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1208, 2015

Collective Support for Bigger Impact

August 12th, 2015|

Lotus Giving Groups harness collective support to create bigger impacts on specific program goals.  A decade ago, members of the Lotus staff created Lotus giving groups to bring like-minded donors together for a common cause, and have their support recognized as a group among Lotus corporate sponsors.

Now ten years old, Women of Lotus is a visible force […]

1108, 2015

Festival Highlight: Lotus in the Park

August 11th, 2015|

The Lotus World Music and Arts Festival is known for its world-class musical performances, but the festival festivities include so much more! Honoring our commitment to creating opportunities that celebrate the diversity of the world’s cultures through music and arts, Lotus provides educational programming that is designed to stretch the imagination and ignite creativity through cultural exploration.

Lotus in […]

108, 2015

Festival tickets on sale now!

August 1st, 2015|

Tickets to the 22nd Annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival are now on sale! Make sure to check out the official festival preview to see a full list of this year’s artists and schedules before you buy.

Take advantage of early bird prices and buy tickets at any of these convenient locations:

Buskirk-Chumley Box Office
114 E. Kirkwood […]

2007, 2015

2015 Lotus World Music & Arts Festival Preview

July 20th, 2015|

The 22nd Annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival
September 24-27, 2015
Downtown Bloomington, Indiana
Presenting Sponsors:
Bloomingfoods Market & Deli, Blueline Media Productions,
and Indiana University
Click here for a full list of our awesome 2015 Festival Sponsors!

Tickets on sale now! – Online at bctboxoffice.com; Buskirk-Chumley Theater Box Office (114 E. Kirkwood), 812-323-3020.  Weekend Passes also available at most Bloomingfoods locations.

Watch […]

1507, 2015

The new home of the Lotus Education and Arts Foundation

July 15th, 2015|

WHERE AS: On April 6, 1955, the City of Bloomington (“City”) acquired title to the property located at 105 S. Rogers Street from Upholsterers International Union of North America and the property served as a City firehouse for many years. The City sought proposals for adaptive reuse of the former firehouse as an arts […]

107, 2015

Thank you for a great Edible Lotus!

July 1st, 2015|

Thank you to everyone for a great 2015 Edible Lotus: Local Tastes for Global Arts!  Our sold-out annual benefit event last Thursday night saw more than 160 guests sharing dinner, drinks, and lots of Lotus love at beautiful Deer Park Manor, under (thankfully) clear skies.  With long-time Lotus fan Darryl Neher as our emcee/host (thanks, Darryl!), the […]

1706, 2015

Lotus Volunteers Form Giving Group

June 17th, 2015|

About Photo: The quilt includes every Lotus volunteer t-shirt design from 2004 (first year we had t-shirts) to 2014. Designers represented: Brian Garvey, LuAnne Holladay, Terry Howe, Deborah Klein, Kayleigh Lebak, Katie Vernon. Quilt made in support of Lotus Volunteering by LuAnne Holladay.
This year Lotus wants to showcase the generosity of our volunteers through the […]

1106, 2015

2015 Lotus Volunteer Recognition Party

June 11th, 2015|

Last week we honored our amazing group of people at the 2015 Lotus Volunteer Recognition Party, an annual public celebration of our wonderful volunteers who support the Lotus mission and programming throughout the year. Invitees included active volunteers who volunteered at the 2014 Lotus World Music & Arts Festival, 2015 Lotus Blossoms and Bazaar, or helped out […]

2605, 2015

Edible Lotus: Local tastes for global arts

May 26th, 2015|

Celebrate summer with Lotus!

Did you know that festival ticket sales cover just 50% of the cost of Lotus programming?  Lotus raises the rest through generous donors like you, and Edible Lotus is a perfect way to support the Lotus programs you love while enjoying great food and great company. We invite you to be part of […]

1105, 2015

2015 Lotus Blossoms by the numbers

May 11th, 2015|

Artists from 5 countries/cultures
5,500 participants of all ages
2 months of programming
31 different events at 20 unique venues
23 schools served
World Bazaar 20th anniversary

 To date, Lotus Blossoms 2015 is 74% funded.
Can you help us reach 100% support?

For 21 years, Lotus Blossoms Educational Outreach has provided Indiana school children with the opportunity to explore the music and art of […]