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.

Tom David

Gaslight Art Colony is pleased to showcase the work of area artist Tom David. His exhibit “will be held May 21 – June 11, 2016 at Gaslight Art Colony’s gallery, located in downtown Marshall, Illinois. An Artist’s Reception will be held May 21st from 6-9 p.m. CDT. Everyone is invited to attend, meet Tom and view his artwork. Tom David, one of twelve children, was born and raised in a small, rural town (Chrisman) in east-central Illinois. There were no televisions, radios, or books -- and very few toys – in his home.


Pillow Painting Class

  fullsizerender 24612 221x240img 1052 24603 180x240                                                                                                       Canvas at the Colony will feature an evening of Pillow Painting. Chose from a selection of colors and designs to paint on the deorative pillow. Instructor, Jo Rich will provide the students with materials and instructions to create their pillow. The class will meet on Tuesday, May 24th, 6-8:30, and the cost is $35. Sign up today at the Gaslight Art Colony located at 516 Archer Ave. in Marshall, IL., or sign up using Pay Pal by clicking on the Classes link above to pay online.


Market Fair on the Square

Join us for “Market Fair on the Square” June 24th & 25th 

We are looking for arts, crafts, antiques, handmade items and much much more. The vendor portion will run June 24 from 4pm-8pm and Saturday June 25 from 9am-4pm. The Gaslight Art Colony is expecting a great number of vendors showcasing a wide variety of items for sale to the large crowds expected to visit our community during the festival. This festival is in conjunction with the Marshall Walldogs weekend that features the painting of 16 building murals in just 4 days. Artists from around the world will be painting murals rich in the history and tradition of Marshall, Illinois. We are working with the Marshall Chamber of Commerce on this International Mural Painting Event in Downtown Marshall, IL.You can contact Gaslight Art Colony at gaslightartcolony@gmail.com or call (217)293-1050. Register now to reserve your space for this event!

Click here for the Vendor Application for you to submit as a participant. Thank you in advance for your participation, we look forward to seeing you at this event. For more information on the International Mural Painting Event contact the Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce at http://www.marshallilchamber.com/walldogs.html  or visit the Facebook page: International Painting Event Marshall 2016.


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 -1-5 
Thursday- 10-1
Friday- 1-5
Saturday- 10-1

Closed Sunday & Monday


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