Summer Night of Lotus

Deer Park Manor 1501 E. Hillside Dr., Bloomington, IN

Join the Lotus Board and Staff for a celebratory fundraiser at Deer Park Manor on July 15 to toast a world re-opening after fifteen months of pandemic quiet. Summer Night of Lotus features an evening with Bloomington’s own Matixando, a band sure to get you up and dancing. Wine and beer will be available at […]

$50.00

First Friday Lotus Workshop

Lotus Firebay 105 S Rogers Street, Bloomington, IN

Free to the community! Come enjoy a preview of the activities for the Lotus Festival in September. You get to make some fun designs created by our Lotus Festival Visual Artist Shelley Qian, community member Marlen Rust, and Lotus Operations and Visual Arts Program Manager Amanda Hutchins. Just a small detour from the First Friday […]

Free

First Friday Lotus Workshop

Lotus Firebay 105 S Rogers Street, Bloomington, IN

Free to the community! Come enjoy a preview of the activities for the Lotus Festival in September. You will get to make some fun designs created by our Lotus Festival Visual Artist Shelley Qian, community member Marlen Rust, and Lotus Operations and Visual Arts Program Manager Amanda Hutchins. Just a small detour from the First Friday Gallery Walk located on Rogers and Kirkwood. Our Firebay doors will be open with volunteers at tables eager to show you our fun activities.

Free

2021 Lotus World Music & Arts Festival

CLICK HERE to visit The Lotus Festival page for all the details. 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 […]

Lotus Latin Night

Lotus Firebay 105 S Rogers Street, Bloomington, IN

Join us on October 14th for the first of our monthly, Lotus Latin Nights, taking place on the second Thursday of every month from 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. at the Lotus Firebay, 105 S Rogers. Dance to salsa, bachata, cumbia, timba, and merengue, curated by DJ Maria.

Free

Lotus Lantern Workshops 2021

REGISTER HERE The second annual 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. This year, Lotus will feature a Korean-inspired lantern with a design by Shelley Hanmo Qian of JunoniaArts. Make and take a lantern at this […]

Free

Lotus Lantern Workshops 2021

Register here The second annual 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. This year, Lotus will feature a Korean-inspired lantern with a design by Shelley Hanmo Qian of JunoniaArts. Make and take a lantern at this […]

Lotus Latin Nights

Join us on November 11 for our monthly Lotus Latin Nights, taking place on the second Thursday of every month from 8 - 11 p.m. at the Lotus Firebay, 105 S Rogers. Dance to salsa, bachata, cumbia, timba, and merengue, curated by DJ Maria. *Proof of vaccination required for attendance*

Free

Lotus Lantern Workshops 2021

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/127744171255 The second annual 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. For this workshop, participants will put together a wooden framed lantern (with template design by Remy Page), and create an outer wrap […]

Free

Lotus Lantern Workshops 2021

register here The second annual 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. This year, Lotus will feature a Korean-inspired lantern with a design by Shelley Hanmo Qian of JunoniaArts. Make and take a lantern at this […]

Free

Lotus Lantern Walk 2021

Register for the lantern walk The Second Annual Lotus Lantern Walk will involve walking with lighted lanterns and singing songs that celebrate the light in the darkness. Meet at the Lotus Firebay, 105 S Rogers St, as early as 5:45 p.m., to begin the walk at 6:00 p.m. Masks will be required and we will […]

Free

Giving Tuesday Donation Drive

As part of #GivingTuesday, stop by the Lotus Firebay at 105 S. Rogers on November 30 from 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. for our donation drive! We will collect donations for Hoosier Hills Food Pantry, Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, and Exodus Refugee Immigration Inc., including items like: Winter coats, hats, gloves & scarvesNew women’s and men’s razorsElectric kettlesNew masks […]

Free

Lotus Latin Nights

Join us on December 9 for our monthly Lotus Latin Nights, taking place on the second Thursday of every month from 8 – 11 p.m. at the Lotus Firebay, 105 S Rogers. Dance to salsa, bachata, cumbia, timba, and merengue, curated by DJ Maria. *Proof of vaccination required for entry and participation*

Free

Light Up the Night

To help make the holidays brighter for all, join us for Light up the Night on December 10th. On Friday, December 10th, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., we invite you to light a lantern and display it in the window of your home or business, to show your support for agencies that address housing […]

Free

First Friday at Lotus

Join Lotus for visual art activities in the Lotus Firebay. Activities are offered as part of Bloomington’s First Friday Gallery Walk.

Free

Lotus Board Meeting

Lotus Board Meetings held in the Lotus Firebay. Firebay is unavailable for rentals.

Lotus Winter Workshop (Canceled Due to Weather)

Looking for a colorful, creative, educational activity to brighten up the dreary winter months? Look no further than Winter Workshops with Lotus! Amanda Hutchins from the Lotus Education & Arts Foundation will be hosting a coloring workshop in the Lotus Firebay (105 S. Rogers St. Bloomington, IN 47402) featuring art from the Aboriginal people of […]

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