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 (Harvest Moon) October 6th &14th

Upcoming Events

Featured Artist: Edward Gillum
October 18th- November 8th Reception Saturday, October 18 6-9 p.m

Current Work

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Members Show

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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 five years old and boasts over 110 members. Some of these members have chosen their "never-before-seen-at-the-gallery" artwork to be on display Friday, September 19th through Saturday, October 11th. Our show includes photography, jewelry, wood carving and all forms of paint and drawing. The gallery will be open special hours during Marshall's Autumn Fest: Friday, September 19th from 1-8 p.m.; Saturday, September 20th 1-8 p.m. and Sunday, September 21st from 2-4 p.m. Regular gallery hours will resume on Tuesday, September 23rd.


Art Colony Painting Raffle

'Canvas at the Colony' Raffle winners; Sunflower- Joe Schroeder, Snowman- Dorothy Meehan, Beach- Donna Chaney, Bird's Nest- Charlotte Dashiell


Canvas at the Colony

Gaslight Art Colony offers classes “Canvas at the Colony” is for those who have always wanted to try their hand at painting.  There are no special skills required. 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! The cost is $35.00 per person and is limited to 15 students each. You can attend a scheduled class or have a private party with your friends.  The fee is $35.00, if paid in advance or $45.00 at the door.   Contact the gallery at 217-808-2115 for the date of the next class!


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.

Click here to download membership form


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The Gaslight Art Colony was recently
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Gaslight Art Colony
516 Archer Ave., Marshall, Illinois 62441
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Tuesday- 10-1
Wednesday -1-5 p.m.
Thursday- 10-5
Friday- 1-5 p.m.
Saturday- 10-1                                Closed Sunday and Monday                                      



Thank You!

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