Cultural Organizations

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



National Society of Arts and Letters

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Website http://www.arts-nsal.org/ChapterPage.asp?id=2
Contact Dennis Organ (President)
Phone (812) 339-1793
Email organ [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address P. O. Box 7105
Bloomington, IN 47407
Description The Bloomington, Indiana, Chapter was founded in 1966 by professionals and patrons representing both Indiana University and the south central Indiana region.
Additional Contact Vicky Felton (Vice President)
Additional Contact Cigdem Balim (Secretary)
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Society of the Friends of Music of Indiana University

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Website http://www.music.indiana.edu/friends
Contact Brittany D. Friesner, (Assistant Director of Development)
Phone 812-855-5342
Email friendom [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
1201 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

The Society of the Friends of Music is a volunteer organization dedicated to the support of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music through its student scholarship program.

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Bloomington Fourth Street Festival Committee

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Website http://4thstreet.org/
Phone 335-3814
Email info [at] 4thstreet [dot] org
Hours 2010: Saturday, Sept. 4th, 10 to 6, Sunday, Sept. 5th, 10 to 5
Description

The 4th Street Festival was created in 1977 by Bloomington, Indiana area artists and craftspeople to showcase southern Indiana talent. The fair has grown to include artists from all over the country. The Fourth Street Festival of the Arts and Fine Crafts strives to create an atmosphere of appreciation for art as well as an opportunity for artists to showcase their work by presenting a high quality event, while providing an educational environment to create connections with art and artists. Fourth Street prides itself on being admission free and welcoming to all.

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Bloomington Quarry Morris Dancers

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Website https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bloomington-Quarry-Morris/207461709287573
Contact Jim Morgan (Squire)
Phone 812-322-7172
Address 1243 E. Matlock Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Hours Practices Sunday 4-6 at Harmony School, 909 E. 2nd St., Bloomington.
Description

Morris dancing is a traditional village festival dance from England. The dances Bloomington Quarry Morris performs are from the Cotswold area of England, as well as some Midwest American dances. Bloomington Quarry has performed at dawn on Mayday at the Courthouse over 25 years, the Shipshewana May festival and ethnic and renaissance festivals in Terre Haute, Indianapolis and South Bend.

 

Will perform for groups. Looking for new dancers and musicians. Requires once a week commitment October through Memorial Day.

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Asian American Association

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~aaa/
Email aaa [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address IU Memorial Union
Room 673
Bloomington, IN
Description

The Asian American Association seeks to bridge the gaps between Asian Americans and all peoples of IU.

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Lotus Education and Arts Foundation, Inc

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Website http://lotusfest.org/
Contact Lee Williams (Director)
Phone 812-336-6599
Email lee [at] lotusfest [dot] org
Address P.O. Box 1667
Bloomington, IN 47402
Hours Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month.
Description Mission is to create opportunities to experience and celebrate the diversity of the world's cultures through music and arts.
Additional Contact LuAnne Holladay (Assistant Director)
Additional Contact Deborah Klein (Development Director)
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Monroe County Civic Theater

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Website http://www.mcct.org
Contact Rance Fawbush (Vice President)
Phone 812-269-8788
Email info [at] mcct [dot] org
Address PO Box 2032
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hours Board meeting - 1st Tuesday of month. Call for location and meeting times.
Description

Monroe County Civic Theater is a not-for-profit community theater group. We are dedicated to bringing quality theater to Monroe County and to providing experience in all aspects of theater production to all interested persons.

Additional Contact Frank Buczolich (President)
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Additional Contact MCCT MCCT (General Theater Contact)
Email info [at] mcct [dot] org
Year Established 1986
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Bloomington Old-Time Music and Dance Group (BOTMDG)

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Website http://bloomingtoncontra.org/
Contact Bill Baus
Email Baus1210 [at] gmail [dot] com
Hours Dance every Wednesday evening at Harmony School, 8:30 - 10:30 PM. Dances on the fifth Saturday of the month
Description

Open to the public. Features live old time music. Contra dancing, square dancing and reels. No experience necessary.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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