News

2018 Summer Arts Classes Scheduled

April 27th, 2018

Classes will be held at the Madden Arts Center at 125 North Water Street in downtown Decatur.  Advance registration is required. Class sizes limited. No walk-ins. DAAC members receive a discount.

For more information or to register, click HERE or call 217-423-3189.

Camps and Weekly Series

  • International Arts Camp - July 9-13, 9:30am-12pm
  • Art with the Masters – Thurs., June 7- July 26, 1-3pm
  • Drawing Series - Tues., June 12-26, 5:30-7pm
  • Painting Series - Tues., July 3-17, 5:30-7pm
  • Mixed Media and Printmaking Series - Tues., July 24-Aug 7, 5:30-7pm
  • Film and Art for Kids - Wed., June 6-Aug. 8 (closed July 4), 9:30am-12pm

Friday FunDay Series

  • Bubble Art, Painting and Drawing - Fri., June 15, 10-11:30am
  • Ocean Watercolor Painting - Fri., June 29, 10-11:30am
  • Cupcakes–Decorate, Paint and Eat! - Fri., July 6, 10-11:30am
  • Polymer Clay Animals - Fri., July 20, 10am-12pm

Family Events

  • American Girl Doll and Friends Galaxy Space Party - Sat., June 9, 11am-1:30pm
  • Lego Blind Bag Bash Pizza Party - Sat., July 14, 11am-1:30pm
  • Pre-K AFRICA!  - Sat., June 30, 10:30-11:30am

Something For All Ages

  • Super Heroes and Villains - Sat., June 16, 11am-1:00pm
  • Stop-Action Animation - Sat., July 7, 9am-3pm
  • Drawing Workshop–Realistic Animals - Sat., July 14, 9am-4pm
  • Mixed Media Canvas–Gelli Printing, Painting & More - Sat., Aug. 11, 10:30am-1:30pm
  • Recycled Purses -  Sat., Aug. 18, 10:30am-1:00pm

Cinema Series: The Directors

  • Movie Series for Film Buffs - Wed., June 6-Aug. 8 (closed July 4), 6:30-9pm

Cocktails & Creations

  • Simple Flowers in a Vase - Thurs., June 7, 6-8pm
  • Summer Flip Flops - Thurs., June 21, 6-8pm
  • Acrylic Pour on Recycled Records or Canvas - Thurs. July 5, 6-8pm
  • Whimsical Watercolor Ocean Scene - Thurs., July 19, 6-8pm
  • Mixed Media Abstracts on Canvas - Thurs., Aug. 2, 6-8pm
  • Dragonfly on Flower - Thurs., Aug. 16, 6-8pm

Senior (Ages 55+) Classes - Mondays, June 4-July 9, 10-11:30 a.m.


Knit Nite

A DAAC program for knitting enthusiasts that meets every Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. in the 2nd floor Schmalz Classroom of the Madden Arts Center.  Join on a drop-in basis ($3.00 per visit) or as a regular weekly attendee by becoming a DAAC member ($35 per year).

Change your background!

Office and Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Support the Decatur Area Arts Council
on Social Media
JTnet, Decatur & Central Illinois' Premier Web Site Designers

Web Design, Development, and Hosting provided by JTnet.
Central Ilinois' Premier Web Design and SEO Professionals.