Category Archives: Event

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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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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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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