Category Archives: Event

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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Reflections on O’Bannon Woods

“Remember, the artists always arrive early to these events for set-up” is Jon Kay’s handy advice for folklorists. With this reminder ringing in our heads like an alarm clock, Maria Zeringue and I hit the road at 6:30 AM on … Continue reading

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TAI Event for Bloomington’s Creative Aging Festival

As part of Bloomington’s Creative Aging Festival, TAI director Jon Kay has put together an event that celebrates the art of older adults. “Memory and Creativity: A Conversation with Elder Folk Artists” takes place at 11:30am on Friday, May 20th … Continue reading

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The Bicentennial Exhibit Opening: Thank you for your support!

The staff at Traditional Arts Indiana and the Mathers Museum of World Cultures would like to thank everyone for coming out to support the opening of our exhibit this past Sunday, April 24th. We were overjoyed to see members of … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Exhibit! This Sunday–April 24th!

Word is out on the street! The signs are up near the Mathers Museum of World Cultures on Indiana Ave in Bloomington. They look great! Join us this Sunday (April 24th) for the opening of our Bicentennial exhibit from 1:30-4:30pm. … Continue reading

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TAI’s Bicentennial Exhibit: Opening Soon!

Traditional Arts Indiana is proud to announce the opening of an exhibit that celebrates Indiana’s Bicentennial in 2016. The staff at TAI has been hard at work putting together a traveling series of panels that showcases the work of Indiana artisans from … Continue reading

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Lotus World Arts and Music Festival

Traditional Arts Indiana is happy to be involved with the Lotus World Arts and Music Festival this year. As part of the festival, TAI will be hosting several Indiana artists and artisans at the “Lotus in the Park” event on … Continue reading

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Hoosier Outdoor Experience 2015

On September 19-20, 2015, the Hoosier Outdoor Experience will take place at Fort Harrison State Park from 10:00 am to 6:00pm each day. For the duration of the event, Traditional Arts Indiana will feature 8 Indiana artists and artisans from … Continue reading

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The Art of Limestone Work

Traditional Arts Indiana at the Mathers Museum is proud to announce an event showcasing Indiana’s rich history of Limestone work and artistry. The Art of Limestone Work will take place on Thursday, September 17 from Noon to 3:00 pm at the Mathers Museum … Continue reading

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