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 8 a.m. through 1 p.m. except in October, when A Fair of the Arts is held from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m.

A Fair of the Arts will be held:

A Fair of the Arts Exhibitors - September 13

If you are an exhibiting artist and would like us to add a link to your Web site, send an e-mail to the Webmaster with your name/studio name and Web site, Facebook page, or other online forum where potential customers can preview your art!

La Rua Enamels
Modern Designs
Press Puzzles
Fiber Arts
Anna Brown Designs
Sarah Greer
Haylie's Handmade
Bets & Mags
That's Sew Martha
Curly Pigtails
ToshieBoo Designs
Audrey Ella Boutique
Ellen Campbell Designs
The Butterfly Road
Hi Chai Designs
Kathleen Clausen Jewelry
Leanne Ellis
Meredith McGriff
Avi Katz
Mark Riggins
Surface Decoration
Barbara Fuqua
Sublime Design
The Collective Press
Tweetle Beetle Glass
Natural Materials
Woodward Baskets
a Plume
Personal Care
Teehaus Bath & Body
Soapy Soap Company

Artists at the A Fair of the Arts are selected through a competitive process and acceptance is not guaranteed.

Call 349-3725 for more information regarding product guidelines and criteria for selecting artists, or to receive an application. Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2014 season. However, if you would like to be added to the notification list for applications for the 2015 season, contact Greg Jacobs at jacobsg@bloomington.in.gov or (812) 349-3725.

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