Art - Community Organizations

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Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington

Websitehttp://www.bloomingtonarts.org
AddressP.O. Box 3294
Bloomington, IN 47402
Additional AddressP.O. Box 3294
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

 

The Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington maintains an Artist Directory & promotes local arts with a unified voice.

The AAGB is an association of artists, art organizations, and arts advocates dedicated to furthering arts of every type in our area by providing a forum for communication, encouragement, and action. It aims to be a collective and unified voice for the arts in all their diversity to improve the general condition of artists and their organizations. Through this collective action the Alliance seeks to reinforce the vitality of the Bloomington area as a center for the arts for our citizens and a vibrant destination for visitors.

ContactJoanne Shank
info [at] bloomingtonarts.org
812-824-9861
Year Established2010
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Bloomington Area Arts Council

Websitehttp://www.artlives.org
AddressJohn Waldron Arts Center
122 S. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

The Bloomington Area Arts Council supports public participation in the arts by developing, strengthening, and promoting the cultural resources of Bloomington and Brown, Greene, Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan and Owen Counties. The BAAC fulfills its mission by directly supporting artists and arts organizations in the five-county region and by managing the John Waldron Arts Center.

Contactinfo [at] artlives.org
(812) 334-3100 X 101
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Bloomington Fourth Street Festival Committee

Websitehttp://4thstreet.org/
AddressP.O. Box 1257
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

 

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.

Contactinfo [at] 4thstreet.org
335-3814
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Global Gifts

Websitehttp://www.globalgiftsindy.com/
Address 122 N. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

Global Gifts, the new non-profit fair trade store is now open in Bloomington! Global Gifts works to provide artisans from developing countries with a fair wage, while promoting gender equity, environmental sustainability, and global education.

Contactbloomington [at] globalgiftsindy.com
(812) 336-7402
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Krampus Night

Websitehttp://www.krampus-night.com
AddressBloomington, IN
Description

Krampus Night is a Christmas holiday festival produced by Krampus Legend and Arts Workshop (KLAW), a diverse collective of friends, artists and organizers with documented experience creating successful artwork and events.

This project is primarily supported by individual contributions and in part by the City of Bloomington Arts Commission.

Contactinfo [at] krampus-night.com
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Local Clay Potters Guild

Websitehttp://localclay.net/
Description

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.

ContactKaren Green Stone (President)
info [at] localclay.net
812-333-8085
Additional ContactBarb Lund (Vice President)
barbrlund [at] gmail.com
812-339-8476
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Lotus Education and Arts Foundation, Inc

Websitehttp://www.lotusfest.org/
AddressP.O. Box 1667
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

 

Mission is to create opportunities to experience and celebrate the diversity of the world's cultures through music and arts.

ContactSunni Fass (Executive Director)
sunni [at] lotusfest.org
812-336-6599
Additional ContactLee Williams (Artistic Director)
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Printmaking Workshop Studio

Websitehttps://studioart.indiana.edu/academics/studio-areas/printmaking/index.html
AddressHenry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts
1201 E. Seventh St., room 123
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

 

The IU Printmaking Workshop is located in its own 12,000+ square foot space providing state-of-the-art print workshops and equipment in all areas both traditional and digital.

ContactPaul Brown (Director)
faoffice [at] indiana.edu
812-855-7766
Additional ContactJustin Otten (Advisor)
(812) 855-8203
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The Warehouse

Websitehttp://www.btownwarehouse.com
Address1525 South Rogers Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Additional AddressMailing address 1527 S Rogers Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

The Warehouse is a place to experience community, activities for all ages. Our open hours are Monday-Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

No cost to come in to utilize the facilities. We look forward to getting to know you. See our web page or Facebook page for a more extensive list of activities.

We are a privately funded 501(c) (3) non profit that exists to positively impact our community by providing a safe place for sports, recreation and the arts; using relationships built through these activities to share the love of God through the story of Jesus.

ContactDianna Scardina
Dianna [at] btownwarehouse.com
812-333-3951
Year Established1999
Incorporation StatusExempt
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Traditional Arts Indiana

Websitehttp://www.traditionalartsindiana.org/
Address504 N. Fess Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

 

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.

ContactJon Kay (Director)
tradarts [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0418
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Trained Eye Arts Center

Address615 N Fairview St
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

Our Mission is to provide resources and educational programs designed to nurture artistic expression and broaden participation in the arts. Our cooperative is designed like a skills exchange, where we pool our skills together for the benefit of all our members and the Bloomington community.

Contactallaboard [at] trainedeyearts.com
812.269.6ART (6278)
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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