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, […]

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 […]

208, 2020

Lotus Launches 2020 Match Campaign

August 2nd, 2020|

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 […]

2906, 2020

Meet this Year’s T-shirt/Festival Artwork Artist, Katie Vernon

June 29th, 2020|

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 […]