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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) 349-3725.

A Fair of the Arts is held the second Saturdays of the 2017 season. Artists must set up by 7:30 a.m. and may not tear down until 1 p.m.:

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A Fair of the Arts is held at Showers Plaza, an outdoor festival site in front of City Hall at Eighth and Morton Streets in Bloomington. Accepted local and regional artists display, demonstrate, and sell their arts on the colorful brick paving.

May 13 A Fair of the Arts Artists and Exhibitors

Artist/Studio Category Description
Crafty Bee Creations fiber arts Quality handcrafted baby, child, and houseware item .
SAndBar Quilts fiber arts Beautiful handmade quilts in a variety of colors, sizes and styles.
Country Loom fiber arts Colorful hand woven rugs, tapestries, and knitted socks and wonderful animals
Wild Thyme jewelry Bullet casing jewelry and accessories for men and women.
Lasagna Madonna jewelry Vintage inspired statement necklaces, hat/hair clips, and shoe clips
CharmHouse jewelry Breathing new life into forgotten vintage elements.
Haddad Art metalwork/woodwork Fun, functional and funky creations from reclaimed materials
Sue Westhues natural materials A wide variety of functional and decorative items created then combining gourds with other media.
2DyeCru natural materials Pure, natural plant dyes married with responsibly sourced fibers
Soapy Soap Company personal care Bar soaps and lip balms made from pure essential oils and plant-based ingredients.
Sublime Design, Inc. surface decoration Colorful paper designs sealed onto light switch plates, lamps, vases, candle votives, wall art, boxes, and tables.
Sleepy Cat Studio drawing/painting/photography Monique Cagle is a self-taught artist who works in a variety of media, including acrylic painting.
That's Sew Martha recycled arts Recycled, handmade, local clothing for children.