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July Arts Intersect:



Community Visioning Meetings 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Effective Nonprofit Management Workshop
Wednesday, August 3, 2016

TAF Reception
Friday, August 19, 2016

Labor Day 
*TAF Closed* 
Monday, September 5, 2016

MAKE YOUR MARKeting: Guerilla Graphic Design Workshop
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Gallery Walk & TAF Reception
Friday, September 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  
We have individual artist and member organization memberships available.
TAF Members: Click here to submit an event to Arts Intersect 
Art on the Wabash preview exhibit now hanging at Ivy Tech through mid-September

Forty-one artists have been chosen to participate in the 11th annual Art on the Wabash, West Lafayette's Tapawingo Park, 10am to 4pm, Sunday, September 25.

A preview exhibit is now hanging in Ivy Hall, Ivy Tech Community College; it is open to the public through mid-September.

West Lafayette's KitchenArt, The Store for Cooks, returns as event sponsor.
Call 765.775.5160 or visit for more information. 

Through August: 'Cycles' Young Professionals in Art Artist 
Exhibition ends Mid September.

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

Call 219.866.5278 or email for more information. 
  • July 26 & 27: Community Visioning Meetings Info
  • Through July 29: Wabash Valley Potters, Michael Heinz, & Brenda Buckingham-Ehrmann & Guest Artists Exhibition Info
  • August 3, 3-5pm: Effective Nonprofit Management Workshop Info & Registration
  • Opening August 5: Wabash Weavers' Guild, Bonnie Zimmer and Doris B. Myers, and Lisa Parish Parker Exhibition (Reception 8/19, 6-8pm) Info
Gallery Hours: M-F, 9am-5pm
Call 765.423.2787, email or visit for more information. 

  • Indiana Now 2016: The Bicentennial
  • A Bicentennial Legacy, ArtSmart:Indiana
  • Local Color, contemporary watercolors by Rebecca Brody
  • Student work in the Eggleston Galleries of the Manya Fan Art Center Gallery Talks: Noon, August 11
  • Indiana Now 2016 Artists Bonnie Zimmer and Doris Meyers Noon, August 25
  • Indiana Now 2016 Fiber Artist, Helen Giglio 
Call 765.742.1128, email or visit for more information. 

The show, All Things Local, by Dr. Alice Harpel continues through August 20th. Dr. Harpel paints with such color that it "shouts back at her."

Also, remember the Brown Bag Lunch series continues each Wednesday, noon until 1pm through August, with refreshments to accompany your lunch provided by the gallery.

Finally, make plans to attend Athens Arts SALON III, Natural Wonders of Indiana, starting with the preview party September 17th.
Call 765.362.7455, email or visit for more information. 

Kids & Families Downtown
  • Aug. 5 Stuffed Animal Slumber Party, 2:00pm
  • Aug. 20 Recycled Crafts, 2:00pm Klondike
  • Aug. 3 In The Wild: Picnic & Scavenger Hunt, 11:00am
  • Aug. 4 Young Writers' Mini-Workshop: Feelings, 7:00pm
  • Aug. 25 Family Fun Photo Scavenger Hunt, 6:30pm
  • One-On-One Tech Sessions, Register at any library or call 765.429.0113. 
  • StoryCorps Recording Sessions, Registration: 765.429.0113. 
Wyandotte Branch opens August 28!
Call 765.429.0113, email or visit for more information. 

The Logansport Art Association will feature oil painting classes at the Gallery, 424 Front St. on Thursdays from 5-7pm.
  • Aug. 4: Still life
  • Aug. 11: Surrealism, a 20th Century art form. Artist combines images in strange and dreamlike ways
  • Aug. 18: Choice
  • Aug. 25: Work Week
Cost is $10 per class for LAA members; $15 per class for non-members. All supplies furnished. Amber Whitlock, instructor.

To register, call 574.735.2915 or email

Delphi Opera House presents the British farce, 'See How They Run' on August 5 and 6 at 7:30pm and August 7 at 3:00pm. This rib tickling, physical comedy is a staple of community theatre. Drew Hastings, a regular favorite on the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Radio Show, performs 7:00pm on August 27 during the Bacon Festival.
Tickets and info available at or 765.564.4300. 109 South Washington St, Delphi.

August Events:
  • Home Cheesemaking - August 16 at 6pm. Learn how to make your own cheese.
  • Library Concert Series - August 20 at 6:30pm. Join us at the bandstand for the sweet soul music of the Vallures.
  • Children's Bicentennial Program - August 22 at 4pm. Explore the History of Indiana.
  • Cool off during the dog days of August - August 30 at 4pm. Play games, cool off and have fun! All ages welcome.
Call 574.583.2665, email or visit for more information. 

Wabash Valley Artist Society will meet Tuesday, August 16, 7:00pm. Note the change of venue - the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette.

Along with our annual meeting, we will be creating original cards that will be available for sale at the juried show in September.

The 2016 WVAS Juried Show - call for art prospectus will be available soon.

Check the WVAS Facebook page or visit for more information. 

Would you enjoy singing in a relaxed, fun, welcoming environment? Consider joining the fall session of Blue Moon Rising, Lafayette's non-audition community choir. 

We sing many different styles of music rooted in diverse world traditions. No experience necessary. We meet on Wednesday evenings and the next session runs from Aug. 17 to Nov. 30

Haan Mansion Museum of Indiana Art will host guided tours featuring historic Indiana paintings, ceramics, American antiques and Mansion history.

Tours begin at 10am & 1:30pm on August 20 and 1:30pm on August 21. Tickets $10 at; $12 at the door.

Hike the Museum's Nature Trail, open every day from dawn to dusk. The one mile loop trail includes 30 species of native Indiana trees identified and labeled.
Email or visit for more information. 

Reception for "Delphi Public Library: a building for the ages" by Terry Lacy Sunday, August 21, 3:00pm

Join us to celebrate the installation of a new large-scale oil painting of the library and two informative panels documenting the history and construction of the library.

This project was made possible with support from the Carroll County Community Foundation, the Carroll White REMC Operation Round Up, & the William S. Kerlin Family Trust Fund.

Call 765.564.2929, email or visit for more information. 

The Lafayette Film Workshop is for filmmakers and related artists looking to meet others who can provide feedback on in-progress projects. It is on the 4th Thursday of every month and is free and open to the public.

The next one will be:

August 25th, 7:00pm
MatchBOX coworking studio
17 S. 6th St.
Downtown Lafayette

August 27th, Noon-10pm: The TASTE! of Montgomery County is a panorama of sights, symphony of sounds, & festival of flavors. 

Restaurants, caterers & food vendors from throughout Montgomery County will gather at General Lew Wallace Study & Museum.

  • 1-3pm Emily Ann Thompson
  • 4:30-6:30pm The Leadsmen
  • 6:30-8pm The Bal-Hinch Bunch
  • 8-10pm The Big Swing Band
Tickets are $5/adult, $3/student, children 6 and under are free. Food tickets are $1/ticket, and no food item is more than 4 tickets.

The Study building is NOT open for tours during the TASTE.
Call 765.362.5769, email or visit for more information. 

Auditions for Wabash Valley Youth Symphony will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church on Sunday, August 28 in the afternoon. All orchestral instruments are welcome to audition. 

Especially needed are oboe, bassoon and trombone. Audition requirements, excerpts and a registration form to be completed no later than Sun. Aug. 21 will be posted by early August at

Students in grades 6-12 are welcome to audition, but must be also in their school orchestra or band. Specific audition times will be emailed to students on Tuesday August 23.
Call 765.404.1676, email or visit for more information. 
June IND... and Friends!!

On August 30th, we do Tuesday Night... RIGHT!

Join local rock group June IND for a special unplugged performance at People's; featuring guest performances from area musicians and, OF COURSE, screaming kazoo solos!!

People's Brewing Company
2006 N 9th St, Lafayette, IN 47904
Tuesday, August 30th from 6pm to 8pm
* 21+
* No Cover
Visit for more information. 

Are you interested in writing? Whether you have had an idea for a story for years, or write regularly but need a reboot to discover what you love about the written word, join the Lafayette Writers' Studio for The Write Start: Cultivating Creativity on Wed, Aug 31 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm and learn how to live a more creative life.
Call 765.337.1749, email or visit for more information. 
Opportunities and Announcements:

Want to visit an artist's studio? Or take a class in the artist's studio? Flying Pig Studio, owned by Sara Vanderkleed is just minutes southwest of Lafayette. I offer 'wine and canvas' classes in my studio or your location.

Sign up with some friends for a meditation collage workshop or a collage workshop.

Email or visit for more information. 

SAMI and GLM Live are thrilled to announce they are accepting applications for a new series of songwriter showcases!

These shows fund SAMI's scholarships awarded to young, promising songwriters as well as offer an intimate Bluebird Cafe-esque performance for the public.

4 performers are selected per showcase. If interested, please join SAMI and apply by emailing the following to
  1. 2 Original Songs (.mp3 format) and Lyrics (.doc format)
  2. Performance Video (youtube)
  3. Short Music Bio
Call 914.420.8526, email or visit for more information. 
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

Activities of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation are provided, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, with funds from the Indiana General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.