2023 Arts in Central Park - Sept. 15-17

August 23, 2023

Enjoy a festive weekend filled with activities in downtown Decatur.

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 16 and 17, 2023, as well as a Friday evening, September 15, 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, glass, fiber arts, paintings, and more.

Enjoy a festive weekend filled with activities.

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

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 - Arts in Central Park: Arts in Central Park 2023 (signupgenius.com)

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


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