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October 25, 2013 / ivytechartspartner

New This Week From BEAD

Parking meters in BEAD are now live. For more on downtown parking click here.

Farmers’ Market Happening
10-11 a.m. – Bloomington Brass Band
11:15-12:45 p.m. – Quarry Morris Dnacers
11:30-12:30 p.m. – Bloomington Community Band
Vendor of the Week: Poseys and Pumpkins

A Few Seats Available for “Marketing the Arts to Diverse Audiences & Low-Cost Marketing Methods”
A few seats are still available for this workshop for arts and cultural organizations presented by Nella Vera of Theater for a New Audience. Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center. Participants will explore how to attract and keep new and more diverse audience members; get tips on what attracts college students and young professionals to arts and cultural events; and learn about low-cost marketing tactics that really work. Email

October 2013 Arts Project Grant Award Recipients
Grants are made available to nonprofit organizations participating in arts activities that align with the current areas of focus of the Arts Commission: to cultivate a community in which residents appreciate the value of personal and collective artistic activity; to encourage collaboration in and diversification of artistic activities that include participants from across the community; to enhance and support a high level of artistry; and to support the economic vitality and interests of local artists and arts organizations.
The following 13 organizations received the highest ranking and were granted funding during the October grant round:

  • Bloomington PRIDE, Ltd, $787 for the 2014 Bloomington PRIDE Film Festival.
  • Bloomington Winter Farmers’ Market in partnership with the Center for Sustainable Living, $480 for Music at the Winter Farmers Market.
  • Krampus Legend and Arts Workshop (KLAW), $863 for their Krampus Night: Costume Design and Construction project.
  • Gallery Walk Group, $750 for the 2014 Gallery Walks.
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington – Lincoln Street Unit, $750 for their Book Binding and Arts Journal project.
  • Roundabout Opera for Kids, $796 for the commission and performance of Roundabout Opera for Kids: Discovery of Fire.
  • Lotus Education and Arts Foundation, $1,137 for their Masks from Around the World project.
  • Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, $900 to present The Animated Orchestra, a family concert showcasing music from the world of cartoons.
  • Jazz from Bloomington, $740 for their concert, Future of Jazz.
  • New Hope Family Shelter, Inc., $730 for their project, Story of Hope Art Program Experience (SHAPE).
  • WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology, $756 for their Nano Art Exhibition and Special Activities project.
  • Bloomington Playwrights Project, $900 for their BPP After School Drama Program.
  • Monroe County Civic Theatre, $480 for their 25th Annual Shakespeare in the Park presentation of Hamlet.

The next cycle of applications for Arts Project Grants will be due April 1, 2014. For more information on the Bloomington Arts Commission or its grant program, visit, or contact Assistant Economic Development Director for the Arts Miah Michaelsen at or 349.3534.

Sub Rosa Re-Opening
What: Sub Rosa Gallery First Friday Art Walk in New Location!
When: Friday Nov. 1, 2013 5pm-8pm!
Where: Sub Rosa Gallery, 101 W. Kirkwood Ave. Suite 105aa (Fountain Square Mall) Located next to Briar and Burley and By Hand Gallery.
Sub Rosa Gallery offers a large selection of contemporary art from up and coming as well as established artists. Sub Rosa shows work from local and regional artists and offers a wide variety of media and aesthetic. All artists are hand picked to maintain a high level of quality and originality throughout the collection.
The name “Sub Rosa” is Latin for under the rose. It has been used to represent secret societies and the underground. Owners Jeremy Sweet and Colin McClain, a printmaker and tattooer respectively, felt this was an appropriate name for a gallery because the media they practice are often viewed as lesser art forms. Sub Rosa breaks from tradition by presenting the work in a salon style presentation similar to Parisian Salons prominent from around 1750 to 1900. Our presentation is also inspired by flash art presentation in tattoo shops around the world.
Middle Way House and Bloomington Arts Commission Exhibits on Display
Throughout the rest of October, the City of Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District (BEAD) will be hosting two exhibitions in the Atrium of City Hall, 401 N. Morton Street. The first, “Wall Flowers,” a collection of photographs by artist Angela Herrmann, is sponsored by Middle Way House in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.Middle Way’s “Wall Flowers” exhibit illustrates that “from the most inhospitable of places can emerge something of great beauty, strength and resilience.” The botanical photographs can be seen as metaphors for women trapped in abusive situations who, despite all odds, manage not only to survive domestic violence but move on to flourish and become the strong, beautiful people those around them always knew they could be. Photographer Angela Herrmann, an Indiana native, has been taking pictures since she was 12 years old when she picked up a Brownie Hawkeye camera at a garage sale. She spent a year as a traveling photographer before studying photojournalism at Indiana University, Bloomington. The botanical wonders on display in “Wall Flowers” represent some of her favorite subjects, besides her family and friends. More information about Angela can be found at Also featured during the month of October are images and materials from project grants provided by the Bloomington Arts Commission in recognition of National Arts and Humanities Month. The materials on exhibit celebrate the wealth of arts and culture in Bloomington and showcase the many ways the Arts Commission supports arts programming in the city. On display are project samples from WonderLab, the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, the Writers Guild at Bloomington, Raas Royalty, Harmony School, and the Boys and Girls Club Lincoln Street Chapter. Both exhibits are on display through Oct. 31. Exhibition hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, as well as additional evening and weekend hours when City Hall is open for meetings. For more information, contact Assistant Economic Development Director for the Arts Miah Michaelsen at or 349.3534.

Coming up next with Cardinal Stage Company: August: Osage County
Cardinal Stage Company returns to the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center for a rousing production of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning black comedy August: Osage County. Directed by Cardinal artistic director Randy White, the production runs November 1st-17th, with the opening performance on Saturday, November 2nd at 7pm. One of the most bracing and critically acclaimed plays in recent history, August: Osage County is the story of a fractured family that reunites in the heat of an Oklahoma summer. It begins when dad disappears and 3 sisters return home to confront their ailing, but still intimidating, mother. With husbands, boyfriends and granddaughters in tow, the stage is set for a humdinger of a family showdown! Ticket Prices: Tickets start at $18.50 for adults, and $11.50 for students. You may purchase them online at or in person at the Cardinal Stage Company Box Office. Click here to see a video about the production!

Buskirk-Chumley Volunteer of the Year
The Jim Mahan BCT Volunteer of the Year Award for 2013 went to Glorianne Leck, who was recognized as an outstanding usher. Over the past 12 months Glorianne has assisted hundreds of patrons during a total of 26 events.Congratulations to Glorianne!

Bands, Musicians Needed for City Parks and Recreation’s 2014 Performing Arts Series!
The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department is seeking musicians and bands to apply to participate in the 2014 Performing Arts Series, which takes place May through August in City parks throughout Bloomington. Performers are selected based on type and quality of performance, availability, past performance record, cost and sponsor interest.Those interested in applying to perform next summer must submit an artist application online, and must send to the Parks and Recreation Department current photos, links to online music or mp3s with at least three examples of original music, and recent publicity that has been printed for the group. Applications and a $10 application fee must be received by the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department no later than Dec. 16 at 5 p.m. to receive full consideration. Online applications are available at 2014 schedule of performances includes Peoples Park lunch concerts, May through August; The Waldron, Hill, and Buskirk Park (Third Street Park), June through August; and Bryan Park, Sundays in July and August. For more information about the summer 2014 Performing Arts Series, contact Greg Jacobs at 812.349.3725 or e-mail

Happy 40th Anniversary Goods for Cooks!
40th Anniversary Celebration
115 N. College Avenue
Saturday, October 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Join Goods for Cooks in celebrating 40 years of locally owned business in Bloomington. Representatives from Wusthof-Trident knives, Shun knives, Kyocera, Robert Rothschild Farms and All-Clad will be on hand for demonstrations. Enjoy food and drink samples and enter to win great kitchen related door prizes.

Sara Moulton Book Signing & Cooking Class
Times: Wednesday, November 6. Book signing 4 – 5 p.m. Class 6 -8 p.m.
Admission: Booksigning free. Class is $90 per person, limited to 30 attendees. Contact Bloomington Cooking School for class reservations.
Sara Moulton, host of the PBS series “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” and a food editor for “Good Morning America” will be conducting a class at the Bloomington Cooking School on Wednesday, November 6 from 6-8 p.m. She will also be in the store from 4-5 p.m. signing books before the class.

Bloomington and Monroe County artists encouraged to apply for IAC’s Individual Artist Program grants
Artists in selected disciplines have until February 7, 2014 to submit applications for the IAC’s Individual Artist Program (IAP) grant. Eligible projects will only be considered in the areas of visual arts, photography, design, media, crafts and folk arts related to these traditional disciplines. Artists with disabilities are also encouraged to apply for projects related to these eligible disciplines, either through the discipline directly or through the access category. Individual artists living and working in Indiana may apply for up to $2,000 from the IAP grant, which requires no matching funds. The grants are intended to assist artists with specific project-related costs that will help them further their career and provide some form of public benefit through the completed project. Application guidelines and the online grant application system are currently accessible on the IAC website and can be found at: Artists should be aware that the application for IAP grants will only be available through the online grant system, and artists are encouraged to read through the guidelines completely before starting the application process. The deadline for application is February 7, 2014. First-time IAP applicants are eligible to submit a draft application by January 17, 2014. Applicants must be 18 years of age, must be an Indiana resident for at least one year prior to the date of application, and plan to remain in the state for the full grant period. Artists may not be enrolled in a degree-granting program. All projects must be completed between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. Applications must be submitted through the Indiana Culture Grants Online at For more information, please contact Kristina Davis-Smith at 317-232-1279 or email The Indiana Arts Commission is dedicated to the vision of the arts everywhere, everyday, for everyone in Indiana.

Become a valued member of the Buskirk-Chumley Today!
Support from individuals and families is essential to making the full vision of the Buskirk-Chumley Theater a reality. Your membership helps to ensure that the Theater is available to everyone in the community – as a place for artists and organizations to share art and information and for individuals to learn and be inspired. On the 200+ days the theater is in use each year, the BCT, the BCT Box Office, and their partners are:
• supporting the creativity of artists at all levels of accomplishment;
• giving children their first theater-going experience;
• raising funds for schools and social services;
• bringing IU and Ivy Tech students into community-based performance space; and
• literally lighting up Bloomington’s downtown.
As a resource, educator, supporter, and producer, as well as a sustainable business, the Theater provides a stage for Bloomington’s communal voice. Your financial support brings famous names to this community, provides a performance space for local artists, and keeps the Indiana marquee blinking. Benefits of your donation may include a signed and framed copy of the BCT, the chance to purchase tickets before the general public, special discounts, and so much more! More Information About Giving Options and Benefits

Holiday Craft Show
Where can you find unique, handmade holiday decor and gift items for everyone on your list? Right here in Bloomington on Nov. 8 and 9! Four (yes four!) holiday craft shows will bring the works of local and regional artists together for your holiday shopping convenience. You’ll find creations from members of the local Glass Guild, Spinners and Weavers Guild, Clay Potters Guild and of course the annual juried Bloomington Handmade Market!

The Art of Bonsai: Demonstration and Pop-Up Exhibition
Saturday, October 19, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Thomas T. Solley Atrium, second floor
Bonsai enthusiast Scott Yelich will demonstrate shaping and care of bonsai tress. Curator of Asian Art Judy Stubbs will give a short talk on a Japanese woodblock print inside the second floor gallery following the demonstration. Local members of the bonsai club will also be displaying their trees in the museum’s atrium. A closing reception for the installation will be held on Sunday, October 20, from3:00-4:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Thomas T. Solley Atrium. The public is invited to view the trees and visit with bonsai artists. This event is presented in partnership with Bonsai by Fields, LLC and members of the Indianapolis Bonsai Club.
Volunteers needed for the Jewish Theatre of Bloomington!
Volunhteer ushers needed for the Jewish Theatre of Bloomington’s fall production, “The Value of Names.” November 9,10, 14, 16. Volunteers receive one comp ticket. Contact Audrey if you are interested!

Nonprofit Toolkit – Strengthening the Roots of Your Organization
Nov. 1, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. (lunch provided) in the City Council Chambers, Showers Building
Community Members (if payment received by 10/30): $40; Community Members (if payment received after 10/30): $50; Students: $20
Join the Nonprofit Alliance for an information-filled day packed with best practices and policies that will ensure nonprofits have a strong foundation in the community. Learn from faculty from SPEA’s top-ranked nonprofit management program and network with professionals and students in your field. Register on the IU Nonprofit Management Association Website.
Topics include:
• Charitable Gift Acceptance Policies- Eileen Savage, IU Foundation
• Basic Survey Research- Ashley Bowers, Center for Survey Research
• Cultural Competency in the Workplace- Beth Gazley
• Using Legal Requirements and Form 990 for Promotion- Al Lyons
• Community Resources for Nonprofits

Job Opening: Volunteer Coordinator
Over 300 volunteers implement the Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard food pantry, garden and nutrition programs. The Hub is now hiring a part time volunteer coordinator to manage this growing volunteer program. The volunteer coordinator is responsible for recruitment, training and supervision of volunteers, works directly in the food pantry program with volunteers, and supervises volunteer projects across programs. Find out more here.

Whiz Kids– A Bloomington Symphony Orchestra Event
Genius comes in all shapes and sizes. IU String Academy’s Violin Virtuosi join the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra – Indiana to perform music of Vivaldi, Saint-Saens, Kreisler and Korngold on Saturday, November 16 – 7:30 pm at Bloomington High School North. General Admission: $15; Kids 18 & under: Free. Tickets available at the BCT box office or at the door. Visit our website ( for more information.

IU Art Museum Events

Art and a Movie
Goya in Focus

Sunday, November 3, 2:00–2:30 p.m.Gallery of the Art of the Western World, first floor. Nan Brewer, the Lucienne M. Glaubinger Curator of Works on Paper, will present a pre-screening gallery talk on several important print series by the eighteenth-century Spanish master Francisco de Goya.

Goya in Bordeaux Screening
Sunday, November 3, 3:00–5:00 p.m. at the IU Cinema. The gallery talk will be followed by a presentation of Carlos Saura’s Goya in Bordeaux (1999)a biographical epic about the painter Francisco de Goya, who lives his final years in exile in Bordeaux with his young wife and their daughter. Through flashbacks and conversations he reflects on his volatile career, relationships with women, and his creative spirit. In Spanish and French languages with English subtitles. (100 min. Rated R.) This program is presented in conjunction with IU Cinema and is sponsored by Marsha R. Bradford and Harold A. Dumes. The talk and films are free and open to the public.

Noon Talk: Greek Music

Wednesday, October 30, 12:15-1:00 p.m.

Gallery of the Arts of Asia and the Ancient Western World, second floor

Jennifer Kirby, doctoral candidate in the Jacobs School of Music, will discuss the role of music in the daily life of ancient Greeks. Her talk will focus on types of instruments, the role of mythology, and cultural traditions depicted on Greek pottery.

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
IAP Grant – 1/17 – NEW
Bloomington Print Collective
Nonprofit Board Certificate Program
Artist Calls
Holiday Exhibit Call For Artists – “Artist’s Tree”
Daneville 2013 Christmas on the Square Window Art Project Call for Artists
By Hand Gallery Call for Artists
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center 2014 Gallery Season Call for Submissions – NEW
Performing Arts Series Call to Artists – NEW
BEAD Forgivable Loan Program
Patricia’s Wellness Arts Cafe
Young Audiences Indiana Seeking Artists
El Norteno Mexican Cuisine Gallery
Fuller Projects
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 Arts Center
Bloomington Print Collective
Bloomington Watercolor Society
Patricia’s Wellness Cafe
Indianapolis Arts Council E-Newsletter
Tiptoe Through the Tulips with the Ukelele Club

Click here to learn more about these volunteer and BEAD opportunities!
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