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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
The Lotus Education & Arts Foundation is delighted to announce the 2020 Lotus Match Campaign. Like many arts organizations, Lotus has faced losses during the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of canceled events, fundraisers, and decreased donations. This campaign seeks to engage those in our local and global communities who love Lotus and want to […]
Lotus is delighted to be working with accomplished illustrator Katie Vernon for this year’s festival artwork and t-shirt design. Katie has created illustrations for Lotus in the past and was thrilled to be asked to design this year’s Lotus t-shirt. During this strange time of feeling disconnected, Katie wanted to make an illustration that was full […]