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Lotus at Arts Fair on the Square

June 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Monroe County Courthouse Square
Find Lotus on the south side of the square, in front of Fountain Square Mall
Free and open to the public
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Drop-in, no registration required

Find Lotus at the 37th annual Arts Fair on the Square to explore our 2017 Visual Arts project: “The Art of Storytelling.”  Featuring crankies, our table invites the community to discover the art of cranky storytelling while offering hands-on activities like creating make-and-take crankies.

About Crankies
Crankies are an old storytelling art form consisting of a long, illustrated scroll that is wound onto two spools and loaded into a box with a viewing screen. The scroll is hand-cranked while the story is told, brought to life with a song or tune. Crankies date from the 19th century and have strong ties to ballad songs and old-time American music traditions. Previous 2016 Festival artists Anna and Elizabeth are known for their crankies. Catch one during a NPR Music’s “Tiny Desk Concert Series” (cranky begins at 1:25).

Details

Date:
June 17, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://artsfair.org/artsfair.html

Organizer

Arts Fair on the Square
Website:
http://artsfair.org/artsfair.html

Venue

Monroe County Courthouse Lawn
W. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404 United States
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