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Festival Arts Village

September 27, 2018 - September 29, 2018


Festival Arts Village
Friday, Sept. 28 & Saturday, Sept. 29   |   6:00 – 10:00 pm daily
6th St., between Walnut & Washington
FREE   |   All Ages   |   Open to Public

Free all-ages fun and open to the public, Arts Village is located in the heart of the Festival.  Enjoy two full evenings of interactive installations, visual arts, hands-on activities, demonstrations, and more!

Featured activities include “Maracatu: Celebrations form Brazil to Bloomington” Carnival-inspired make-n-take ganzas (Brazilian rattles), community banner installation, and demo/performance; Lotus mandala experience; hulu hoopin’; chalk art masterpieces 

FRIDAY 8:30-9:00: Maracatu Brazilian Rhythm Workshop
Be part of bringing Brazil to Bloomington! Join accomplished percussionist, teacher, and ethnomusicologist Dr. Colleen Haas (and local group Women of Mass Percussion) to learn Maracatu rhythms and perform as a community in the Arts Village. Bring your ganza (rattle) that you made in the Arts Village or at a workshop earlier this summer.

The Arts Village is sponsored by Fine Tune.

“Maracatu: Celebrations from Brazil to Bloomington” is supported by the City of Bloomington Arts Commission Arts Project Grant program and the Sophia Travis Community Service Grant Program.   The Arts Village is supported in part by the City of Bloomington Arts Commission’s Arts Project Grant Program and the National Endowment for the Arts.




(Photos by Daniel Axler)




September 27, 2018
September 29, 2018
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6th Street b/w Walnut & Washington
100 E. 6th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408 United States
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