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Find out what's happening in Bloomington during your visit! Browse through today's events or search by category, keyword or date range. Bloomington is home to literally thousands of special events and performances each year and this is the place to find out all the details.

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Sunday Jul 06, 2014

So You Think You Can Karaoke? with DJ ENGLISH

It's Karaoke. It's a Dance Party. It's a Karoake Dance Party!

4th of July Weekend Programs and Activities

  • July 6, 2014
  • Venue: Paynetown State Recreation Area
  • Address: 4850 S. State Road 446, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-837-9967
  • Times: Programs scheduled throughout the day
  • Admission: $5 per vehicle (Indiana residents); $7 per vehicle (out-of-state residents)
  • www.tinyurl.com/monroelake

Monroe Lake's interpretive staff will offer 20 programs and activities for kids and families over the 4-day holiday weekend! Everything takes place at the Paynetown State Recreation Area. Check out all the times, details, and activity descriptions on... more


  • July 6, 2014
  • Venue: Player's Pub
  • Address: 424 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-334-2080
  • Times: 8:30 PM
  • Admission: $6
  • theplayerspub.com/

cellist, bassist, an idiosyncratic performer, composer, educator, and producer http://www.byerself.com/


Cellist, bassist, an idiosyncratic performer, composer, educator, and producer.

Jazz in July feat. Stardusters little BIG Band

  • July 6, 2014
  • Location: IU Art Museum
  • Address: 1133 E 7th St., Bloomington, IN 47405
  • Phone: 812-855-5445
  • Times: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
  • Admission: Fee
  • www.artmuseum.iu.edu

Jazz in July kicks off with music from the Big Band era performed by the Stardusters little BIG Band. You’ll be energized by the music of renown swing bands like Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, and the Dorse... more

Jazz Jam

  • July 6, 2014
  • Venue: Player's Pub
  • Address: 424 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-334-2080
  • Times: 5 pm
  • Admission: $2 goes to host band
  • theplayerspub.com

Weekly Jazz Jam come join in.

From Deep Space to Monroe County: Astrophotography by Scott Johnson

Armed with tools consisting of telescopes and digital cameras Scott has set upon a journey of photographing the night sky. His goal is to capture the diverse structures and colors of deep space invisible to the naked eye. While a single photograph ... more

Love in Action: Paintings by Patricia Kaler

  • July 6, 2014
  • Location: Wellness Arts Gallery, Patricia's Wellness Arts Cafe
  • Address: 725 West Kirkood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-8155
  • Times: Tues - Fri 1 - 6 pm ; Sat 12 - 5 pm ; First Fridays 1 – 8 pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • www.hartrock.net/cafe.htm

Love in Action, paintings by Patricia Kaler in the Wellness Arts Gallery, opening reception June 6th, 2014, 5:00 – 8:00 PM; the exhibit runs through July 25th, 2014. Patricia Kaler Statement Painting is, for me, an expression of prayer. ... more

Modern Metal Wall Art by Tim Herbst

  • July 6, 2014
  • Venue: By Hand Gallery
  • Address: 101 West Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-3255
  • Times: 10 am - 5:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • byhandgallery.com

Modern Metal Wall Art by Tim Herbst. Tim says.. I firmly believe that abstract metal wall art should be dynamic. To achieve this look, I apply many texture layers with different brushes and pads. Texture is the most important aspect of my work.

Ongoing July Art Exhibits

Wyatt LeGrand,"Perspective", paintings; Mia Beach, "Windows", photos; Perry Olds, "Grids", photos; Karen Holtzclaw, "Portraits", paintings. Browse multiple galleries in a beautiful, historic downtown setting.

Farmer House Museum Art Exhibit - Exhibit

  • July 6, 2014
  • Venue: Farmer House Museum
  • Address: 529 N. College Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-336-5597
  • Times: 10 am - 3 pm
  • Admission: Free

The Farmer House Museum and the Bellevue Group present "Awake to A Dream" featuring paintings by local artist Lena Burkett.

Community Voices Gallery: Monroe County United Ministries

The Community Voices Gallery gives local organizations the opportunity to tell their story. Monroe County United Ministries is a a nurturing organization serving working families and those in distress by assisting those with emergency needs and subsi... more

3 Generations 4 Perspectives 5 Dozen Selections

  • July 6, 2014
  • Venue: El Norteno
  • Address: 206 N. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-333-9591
  • Times: 5 - 8 pm
  • Admission: Free

3 Generation 4 Perspectives 5 dozen Selections. Presenting Photographs and digital art from the worlds of nature and the imagination. By Sean Breeden-Ost, Glen Breeden -Ost, and Jack Ost.

IU Summer Festival of the Arts

  • July 6, 2014
  • Location: Various locations around Bloomington
  • Times: Various times
  • Admission: Varies
  • www.artsfest.indiana.edu

Experience more art this summer! Join us for the 2014 IU Summer Festival of the Arts from May 12 to August 24 at Indiana University Bloomington. Fill your summer with music, cinema, theatre, and art—at some of the best entertainment venues in t... more

New in the Galleries: Jerry N. Uelsmann: More than Meets the Eye

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday: Noon-5:00 p.m. April 8–August 31, 2014 Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor A recipient of this year’s pres... more

Way ‘This is How I Live United’ Community Gallery

Showcasing photographs taken by local residents, the ‘This is How I Live United’ gallery captures how our friends, family, and neighbors Live United by giving, advocating, and volunteering to create a better tomorrow for our community. Un... more

Living in Color, by Avi Katz

Local artist, Avi Katz, has taken historic photos of Bloomington and turned them into colorized, painted, masterpieces.This exhibit will be open during our regular hours, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

Auto Indiana

From Elwood Haynes's early machine to today's numerous parts manufacturers, this exhibition examines the role of the automobile in the Hoosier State. Indiana was one of the leaders in automobile production until the 1930's when Detroit emerged as the... more

Emile Naoumoff and Yau Cheng, piano four hands

Summer Music 2014 Repertoire Gouvy: The Three Sonatas for Piano Four Hands THIS IS A FREE EVENT! Tickets and Festival Passes for paid Summer Music 2014 events can be purchased by clicking HERE. They may also be purchased in person from the MAC Box O... more

Twelfth Night

Shipwrecked by Shakespeare, Viola finds herself in the midst of lovers and deceivers in this light-hearted romantic romp set on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. For the first time, IU Faculty designers bring their talents to the IFT productions. Linda ... more

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Assessing Authenticity: Museum Fakes and Mistakes

This exhibit explores issues surrounding object identification and authentication within museums.

"Cracking the Code: Quilt Pattern Meanings"

In the past many thought that Quilts made during the mid-to late part of the 19th century were created to aid travelers on the Underground Railroad. Now, research shows that there is no documentation regarding quilt patterns as a form of communicatio... more

In Their Own Words: Native Americans in World War I

"In Their Own Words: Native Americans in World War I" illustrates the experiences of Native Americans in World War I using photographs and veterans' stories.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What Is Culture?

"Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What Is Culture?" examines the nature of culture through the exploration of cultural traditions surrounding life stages and universal needs.

New in the Galleries: Old World/New World

March 4–August 31, 2014 Gallery of the Art of the Western World, first floor Two recently acquired prints by contemporary Asian American artists demonstrate the fluidity of international boundaries in their art. Hung Liu brings vestiges of her ... more

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