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Congratulations to our AWARD WINNING Downtown Businesses

Main Street America Press Release –Accreditation 2016

 DBA Director Receives Friend of Tourism Award from Bloomington Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau in recognition of efforts put forth to promote the Bloomington Normal Area.

Downtown Mural Becomes a Seasonal Landmark : Press Release

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Bloomington Mural Project

An Artistic Partnership with the City of Bloomington and the Downtown Bloomington Association

The Mission:To develop multiple downtown Bloomington Illinois mural projects which will promote the creative expression of local artists and provide an enriching visual experience to residents and visitors of Bloomington.

Sites:The murals will be placed on various locations in partnership with building owners and the City of Bloomington.  Artists may apply to be considered to paint these murals according to the following information.

Artist Eligibility:McLean county resident artists, age 18 or older and artists who gave time and talent to the Main and Market street mural in the summer of 2012 are eligible to apply.

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Bloomington, Illinois 61701