Special Events + Trips
International Arts Experience 2019:  EASTERN EUROPE Opening Cultural Event

International Arts Experience 2019:  EASTERN EUROPE Opening Cultural Event

June 7th, 2019
Location: Madden Arts Center, 125 N. Water Street, downtown Decatur
Friday, 5-7:30 pm
Phone Number:

Visit all 3 floors of the Madden Arts Center for a lively evening of Eastern European cultures!

Take a “visual tour” through the exhibit of original fine art, folk arts and artifacts:
Anne Lloyd Gallery

  • Enjoy the EASTERN EUROPE: Kindred Cultures exhibit
    (Click HERE for details of the exhibit.)

Second Floor Studio 

  • Hands-on art making - All ages invited.
    Russian-inspired nesting dolls and wax resist painted egg designs

Third Floor

  • Chicago Cossacks present authentic music & instruments from Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Romania & more
    plus traditional folk dances (5:15-6 pm and 6:30-7:30 pm)
  • Folktale Storyteller, Mike Lockett (6-6:30 pm)
  • Audience participation - Learn a few easy folk dance steps!
  • A taste of Eastern European cuisine by Chef Nick at Bizou

Special Thanks to our Contributors:
Decatur Rotary Club #180
Decatur Blueprint
Decatur Earthmover Credit Union

Duane & Joan Avis
John & Susan Cobb
Victor & Chris Eloy
Norma & David Fathauer
Alan & Beth Frigy
Ardith Hubbard
Lucien & Brigitta Kapp
Betty & Ken Moser
Sharon & Herb Thompson
Betty E. Zeaman


Thanks to our sponsor, Busey, this event is open free to the public.


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