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Daniel Orr exhibit Photography by Chef Daniel Orr of FARMbloomington, in the City Hall Atrium July 2010

The City Hall Atrium

The City of Bloomington is committed to providing an opportunity for Bloomington and area artists to exhibit works in the City Hall Atrium. Exhibits are free and open to the public during regular business hours.

The City of Bloomington espects freedom of expression in visual art. However, the Atrium of City Hall does not function as a traditional gallery or museum. The City reserves the right to allow the installation of artwork, and to remove or relocate artwork at its sole discretion. Display of artwork in City Hall does not create a public forum.

Across Boundaries by James Campbell Across Boundaries by James CampbellArtwork displayed within City Hall Block shall be appropriate to an office setting and for viewing by public officials, City employees, and citizens transacting business in the building. To be considered for an Atrium exhibit, an organization or individual must submit a request and an artistic portfolio for evaluation based on the criteria and goals stated in the City's Public Art Master Plan.

Exhibits are typically a month in duration. For additional information or to submit a request, contact the Assistant Economic Development Director for the Arts at (812) 349-3534 or michaelm@bloomington.in.gov.

Upcoming Exhibits

2015

January - Collages by Rafael Cronin

March - Stonebelt Artisans

April - Bloomington Photography Club

May - Woodworking by David Reuter

June - Bloomington Neighborhoods

July - Wall Hung Scultpures by Lynne Medsker

August - Sisters City Photography

September - Press Puzzles

October - Bloomington Watercolor Society

November - Textiles by Daren Redman

December - Boys & Girls Club

Previous Exhibits

2014

January - The Art of Chocolate

February - Lotus at 20

March - Jerald Jacquard Sculpture Retrospective

April - David Reuter - Woodworking

May - Paintings by Laura Bulla

June - Blooming Front Porches

July - Drew Etienne - Current Works

August -John Woodcock, Photography

September - Lost Now Found - Photography

October - Bloomington Arts Commission Arts Project Grant Exhibit

November - Bloomington Photography Club

December - Boys & Girls Club

2013

January - Bloomington Boys & Girls Club Fine Art Exhibit

April - Rhinos Youth Media Center's Anniversary Exhibit

May - Manhole Cover Rubbings by Perry Olds

June - WFHB Anniversary Exhibit

July - Paintings by Brent Sievers

August - Paintings by Norma Pope

September - Live United Photo Exhibit

October - Bloomington Arts Commission Arts Project Grant Exhibit

November - Bloomington Watercolor Society

December - Boys & Girls Club

2012 Exhibits

January - Bloomington Boys & Girls Club Fine Art Exhibit

February - Recent Works by Patricia Coleman

March - Middle Way House

April - Environmental Commission - ECO Awards

May - Letterpress Prints by Kim Ransdell

June - Avi Katz

July - Sarah Anderson

August - BLoomington Art Commission

September - Live United Photography by Kendall Reeves

October - Wyatt LeGrand

2011 Exhibits

January - Bloomington Boys & Girls Club Fine Art Exhibit

March - Diversity Competition Winners

April - Photographs by Craig Barton

May - Stone Belt

June - Paintings by Carol Heslin

July - Paintings by Anabel Hopkins

August - Artwork by Elizabeth Busey

September - 3D Works in Paper by Deborah Klein

October - Paintings by Dawn Adams

November - We Paint...Parks!

December - Bloomington Boys & Girls Club Fine Art Exhibit

November - Bloomington Watercolor Society

December - Boys & Girls Club