Bloomington Creatives Collective

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The Collective meets once a month in Bloomington, IN at locally owned and operated businesses to chat and share tricks of the trade, business advice, art adventures, and so much more! Visit our Facebook page to hear about the events each month and stay in touch with the Collective. Below are a list of shows/events that members of the Collective have taken part in in the past or wish to in the future (in semi-chronological order).


Bloom Local Artist’s Showcase (sponsored by Bloom at the Convention Center) Feb. 24

Bloomington Open Studios Tour (April 27 | 28, 2013

Fair of the Arts  (second Saturdays throughout the summer in conjunction with the Bloomington Farmer’s Market)

Handmade Promenade

Craftin’ Outlaws (Columbus, OH) – April 20 (fall show TBA)

Crafty Supermarket (Cincinnati, OH) April 27 (fall show TBA)

City Flea (Cincinnati, OH) throughout summer/fall

Columbus Farmer’s Market (Columbus, IN) throughout summer – every weekend

Broadripple Art Fair (Indianapolis, IN) May 18/19

Fountain Square Art Fair (Indianapolis, IN)

Irvington Walk in the Park (Indianapolis, IN)

Talbot Art Fair (Indianapolis, IN) June 8/9

INDIEana Handicraft Exchange June 8

Winona Lake Art Fair (Winona Lake/Warsaw, IN)  June 1/2

Strange Folk Festival (St. Louis)

Feast of Lanterns (Indianapolis, IN) Aug 24

4th Street Festival (Bloomington, IN) Aug 31-Sept 1

Renegade Craft Fair (Chicago, Austin, Brooklyn, San Fran, LA, London) Sept 14 (Chicago)

Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art (Madison, IN) Sept. 28

St. James Court Art Show (Lousville, KY) Oct. 4-6

Bloomington Handmade Market (Bloomington, IN) Nov

Holiday Market (Bloomington, IN) Nov 30

Deja Vu Fine Craft and Art (Columbus, IN) Nov

DIY Trunk Show (Chicago, IL) Nov

Detroit Urban Craft Fair (Detroit, MI)

Handmade Arcade (Pittsburgh, PA)

OOAK Chicago (Chicago, IL) Dec



Our friends in Cinci with Crafty Supermarket created a sweet list of summer/spring shows for 2013!

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