Tipping the Sacred Cow
Tipping the Sacred Cow
June 2nd - July 1st
Dawn Adams: Midwest Waters
Dawn Adams: Midwest Waters
April 14th - May 24th
We’re Right On the Square!
We’re Right On the Square!
One convenient location in the heart of beautiful downtown Bloomington, IN.

Featuring handmade art from over 100 local and regional artisans

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Local, Quality Craftsmanship

Local, Quality Craftsmanship

By Hand Gallery is a locally owned, cooperative gallery that currently has 12 artisan members. By Hand Gallery has been in the Bloomington community for over 30 years and has a reputation for selling art works that are of good design and quality craftsmanship. Besides our cooperative members, there are over 70 additional artists who sell their work through By Hand Gallery.

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Dee Schaad: Tipping the Sacred Cow
2 June

Dee Schaad: Tipping the Sacred Cow

Recently Dee Schaad has concentrated on earthenware. The pieces are all one-of-a-kind, tongue i...
Dawn Adams: Midwest Waters
5 May

Dawn Adams: Midwest Waters

The paintings of Dawn Adams always depict bodies of water–at times vast and broad across an enti...
Sandy Taylor: Paintings from the Well
3 March

Sandy Taylor: Paintings from the Well

Sandy Taylor (1937—2016) was an important, ever-present participant in the evolution of Blooming...

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Testimonials

This is one of my favorite shops! If you are looking for a specially made scarf, art, pottery, glass, furniture, paper, woven items, leather...
Inspired Shop Features Art From Local Artists
I live in Bloomington, and this is one of two shops here in town where I always go when I need a gift for someone (or for myself). The sh...
Definitely Stop Here if You’re Looking for Gifts!
This is a great place to shop for gifts or just for yourself. The amount and variety of local artists' work is very good. Lee Cohn and Maril...
Super Gift Shop!
I have purchased many items from By Hand Gallery. I love the scarves for gifts and myself. I have one of the lamps and several wood products...
Great Variety of Art and Gifts
I have purchased beautiful jewelry pieces, a hand thrown pitcher with a unique finish, and a hand dyed scarf from the By Hand Gallery. These...
Large Variety of Unique Art Pieces!
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