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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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Upcoming Webinar on DIY Exhibitions (Part One)

TAI’s next webinar is coming up on Wednesday October 29th from 2-3 p.m. Graduate assistants Emily Palombella and Meghan Smith will reflect upon their experience curating a public exhibit for IU’s Wells library. Tune in for tips on curating and … Continue reading

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Hoosier Handmade: Now Open at IU Bloomington

Traditional Arts Indiana is proud to announce the opening of a new exhibit on IU Bloomington’s campus. The exhibit, called Hoosier Handmade, features works from many Indiana artisans, including limestone carvers, weavers, instrument makers, and a memory painter, among others. The … Continue reading

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Hoosier Outdoor Experience

Traditional Arts Indiana will feature eight Indiana artisans at the Hoosier Outdoor Experience this weekend September 20 and 21 from 10am to 6pm. This free event will be held  at Ft. Harrison State Park in Indianapolis and provides visitors with … Continue reading

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2014 State Fair Master: Mary Alice Collins

Each year, Traditional Arts Indiana honors a long-time state fair participant with the Indiana State Fair Master Award. These men and women give generously of themselves by exhibiting, demonstrating, or performing, at both county and state fairs. They are well-known … Continue reading

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Live Webinar: “Presenting Traditions: Engaging Festival Goers”

  Tune in tomorrow, April 29, at 4 p.m. for our next live webinar, “Presenting Traditions: Engaging Festival Goers.” Director Jon Kay will be joined by Brent Björkman, director of the Kentucky Folklife Program at Western Kentucky University,  who will discuss models for public programs, including talk stages, … Continue reading

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TAI Launches New Season of Webinars

Join us this Thursday, March 13, at 4 p.m. for the first webinar of our 2014 season, “What Are the Traditional Arts and Why Should I Care?” Our webinars feature a series of discussions with professionals about public folklore, traditional … Continue reading

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Stonecarving in Zionsville

On a windy Tuesday evening, a small but eager crowd turned out at the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library to watch limestone craftsman Matt Bruce demonstrate his stonecarving process.  With a boisterous sense of humor and a knack for  storytelling, Matt … Continue reading

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