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July Arts Intersect:


TAF Member Mixer
Wednesday, July 21, 2017

Craig Tribble, Kenn Clark, & Caroline Owen Reception
Friday, August 18, 2017

Labor Day
Monday, September 4, 2017

Verónica Peña, Figure Drawing Guild, Carrie Wing Reception & Gallery Walk
Friday, September 18, 2017

If you're interested in joining the Tippecanoe Arts Federation, please contact Chris June at  
We have individual artist and member organization memberships available.
In This Issue

  • July 26, 6-7:30pm: TAF Member Mixer Info
  • Opening July 26: Craig Tribble, Kenn Clark, & Caroline Owen Exhibition (Reception August 18, 6-8pm) Info
  • Opening August 30: Verónica Peña, Figure Drawing Guild, Carrie Wing Exhibition (Reception September 15, 6-9pm during Gallery Walk) Info

Gallery Hours:  M-F, 9am-5pm
Call 765.423.2787, email, or visit for more information. 

Auditions for NOISES OFF!!!  7/25 @ 6pm

Callbacks: 7/28 @ 6pm.

Address: 1115 Erie Ave, Logansport, IN 46947. 

If you cannot make the scheduled times, email the director, Scott Justice, for possible alternate arrangements.

Performance dates are Oct 20, 21, & 22.
Call 574.601.8389 or visit for more information. 

Take a painting or drawing class from Anne Parks This Spring/Summer! Classes for kids and adults.

Go to to register or call Anne at 765.404.0700.
Halsema Custom CraftsSummer Art & Wood Classes

Looking for Summer Fun? Join us to create your very own art or wood crafts.

5 - 1 hour classes for $100.00 per child. Max 8 children per hour through July 28.

Monday-Friday, 1-4pm.
Call 765.427.5079, email, or visit for more information. 

Journey "under the sea" July 28-30 with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney's The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney's Broadway production and the motion picture (featuring the enormously popular Academy Award-winning music and delightfully charming book and lyrics). 

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories, Disney's The Little Mermaid JR. is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance. Performances at the Rohrman Performing Arts Center
Visit the Ticket Page for more information. 

NCGLNAC annual summer Native American cultural arts classes for adults and children age 6 and up, July 29-August 1.

Silversmithing, turtle rattles, flintknapping, black ash baskets, antler carving, beading, moose hair applique, finger weaving, cedar feather boxes.

Lecture classes: Potawatomi Trail of Death, Fur trade, Miami history and museum tour.

Cultural Immersion for children 6 and up.

Registration before July 22.
Call 765.426.3022, email, or visit for more information. 

GIFTED: Selected Gifts to the Permanent Collection recognizes the charitable gifts that help form the Purdue University Galleries' permanent collection of art.  The exhibition features prints, sculpture, and paintings representing a wide range of media, regions, and time periods.

Join us in the Fountain Gallery through August 5th for this unique exhibition. All Purdue Galleries exhibitions and events are free and open to the public. Fountain Gallery is located at 330 Main St., Lafayette, and is open Tues - Sat, 12-7pm.
Call 765.494.3061, email, or visit for more information. 

Elements - Earth, Water, Fire:
An artistic collaboration of pottery by Lynne Corrigan and paintings by Sonya Thomas, on display through August 7th at the Monticello Public Library.

Lynn has been throwing pots for more that 25 years, often utilizing the Raku process which creates gorgeous and functional art. Sonya has worked in pastels for more than a decade, creating vibrant and luminescent landscape paintings.

Call 574.583.2665 or visit for more information. 

Artisan Creations and Fashions" by Artists' Own Fiber Artists showcases treasured fibers the artists have saved. Ones that are more rare and expensive.Yet, these special fibers pose a challenge; finding just the right project to showcase them!

These seven artists have challenged themselves to combine these unique fibers into interesting and engaging creations. Join us at Artists' Own through September 2 to see how a simple treasured piece of fiber is transformed into a piece of art.
Call 765.429.4478, email, or visit for more information. 

The Art Museum is open daily from 11am - 4pm 

Don't miss our summer exhibitions:
  • "Making it in Crafts" - closing August 27
  • "Our Wonderful Women: Who are they?" through November 5
  • "Dennis Wischmeier: Changing Seasons" through September 24

Join us August 25 for Friday Night Live:
Fergus Daly Band - Songs of Fergus Daly
Doors open at 6pm, Performance from 7-8pm
free - seating is limited

Register for fall art classes
Call 765.742.1128 or visit for more information. 

WALLA & Friends Film Series: 8/14 - 6:45pm 

Children's Activities:
  • Preschool Story Times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30am; Thursdays at 4:00pm (2 & up)
  • Lap Sit: Mondays at 10:30 & 11:15am in the Children's Activity Room. (Infant - 2yrs.) ***No story times during the week of July 31 to August 6th***
  • Lego Builders Club: 8/10
  • Family Fun Day: 8/27

One-on-one computer help available.
Call 765.743.2261 or visit for more information. 

The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore, a New York Times bestselling novel and the recipient of the 2016 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Emerging Author Award, is this year's community-wide read.

Story: Odette, Clarice, and Barbara Jean have been friends since the 1960s. Illnesses, family dramas, and talkative ghosts create challenges. Set in fictional Plainview, Indiana, this great read celebrates friendship, community, and second chances. Copies available at local libraries. 

Master Series is featuring plein air oil painters Jeanne McLeish and Mark Burkett through the month of August . Mark Burkett's printmaking and new work by Rena Brouwer, Alan McConnell and Deborah Waymire are exhibited in a unique historic building.

Opera House Gallery of Contemporary Art, 107 S. Washington Street, Delphi, Indiana
Wednesday-Friday, 11-5
Saturday, 11-4
Call 765.201.7029 or visit for more information. 

Aug. 2 is not only our last Brown Bag Lunch ( from 12-1pm) demonstration of the summer, Hand Lettering & Typography, but also the last day to see Quentin Dodd's "Invisible Town" photography exhibit.

Aug. 5 begins Judith Lynn Smith's oil painting and poetry exhibit, "Sunrise Sunset" - opening is Aug. 11, 6:00pm.

See us on Facebook " Athens of Indiana Arts..."
Call 765.362.7455, email, or visit for more information. 

  • Totally Untidy Toddlers
    • Downtown: Aug 3, 3pm
  • Stories 'N S'mores
    • Klondike & Wyandotte: Aug 10, 6:30pm
  • Doc McStuffins Clinics
    • Downtown: Aug 19, 3 pm & Aug 23, 10:30am 

  • Escape The Room
    • Klondike: Aug 3, 5-8pm
    • Register: 765.463.5893
  • Game Night
    • Klondike: Aug 17, 6:30-8pm
  • Fandom Frenzy
    • Downtown: Aug 10 & 24, 6:30pm


  • #Journeys: Life Reflections - TCPL Records You! 
  • Adult Programs, Films, Tech Classes & Book Groups

Kids & Teens: 765.429.0119
Adults: 765.429.0113
Call 765.429.0100 or visit for more information. 

On August 3, guest band "The Brent Laidler Quartet" will perform beginning at 7:30pm. The band plays jazz and will fill in for the Lafayette Citizens Band.

On September 4, the Lafayette Citizens Band closes the season with our annual Labor Day concert beginning at 7:00pm (note the time change). The band will perform patriotic music as well as marches and classic concert band repertoire.
Call 765.412.9546, email, or visit for more information. 

Friday, August 4 at 7 PM - 9 PM
Tippecanoe Arts Federation
(East Meeting Room)
638 North Street, Lafayette, IN 47901

Dan Dygert will be coming to town to give a lecture on close-up and restaurant magic. The price will be $15 for members of Ring 219 and $20 for non-members. A real bargain for an amazing performer and a rare opportunity.

Call 765.444.9632, email, or visit  the Facebook Event for more information. 

Open Wed.-Sat. from 1-4pm
$5 Admission 

Aug. 4, 6-8pm
Artists' Reception for "The Many Faces of Indiana Art: A Juried Exhibition"
$5 Admission; Free for Members

Aug. 4 - Oct. 28
"The Many Faces of Indiana Art: A Juried Exhibition"

Aug. 19, 10:00am and 1:30pm
Aug. 20, 1:30pm
$10 online, $12 at the door

Aug. 22, 6pm
Free Admission
Visit for more information. 

Three-time Grammy® winner Lucinda Williams will perform at Purdue University's Loeb Playhouse on Saturday, August 5 at 8PM.

Presented by Purdue Convocations, True Endeavors, and Frank Productions.

Visit for a complete listing of our 2017-18 Season

Children's Arts and Crafts - August 5 at 11am
Create moon rocks! For children of all ages. 

Anyone Can Paint - August 8 at 1pm
Join artist Sandy Storey-Moon for a fun, relaxed painting class. Cost is $5.00. Perfect for beginners. Registration is required.

Kumihimo: The Art of Japanese Braiding - August 26 at 1pm
Discover the endless creative potential of this Japanese braiding technique to design unique bracelets, necklaces, lanyards and more. Registration is required.
Visit for more information. 

The LSO & Prelude Project are at it again with Trivia Night on August 5 to benefit the LSO! Join host Nick Rogers upstairs at the Lafayette Brewing Company to test your knowledge of movies, TV, history, sports, and beyond.

We'll even have a live "Name That Tune" round with LSO violinist, Jose Valencia! Not sure you'll know the answers? There will be chances to use your dollars to vote for your favorite topics and to buy extra hints and mulligans.

Prize packages valued at over $4,000!
21+, $15 per person, teams of 6-8.
Doors @ 6:45pm, Trivia @ 7:30pm

Call 765.742.6463 or visit for more information. 

August 5, 2-4pm
Ken Rabbers Artist Reception
Frankfort Community Public
Library 208 W. Clinton St.
Frankfort, IN 46041 

Please join us from 2-4pm on August 5 for light refreshments. Ken Rabbers will be at the library to talk about photography and answer any questions you may have.

Ken's photography will be on display in the Anna & Harlan Hubbard Gallery through August 30.
Call 765.654.8746 or visit for more information. 

Join Cass County Arts Alliance and the city of Logansport each Sunday night in August (6, 13, 20, 27) @ 7:00pm during the this last month for the Summer Sundown Music Series.

August performances will be at Spencer Park off High Street. Sit back enjoy the music and view the Eel River just beyond.

Call 574.735.2787, email, or visit for more information. 

August 9, 6-8pm

Celebration of Pork- New this year, The Farm will be sharing our love of pork with the community. Sample several pork themed dishes, learn how to make your own sausage and more!

This event will be presale ONLY. Space is limited. Ticket price includes food samples of each featured dish and nonalcoholic beverage!

Come hungry and pig out with us.

$12 per person, plus park admission.  Call 765.567.4700 to get your tickets.
Visit for more information. 

Monthly Program - WVAS Annual Meeting, August 15thnote time change 6:00pm , TAF, carry in dinner and show and share current art work, election of officers. 

Juried Show, November 8-December 8

More information on Facebook page and blog .
Artwork by Lina Chesak Liberace

Legacy: 1969-1993...A Tribute to Roger Beehler An invitational exhibition of work by former Rensselaer Central High School students to honor Roger Beehler.
Aug 18 - Sept 29, 2017
Reception: August 18, 2017 from 7-9pm (cst) 

Lilian Fendig Gallery
301 N Van Rensselaer
Rensselaer, IN 47978

Artwork shown above by Lina (Chesak) Liberace

August 18, & 19, 2017 at 7:30pm and Sunday, August 20 at 2:00pm: PLAZA SUITE is a comedy by Neil Simon in which three couples successively occupy suite 719 at New York City's Plaza Hotel. 

August 26, 2017:  GREG HAHN is a favorite on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show. He has appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central, CBS, ABC, FOX, MTV and CMT.

For tickets and details or call 765.564.4300

Guild Meeting
August 18, 9:30am-noon
TAF North Meeting Room

Yarn Basic Guild member, Dagmar, will explain what yarn actually consists of, how it is made, and how its fiber content and construction influence its usability for weaving.

Visit for more information. 

See the 2017 Purdue "All-American" Marching Band at their end-of-camp exhibition performance. Featuring music and marching demonstrations, the concert will take place on August 19 at 7:30pm at Hull Drill Field (across from Shreve Hall, on Third Street).

Admission is free. Some bleacher space will be available and bringing your own lawn chairs is encouraged. The concert will be cancelled if there is inclement weather (there is no rain location).
Visit for more information. 

Saturday, August 19, 10:00am-3:00pm
At the YWCA Gymnasium
609 North 6th Street, Lafayette

The event, sponsored by the Greater Lafayette Clay Guild, will feature the largest selection of pottery in Greater Lafayette (Maybe in the entire state!)

Each of the ~20 participating potters donated bowls to the 2017 YWCA Clay Bowl Giving Project benefiting the Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Program.

August 21, 12:58-3:48pm EDT

Join us to watch the solar eclipse. In this area, we should experience over 90% coverage! The peak of the eclipse will occur between 2:20 and 2:30pm.

We will provide glasses on a first-come, first-served basis. Too hot? Raining? We will also have the NASA coverage streaming in the program room.
Visit the event page for more information. 

"First Nighter" concert
Friday, August 25, 7:30pm
(Doors open at 7pm)
Elliott Hall of Music
712 Third Street, West Lafayette
No tickets needed

Join the Purdue Varsity Glee Club as they kick off their performance season with the annual "First Nighter" concert. This performance is free and open to the public. Come start off the school year with PMO!

Visit for more information. 

Wabash Valley Youth Symphony will hold auditions for all sections on Aug. 27 in the afternoon. WVYS is open to all qualified students, grade 6-12 who participate in their school orchestra or band where one is available.

The audition location is Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1005 N 21st St, Lafayette. Specific times will be assigned after registering on the website.

Some great music this season including Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Dvorak's 8th Symphony and Mendelssohn's Reformation Symphony.

Visit to register and for more information on audition requirements. 

Family Fun Day! With the West Lafayette Public Library and Morton Community Center

Join us Sunday, August 27th from 1-4pm and enjoy FREE: admission, snack, book, entertainment, and activities. Entertainment will include music, the Morton Youth Actors, a magician, and One Size Fits All comedy improv troupe.

Attendees can also participate in a variety of arts and educational activities. Want to learn more about Morton's or the Library's Fall activities? We will have staff and instructors on site to answer questions.

Call 765.775.5120  or visit our Facebook Page for more information. 

This is the year you write your book. Sound daunting? It doesn't need to be if you create a routine that not only builds on your initial inspiration but also takes into account your lifestyle and personality.

On Aug. 30 from 6-8:30pm at MatchBOX Coworking Studio,17 South, 6th St., Lafayette, you'll learn how to arrange your life and your book project.

In this class you will discover ways to frame your book, further develop your material, and create a manageable writing schedule, while keeping writer's block at bay.
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.