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Carnegie Visual Arts Center

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Historic Building

The Carnegie is an art museum in the historic district of Decatur. It is in sight of The Old State... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Decatur, Alabama
Kids Camp was GREAT

Beautiful art center. We signed our 11yr old up for art camp for the whole week 8-5pm and it was... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Madison, Alabama
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19 Feb 2018
“Historic Building”
22 Jul 2016
“Kids Camp was GREAT”
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207 Church St NE, Decatur, AL 35601-1847
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The Carnegie is an art museum in the historic district of Decatur. It is in sight of The Old State Bank, First Baptist Church and the Tennessee River is just a couple of blocks away. It offers art classes to children in the summer.

Thank dothightower
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Beautiful art center. We signed our 11yr old up for art camp for the whole week 8-5pm and it was very educating and fun for her and very tiring lol. Great staff and volunteers. Beautiful historic looking location. Fun for ANY age.

Thank Carrie0693
Reviewed 30 March 2016

No matter if you are young or old you will fall in love with the Carnegie Arts Center in Decatur, AL. They have specific events so make sure to check out their website. Visiting the Carnegie is a MUST when you come to Decatur!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 5 October 2015

The Carnegie Visual Arts Center is a former Carnegie Library that has been converted to a visual arts center. The building is well suited for art displays and receptions for many local artists and shows. The art displays are changed regularly and the shows are...More

Thank MitchDees
Reviewed 5 September 2015

It seems like there are lots of great museums in North Alabama and this is another one of them filled with fine art and sculptures.

Thank BradWiegmann
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This museum is located in an historic, renovated library. Exhibits are changed quite frequently to give the visitor the encouragement to return over and over again. The museum offers interactive lectures from artists, hands-on opportunities to learn about the arts, and many children's camps that,...More

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I like going here because it changes every few weeks. While it is free, contributions are accepted. This was my first favorite building when I moved to this town in 1971. At the time it was the public library.

Thank Clark35601
Reviewed 27 March 2015

The Carnegie Visual Arts Center is determined to bring unique exhibits to Decatur. The staff works hard to obtain interesting art and works long hours to create beautiful installations. They are also very committed to being very present in our community. The staff is very...More

Thank Cookiesto
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This museum is very well layed out whether you are an art lover or not. When you arrive, you are immediately put into a trance that warms the hearts as you look at the magnificent creations by many local artist. A must see for any...More

Thank SandraBurroughs
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I moved here 8 years ago and hoped there would be many museum activities. The Carnegie just does not have enough. They used to have 3rd Fridays with cocktails and art and that is not happening any longer. They need many more artists and variety....More

Thank Cindy S
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