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August 14, 2012 / ivytechartspartner

New This Week from BEAD

Volunteers Needed for 4th Street Festival
Excited about Bloomington’s Fourth Street Festival of Arts and Crafts?  For just two hours of time on Labor Day Weekend, you can help the Midwest’s premier art show run smoothly – and you’ll receive a collectible festival T-shirt!  Volunteers are needed to staff the information booth, assist with artist check-in, provide hospitality to artists, assist with the children’s art tent, assist with show setup and tear down, place and monitor traffic barricades at show entrances and more.
Local artists organize this 36 year Labor Day weekend tradition- help them make it a success! To volunteer contact Juliet Roberts

August Artist After Hours:  “Arts Advocates After Hours”

Wednesday, August 15, 5:30 pm, Chateau Thomas Winery, 118 N. Walnut.  Discussion of how business & the arts mutually benefit each other in our community with host Kerry Conway and guest Miah Michaelsen. An Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington Event.  For more information contact

Fabulous Late Summer Cooking Classes at Bloomington Cooking School

The Art and Science of Sauté Monday, August 13, 6-8 p.m., Salmon: Healthy and Delicious Monday, August 20, 6-8 p.m, A Night in Sicily Saturday, August 25, 6-8pm
For more info:
Arts Mentoring and You – A Series of Workshops on How to Get the Most from a Mentor South Central ArtsWORK Indiana is presenting a series of free training events on arts mentoring this fall for emerging artists, performers, and writers with a disability of any kind (including intellectual disabilities) in the greater Bloomington area. Attendees will participate in three brief sessions with hands-on exercises to help them understand what arts mentoring is, how it works, and how it can help them achieve their goals as artists. The program is free, but registration is required. For registration information contact Jane Harlan-Simmon at or 812-855-2167.

Looking for Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations? Click here!
Meeting Space Resource List Created by Monroe County Public Library
Creative Collaborative Space Available
Artist Studio Space Available
BUEA and BEAD Zone Grants Program
Visit Bloomington 2013 Tourism Grant Program
Arts Commission Next Open Grant Cycle
Artist Calls
Young Audiences Indiana Seeking Artists
By Hand Accepting Applications
Get Your Entry Songs Ready for Blooming-Tunes 2012!
The Fuller Projects Accepting Proposals
Exhibition Opportunities Available in City Hall Atrium
Tiptoe Through the Tulips with the Ukelele Clue
Michael Shermis Consulting

Click here to learn more about volunteer and BEAD opportunities!
Special Events
Bloomington Community Band 5K Musical Fun Run/Walk
Volunteers Needed
Lotus Seeks Volunteers
Buskirk-Chumley Theater Volunteers for  August
Brought to You by BEAD
BEAD August Atrium Exhibit – The Bloomington Arts Commission
Event Banner Program
BEAD T-shirts Now Available
Public Art Trail Information

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