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.

Barbara Myers

Gaslight Art Colony is proud to showcase the work of Palestine artist Barbara Myers in her exhibit “Through the Ages”. The exhibit can be seen at the gallery, located at 516 Archer Avenue in Marshall, IL, May 16-June 13th. An Artist’s Reception will be held on Saturday, May 16th 6-9 p.m. Barbara Myers grew up on a small farm in Central Southern Illinois. She attended elementary school in Oblong, Illinois.While in the 8th grade her art teacher,Geneva Douglas,asked her to represent Oblong in the yearly Art Contest for Figure Drawing. She received 2-1st place and a 3rd place at State in that contest. That was the first time she realized that art was a possibility in her life. She has taken several workshops and classes over the years in drawing, oil, acrylics and watercolor.


Pastel Workshop with June Holm

May 27th and 28th Times: Both days Morning Session 9 - 12 1 hr Lunch Break Afternoon Session 1 - 3 (10 total hours of instruction) Workshop Fee: $125 / per student  Workshop Description: Students will be creating a pastel painting, with individualized instruction in addition to demonstrations by June. Emphasis will be given on color theory, color blending, layering, creating depth, using lights and shadows. Each student will paint a subject of their choice. All required materials will be included except, pastel paper that will be purchased from the instructor; however, students are more than welcome to bring their own pastel set(s), if they wish. To pay online using Pay Pal Click Here.


"Wild West, Art, Ale, Wine, & Auction"

saloon girl 221x228Pull on your boots and grab your cowboy hat! It is time for Gaslight Art Colony’s annual fundraiser. “The Wild West Art, Ale, Wine & Auction” will be held at Harlan Hall (603 Locust Street in Marshall, IL) on Saturday, June 13, 2015. The doors will open at 6:00 pm. cst for social hour, live music and art auction browsing. Beer, Wine and Little, Fancy Fixin’s will be served. The food and decorations will reflect the 1880's Wild West era. Guests are encouraged to dress in western attire. A prize will be awarded for the best Wild West outfit. If dressing in this manner isn’t your thing-come in your 21st century apparel and still enjoy the evening. Don’t miss out on this event and the opportunity to support the arts in Marshall. Tickets are available for “The Wild West Art, Ale, Wine & Auction” at Shore Murphy Insurance Co., Gaslight Art Colony 217-808-2115, online at www.gaslightartcolony.com or from any board member. 

 The tickets are $25 per person.
You may purchase individual tickets here.



Tables of 8 may be purchased.
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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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Tuesday- 10-1
Wednesday -1-5 p.m.
Thursday- 10-5
Friday- 1-5 p.m.
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.