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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 Goes to the Circus! (In Peru, Indiana)

This past weekend, TAI staff Jon Kay, Jennie Williams, and Maria Zeringue drove from Bloomington to Peru, Indiana to see the Circus City Festival. Maria and Jennie arrived in Peru at 10:00am on Saturday just in time to catch the … Continue reading

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Clifty Falls State Park Event

On Saturday, July 9th, TAI set up tents and tables to spend the day at Clifty Falls State Park in Madison. Eight artists and craftspeople practiced demonstrations for visiting campers while the traveling TAI exhibit stood nearby at the entrance, welcoming guests … Continue reading

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Clifty Falls State Park Event this Weekend!

Come on out to Clifty Falls State Park to see Traditional Arts Indiana artists conducting demonstrations of their crafts! Our traveling exhibit, “Indiana Folk Arts: 200 Years of Tradition and Innovation,” will also be featured. Saturday, July 9th, 10:00 AM – … Continue reading

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TAI at Taste of Tippecanoe

From the morning and into the night on Saturday June 18th, TAI’s traveling exhibit along with several artists captivated audiences at Lafayette’s Taste of Tippecanoe! Featured artists included John Bundy, Jan Boettcher, Greg Adams, John Bennett, Jannie Wyatt and the Sisters of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events this Weekend!

Taste of Tippecanoe Saturday, June 18th, from 4PM to 9PM Artists will be doing demonstrations in the Riehle Plaza downtown (N. 2nd St., Lafayette, IN 47901). Participating artists include: John Bennett, blacksmithing Jan Boettcher, rosemaling Viki Graber, willow basketry Greg … Continue reading

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Arts in the Park at McCormick’s Creek

This past Saturday, TAI attended the Arts in the Park Festival hosted at McCormick’s Creek State Park. The festival featured local artists and live musical performances throughout the day from 10AM to 5PM. TAI was well represented with its full … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event at McCormick’s Creek

We welcome you to join Traditional Arts Indiana this upcoming Saturday, June 11th at the Arts in the Park Festival! The festival will be held at the Nature Center at McCormick’s Creek State Park from 10:00AM – 5:00 PM. The … 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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