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

First Friday Gallery Walk - April 2015

April 10th, 2015

Visit the three downtown art galleries! Enjoy artists' talks, tasty hors d'oeuvres, beverages, and music entertainment .
(Note: This is the second Friday due to Easter weekend!)

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A Night of Poetry 2015

April 16th, 2015

DAAC and Bronze Man Books present this annual celebration of National Poetry Month.

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Corks & Forks 2015

April 23rd, 2015

Join friends and neighbors for an evening of fine wine and notable cuisine at DAAC's premiere fundraising event.

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Arts in Central Park 2015

September 18th - 20th, 2015

One of Central Illinois' finest art shows.

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Brew Ha Ha 2015

September 26th, 2015

Our version of Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 27.

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Trips & Tours

Bus trip to “Kinky Boots” – Thursday, April 2, 2015

April 2nd, 2015

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Kinky Boots" on Thursday, April 2, 2015, matinee performance

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Bus trip to “The Rat Pack is Back” – Sunday, May 17, 2015

May 17th, 2015

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "The Rat Pack is Back" on Sunday, May 17, 2015, matinee performance

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