Author Archives: Maria Zeringue

BFA07: The Beauty of Folk Arts with Weaver Marcos Bautista

The Beauty of Folk Arts podcast is brought to you by Traditional Arts Indiana at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures in Bloomington. This podcast features an interview with Zapotec weaver Marcos Bautista by TAI director Jon Kay. In this … Continue reading

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BFA05: The Beauty of Folk Arts with Potter Tom Wintczak

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 an interview with Potter Tom Wintczak by TAI director Jon Kay. In this … Continue reading

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BFA04: The Beauty of Folk Arts with Instrument Makers Bill Berg and Tony Artis

The Beauty of Folk Arts podcast is brought to you by Traditional Arts Indiana (TAI) at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. This podcast features an interview with dulcimer maker Bill Berg and  drum maker Tony Artis by TAI director … Continue reading

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The Bicentennial Exhibit’s Last Stop: Join Us at the Brown County Public Library!

For that past several months, the staff at TAI has been traveling the state displaying our exhibit “Indiana Folk Arts: 200 Years of Tradition and Innovation”. In celebration of the state’s bicentennial and Indiana’s rich folk arts tradition, we have … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: TAI at the Lanier Mansion

On September 18th, Traditional Arts Indiana participated in a Bicentennial Torch Relay event at the Lanier Mansion in Madison. Jon Kay, director of TAI, took several photos of the artists present that day, which we would like to share with … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: State Bicentennial Torch Relay in Bloomington

This past Tuesday (September 20th), the TAI staff ventured to the Monroe County Courthouse in Bloomington to celebrate the State Bicentennial Torch Relay. Limestone carvers Casey Winningham and Amy Brier were present demonstrating their work to the public. Adults and … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Fiber Arts Weekend at Spring Mill

This past Saturday (September 3rd), the staff at TAI headed out to Spring Mill State Park to host our Fiber Arts Weekend program. We had such a great time, and we are pleased to say that this event was a success!! … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars for TAI’s September Events!

As the fall season approaches, TAI will soon be traveling around the state to showcase our bicentennial exhibit, “Indiana Folk Arts: 200 Years of Tradition and Innovation”. Our exhibit is currently displayed at the State Fair. If you plan on … Continue reading

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TAI Celebrates 2016 State Fair Master Pearce McKinney

This summer, TAI will once again have a presence at the Indiana State Fair. Our traveling bicentennial exhibit, “Indiana Folk Arts: 200 Years of Tradition and Innovation” will be displayed on the fairgrounds this year. If you have not seen … Continue reading

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TAI Goes to the Circus! (In Peru, Indiana)

This past weekend, TAI staff Jon Kay, Jennie Williams, and Maria Zeringue drove from Bloomington to Peru, Indiana to see the Circus City Festival. Maria and Jennie arrived in Peru at 10:00am on Saturday just in time to catch the … Continue reading

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