Carnegie Mission Statement
“The Carnegie Center for the Arts is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting personal growth, self-expression, and appreciation of the visual, literary, and performing arts among the people of southwestern Michigan, through exhibits, performances, and participatory experiences.”

Board of Directors

Ben Smith, President

Larry Clark, Vice President

Fred Grunert, Secretary

Char Chase, Treasurer

James Allen

Gary Armstrong

Ray Bendure

Sharon Bippus

Vic Eichler

Lola Gross

Julie Howe

Michael Northrop

Peggy Ruggles

Barry Visel

Donna Grubbs, Executive Director

The Carnegie Center for the Arts is a 501 (C) 3 nonprofit agency supported  in part by grants from  the St. Joseph County United Way, the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation, the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the Sturgis Area Community Foundation, Arts Council for Greater Kalamazoo, Three Rivers Woman’s Club (GFWC), the Mittler Family Foundation, EverGreen Foundation, Fetzer Institute, Fiber Converters Foundation Inc., Geraldine Tase Trust, City of Three Rivers,  Wong Foundation, and our Friends of the Carnegie.