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1111, 2020

Lotus Lantern & Luminaria Project

November 11th, 2020|

The Lotus Lantern and Luminaria Project is an initiative to bring the glow of lanterns to our Bloomington community, as the days shorten and the nights get longer. To celebrate lantern traditions from around the world, Lotus is working with a few lantern artists to create templates for building lanterns that can be used decoratively […]

1111, 2020

Lotus Receives Performing Arts Global Exchange Grant

November 11th, 2020|

The Lotus Education & Arts Foundation is happy to announce that we recently received funding from the Performing Arts and Global Exchange (PAGE) Grant through the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF), in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
This funding allows Lotus to bring the incredible Lemon Bucket Orkestra to Bloomington for a return engagement, to […]

611, 2020

Lotus Receives Lilly Endowment Grant

November 6th, 2020|

The Lotus Education & Arts Foundation is delighted to announce that it has received a $10,000 grant through the Youth Program Resilience Fund of Lilly Endowment Inc. 
Lotus will use the grant to support outreach activities to youth and families in Bloomington and South Central Indiana, including in-person and online workshops and performances. With this support, […]

710, 2020

Announcing the dates for the 2021 Lotus Festival

October 7th, 2020|

The Lotus Education and Arts Foundation is pleased to announce its 2021 dates for the Lotus World Music & Arts Festival. In the sincere hopes that we will be able to hold live events next year, Lotus is planning to hold its four-day long musical extravaganza from Sept 23 -26, 2021, in downtown Bloomington, bringing […]

710, 2020

Announcing the dates for the 2021 Lotus Festival

October 7th, 2020|

The Lotus Education and Arts Foundation is pleased to announce its 2021 dates for the Lotus World Music & Arts Festival. In the sincere hopes that we will be able to hold live events next year, Lotus is planning to hold its four-day long musical extravaganza from Sept 23 -26, 2021, in downtown Bloomington, bringing […]

510, 2020

Meet The New Lotus Graduate Assistants

October 5th, 2020|

Henry Bowen is originally from Conway, Arkansas, and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arkansas with an M.B. in Music Business. He is currently a second-year graduate student at Indiana University Bloomington, pursuing an M.A. in Arts Administration. For the past 3 years, he has spent his summers in Vail, Colorado working for the […]

110, 2020

2020 Lotus Match Campaign – Thank You

October 1st, 2020|

From all of us here at Lotus, THANK YOU! We are truly humbled by the generosity of our donors. When we began this campaign, we set a goal of $30,000. The numbers are in and together we raised over $47,000! Right now, so many things are uncertain – but one thing that is certain is […]

2109, 2020

2020 Virtual Lotus Festival Program

September 21st, 2020|

All the information you need to understand the scope and flow of the 2020 Lotus Festival!
Click below to see the program.

709, 2020

Your 2020 Lotus Festival Overview!

September 7th, 2020|

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
● Festival Kickoff Concert!

Local livestream from the Lotus Firebay

Ticketed event – buy pin ($25), get “in” to Thursday and Sunday concerts. Purchasers will be sent the link to the livestream

Pins available for purchase now!

Featuring: Salaam, Nation Beat, Brad Leftwich & The Humdingers

● Lotus in the Meadow, […]

2308, 2020

Lotus Festival Outreach Kits Available

August 23rd, 2020|

The Lotus Education & Arts Foundation is thrilled to share the launch of the 2020 Lotus Festival Outreach Kits with the community during this festival season. This year Lotus fans can enjoy Lotus in the Park activities in the comfort of their own homes. The free Lotus Festival Outreach Kits will be available HERE to […]