

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Carnegie Kicks Off Community Service Project: Luv Luggage

Jul 18th, 2007

The Carnegie Visual Arts Center, in partnership with Decatur Heritage Christian Academy, is pleased to announce an exciting new community outreach project designed to meet a specific need for foster children in Morgan County and the surrounding areas-Luv Luggage. Children come into foster care with very few possessions-and those are often carried in plastic sacks […]

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Sentell Donation of Folk Art to Start Carnegie Permanent Collection

Jul 18th, 2007

The Carnegie was recently given ten paintings by Mose Tolliver and Jimmie Lee Suddeth. These pieces, donated by Mr. Lee Sentell, director of the Alabama Tourism Bureau, are significant examples of Alabama folk art. The donation was announced at the Annual meeting in April. Because of this generous gift, the Carnegie will now seek to […]

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2007 Camp Carnegie a huge success!

Jul 18th, 2007

This year at the 5th annual Camp Carnegie, art campers explored the different types of sculpting and 3-dimensional art in a variety of mediums. Tammie Jacob returned for her 3rd year as Camp Director. She is an elementary art teacher for the Decatur City School system during the school year. Camp dates started at the […]

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Boeing Presents Funding for Doors at the Carnegie

Jan 18th, 2003

By Ken Retherford DAILY Weekend Editor The metal-frame doors on Decatur’s historic Carnegie building look more like the entrance to a convenience store than a blossoming arts museum. But that will change after the Boeing Co. presented the Decatur Arts Council today with $20,000 of a $40,000 grant to help transform the old library into […]

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New Fundraising Campaign Under Way for Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Jan 17th, 2003

By Patrice Stewart DAILY Staff Writer Turning the former Carnegie Library into a visual arts center is getting closer to reality, with restoration expected to start in a few weeks. A new drive to attract individual donors with art event invitations has just begun, while several large donations have moved the fund-raising effort toward its […]

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