Special Events + Trips
Arts in Central Park 2021

Arts in Central Park 2021

September 17th - 19th, 2021
Location: Central Park, Downtown Decatur
Friday, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Decatur Area Arts Council and Gallery 510 invite you to Arts in Central Park in downtown Decatur’s beautiful Central Park on Saturday and Sunday, September 18 and 19, 2021, as well as a Friday evening, September 17, VIP preview party. Approximately 50 booths will be open with artists from throughout the Midwest exhibiting a variety of artwork for sale, including jewelry, pottery, metal sculptures, glass, fiber arts, paintings, and more.

--- Enjoy a festive weekend, including a few new activities.

  • Kids’ art activities. (Sponsored by Children's Museum of Illinois)
  • A special Kids ArtShop for children 12 and under to buy art. (Sponsored by State Rep. Dan Caulkins)
  • Live music - Sat., 10:30-12:30, Celtic Whistle / Sun., 1:30-3:30, Sidewalk Stompers
  • NEW - Public Painted Pianos Project in Macon County in the park for folks to play.
  • NEW - The Paint the Pavement, temporary public art project, for artists, families and groups. (Click HERE to learn more and to sign up.) (Sponsored by State Rep. Dan Caulkins)

--- Download a copy of the event program at the bottom of this webpage.

‚ÄčArts in Central Park hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.  Kids art activities and Kids ArtShop open at 11 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday.

--- VIP Preview Party for Artists/Patrons - Friday night from 5-7 PM

To “kick off” the weekend is the ever popular Preview Party on Friday evening, September 17, from 5–7 pm.  This is our special thank you to those who commit to purchase at least one piece of artwork from the participating artists during the weekend.  The selection and price is up to you.  Call 217-423-3189 to sign up as a VIP.

--- Volunteer for Arts in Central Park

There are a variety of tasks and shifts for you to sign up to help throughout the weekend.  Volunteer online at - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DACAF29AAFAC61-arts

Thank you to our sponsors:

  • Hickory Point Bank
  • Decatur Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Ameren Illinois
  • Cromwell Media
  • State Rep. Dan Caulkins
  • Jerger Pediatric Dentistry


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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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