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Gaslight Art Colony is dedicated to broadening an appreciation of the Arts by providing opportunities that promote awareness, participation and understanding through fine arts exhibitions, classes and workshops.

Colony Members Show

Gaslight Art Colony welcomes you to the gallery to see the artwork of our members. This twice a year exhibit showcases the talent in our community. Gaslight Art Colony is almost eight years old and boasts over 120 members. Some of these members have chosen their “never-before-seen-at-the-gallery” artwork to be on display Saturday, March 18th through Saturday, April 8th. Our show includes photography, jewelry, metalwork and all forms of paint and drawing. The gallery will be open for a reception for the artists on March 18th from 5-8 p.m. Please join us for a delightful evening with our local artists.

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Gaslightimg 20170314 122717 Art Colony is offering two Children's Classes in March. Students in grades K-2 will meet Tuesday, March 28th, 3:30-5:00 CDT. Students in grades 3-6 will meet Wednesday, March 29th, 3:30-5:00 CDT. Classes are limited in size so sign up now at Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave. Class cost is $10.00 per student. Click on our Facebook page to reserve your spot. 

 

Children's Art Show

This year’s award winners of the Gaslight Art Colony’s 7th annual Children’s Show were chosen from over 8o entries. The artwork was judged by Artist Kara Lovell, teacher at Clay City High School in Indiana. She chooses the Best of Show, the Judge’s Award, and all the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the 5 different categories. and the Judges Award. Mayor Camie Sanders choose his 3 favorite entries for the Mayor Awards and all the visitor of the opening that night voted for the People’s Choice Award. This year there was a tie. The City of Marshall, along with Gaslight Art Colony provided the $300.00 in prizes and cash awards for the students. Gaslight Art Colony would like to express thanks to the young artists, the judge and to all who attended the premier for the 2017 Children’s Show. It was an amazing display of talent from our local area youth. Gaslight is very proud to host the Children's Art Show. Congratulations to all of the students that entered their work and to the 2017 Winners!

First Place Winners : Aubrey Schollenbrunch, Ella Schollenbrunch, Wynn Rogers
Second Place Winners: Tessa Haws, Ella Mattas, Miranda Hogan, Reid Brown, Casen Rogers
Third Place Winners: Jack Roberts, Mya Donnelly, Liberty Cline, Evelyn Burress, Cole Livvix,
Mayor's Award: Luke Schollenbrunch, Evangeline Hutson, Michael Wheeler
People's Choice: Evangeline Hutson, Zia Beltz
Judge's Award: Shawn Durham
Best in Show: Michael Wheeler

 

 

Colony Club Project

club groupThe Gaslight Art Colony is the proud sponsor of The Colony Club. The Club is made up of 11 MHS art students. The students voluntarily work after school at Gaslight Gallery on creating projects to display in our community. Gaslight Art Colony provides the work place, supplies and supervision for the students to express their creative talents. The first project is a colorful display of animals forAlbright Veterinary. The students made an original sketch and then transferred it to canvas using acrylics. The Club hopes to fulfill more artwork requests for Marshall businesses. For more information about requesting a project for your business, please contact

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Become a Member of the Gaslight Art Colony

Memberships are very important to us and without them we would not be able to fund the Art Colony. Memberships are available at various levels and are renewable annually. You can now pay for and renew your annual memberships online. Click here. or click the link below to download the
membership form and mail back to the Art Colony along with your check. Click here to download membership form 

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Gaslight Art Colony
516 Archer Ave., Marshall, Illinois 62441
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New Phone Number 217-293-1050

Hours:
Tuesday- 10-1
Wednesday -1-5 
Thursday- 10-1
Friday- 1-5
Saturday- 10-1

Closed Sunday & Monday

 

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Thank You!

Special thanks go out to Larry Yargus of Yargus Manufacturing for his generous donation to make this site possible.