Author Archives: Emily Burke

BFA08: the Beauty of Folk Arts with Glen Summers and Bill Poynter

The Beauty of Folk Arts podcast is brought to you by Traditional Arts Indiana (TAI) at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures in Bloomington. This podcast features a recording from the 2015 Chautauqua at the Shades State Park and features … Continue reading

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November First Thursday Event

On November 3rd Traditional Arts Indiana set up our tents once again for Indiana University’s monthly First Thursdays event. This month TAI featured instrument makers from a diverse set of traditions. Dulcimer maker Bill Berg displayed some traditional dulcimers and … Continue reading

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Hooiser Homecoming

On Saturday, October 15th, Traditional Arts Indiana participated in the culminating event for Indiana’s Bicentennial: Hoosier Homecoming. This event, held at the statehouse in Indianapolis, featured musical acts, cultural organizations, speeches from political figures of the region, and the torch … Continue reading

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Traditional Arts Indiana at IU Bloomington’s October First Thursday Event

In conjunction with IU Bloomington’s Themester on beauty, the Office of the Provost is hosting a series of free festivals throughout the fall semester on the first Thursday of each month. Each event includes live music, dance and theatre; hands-on … Continue reading

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TAI at the Lotus in the Park Event

This past weekend (September 17th) Traditional Arts Indiana participated in the Lotus World Music and Arts Festival’s free Saturday event “Lotus in the Park.” The morning rain gave way to sunshine by late afternoon and the park was filled with … Continue reading

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