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Fine Arts Center

I heard the Millikan Wind Ensemble and the Alumni Band Wind Ensemble here in the Fine Arts Center... read more

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Janice V
Austin, Texas
Best place to watch a show in Decatur!

At Kirkland you can watch excellent shows: classical music, jazz, theatre, etc. This is the best... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2017
Decatur, Illinois
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“Fine Arts Center”
May 23, 2017
“Best place to watch a show in Decatur!”
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1184 W Main St, Decatur, IL 62522-2039
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Reviewed yesterday

I heard the Millikan Wind Ensemble and the Alumni Band Wind Ensemble here in the Fine Arts Center. The acoustics in this venue are very good. You can hear well, and see the stage from any seat in the house. The air conditioning worked well,...More

Thank Janice V
Reviewed May 23, 2017

At Kirkland you can watch excellent shows: classical music, jazz, theatre, etc. This is the best place in Decatur, Illinois, to watch high quality shows.

Thank visitante252016
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Superior acoustics but restroom facilities are totally inadequate for the large crowd. no elevator to access upper-level .

Thank toyota6
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Old-timers associate Decatur with the Decatur Staleys, the fore-runner of the Chicago Bears, Gay Kintner and high school basketball. Well, the Staleys and Kintner are long gone. And Decatur no longer is a high school basketball powerhouse. But Decatur has something going for it that...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Great place for music, plays, and art venues. Millikan University brings in quality acts to Kirkland, plus the Christmas Vespers are wonderful.

Thank Donald S
Reviewed September 6, 2015

They do bring in good acts and shows but on a limited basis. The seating is comfortable and there is really not a bad seat in the hours. Main downfall is the lack of bathrooms and the far walk if you have problems walking.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a venue for not only the aspiring students of Millikin Universtiy, but for many other professionals. You can find some type of performance that suits your taste. I don't like everything that come to Kirkland, but I find most of it to be...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely theater and doesn't have a bad seat in the house! They offer a wide variety of entertainment. I have been to many concerts and performances here as well as graduation ceremonies. Kirkland is a definite asset to Decatur!

Thank RKK402
Reviewed June 19, 2015

Show Choir Camp ( ending show ) was just excellent and plenty of great seating. Have seen musicals and ballet ( kids ) animal show and the venue was perfect.

Thank Jbws86928
Reviewed October 21, 2014

Seating and acoustics very fine, lovely look inside and out. And parking was easy on the campus of Millikin University

Thank fancyfree28805
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