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Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market Happenings
9-10:30 a.m. – David Wierhake zydeco blues accordion and acoustic Americana
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Craig Brenner  Barrelhouse Piano
Market Table
8am-1pm – Naturalist at Market – natural interpretation for all ages
8am – 1pm A Fair of the Arts arts and fine crafts fair
Vendor of the Week
Kim Bryant and her children Jessica, Jade, Katie, and Michael grow vegetables for the Market from seed on Bryant Farm near Ellettsville.

Tuesday Farmers’ Market Has Begun! 
The mid-week version of the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market commenced this past Tuesday evening, June 4, from 4-7 pm just west of Bloomingfoods near west side location at 6th and Madison Streets. The Tuesday Market will be held every Tuesday, June through September, and will include local farm products from area producers as well as freshly baked bread, pizza, cold beverages and other prepared food items. Convenient on-street parking is readily available so you can make a quick stop to shop or to spend some time enjoying your shopping, a meal and live entertainment. This coming week’s entertainer is Jim Ansaldo who will be bringing acoustic originals to the entertainment tent from 5-6:30 p.m. They invite you to  join their new weekly Market update e-newsletter. See produce updates, entertainment listings, the Vendor of the Week feature, and recipe ideas using fresh Market ingredients. Here is the link which will allow you to enter your email to be included on the recipient list of the electronic update which will reach your inbox every Tuesday:

Arts Fair on the Square & TASTE OF Bloomington
June 22, Downtown Bloomington, Indiana. Experience two of Bloomington’s favorite summer festivals on a single weekend! Enjoy browsing through dozens of artist booths at Arts Fair on the Square, featuring works in a variety of media, including woodworking, pottery, painting, photography, stained glass and sculpture. Live entertainment and children’s activities will be available, too. Then, head over to the Taste of Bloomington for incredible food from some of the area’s best restaurants, live music on three stages including rock, country and jazz, fun children’s activities and more. Find out why Bloomington was named one of the best food towns in the country! Arts Fair on the Square – Monroe County Courthouse Lawn, 10 am – 5 pm. Taste of Bloomington – Showers Common (7th & Morton Streets), 3 – 11 pm

Art from the Bellevue Gallery At The Farmer House Museum

With Bloomington heading into summer the Farmer House Museum is up to stuff. In the backyard they have a Victory Garden whose produce will go to the Community Kitchen. In the display rooms they are featuring summer fun with pictures and post cards from vacation destinations and summer playwear ranging from 1930s swimwear to colorful 1960s frocks. Meanwhile, the Bellevue Gallery is sharing the museum’s workroom as a gallery space.  At 27 years as a cooperative gallery, the Bellevue Gallery is one of Bloomington’s oldest galleries. It is a true grassroots affair, given renewed life by each new generation of Bloomington artists, carrying on the Bellevue tradition of providing a venue for emerging artists and for some of Bloomington’s most daring art. The Farmer House Museum is located at 529 North College Ave, near the intersection of Tenth and College.  Hours are 10-1, Wednesday – Sunday, with additional hours to 4 on Saturday and Sunday. For information call 336-5597.There will be a reception for the Bellevue Gallery at the Farmer House Museum today, June 7, 5-7pm.
June Exhibits at the Ivy Tech John Waldron
Opening Friday, June 7th, 5-8 pm
Drew Etienne:  Order, Chaos, and the Cosmos
Etienne’s landscapes feature vast distances with references to science fiction and 1960’s Op-Art.
Payson McNett:  Automating Instinct
McNett explores our place in the modern world as a state of being part-nature, part-machine.
James Lax:  Recent Carvings
Celebrate Limestone Month this June with a visit to see Lax’s highly ornate, historically-inspired pieces.
Colette Ross-Boggan:  Experiences
Ross-Boggan may spark memories of your own childhood with her intricate and lovingly detailed works.
Shows run Jun 3-Jun 29
Mon-Fri 9-7.  Sat 9-5.  Open later during theatre performances.

BUEA Grant Program is Accepting Applications
The Bloomington Urban Enterprise Association (BUEA) in partnership with the Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District (BEAD) will distribute funds thorough the Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone Arts Grant Program.  This grant program will support arts projects located within the boundaries of the Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone or that provide documented direct benefit to Urban Enterprise Zone residents (see for a map of the Zone).   The maximum grant award is $4,000, and each applicant may be awarded only one grant per cycle.  The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. August 15, 2013. A grant workshop on the program will be offered Wednesday, June 19th at 5:30 p.m. in the McCloskey Room at City Hall, 401 N. Morton Street.  Guidelines and criteria for evaluation will be discussed.  Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend.Grant award decisions will be made by the BUEA Board. Guidelines and application for the program are attached to this email and are also available on the City of Bloomington website at

Tuesday Lunch Concert Series This Week at Peoples Park
June 11 -The Jukedaddyz, jump blues, swing and rumba boogie
June 18-Cari Ray, Americana singer/songwriter

Limestone Symposium
The 17th annual Indiana Limestone Symposium ( takes place June 9–29, 2013, on the grounds of the Bybee Stone Company in Ellettsville, Indiana. The Symposium brings together both professional artists in stone and amateur enthusiasts for one or more weeks of intensive learning. It features several events that are free and open to the public.
·         Friday, June 7, 5:00-9:00 p.m.: Art gallery opening for “The Art of Indiana Limestone,” a sculpture exhibition at the I. Fell Building (415 W. Fourth Street, Bloomington). The show runs through June 30 at the Fell.
·         Friday, June 7, 5:30-8:30 p.m.: In conjunction with the art opening, Limestone Symposium sculptors will demonstrate carving techniques at Wonderlab (308 W. Fourth Street, Bloomington)
·         Sunday, June 9, 7:30 p.m.: Informal slide shows of participating artists’ work at IVY Tech John Waldron Arts Center.
·         Thursday, June 13, and Thursday, June 20, 1:00-5:00 p.m.: Indiana Limestone Symposium Open House. Visitors will be welcome at the Symposium site, on the grounds of Bybee Stone Company (6293 N. Matthews Drive in Ellettsville), during these two Open House times.

Keep a lookout for Your Art Here’s Hello Spring Billboard
Hello Spring is a collaboration between Your Art Here and Pinnacle School. The billboard’s design was put together by Pinnacle school art teacher Josh Hoering with his K-12 art students; the product of a curriculum devised by Hoering which introduced students to the work of famous artists’ depictions of nature through art history. Pinnacle students were encouraged to experiment with their own unique styles in portraying the chosen subject, ranging from more literal depictions, to art historical homages, to completely abstract compositions. The billboard is dedicated to the memory of Sophia Travis, Your Art Here treasurer and great supporter of the arts and the community in Bloomington.

Be an Oompa Loompa with Cardinal Stage Company in the 4th of July Parade!
Grab some suspenders and a green wig and join them as they celebrate the 4th by belting out The Candy Man in full Willy Wonka Style! Learn some simple choreography from Diane Buzzell and hit the parade route with them – following their GIANT Wonka Bar!
Who:  30 participants dressed as Oompa Loompas!
Important: Wigs will be ordered through Cardinal at $10 each.  Just wear white pants/overalls, a brown shirt and orange face paint!
Where:  Bloomington Fourth of July Parade Route – beginning at 7th Street and Indiana Avenue.  More directions to come.
Sign up:  Email your name, phone number and age of participant(s) to Matt at by Tuesday, June 18, 2013 to reserve your spot in the parade!
Important Dates:
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 – last day to sign up!
Tuesday, July 2, 2013  – Mandatory choreography rehearsal 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Cardinal’s office, 900 S. Walnut Street.
All participants must give their official signatures to walk in the parade at the beginning of this rehearsal. Children under 18 will need a parent’s signature. Please bring $10 wig payment!
Wednesday, July 4, 2013 – Report to assigned area by 9:00 a.m. Cold refreshments will be provided! Questions? Please contact

The Cruise at Blueline Gallery
For the 10th anniversary of Bloomington’s gallery walk tonight from 6-9 p.m., Remote Projects is pleased to announce The Cruise, featuring photographs and paintings by Christopher Stanton and Justin Clifford Rhody at the Blueline gallery. The Cruise explores ideas of travel, sincerity, and the “good life” in ways that are both subversive and matter-of-fact.

First Friday at the Fell — The Art of Indiana Limestone
TONIGHT, Friday, June 7th, come to First Friday at the Fell from 5-9pm. The Art of Indiana Limestone—an exhibit of 15 limestone sculptures carved by past and present participants in the Indiana Limestone Symposium, to be held this year June 9-29, and part of Limestone Month (June)—will be displayed in our large gallery/retail space starting June 7th. They will spill out onto the sidewalk in a festive late spring arts mood–with other artists from the I Fell Building in attendance for your viewing pleasure and art-buying yen.

Bloomington Clay Studio Classes
Join them in the fourth round of classes starting June 17th! They offer a variety of classes from beginner wheel throwing, to advanced, to hand building, and kids classes. There is something for everyone to learn and grow on their knowledge. Sign up today! Click here for times and prices! There are also summer classes for kids. There will be two sessions: June 17th-21st and July 29th- August 2nd. Each day will be from 9am-12pm. Click here to sign up your favorite kids! Join us on Saturday, June 15th from 12-6 to come make with clay! Our staff and instructors will be there to help you get to know clay, tools you can use, wheels, and what it is like to work in clay. This event is free and open to everyone! Tell all your friends to come down the the studio and make with clay!

Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard Open House — June 7
Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard is welcoming the community to their new home during their open house from 3:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7. You can check out their new space and what they plan to do with it at 1100 W. Allen St. They will begin operating from this location on June 10 and will be increasing their hours of operation and much more! For more information, visit their website

Visit Bloomington Announces 2014 Tourism Marketing Grant Program
Visit Bloomington is pleased to announce the continuation of a successful grant program that will provide marketing funds to Bloomington area festivals and events. The program encourages events to expand their marketing reach, which will contribute positively to the growth of tourism in the area. Events must be scheduled to take place between January 1 and December 31, 2014. Completed applications will be accepted beginning June 1, 2013 through October 1, 2013.  Applicants must be organizations seeking to produce and promote a well-defined tourism-oriented festival or event within Monroe County. Visit Bloomington’s Tourism Marketing Grant funds may be used for marketing the event through advertising placed outside the Bloomington area, the production of promotional pieces to be distributed outside the area and event web site development. The maximum funding level for any single event is $5,000. To be considered for grant funding, events must be held within the boundaries of Monroe County, must be open to the general public and must show potential to draw visitors from outside the Monroe County area. Grant applications will be judged by a committee of Visit Bloomington staff and Board of Directors based on an objective system of points outlined in the application materials. Grant guidelines and a sample grant application can be found at Anyone with questions about the program may contact Visit Bloomington Director of Tourism Julie Warren, 812-330-4304,

Bloomington Watercolor Society Meeting and Program
June 10, 2013. 6:00 p.m. First Christian Church, corner of Kirkwood & Washington. After a short business meeting, Bob Talbot will present the program: Photographing Your Art. How can you get a good photograph of your paintings? A professional photographer, Bob Talbot, will show you how to get clear photos ready for sharing or use when entering competitions.

Ivy Tech History Wednesdays
Ivy Tech History Wednesdays return to Bell Trace.   Kurt Messick returns with two unique summer sessions.  Cost for each four week session is $18.  Classes are held at Bell Trace, 800 N Bell Trace Circle, Bloomington, IN 47408.
History of Christianity, the first 1000 years
This is a look at the foundation and growth of Christianity.  This is not a Bible course per se, but rather a look at the institutions, people and beliefs that grew out of the movement from the first century in and around Jerusalem to become the largest religion in the world.
Four Wednesdays – June 5, 12, 19, and 26;  6:30 – 7:30pm
The American Revolution: Politics and Diplomacy
While the British and Colonial armies were fighting in the field, diplomats and politicians were fighting in the Continental Congress and with foreign leaders in a struggle for support and recognition.  We’ll look at some of the issues and events that helped shape the Revolution beyond the battles, from the European Courts to the internal politics of the colonies.
Four Wednesdays – July 3, 10, 17, and 24; 6:30 – 7:30pm
To register: Stop by the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, or visit online at to download a complete registration form.  Call 812-330-6041 with any questions.

Fall Applications Open for Gathering:a handmade pop-up shop
Gathering: a handmade pop-up shop: will be popping up again late this August in downtown Bloomington, the Saturday after IU move-in. Click here to apply, and be sure to read the FAQ as a few things have changed. Great things! Apps are open through June 30, notifications will be sent out July 8th.

Monroe County History Center June Events
7th- 6pm, free and open to the public, Cemetery Workshop Talk with Jeannie Regan-Dinius about Indiana Cemetery Laws and Common Cemetery Symbols
8th- 9am to 3 pm, $20/$10 for members, Rosehill Cemetery Workshop in collaboration with the City of Bloomington, registration required, lunch provided, work with the Gravestone Groomer: John Walters.
11th- 7pm, free and open to the public, Civil War Roundtable.
14th- 6pm, free and open to the public, Timeless Fashion, a 1920’s Fashion Show and Exhibit Opening.
14th (8am-6pm) & 15th (8am-3pm)- The County’s LARGEST Garage Sale! This year we have a mint condition 1967 Ford Mustang for sale along with hundreds of other treasures. Come by the sale, located at the COOK Pharmica Warehouse, entrance off South Rogers St.

20th, 6pm, free and open to the public, Indiana Limestone Up Close presented by Dr. Todd Thompson, Director for Research at the Indiana Geological Survey.

24th-28th, 9am-3pm, Week One of the Jr. Historian Summer Camp Program: Where the Musk Ox Roamed will be a fun filled week of animals in Indiana, see the bottom of this newsletter for a valuable coupon.
IU Art Museum Events
Let’s Celebrate: Art and Celebration
Saturday, June 1, 2:00–3:00 p.m. on Thomas T. Solley Atrium, first floor presented by IU Art Museum docent Becky Rusie
The Quarried Landscape
Tuesday, June 11, 12:15–1:00 p.m. in the Gallery of the Art of the Western World, first floor. Nelson R. Shaffer, section head of the Indiana Geological Survey, and Nan Brewer, the museum’s Lucienne M. Glaubinger Curator of Works on Paper, will discuss the development of the stone industry during the nineteenth century, how to tell a quarry from a natural rock formation, and different perspectives on the post-industrial landscape by artists of the period.This program is presented in conjunction with the 7th annual Indiana Limestone Month. For more information, see Both programs are listed on their website at:
Celebrate Midsummer Night at the IU Art Museum!
On Friday, June 21st from 7-9:30 p.m., all three permanent collection galleries will be open; and take a self-guided gallery tour, which features night-themed works. Visit the museum’s Sculpture Terrace and enjoy live music by regional favorites the Dynamics. Performing R&B, Funk, and Blues classics by artists such as Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, and Parliament Funkaldelic, this eight piece band will leave you singing and dancing into the night! Guests will also be able to enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

Jewish Theatre of Bloomington presents Old Wicked Songs
The Jewish Theatre of Bloomington presents the Pulitzer Prize nominated play Old Wicked Songs, written by Jon Marans and directed by Mark Kamie. Evening performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8; Thursday, June 13; and Saturday, June 15; with a 2:00 p.m. matinée on Sunday, June 9.  All performances are at the Bloomington Playwrights Project, 107 W. 9th Street. General admission tickets are $18.00 and are available at the Buskirk-Chumley Theatre Box Office or online at

“Foreign Affairs, Domestic Intrigue”
Carlson-Palmer Productions invites you to return to the good old, bad old days of forbidden love with “Foreign Affairs, Domestic Intrigue” – a free concert of songs, arias and duets from Broadway and opera – with music from PBS’ Downton Abbey, moving spirituals, bubbling Rossini, toe-tapping tunes by Frank Loesser, and romantic drama from Mozart and Tchaikovsky.  In addition, they will celebrate Verdi’s 200th birthday with selections from his two “cursed” operas, Macbeth and La Forza del Destino (The Force of Destiny).  No prior opera experience is necessary –they introduce each scene before they dive in, so that you can relish the triumph and despair of the characters they portray. At this year’s concert they will accept free-will donations to benefit the 3 local Boys and Girls Clubs of Bloomington, who provide great programs for area youth.  So they invite you to enjoy the music and share in the community spirit.  This program is supported in part by the City of Bloomington Arts Commission.  On Facebook:

Limestone Month Activities
Limestone Month is a celebration of southern Indiana’s limestone heritage was created in 2007. Special events throughout the month of June include limestone quarry tours, architectural walking tours, carving workshops, exhibitions and other special activities throughout Monroe and Lawrence Counties. For more information and a listing of events, click here!

Trained Eye Arts “Open Eye” Meeting
The next Open Eye meeting will be on Tuesday, June 11th at 6:00 PM at Rachel’s Cafe. The theme of this Open Eye will be… Animation! The term “animation” is being used in the broadest sense possible. It includes any artwork that includes movement. Feel free to bring examples of your favorite artists or pieces that incorporate animation or are animated.

The Power of Pattern: Last Call for Submissions  2013 Spring Arts Outreach from the Lotus Education and Arts Foundation
The Lotus Education and Arts Foundation’s Spring 2013 arts outreach has focused on the universal endeavor of creating symbols to embody ideas and ideals, transmit information, create identity, make art, and build community. Early this year, Lotus invited individuals and groups across the community to create and submit symbols that help describe the character of our community; selected designs are being hand-carved into blocks for printed designs on a new backdrop for the Buskirk-Chumley Theater for the 20th Lotus World Music and Arts Festival (September 25-29).  The first call for designs resulted in more than 450 submissions. As they complete the preparatory phase of our Power of Pattern backdrop work, Lotus invites community members to create designs for a final round of submissions. This round of symbol designs will focus on music and dance.  Find complete instructions and support materials at the Lotus website

Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale – June-Aug.
All hands are needed to sort, move and organize donated items for the IU Office of Sustainability’s H2H sale on Aug. 24! Volunteer sessions in June and July will focus on picking up, moving, sorting and storing donations. Aug. shifts will include labeling, cleaning and organizing. Sale day duties range from helping customers load their purchases to writing receipts. The ability to do heavy lifting is not required, but there will be plenty of heavy lifting for those who are able. Please contact them if there is another way you would like to be involved. Check the website for a list of dates and to complete the volunteer form. Minimum age is 16. Please contact Jacquline Bauer at (

Calling all Arts Organizations, Businesses, Artists and Musicians
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
Artist Studio Space Available at Cyclops Studio
Arts Commission Accepting Applications for Capacity Building Grants – NEW!
Tourism Marketing Grant Program- NEW!
Bloomington Print Collective – NEW!
Artist Calls
South Walnut Street Gateway – 6/30
Shadows to Light Poster Contest – 7/31
Patricia’s Wellness Arts Cafe – NEW!
Young Audiences Indiana Seeking Artists
El Norteno Mexican Cuisine Gallery
For Organizations
Fourth Street Festival Non-Profit Community Booths Available
Consulting Services for Nonprofits
Windfall Dance Studio Classes
Ivy Tech Continuing Education
Bloomington Clay Studio
Ivy Tech John Waldron Art Center
Bloomington Print Collective
Bloomington Watercolor Society
Patricia’s Wellness Cafe
Indianapolis Arts Council E-Newsletter
Tiptoe Through the Tulips with the Ukelele Club
The USA International Harp Competition seeking volunteers

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