A Night With Alash
Tamara Loewenthal has experienced hundreds of Lotus performances yet still finds inspiration in the special “Lotus Moments,” including yesterday when she spent the day sharing the amazing art of Tuvan throat singing with Paoli. The following excerpt captures so beautifully the moments that feeds the hearts of everyone involved, from audience, to volunteers, and even Lotus […]
A Night With Alash
This year’s opening act for Bloomington’s Trashion Refashion event on April 8 at the Buskirk Chumley Theater was an exciting melding of performing and visual art. Lotus staff member Tamara Loewenthal’s performing dance group, the Foot Squad, strutted their stuff as they clogged and flatfooted through several dynamic dance tunes. Their outfits were created from a combination […]
As Spring Blooms, Lotus Blossoms
We’re excited to be presenting our most robust artist lineup ever for our 23rd annual Lotus Blossoms. We’ve packed a public event calendar with ample opportunities for fans of every age to celebrate music and art from around the globe.
Lotus Blossoms is not just for kids.
As the cornerstone of our educational outreach programming, Lotus […]
The Latest Firehouse Renovations
Thanks to Loren Wood Builders’ hard work, the Firehouse Transformation renovations are truly beautifying our entire building from the inside-out. We can’t stop wowing over our beautiful new front sliding doors, which replaced the garage doors of the firehouse. A big shoutout to Pella for working with Loren Wood Builders to add one of […]
Thanks to Loren Wood Builders’ hard work, the Firehouse Transformation is chugging right along!
The new insulation provided by Spray Foam Insulators paired with the Pella windows currently being installed on our building’s north side are exciting developments that will complement the HVAC installed by Commercial Service a few weeks ago.
The framing and electrical circuit rough-in […]
Public Art Opportunity: Donor Recognition Banners RFQ
We are seeking artists to design, coordinate, and manage a project involving Donor Recognition Banners. We encourage artists and designers to submit qualifications to be considered as a vendor for a permanent hanging banner installation to recognize our major donors in our new multi-use community venue. The colorful banners […]
Loren Wood Builders has been busy!
All of the demolition is complete, and…drumroll…we have heat! The HVAC is in and furnaces are fired up! We still need to add vents when bulkheads are complete.
Because of our generous donors and the hard work of Loren Wood Builders’ crew, we have a new hot water heater and for the […]
Thanks to the generosity of over 130 donors, Lotus is able to begin renovations! At five months in, we are over 2/3 of the way there in meeting our financial goal. Thank you to all who have contributed to transform the firehouse. You or your business can still take part and make a gift today […]
We did it!
The Lotus Education & Arts Foundation successfully completed a major hurdle in securing funds to support the Global Arts Center capital campaign. By raising $50,000 via crowdfunding, Lotus will receive a matching $50,000 grant sponsored by the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority’s CreatINg Places program.
The crowdfunding match campaign began September 12 and […]
On February 22, 2018, Lotus Education & Arts Foundation founder Lee Williams received the Indiana University Office of the Vice President of International Affairs’ Distinguished International Service Award in recognition of his outstanding service to the international mission of Indiana University.
Remarks kindly provided by Shawn Reynolds, who presented the award on behalf of IU’s OVPIA:
I am […]