Artists participating in Lotus Blossoms share their diverse musical and cultural traditions with school children, community members, and families throughout South Central Indiana. While they are here visiting, Lotus Blossoms Artists conduct workshops and perform at schools, the Lotus Firebay, and other community spaces, especially spaces that allow underserved or economically disadvantaged populations to experience […]
Bloomington, Indiana – The Lotus Education & Arts Foundation is pleased to announce that we have received a 2021 Recover Forward Program Grant in the amount of $1850 from the Bloomington Urban Enterprise Association (BUEA), a division of the City of Bloomington. These funds will support the 2021 Lotus Blossoms World Bazaar Outreach Kits.
This year, […]
Lotus Education and Arts Foundation to Receive a $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
– The Lotus Education and Arts Foundation is happy to announce that we have been approved for a $20,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the 2021 Lotus World Music and Arts Festival. This award will support free programming at the festival, helping Lotus offer diverse multicultural music and arts experiences to […]
Lotus is partnering with Creative Alliance, located in Baltimore, to promote the incredible Charm City Django Jazz Festival.
A portion of your ticket goes to support the work and mission of the Lotus Education & Arts Foundation.
Click HERE to purchase tickets to ALL of the concerts and workshops ($100)
Click HERE to purchase tickets a-la-carte to concerts and […]
Make it a day “on” this Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, January 18) by bringing food donations to the Lotus Firebay for the Hoosier Hills Food Bank.
Click for the PDF version of the Hoosier Hills Food Drive Wish List or see the bottom of the page for the list.
Lotus employees will be listening to our […]
Thank you, Lotus community, for sticking with us, supporting us, and meeting the challenges of 2020 together with us! Because of you, Lotus continues to make positive change in our community and beyond through international music and art experiences. We can’t wait to work together with you in 2021 to touch even more lives through […]
Our third concert on Thursday, February 18 will feature a set by Elida Almeida, an exuberant singer-songwriter from Cape Verde, and a performance by Joshua Thompson from the 2020 Lotus Festival.
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Please join us in staying connected during the dark winter months! The Lotus Third Thursdays Virtual Winter Concert Series will present new artists and archived […]
The First Annual Lotus Lantern Walk took place last Friday, December 4. People who had crafted either wooden-frame lanterns or Chinese lanterns came together to walk with their lighted lanterns from the Lotus HQ to the Bloomington Banquet sculpture on the B-line. Once there, we gathered in a circle to sing some traditional lantern songs. […]
Lotus is happy to announce that we have received funding from the Recover Forward Grant, Mayor John Hamilton’s initiative to Recover Forward from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bloomington Urban Enterprise Association (BUEA) has awarded $48,000 in grant funding to 21 nonprofit organizations that foster the arts and cultivate community in Bloomington.
All of the grant recipients have […]