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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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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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