Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Decatur Area Arts Council

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Decatur Area Arts Council

Celebrate with us!

2018 is a major milestone for the Decatur Area Arts Council, marking the 50th year of the remarkable journey that DAAC has made with the Decatur community.


Watch videos and read blogs about the many amazing people and programs.that shaped the Decatur Area Arts Council on our "Stories of the Past 50 Years."


Make a Gift Honoring 50 Years!

February - July

Sharing Memories and Aspirations with the Community

Everyone is invited to share your favorite Arts Council memories honoring the past and celebrating the present, as well as tell us your ideas looking to the future of DAAC and the arts in our community.

  • Send an email.
  • Mail us a note.
  • Give us a call - 217-423-3189.
  • Stop by and visit us.

Saturday, July 28 - 6-9 pm

50th Anniversary PartyA fun evening of celebration with entertainment, activites, food, and drink (including cake)!



Senior Classes (adults age 55 and up)

Fauvist Landscapes – Matisse, Derain, Vlaminck – March 20   Fee: $5 Kass Copeland – Mixed…

Beginner Watercolor series – Art with the Masters (age 8 to adult)

Learn about famous watercolor artists and create artworks after their styles in this five week…

PASS - The Interactive Orchestra

This program is the perfect opportunity to see what it feels like to play in…

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Office and Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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