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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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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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