A Fair of the Arts BEAD logo Bloomington Parks and Recreation hosts a celebration of art and community with the displays, sales, and demonstrations of visual arts and fine crafts by local and regional artists. Visit the Farmers' Market the second Saturdays of the season, then browse for the beautiful and well-crafted objects available at A Fair of the Arts. For more information about A Fair of the Arts, contact the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department at (812) 349-3700 or parks@bloomington.in.gov

A Fair of the Arts is held at Showers Plaza, located in front of City Hall - Showers Building at 401 N. Morton St. in Bloomington from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m.

A Fair of the Arts Call to Artists: 2015 Season

Bloomington Parks and Recreation invites local artists to apply to participate in A Fair of the Arts, a juried arts and fine crafts fair. A Fair of the Arts is held at Showers Plaza, an outdoor festival site adjacent to City Hall at Eighth and Morton Streets.

A Fair of the Arts is held the second Saturdays of the season:

Accepted local and regional artists display, demonstrate and sell their arts on the brick plaza. Artists at A Fair of the Arts are selected through a competitive process and acceptance is not guaranteed.

To receive full consideration, applications must be received by February 20 at 5 p.m.

Contact Greg Jacobs at jacobsg@bloomington.in.gov or 812-349-3725 for more information regarding product guidelines and criteria for selecting artists, or to receive an application.

There is a non-refundable $15/year application fee, in addition to a $50/fair booth fee. Commissions are not collected on sales.