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.

Canvas at the Colony

Gaslight Art Colony offers adult classes “Canvas at the Colony” for those who have always wanted to try their hand at painting. There are two scheduled classes on Monday, October 19th and October 26th. Class time is 6:00-8:30 PM CST. There are no special skills required and all supplies are provided. At Canvas at the Colony artist Jo Rich paints a painting while you paint your own. She guides you through each step and in one evening you go home with a finished painting!


Members Show

Gaslight Art Colony is proud to display our Colony Members' Show. We welcome 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 six 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, September 19th through Saturday, Saturday, October 10th. Our show includes photography, jewelry, wood carving and all forms of paint and drawing.


Paint Like"the Masters" Classes

Gaslight Art Colony is offering classes for children in grades K - 6. Paint Like"the Masters"  Classes for Grades K-2 will be Wednesday, October 21st 3:30-5:00 and Grades 3-6 Wednesday, October 28th 3:30-5:00. The Classes cost $10.00 and can be paid online through our website using PayPal or dropped off in the mail slot at the gallery located at 516 Archer Avenue in Marshall, IL. Please include the Name and Date of the class you are signing up for along with the $10.00 payment. You can contact the gallery through the website www.gaslightartcolony.com, on Facebook: Gaslight Art Colony, or by calling 217-293-1050. To pay online click on the Classes tab above.



Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Introduction to Acrylic Painting Acrylic I will be held Tuesday evenings, 6:00-9:00 p.m. for 6 weeks. October 13, 20, Nov.3, 10 & 17th. The fee is $100 for 18 hours of instruction. Supplies for class will be available for purchase at the colony.

Intermediate Acrylic Painting II will be held on Thursdays, October 15th, 22nd and 29th. The three Thursday sessions include a morning session 9:00-12:00, lunch break and a 1:30-4:30 afternoon session. The class fee is $100 and includes all materials with the 18 hours of class instruction. To sign up for class stop by the Art Colony at 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, IL 62441. You may pay for class online using Pay Pal. Click on the Classes tab on top to use Pay Pal. For more information about this class please contact us at 217-293-1050 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




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

Tuesday- 10-1
Wednesday -10-5 
Thursday- 10-5
Friday- 10-5 p.m.
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.