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 fact, we host an opening event for amazing new exhibits every month. . . and there’s never a charge!

Special trips are planned to other cities and states 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, DAAC will keep you up-to-date on arts and entertainment opportunities provided by others throughout the community.  

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Special Events

Mid-Day Music - Tonos Bajos: Latin Music for the Bassoon - FREE

February 15th, 2023

Need a mid-day lunch break or pick-me-up? Join us for a FREE mini-concert in the Anne Lloyd Gallery by Millikin University faculty!   Featuring Millikin University faulty Claire Taylor These events are presented by Millikin University School of Music, hosted…

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Trivia Night - Winter 2023 Fundraiser

February 25th, 2023

The Decatur Area Arts Council will host a Trivia Night fundraiser on Sat., February 23, 2023. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Trivia starts 6 p.m. Teams of up to eight fact-filled brains are invited to join us for a fun…

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Mid-Day Music - Trios for Today - FREE

March 28th - 29th, 2023

Need a mid-day lunch break or pick-me-up? Join us for a FREE mini-concert in the Anne Lloyd Gallery by Millikin University faculty!   Featuring Millikin University faulty Ion-Alexandru Malaimare, Sharon Chung, and Amy Catron These events are presented by Millikin…

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Trips & Tours

Bus trip to “SIX” - Thursday, Feb 2, 2023

February 2nd, 2023

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "SIX"

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Bus trip to “To Kill a Mockingbird” - Thursday, March 9, 2023

March 9th, 2023

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "To Kill a Mockingbird"

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Bus trip to “Tootsie” - Thursday, Tootsie - Thu, March 30, 2023

March 30th, 2023

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Tootsie"

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