Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Pekin Fourth of July Celebration

Recent features of the Rotating Exhibit Network include the Pekin 4th of July Celebration, a patriotic parade and festival that the Pekin community has staged annually since 1830. The town prides itself on this historic event, officially identifying it as … Continue reading

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Crafting Rifles in a Family Tradition: Marvin Kemper

TAI’s most recent Rotating Exhibit Network series includes a panel on southwest Indiana rifle maker Marvin Kemper. Working from his home workshop in Wadesville, Kemper builds Kentucky long rifles inspired both by historical examples as well as by the work … Continue reading

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Sacred Chant at Saint Meinrad Archabbey

One of TAI’s most recent Rotating Exhibit Network panels focuses on sacred chant at St. Meinrad Archabbey, a Roman Catholic Benedictine monastery and seminary in Spencer County. For St. Meinrad monks, practicing this communal form of sung prayer grounds daily … Continue reading

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Traditional Arts Indiana Receives 2013 Governor’s Arts Award

Traditional Arts Indiana is one of six recipients of the 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards, and we at TAI are ecstatic that our organization is being recognized by the state. “Having directed Traditional Arts Indiana at IU for the past decade, … Continue reading

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