2022 Arts in Central Park - Sept. 16-18

August 30, 2022

Enjoy a festive weekend with lots of fun activities.

Decatur Area Arts Council and Gallery 510 invite you to Arts in Central Park in downtown Decatur’s beautiful Central Park on Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18, 2022, as well as a Friday evening, September 16, VIP preview party. More than 40 booths will be open with artists from throughout the Midwest exhibiting a variety of artwork for sale, including jewelry, pottery, metal sculptures, glass, fiber arts, paintings, and more.

Enjoy a festive weekend, including a few new activities.

  • Kids’ art activities sponsored by Children's Museum of Illinois
  • Caricatures by local artist Ed Lozano, Jr.
  • A special Kids ArtShop for children 12 and under to buy art in the Transfer House
  • Live music - Sidewalk Stompers and Broken Brogue
  • Public Painted Pianos Project in Macon County in the park for folks to play

Arts in Central Park hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Kids art activities and Kids ArtShop open at 11 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday.

Preview Party for Artists/Patrons - Friday night from 5-7 PM

To “kick off” the weekend is the ever popular Preview Party on Friday evening, September 16, from 5–7 p.m. This is our special thank you to those who commit to purchase at least one piece of artwork from the participating artists during the weekend. The selection and price is up to you.

Volunteer for Arts in Central Park

There are a variety of tasks and shifts for you to sign up to help throughout the weekend. Volunteer online at - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4dacaf29aafac61-arts1

Sponsored by...

  • Busey Bank
  • Hickory Point Bank,
  • State Rep. Dan Caulkins
  • Dunn Company
  • Alan & Beth Frigy
  • Romano Company
  • Children's Museum of Illinois

For more information, visit this webpage or email arts4all@decaturarts.org or call 217-423-3189.


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