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.
The Art of Reviewing the Arts - Members-Only Event
March 12th, 2014
Learn how to find your reviewing and arts critic voice.
My Name Is Rachel Corrie
March 22nd - 23rd, 2014
A one-person play based on the journals of young American peace activist Rachel Corrie, featuring former Decaturite Jaclyn Johnson Tidwell.
The 10th Annual, A Night of Poetry
April 10th, 2014
The Decatur Area Arts Coucnil and Bronze Man Books Presents the 10th Annual Night of Poetry at the Anne Lloyd Gallery
Corks & Forks 2014
May 1st, 2014
Join friends and neighbors for an evening of fine wine and notable cuisine.
Arts in Central Park 2014
September 19th - 21st, 2014
One of Central Illinois' finest art shows.
Brew Ha Ha 2014
September 27th, 2014
Our version of Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 27.
Trips & Tours
Bus trip to “Once,” Thursday, April 17, 2014
April 17th, 2014
Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Once" at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, April 17, 2014, matinee performance
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