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Upcoming Events at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures

Traditional Arts Indiana is excited to announce that we are moving to a new space on IU Bloomington’s campus, located at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. TAI will be collaborating with the museum on several projects during the month … Continue reading

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TAI Webinar: Memory, Art, and Aging

Traditional Arts Indiana’s next webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, March 11, at 2 p.m., EST. “Memory, Art, and Aging” addresses the importance of life review and art-making as parts of the aging process. Drawing on years of fieldwork with senior … Continue reading

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TAI Webinar: Presenting Traditions

*Find live event page HERE* Traditional Arts Indiana’s next webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 2 p.m., EST. “Presenting Traditions” describes the proven models that communities can adopt for presenting traditions publicly. Event organizers, take notice! In this … Continue reading

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TAI Webinar: What are the Traditional Arts?

Traditional Arts Indiana’s next webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m., EST. “What are the Traditional Arts?” is a webinar that demystifies and makes practical the folk and traditional arts. Often overlooked or under-appreciated within their communities, … Continue reading

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Hoosier Handmade at the Scholars’ Commons

The Herman B. Wells Library here on IU’s Bloomington campus has been working this summer to renovate their space for the new Scholars’ Commons. As a part of this initiative, an exhibition space has been installed in the East tower … Continue reading

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TAI Continues Collaboration with DNR

This month, in continuation of our collaboration with Indiana’s Department of Natural Resources, visitors to Turkey Run State Park on June 14 and Potato Creek State Park on June 21 will have the opportunity to observe and visit with regional traditional artists as … Continue reading

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Limestone Carving Demonstration at Mathers Museum

Catch local limestone carver Casey Winningham in action this Thursday, May 29, at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures in Bloomington from 11 to 12:30. Though relatively new to gravestone carving, Winningham draws inspiration from the work of turn-of-the-century carvers and … Continue reading

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Live Webinar: “Memory Art and Aging: The Life-Story Objects of Indiana Seniors”

Join us on May 12 at 4 p.m. for our next live webinar! Director Jon Kay will be presenting “Memory Art and Aging: The Life-Story Objects of Indiana Seniors,” which addresses the importance of life review and art making to the successful aging process of seniors. This will … Continue reading

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Live Webinar: What are the Traditional Arts and Why Should I Care?

Join us for a re-do of last month’s webinar, “What are the Traditional Arts and Why Should I Care?”, this Thursday, April 24, at 3 p.m. Hosted by Director Jon Kay, this webinar aims to introduce individuals and community groups … Continue reading

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Memory Art and Aging: The Life-Story Objects of Indiana Seniors

From colorful walking sticks and quilts to paintings and hooked rugs, seniors make art to reflect upon their lives, record their memories, and share their stories with others. Join TAI Director Jon Kay on May 13 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at … Continue reading

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