“The object of art is to give life shape.”- William Shakespeare


107 N. MAIN ST.



The Carnegie Center for the Arts is located in historic downtown Three Rivers.  Originally built in 1904 with Carnegie Foundation funds as the public library, the main part of the Carnegie is a beautiful example of early 19th century architecture.  The Monroe Museum was opened as part of the Carnegie Center in 1997.

The Carnegie Center is an art gallery.  Exhibit space is available in the Wong and Armstrong galleries as well as the Monroe Museum and the Mezzanine gallery.

The Carnegie Center hosts an array in our concert series. In the Fall the Carnegie Center for the Arts will host the Baby Boomer Comedy Show.  This is clean comedy for people born before seat belts, safety helmets and facebook.  Additional information will be available shortly.  In addition to these concerts, we have continuing benefits, gatherings, and exhibitions!

The Carnegie Center is an education center.  Live performances are offered to elementary students in the surrounding communities, first through fifth grades.  Fourth Grade Days of Artistic Awareness is also offered to all area fourth grade students. Summer Full of Art is a highly successful program offered to children ages 3 through 15.  There are also adult classes offered in pottery, water color, photography,  pastel, and jewelry making, to name a few.

So… The Carnegie Center for the Arts indeed has something for everyone!  Visit our website often to keep updated on the current happenings.


Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10:00-5:00; Saturday 10:00-2:00 (when exhibits are open).  Closed Sunday and Monday.