Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Decatur Area Arts Council

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Decatur Area Arts Council

Celebrate with us!


Mark your calendar to attend the Members+ Event: 50 Years of the Arts Council on July 12, presented by DAAC Executive Director Jerry Johnson. 



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!

DAAC's "Half-Century Hullabaloo!"

Saturday, July 28 - 7-10 pm

A fun evening of celebration with entertainment, activites, food, and drink (including cake)!

Sharing Memories and Aspirations with the Community

February - July

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.



Senior Classes - Art with the Masters (Ages 55 and up)

Wassily Kandinsky – June 4 Henri Matisse – June 11 Romare Bearden – June 18…

Film and Art for Kids (ages 6+, Under 6 must be accompanied by an adult)

Movie, art, discussion, and popcorn. Watch the movie on the big screen with our projection…

Movie Series for Film Buffs (ages 21+, BYOB and snacks)

... from 2010s back to the 1930s and discuss with film instructor Geoff Cowgill.  Our…

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