Local Spotlight: Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Carnegie Visual Arts Center

You’ve done it all—carving pumpkins, taking hayrides, and picking apples. Now, it’s time to try something new—and exciting! The Carnegie Visual Arts Center in Decatur, Alabama, showcases revolving exhibits. That means that you can visit this local staple over and over again—and see something new every time you go too! So go ahead—add a visit to your calendar this autumn!

What is the Carnegie Visual Arts Center?

Ever since 2003, The Carnegie Visual Arts Center has been open for visitors. Its goal? Enriching the community! History, art, and more—this amazing place has it all. Located inside the Carnegie Library, it often features lectures and hands-on activities. It also includes exhibits like the Children of Nature show, which presents interesting personal totems from artists.

Visiting Details

Locals love The Carnegie Visual Arts Center—and so do Decatur visitors. If you want to explore this hometown treasure, here are the details you need to know!

The Visual Arts Center is located at 207 Church St., NE. Its hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. It’s closed on Sunday and Monday.

As for paying for tickets, you’re in for a treat! The Carnegie Visual Arts Center is free for all to visit! If you ever want to make a donation to help keep visitation free for all, however, you’re welcome to do so.


At first, autumn means colorful leaves and trees. Sadly, it can also segue into dreary skies. Still, Decatur residents can always spend the day visiting the Carnegie Visual Arts Center. After a few hours of fun, art, and culture, you can head home to your comfortable Summer Courtyard Apartment.

Interested in touring Summer Courtyard? Visit our website to check out our units online or give us a call at (256) 351-7888. As for finding out more about local spotlights and apartment living, read our blog here.

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