GLT Datebook: Downtown Bloomington Showcases Artists | WGLT

GLT Datebook: Downtown Bloomington Showcases Artists

Apr 23, 2016

Artist Brian Simpson in his natural habitat.
Credit Brian SImpson

Area visual artists strut their stuff as part of Downtown Bloomington's First Friday.

*Artists Brian Simpson and Amy Wolfe have teamed up with the DBA and Connect Transit to organize the Downtown Bloomington Arts Showcase, which  is Friday, May 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

*There are many artist studios and galleries in Downtown Bloomington.  Several businesses will host  the artists, including Specs Around Town, Cravin Donuts (Mmmmm...donuts!) and Crossroads.

Artists and organizers Brian Simpson and Amy Wolfe.
Credit Laura Kennedy / WGLT

*In addition to the visual artists, you can check out a variety of live music performances, including David Berchtold, The Magpies, Marita Brake, and Mark Boon.

*Connect Transit offers special tokens to help those attending the showcase get around to see the artists in the various locations.