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February Arts Intersect:

Annual Celebration
Friday, March 4, 2016

Youth Art Month Exhibition
Through Friday, April 1, 2016

ASAP Spring Show
Friday, April 8, 2016

TAP for TAF Craft Brew Fest
Saturday, April 16, 2016

Members, renewal letters for 2016 have been sent!

If you didn't receive one, call 765.423.2787.
If you're interested in joining the Tippecanoe Arts Federation, please contact Chris June at [email protected].  
We have individual artist and member organization memberships available.
TAF Members: Click here to submit an event to Arts Intersect 
Round the Fountain Art Fair is accepting applications for jurying from all interested artists for the May 28 Fair.

Deadline: midnight, March 1
Visit our website: for more information or to apply on ZAPP.
Questions? Contact Andrea at 765-427-4808 or email: [email protected].


  • 3/4: Annual Celebration Info
  • Through 4/1: Youth Art Month Exhibition (Reception 6-8pm) Info
  • Opening 4/8: ASAP Spring Show & "35 Years of Great TASTE" (Reception 5-7pm) Info
  • 4/16: 2016 TAP for TAF. Tickets now on sale! Info


Gallery Hours: M-F, 9am-5pm

Call 765.423.2787 or email [email protected] 

Through Mar. 11: Limelight on Special Creations: Cooperative Schools

Prairie Arts Council and Cooperative School Services join efforts to present artwork from area schools & CDC Day Program art students in celebration of Disabilities Awareness Month

Mar 18-April 8: Saint Joseph's College Faculty and Seniors Exhibit

Lilian Fendig Gallery at the Carnegie Center
301 N Van Rensselaer
Rensselaer, IN 47978

Mon-Fri: Noon-2:00pm and Tuesday's Noon-4:00pm
219-866-5278 ....[email protected]
People, Places and Things, Kathy Steele, continues in the Athens Arts featured artist gallery through March 17th.

Don't miss the Friday, April 8, 6pm opening for Art Meets Math - Fascinating Fractals by Lisa Packer and Jo McGraw.

March classes are:
  • Pysanki Eggs, Karen Patton, March 17, 6-9pm
  • Drawing, Marianne Ballenger, 8 consecutive Tuesdays beginning March 15, 6:30-8:30pm, 113 N. Washington St., Crawfordsville, IN, 765-362-7455. Wednesday through Saturday, 10-5.

Mark Morris Dance Group brings the opera "Dido and Aeneas" to life with a live chamber orchestra and vocalists, April 2, Elliott Hall of Music

"Once" single tickets are now on sale. Based on the film about a Dublin street musician, "Once" features an ensemble of actors who play their own instruments onstage
April 21, Elliott Hall of Music

Artists Own will be posting fun facts about our members on Facebook throughout March. Check out to see if you know obscure facts about the artists' past lives.

Each day a new member will be posted and a follow up reply with the correct answer.

Grace Benedict, a guest artist, will be leaving us for awhile as she pursues other activities. Her self-portrait is displayed.

Art Exhibits:
  • Maureen Marsh (2nd fl display case)
  • Afro Latino (2nd fl meeting rooms)
In our Children's Department:
  • Preschool story times: Tuesday & Friday, 10:30am; Thursdays, 4:00pm (ages 2+)
  • Lap Sit: Mondays, 10:30 & 11:15am (infant-2yrs.)
  • Lego Club: 3/12
  • Reading to the Cat & Dogs: 3/26
* WALLA & Friends Film Series: 3/14
* Spring Book Fair: 4/15-4/22
One-on-one computer help available!

Check our website or call for more details on these and other programs.

Disability Awareness Month Events:

Arts and Awards Reception - March 1 at 7pm
Public reception featuring art work by CDC consumers.

Storytimes - March 15 and 29 at 4pm
Mayor Houston will read several stories about children with disabilities. For children with and without disabilities.

Visit for more information.

Tamara Winfrey Harris

Wednesday, March 2, 2016


Stewart Center - Room 302

"The Sisters Are Alright:  Changing the Broken Narrative for Black Women in America."  Harris specializes in the intersection of race and gender with politics and pop culture.

March 4-7, TCPL Friends Book Sale, Downtown!

  • March 22 - Wild Things Of Sendak Live!, Downtown, 3:00pm
  • March 17 - Family Fun Night: Amy Krause Gardening, Campus, 6:30pm
  • March 12 - Maker Madness, Downtown, 2:00pm
  • March 24 - Author Dick Wolfsie, Downtown, 7:00pm
  • March 23 & 31 - Annuals & Accessible Gardening, Downtown, 7:00pm
  • March 22 - Health Fair, Klondike, 6:30pm

More? 429-0110 or

4th Philharmonic & Symphony Orchestras; 8PM @ Loeb Playhouse

19th-20th Golden Silks Winter Guard @ Mid-South Color Guard Championship

29th Wind Ensemble; 8PM  @ Carnegie Hall, New York City

Visit for more information!

Civic Theatre presents Cole Porter's Anything Goes

March 4 - 13

Sunnyside Intermediate school
530 N 26th St
Lafayette, IN 47904

The show features some of his best knows music, including De-Lovely, Friendship, I Get A Kick Out Of You, All Through The Night, Anything Goes, You're The Top, and Blow, Gabriel, Blow.

765-423-PLAY or for tickets.

Cass County Arts Alliance encourages you to attend "Dear Liar," presented by Civic Players of Logansport.

This true love story captures the stormy romance between George Bernard Shaw and actress Mrs. Patrick Campbell.

Historic State Theatre, Downtown Logansport
  • March 4th and 5th, 7:00pm
  • March 6th, 4:30pm
All tickets are $10; for more information, visit, or call 574-735-0527 and leave a message.

Met Opera Live in HD series: Puccini's Manon Lescaut,  starring Kristine Opolais and Roberto Alagna in new production

March 5, 2016
, 12:55pm at Eastside 9 and Wabash Landing 9 Theaters.

200 Wallace Avenue, Crawfordsville

March 5, 10am-5pm - Exhibit Opening - "The Golden Age of Indiana Literature: From Ben-Hur to Alice Adams"

March 10, 7pm - Hoosier Authors Book Club discussing "The House of a Thousand Candles" by Meredith Nicholson.

765-362-5769 or [email protected] to RSVP. Free.

The Jazz Club presents the Frank Glover Quartet

Joining the clarinet virtuoso are Joel Tucker, guitar; Nick Tucker, bass; and Kenny Phelps, drums.

Sunday, March 6, 3:30-6:00 PM (doors open at 2:45) at Carnahan Hall, 800 Main Street, Lafayette.

Open to the public (all ages); admission charged (club-member discount applies).

For more details and to join:

March 7/8 - April 23
Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center
"Divine Likeness"
Orthodox Christian icons from the Galleries collection.
Gallery talk and reception: Thursday, March 10, 5:30pm

Fountain Gallery, 330 Main Street, Lafayette
"On or About:  Rockwell Kent"
Works by regional and national artists inspired by an artwork from the Galleries collection.
Reception: Friday, March 25, 6pm

Visit or contact us at (765) 494-3061 or [email protected]Facebook/Twitter/Instagram

Friends of Bob live music co-op presents the Alan Kelly Gang  

Tuesday, March 8th, 7:30pm (Duncan Hall)

This critically acclaimed band from Roscommon, Ireland, are celebrated internationally for their skilled playing and their captivating performances.

Alan Kelly plays piano accordion; Steph Geremia plays flute; Ewan McPherson plays guitar and mandolin; Kevin McGuire plays stand-up bass; and the entire band sings.

  • $13 advance
  • $15 day-of

More information at and


Michael Kelsey with special guest, Edgar Cruz performs at the Delphi Opera House, March 11 at 7:30pm.

This rhythmic, inspired guitarist and performance artist blends many musical genres with fervor and grace. Kelsey plays every inch of his guitar pulling out every part of it or anything else an arm's reach or foot kick away.

Tickets $18 at or 765-564-4300. This beautiful historic venue is located at 109 S Washington St, Delphi. 
Art Museum
  • 37th Annual Tri Kappa New Artists 2016
    • Opening Reception: Thursday March 10, 6:30-8pm
    • Award Ceremony: 7pm
  • Cycles: New works by LA Lamie and Mara Battiste, March 10-April 23
  • A Bicentennial Legacy, ArtSmart:Indiana, March 10-April 24
Register online for studio art classes for adults, kids and teens at

March 15th, 7:00pm TAF

Jann Wright will present the hands on program of creating Zentangles on white porcelain tiles.

Jan is a renaissance woman, a creative florist, a shop owner of "First Class Clutter", estate sale organizer and artist. Jann taught Zentangles on white ceramic tiles at Fountain Park, Chautauqa in Remmington Indiana.

Materials will be provided.

800 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Thursday, March 17
Saint Patty's Celebration
Live music to be announced soon!

Saturday, March 19
Party Lines with Captain Dangerous
ALL AGES/$5.00 tickets
Doors 8pm, Music: 9pm
Cash bar for 21 +

Saturday, March 26  
The C.A.U.S.E.- gathering to understand and educate about chronic illness & diseases.  
$2.00 (all proceeds benefit The C.A.U.S.E)
ALL AGES, Cash bar for 21+
Doors 12pm

Guided tours of the Haan Mansion Museum of Indiana Art feature historic paintings by Indiana artists, extraordinary American antiques, Indiana ceramics and history of the Mansion.   

Tours begin promptly at 10am and1:30pm (March 19), and 1:30pm (March 20). Tickets $10 at or $12 at the door.
Delphi Public Library Coffee Beat with Greg Jones
March 19, 7-8:30pm

Greg's music, a blend of acoustic and folk rock, instills in the listener a sense of Americana and the stories that have been passed down through generations. Performing live, he makes you feel like you're a part of the stories he has crafted. Hear Greg at

For more information call 765.564.2929 or email [email protected].
Portraits in Pan Pastel at Morton

Fine artist Susan Doster will share key insights and techniques to improve your portrait making through the medium of pan pastels. Throughout this class you will learn to build form and blend color. This class will also use a live model.

Wednesdays 3/27-4/27, 5:15-8:15pm

The cost is $135 plus model fee
To register: 775-5120

Morton Community Center
222 N. Chauncey Ave
West Lafayette

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Songwriters Association of Mid-north Indiana accepting applications for the 2016 Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters

**includes the special Mike Lane Horizon Award**

Candidates must be between the ages of 14-19 and be a permanent resident of one of the following Indiana counties to apply: Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren and White.

Applications being accepted until April 1, 2016

More info at
Volunteer to lead students in learning something new. Teach painting, coding, percussion, embroidery, or any other skill/craft you love to a group of ten students.

Choose the grade level(s) with whom you'd like to work from k-8. Enrichments take place on Wednesdays in April and May from 2:00-3:00pm.

Interested and need more information? Contact our principal, Erin Walter at [email protected].
Write your story.

Whether you write regularly, have published widely, or are interested in learning more about how to bring out the book within, join the Lafayette Writers' Studio this year for inspiration, support and insight into the craft of writing.

Let us help you live a more creative life in 2016.

Please visit

Beginning Watercolor Class
Thursdays, through March 31, 2016 1:30-3:30pm
Rebecca Brody, instructor
Art Museum of Lafayette
Learn More and Register

For those with little or no experience as an artist. Each week we will paint a different subject, with instruction on materials, color choice, techniques, etc.

111 N. 6th Street
Lafayette, IN

For information and tickets to upcoming events, visit
About the Tippecanoe Arts Federation
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is the umbrella organization and arts council for 14 counties. TAF provides educational opportunities in the visual, performing, and literary arts, outreach programs for both underserved and at-risk youth, and funding for capital and operational expenses to fellow arts organizations region wide. Established in 1976, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation serves as a model for arts advocacy by promoting the role of the arts within our region. More information is available at