We are a 501(c)3 Non Profit and our mission is to bring together area artists and the local community to foster art education, art collaboration, and cooperation in support of the arts.
Spanning multiple locations in Bloomington Indiana, Artisan Alley is an art co-op that provides a wide range of work studios, co-work spaces, classes, equipment, tools, essential amenities and volunteer opportunities for community members interested in the arts.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: All Artisan Alley classes and programs have been temporarily suspended. Our other services are still available. Give us a call if you have any questions.
Different Locations to Fit All Your Needs
To service as many people as possible, Artisan Alley has four resource spaces, at 3 different locations, each playing a unique role in our artistic community. For more information, check out each location’s website.
MADE Classroom & Co-Work space – 222 W. 2nd Steet Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm
Twisted Art Lounge- 804 W. Kirkwood Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11am-1pm
Burl & Ingot Tool Share Library- 1305.5 W. 11th Street Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm
Dimension’s Gallery- 222 W. 2nd Street Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm
Creative Work Spaces for Rentals and Collaboration
Looking for a personal workspace or a temporary venue? We have over 20,000 square feet of creative work spaces available for rentals and collaborations, so visit the Space Rentals page and let us help you find a creative space for you. Our rental locations include –
- Made – Classroom & Co-Work space (South Central)
- Twisted – Art Lounge and Co-Work space (West Central)
- Burl & Ingot Workshops and Tool Share Library (North west)
Get Involved with Artisan Alley
If you don’t need a permanent private space but want to connect with others and use our shared resources, a membership would be perfect for you. As a member, you can meet other artists, network and utilize our shared work spaces, tool library, classrooms, gallery, lounge, photo booth, web directory, and art markets for a small monthly contribution. For more information about our membership visit the Membership page.
Or, for other incentives and no cost to join, you can become a volunteer or apply for an internship and engage with our growing community of artists while making use of our facilities. For more information, visit the Volunteer page or fill out our Internship Application.
Youth Art Classes & Adult Workshops
We provide everything from beginner art classes to master-level workshops, and all of it is available to the community at large. The subjects, costs, and instructors for each class change frequently as we try to support as many instructors as we can and offer a wide variety of classes. To keep up, or for more information on our classes, visit the Art Classes & Workshops page.