Category Archives: Event

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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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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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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TAI Event at Salamonie Reservoir this Saturday!!

This Saturday (September 10th) we welcome you to our program, “Heritage Arts with Traditional Arts Indiana” at Salamonie Reservoir in Wabash County! Stop by any time from 11 am to 2pm to see demonstrations of various heritage arts and to talk … 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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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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