Special Events & Trips

From concerts and poetry nights, to international cultural experiences, and signature fundraising events, the Decatur Area Arts Council has you covered.

Looking for a special art event right here in Decatur, IL? The Decatur Area Arts Council has something happening year round. In addition, our Anne Lloyd Gallery has amazing new exhibits almost every month...and there's never a charge!

Special trips are planned to other cities, states, and countries to take advantage of the wonderful arts and entertainment experiences other communities have to offer.  Join us for an upcoming event below, or suggest a trip you would like us to organize.

As THE arts source and resource for greater Decatur, the Decatur Area Arts Council will keep you up-to-date on arts and entertainment opportunities provided by others throughout the community. For the latest in arts information and arts council updates, subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter, or find us on facebook.

Special Events

Corks & Forks 2014

May 1st, 2014

Join friends and neighbors for an evening of fine wine and notable cuisine.

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International Arts Experience 2014 - NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL EVENT

June 6th, 2014

Celebrate and learn about Native American culture through authentic visual arts, music, dance, storytelling and cuisine.

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10th Anniversary Gala Celebration of the Madden Arts Center

August 16th, 2014

This "Diamonds & Denim" event will include great food, drink, and live music to celebrate Madden Arts Center's contribution to Decatur as well as to honor the people who made it possible.

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Arts in Central Park 2014

September 19th - 21st, 2014

One of Central Illinois' finest art shows.

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Brew Ha Ha 2014

September 27th, 2014

Our version of Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 27.

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Trips & Tours

Bus trip to “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” Thursday, May 8, 2014

May 8th, 2014

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, May 8, 2014, matinee performance

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Saturday Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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