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 fact, we host an opening event for amazing new exhibits every month. . . and there’s never a charge!

Special trips are planned to other cities and states 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, DAAC 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

Call for Artists for the DAAC Holiday Gift Shoppe 2022

July 28th - September 30th, 2022

Calling All Artists!

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Mid-Day Music - Piano Recital - FREE

October 5th, 2022

Need a mid-day lunch break or pick-me-up? Join us for a FREE mini-concert in the Anne Lloyd Gallery by Millikin University faculty!   Featuring Millikin University faulty Pei-I Wang These events are presented by Millikin University School of Music, hosted…

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First Friday Gallery Walk - October 2022

October 6th - 7th, 2022

Visit the downtown Decatur art galleries! Enjoy artists' talks, snacks, beverages, and music entertainment.

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Devon on Tap: Decatur Craft Beer & Music Festival

October 8th, 2022

The Decatur Area Arts Council and Decatur Parks Foundation are joining to bring craft beer and music to the Decatur community. (Ages 21+)

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Halloween SPOOKtacular! - Fundraiser

October 29th, 2022

A ghoulishly fun party inside the haunted Lincoln Square Theatre

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Trips & Tours

Bus trip to “Hadestown” - Thursday, Oct 20, 2022

October 20th, 2022

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Hadestown"

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Bus trip to “SIX” - Thursday, Feb 2, 2023

February 2nd, 2023

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "SIX"

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Bus trip to “To Kill a Mockingbird” - Thursday, March 9, 2023

March 9th, 2023

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "To Kill a Mockingbird"

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Bus trip to “Tootsie” - Thursday, Tootsie - Thu, March 30, 2023

March 30th, 2023

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Tootsie"

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