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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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State Fair Fiddle Contest

The Traditional Arts Indiana State Fair Fiddle Contest will take place on Saturday, August 15, 2015, 9AM-2PM. Come experience a variety of fiddle styles from bluegrass to old-time to western swing! All contestants must register by July 20, 2015. Each … Continue reading

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Chautauqua at Shades State Park

This weekend Traditional Arts Indiana will be featuring two artisans at the Shades State Park Chautauqua. The event will take place on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 1:00PM to 9:00PM; the TAI artists will be there until 3:00PM. Visitors will … Continue reading

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Limestone Weekend Event at Spring Mill State Park

Have you ever wanted to try limestone carving? Give it a shot this weekend as the Mathers Museum of World Cultures and Traditional Arts Indiana continue our celebration of Limestone Month with regional limestone carvers Matt Bruce and Casey Winningham. … Continue reading

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Indiana’s Limestone Carving Tradition: Event

Join us as the Mathers Museum of World Cultures and Traditional Arts Indiana celebrate Limestone Month this June with regional limestone carvers Matt Bruce and Casey Winningham. Matt Bruce hails from Mitchell, Indiana. Bruce works with an air-chisel, and he … Continue reading

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Folk Arts Event at Spring Mill State Park

Mitchell, Indiana— Traditional Arts Indiana will be featuring eight Hoosier artisans at Spring Mill State Park on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 9am to 5pm. This event kicks off the demonstration season at the park, which showcases several crafts associated … Continue reading

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TAI Webinar: An Apprenticeship Model

*Find live webinar HERE* Traditional Arts Indiana’s next webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m., EST. “An Apprenticeship Model” discusses ways of identifying and reproducing the works of master folk artists in local communities. Missouri Folk Arts … Continue reading

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TAI Webinar: Rotating Exhibit Network (A free resource for public libraries)

Traditional Arts Indiana’s next webinar is scheduled for Friday, December 5, 2014, from noon to one p.m. EST. Join us to learn about TAI’s successful Rotating Exhibit Network (REN) and how this  program can serve your community. A program for … Continue reading

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