Visit artCentral located in the historic Hyde House on the hill! Established in 1985, artCentral is Carthage’s unique and thriving hometown, nonprofit arts center with a mission to promote, exhibit, teach, and foster the appreciation of fine arts in greater Carthage. artCentral enthusiastically serves art and artists through artCamps. They encourage kids to explore and grow their talents. artCentral also opens artist receptions and rotating gallery exhibitions that are accessible to the public. They host satellite galleries where art is shared in public venues and participate in community outreach like the colorfully painted fire hydrants decorating the Maple Leaf parade route.
Just across the street from the historic courthouse, visit Cherry’s Fine Art Gallery on the Square! Many local artists, traditional and new mediums of art, and a grand experience. Also, stop by various coffee shops and restaurants to see local rotating artist’s work!