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DEKALB/NIU ARTWALK

Explore the arts & culture venues Downtown DeKalb and NIU have to offer.   Visit for free all in the same night art galleries, businesses, community organizations and more! Participating Sites in DeKalb and on the NIU Campus All sites…

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MISSION

Mission Statement: The DeKalb Area Arts Council recognizes that the arts enhance the quality of life and vibrancy of communities and thus supports, promotes, and celebrates the arts throughout the greater DeKalb area.

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ABOUT

On a cold night in the winter of 2012, the Economic Development Committee of the DeKalb County Board hosted a meeting, seeking input from the arts community on how to create an arts council.  The County had received feedback that…

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DeKalb / NIU Art Walk Scheduled for October 6

5-8 PM  Featured Artists and Art Exhibitions Openings (DeKalb and NIU Venues) 8 PM  NIU Jazz Orchestra & NIU Steelband Performance (Egyptian Theatre) Come visit and celebrate the hospitality and culture of our DeKalb/NIU art venues, downtown businesses and community organizations.  After an…

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Arts Council Announces Advancing Arts Workshops

The DeKalb Area Arts Council presents the Advancing Arts Workshop Series to help strengthen the local arts community.  Whether you are an artist, arts organization, or arts business, these workshops are designed to help you grow your craft.  See the listing…

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vertigo: Let Your Imagination Soar

A great article on a local arts business featured in the most recent Resource Bank “Your Resource For Living” magazine.  Vertigo (formally Hall Associates Flying FX) is one of many local businesses that are part of the local creative economy.

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DeKalb / NIU Art Walk Scheduled for October 6

5-8 PM  Featured Artists and Art Exhibitions Openings (DeKalb and NIU Venues) 8 PM  NIU Jazz Orchestra & NIU Steelband Performance (Egyptian Theatre) Come visit and celebrate the hospitality and culture of our DeKalb/NIU art venues, downtown businesses and community organizations.  After an…

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