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 - February 2015

February 6th, 2015

Visit the three downtown art galleries! Enjoy artists' talks, tasty hors d'oeuvres, beverages, and music entertainment .

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First Friday Gallery Walk - March 2015

March 6th, 2015

Visit the three downtown art galleries! Enjoy artists' talks, tasty hors d'oeuvres, beverages, and music entertainment .

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Trips & Tours

Bus trip to “Cinderella” – Thursday, January 29, 2015

January 29th, 2015

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Cinderella" on Thursday, January 29, 2015, matinee performance

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Bus trip to “Million Dollar Quartet” – Saturday, February 28, 2015

February 28th, 2015

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Million Dollar Quartet" on Saturday, February 28, 2015, matinee performance

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Bus trip to “Phantom of the Opera” – Thursday, March 5, 2015

March 5th, 2015

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Phantom of the Opera" on Thursday, March 5, 2015, matinee performance

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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” – Saturday, May 16, 2015

May 16th, 2015

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "The Rat Pack is Back" on Saturday, May 16, 2015, matinee performance

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