Category Archives: REN Panel Artists

The Pekin Fourth of July Celebration

Recent features of the Rotating Exhibit Network include the Pekin 4th of July Celebration, a patriotic parade and festival that the Pekin community has staged annually since 1830. The town prides itself on this historic event, officially identifying it as … Continue reading

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Crafting Rifles in a Family Tradition: Marvin Kemper

TAI’s most recent Rotating Exhibit Network series includes a panel on southwest Indiana rifle maker Marvin Kemper. Working from his home workshop in Wadesville, Kemper builds Kentucky long rifles inspired both by historical examples as well as by the work … Continue reading

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Sacred Chant at Saint Meinrad Archabbey

One of TAI’s most recent Rotating Exhibit Network panels focuses on sacred chant at St. Meinrad Archabbey, a Roman Catholic Benedictine monastery and seminary in Spencer County. For St. Meinrad monks, practicing this communal form of sung prayer grounds daily … Continue reading

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Blacksmithing Traditions in the Indiana Stone Belt

The current TAI Rotating Exhibit Network series includes an exhibit panel on stoneworking tool blacksmiths in south-central Indiana’s limestone industry. The display highlights the work of two tool makers, Dan Roberts and Ed Bixler, who continue the practice of forging … Continue reading

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Daviess County Amish Quilt Auction

TAI’s current series of Rotating Exhibit Network panels features a profile of the Daviess County Amish Quilt Auction. This annual event brings the area’s Amish and Mennonite community together with craft enthusiasts for a festive showcase of local quilting. Since … Continue reading

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Grease Gravy

Traditional Arts Indiana’s current Rotating Exhibit Network series includes a profile of string band Grease Gravy, whose music builds on family and community traditions in Orange County. Maria Abel-Crecelius (mandolin), David Crecelius (guitar), Nancy Dickey (banjo), and Stephen Dickey (fiddle) … Continue reading

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