The 4th Street Festival was created in 1977 by Bloomington, Indiana area artists and craftspeople to showcase southern Indiana talent. The fair has grown to include artists from all over the country. The Fourth Street Festival of the Arts and Fine Crafts strives to create an atmosphere of appreciation for art as well as an opportunity for artists to showcase their work by presenting a high quality event, while providing an educational environment to create connections with art and artists. Fourth Street prides itself on being admission free and welcoming to all.
TAI is a partnership of the Indiana Arts Commission and the IU Folklore Department. TAI's mission is to support, promote, and present Indiana's traditional artists. It is a nonprofit, educational program.
Located inside the lobby of the Bloomington Playwrights Project Theater. The Bellevue Gallery is a haven for both the established and emerging artist given the minimal cost and creative environment. As one enters the gallery a bohemian energy flows through the air giving a SoHo coffee house feeling to the guest. For more information about artist and exhibits, visit the Bellevue Gallery blog at http://www.bellevuegalleryartist.blogspot.com
Local Clay Potter's Guild promotes individual artistic growth. Promotes the artistic standing of local clay as a whole and contributes to the growth of interest of ceramic arts in Indiana. The guild supports the annual "soup bowl" benefit and sponsors an annual education workshop.