the Bloomington Playwrights Project presents


Join us for the 40th Annual Arts Fair on the Square!

June 13, 2020 | 10 AM - 5 PM




Incredible local, regional,
and national artists!
Interactive art centers,
live performances throughout the day,
painting workshops, music, dance, face painting, free art activities, and more!


Art of all types
created all over the
country including:
Ceramics - Drawing
Fiber - Glass
Jewelry - Leather
Metal - Mixed Media
Painting - Photography
Sculpture - Wood

2019 artist list


We will bring you
some truly amazing entertainment in 2020 including music, dance, and art workshops
for all ages.
Check back in spring for
our 2020 schedule
of events.



Apply now for the 40th Annual Arts Fair on the Square! Applications
open now through March 13th!
All artists welcome
to apply.
Click below for more information.

artist information



About Arts Fair



A Bloomington tradition, the Bloomington Playwrights Project's Arts Fair on the Square celebrates 40 official years of bringing visual artists and craftspeople together with the local and regional community. This juried art show features 100 regional and national artists and craftspeople on the picturesque grounds surrounding the Monroe County Courthouse. The mission of Arts Fair on the Square is to showcase fine art and craft of the highest quality, connect artists with the art-buying community, and promote commitment to the arts through a variety of interactive arts experiences. For 40 years, Arts Fair on the Square has been one of the premier annual events in Bloomington, Indiana, earning appreciation from artists from all over the country and patrons from all over Indiana and beyond for its commitment to quality. In addition to featuring a wide variety of amazing artists, Arts Fair on the Square also includes two interactive art centers, community organization spaces, and entertainment from local artists including musicians and dancers throughout the day. Arts Fair on the Square draws thousands of visitors to downtown Bloomington to experience the finest visual arts has to offer.



About the BPP



The Bloomington Playwrights Project (BPP) is the only professional theatre in the entire state of Indiana dedicated solely to new plays. In operation for 40 years, we serve both the Bloomington and national theatre community by working with talented playwrights, actors, and artists to develop high-level productions for our patrons as well as the many audiences attending subsequent productions of scripts that originated here at the BPP. We are an advocate for playwrights and new plays and believe firmly that they are not only important but also absolutely vital to the future of our art form.