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August Arts Intersect:


Labor Day
Monday, September 4, 2017

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

TAF Member Mixer
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Bravo for the Arts
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Heather Vanderkleed, Kathy Houghton, & Karina Aisina Reception
Friday, October 20, 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
  • Through August 25: Craig Tribble, Kenn Clark, & Caroline Owen Exhibition Info
  • Opening August 30: Verónica Peña, Figure Drawing Guild, & Carrie Wing Exhibition (Reception September 15, 6-9pm during Gallery Walk) Info
  • September 15: Nomination Deadline for BRAVO Award Nominate & John Corey Arts Leadership Award Nominate
  • September 15, 6-9pm: #TAFGalleryWalk Info
  • September 27, 6-7:30pm: TAF Member Mixer Info

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

All Purdue Galleries exhibits and events are free and open to the public!

Ringel Gallery
Dong Yifang: Painting Through a Century of Change in China
Through Oct. 7
Opening reception will be August 31 at 5:30PM.
Ringel Gallery is open 10-5PM, Monday-Saturday, and 10-8PM Thursday.

Fountain Gallery
The Forest of History - Myung Gyun, You
Through Sept. 23
Fountain Gallery is open 12-7PM, Tuesday-Saturday.
Call 765.494.3061, email, or visit for more information. 
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

The Lafayette London/Hurt magic club will hold its April meeting on September 1, 2017 from 7-9pm in the Wells Community Center. (The first Friday of every month.)

Newbies and experts, young and old are all welcome. You must have an interest in the magical arts (performance & illusion) to come.

September's theme is to honor the founders of our club, who were great mentors in magic. Bring something that a mentor taught you and show us!

London/Hurt magic club is your local "Ring" of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
Call 765.444.9632, email, or visit the Facebook Event for more information. 

Dial "M" for Murder by Frederick Knott

September 1 - 16, 2017
A Civic Main Stage Production
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by John Collier

Tony Wendice has married his wife, Margot, for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. The perfect murder unfortunately results in the murderer getting murdered and the intended victim surviving. But can he use his hireling's death as an opportunity to have his wife convicted for his murder?

Call 765.423.7529 or visit the ticket page for more information. 

WALLA & Friends Film Series: 9/11 - 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.)
  • Lego Builders Club: 9/9
  • Global Fest: 9/16
  • Reading to the Bunny & Dogs: 9/23
  • Special story time and craft: 9/24
  • Halloween Craft Day for Families: 9/30 

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

920 E. State St., Lafayette, IN 47905

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

Now through Oct. 28
"The Many Faces of Indiana Art: A Juried Exhibition"

Sept. 9th and 11th at 10am
See what volunteer opportunities are available at the Museum that may be of interest to you.

Sept. 16, 10:00am and 1:30pm
Sept. 17, 1:30pm
$10 online, $12 at the door

Sept. 26, 6pm
Free Admission
Call 765.742.6449 or visit for more information. 

Fall Art Classes for adults, teens and kids Register online at

  • Galleries closed Aug 28 - Sept 22 while we prepare for new exhibitions
  • Sept 22, 6:30 - 8:30pm Opening Reception:
  • "Caged: The Illegal Pet Trade by Justin La Doux" and "Toying with You: Works by Pat Hobaugh"
  • "Our Wonderful Women: Who are they?" until Nov 5
  • Sept 23, 3-5pm "Thank you Fest" with WBAA
  • Sept 24: "Changing Seasons: Dennis Wischmeier" final day
  • Sept 29, 7pm Friday Night Live: Singer/Songwriter: Jeff Anderson
Call 765.742.1128, email or visit for more information. 

Don't miss our current exhibit "Sunrise Sunset," oils and poems by Judith Lynn Smith. The exhibit runs through the month.

Hours: Wed. - Sat., 10 - 5
Located at 113 S. Washington St., Crawfordsville, IN

Rena Brouwer Opera House Gallery Guest Artists for September

Opera House Gallery of Contemporary Art presents Master Painters, Bonnie Zimmer and her 3D works made from natural and found materials and Montana artist Dana Zier and her paintings of Indiana.

Reception, Thursday, September 7, 5-7pm

The Opera House Gallery of Contemporary Art is located at 107 S Washington, Delphi, Indiana.

Call 765.201.7029, email, or visit for more information. 

  • Children's Arts and Crafts - September 2, 11am. Create friendship bracelets! For children of all ages.
  • Anyone Can Paint - September 20, 1pm. Join artist Sandy Storey-Moon for a fun, relaxed painting class. Cost is $5.00. Perfect for beginners. Register
  • Kumihimo 2: The Art of Japanese Braiding - September 30, 1pm. Discover the endless creative potential of this Japanese braiding technique to design unique bracelets, necklaces, lanyards and more. Register

Visit for more information. 

The Lafayette Citizens Band closes our 2017 season with a patriotic themed concert and birthday cake! Join us for a celebration of our 175th year.

Concert begins at 7:00pm on September 4 so bring your chair or blanket and, as Bill (Kisinger) says "get your toes out" ready to tap.

Call 765.423.2263, email, or visit for more information. 

September: Library Card Sign Up Month!

Kids  & Teens 765.429.0119

Sept 9 CC Sparks Robotics, Downtown, 11am
Sept 13 Fairy Tale STEAM, Downtown, 6:30pm

Sept 19 Pirate Day
Downtown, 4:30pm, Klondike, 6:30pm

Mother Goose, 11am
Sept 9  & 11 Wyandotte, Sept 25 Klondike 

Game Night
Klondike: Sept 5  & 14, 6:30-8pm

Fandom Frenzy
Downtown: Sept 7  & 21, 6:30pm

After Hours: Salem Witches
Sept 22, Downtown, 5:30pm

Adults 765.429.0113
#Journeys Records Your Memories!
Call 765.429.0100 or visit for more information. 

"Expressive Clay: Two Approaches" features works from two diverse, expressive ceramicists, Dick Lehman and Amy Sanders:  Sept 8 - Oct 14.

Dick Lehman is a renowned ceramic artist from Goshen, Indiana. He may be best known for his enhancements of three firing techniques: long-wood-firing, side-fire, and saggar-fire.

Amy Sanders creates delightful earthenware handbuilt vessels demonstrating a luscious balance of texture, rhythm, and pattern within their visually soft utilitarian forms.
Email or visit for more information. 

Country Fair- Join us for an exciting day on The Farm on September 9! Enjoy great music, food, games, vendors, demonstrations, antique tractors, tour the Gibson Farmhouse, and the Battle Ground Saddle Club will be on hand to show off different horse breeds!

Pie eating contest at 12pm.

$5 per car, plus State Park admission. 10am-4pm
Call 765.567.4700, email, or visit for more information. 
986 W. Briscoe Road, Williamsport, IN

9/9, 6pm-9pm, Farm to Table Dinner: A five-course celebration of locally-grown food & community spirit held at the IAPA Showground. Tickets are $50 per person, all proceeds benefit the Illiana Antique Power Association Building Fund. For tickets & information: 765.585.9555,

9/22, 9am-3pm, History Days Learning Day: Bring a picnic lunch & enjoy the park-like setting & Tiny Village, along with several hundred local 4th graders. Experience blacksmithing, quilting, cooking, farming, & schooling. The Learning Day is free.

  • Sat. 9/9 - Kweku Collins & Malcolm London The Anvil at Purdue / hip-hop
  • Fri. 9/15 - Rhiannon Giddens Loeb Playhouse / roots, folk
  • Sat. 9/16 - West Lafayette Global Fest Chauncey & Columbia / street festival with Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna (Chile) & Delgres (France)
  • Sat. 9/23 - "An Evening with Pat McAfee" Homecoming / Elliott Hall of Music / comedy
  • 9/26-27 - Dawn or Doom '17 Stewart Center / technology conference
  • Thurs. 9/28 - Diavolo: "L.O.S.T." Loeb Playhouse / Gravity defying dance as seen on "America's Got Talent"
Email or visit for more information. 

Jed Dorsey Exhibition Sept. 6-29 in the Anna & Harlan Hubbard Gallery on the 2nd floor of the Frankfort Community Public Library

Reception 9/9/17 1-3pm Meet the artist, enjoy light refreshments, and view beautiful artwork!

Paintings will be available for purchase, with a portion of all sales going to the Friends of the Frankfort Library.

Jed will teach an intro/intermediate acrylics class at the library on Sept. 19 from 5-8pm. The cost is $10. Register

Call 765.654.8746 visit the Facebook Event for more information. 
Purdue Musical Organizations presents Picnic with the Purduettes

Join the Purduettes for their first full performance of the year!

Sunday, September 10th, 6:00pm
Slayer Hill - Purdue University
Bring a picnic basket and blanket to enjoy!
This concert is FREE and open to the public
Call 765.494.3941 or visit for more information. 

Art Exhibit Opening
Monday, September 11, 5-6:30pm
Eric Dean Gallery, Fine Arts Center
Art exhibit opening of Magnificence by artists Christopher and Ariel Lavery.

Exhibit continues through Dec. 8.

Further information: .

Tuesday, September 12, 2pm - Welcome Reception

Open to all members and PROSPECTIVE members of the Art League! Please bring a guest!
This event marks the start of the 2017-2018 Art League Program Calendar!

Program: Sharon Theobald presents
"Our Wonderful Women Artists: Who Are They?"
We will be invited to meet these historical and contemporary artists!

Mickey Shook Gallery at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 South 10th Street

This is a FREE event, but registration is required.
Call 765.742.1128, email, or visit for more information. 


Wed. Sept. 13 | 6:30pm

Demonstration Kitchen, Marriott Hall, Purdue University Watch, learn and eat! PBS Chef Belton will prepare a classic Creole/Cajun meal while you learn about the vibrant history of New Orleans cuisine.

Pre-registration is required. The cost is $10. Limited to 95 participants.
Call 765.494.3091 or visit for more information. 

  • Sept 13 Writing Workshop: Setting, Second Flight Books, 2200 Elmwood, 6 pm
  • Sept 15 Book Chat: Fireside, TCPL Klondike, 10:30am
  • Sept 21 PBS Film: Eleanor Roosevelt, TCPL Downtown, 6pm
  • Sept 30 Photography: Diners Of Indiana, TCPL Downtown, 2pm

Book choice: The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore

Read. Discuss. Join us!

Starry Night at Homecare by Design
Thursday, September 14, 5:30-7:30pm
917 Sagamore Parkway, West Lafayette

You and your friends will have a wonderful time painting van Gogh's "Starry Night"

Register via Homecare by Design, 765.446.8080

September 14 - The B-Side: Track 1, LSO Percussion Posse: The LSO Percussion Posse with Charlie Hamrick is back to crash, bang, and boom their way into your hearts. The B-Side is a 3-concert series brings informal, intimate, and unconventional programming to a nightclub setting.

Doors open at 6:30pm for audience members to come in, get comfortable, and enjoy a cocktail at the cash bar before the music begins at 7:30pm

All ages are welcome at The B-Side. Tickets are $15 General Admission, Carnahan Hall, 2200 Elmwood Ave Suite A6, Lafayette.
Visit for more information. 

Friday, September 15, 9:30am-noon at TAF

The Wabash Weaver's Guild will be having a program on "Basics of Sewing with Handwoven Fabrics."

To sew handwoven fabrics successfully often requires some special care and technique.Guild member, Elaine, will show us how to plan the fabric before starting to weave and how to stabilize the fabric once it has been woven. She will then be sharing some tips and tools for the construction of bags and garments when using handwoven fabric.

Call 765.742.1760, email or visit for more information. 

Tickets go on sale September 15 for RHYTHM FUTURE QUARTET October 1st concert at Duncan Hall.

Tickets on sale ($15) at Von's, JL Records, and McGuire Music, and also by mail ($16) at FoB, PO Box 59, Battle Ground, IN 47920. (Please provide your name, address, phone #, and e-mail address.)

"...worthiest current day successors to the legacy of the great Django" The Wall Street Journal
Email or visit for more information. 

Art on the Avenue showcasing art, food & festivities on the beautiful grounds of the Little Turtle Waterway, Logansport - September 16th! Stroll the plaza, view & purchase art, and sample great food from 11am to 6pm.

There's even a Kids Korner for the little ones. The Scholastic Book Fair - sponsored by Psi Iota Xi Sorority.  Showcasing regional artists from a wide range of media including glass, photography, fiber, pottery, wood, and more. Many artists new to Art on the Avenue in 2016 will be joining us again this year.

Admission is free.
Call 574.735.2787, email, or visit for more information. 

Join us for Global Fest 2017 on Sat, September 16 from noon-10pm.

This year, Global Fest continues its transformation into a street festival with Columbia Street and Chauncey Avenue as the backdrop for the celebration and expanded entertainment lineup!

Enjoy and explore world cultures through music, dance, crafts, displays, and international food. Continuous stage entertainment, cultural displays, and children's activities are among the free activities.

Get your "passport" stamped to win a prize!

222 N. Chauncey Ave, West Lafayette
Visit for more information. 

Nashville Songwriter's Round III ~ Sept. 16, 7:30pm
The tradition continues as more of Nashville's best artists and songwriters from multiple genres-rock, alternative, folk and country-share their music and tell the stories that inspired their songs.

Mary Flower ~ Sept 22, 7:30pm
Flower is an award-winning picker & singer raised in Delphi. Flower embodies a luscious mix of rootsy, acoustic-blues guitar & vocal styles that span a number of idioms from Piedmont to the Mississippi Delta, & some ragtime, swing, folk & hot jazz.
Email or visit for more information. 
Delphi Public Library: Coffee Beat with Barrett Myers

Saturday, September 16, 7-8:30pm
222 E Main St, Delphi, Indiana 46923

Barrett Myers is a performing songwriter and modern troubadour. He loves a great lyric and catchy melody, and can be found sharing his music throughout the greater Lafayette area.
His latest album The Letting Go was released in 2015.

This is a free event! Coffee, tea, and cookies will be served.

Call 765.564.2929 or visit the Facebook Event for more information. 

Writing Fiction and Nonfiction Workshop

Wednesdays Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1 & 8 from 6:30-8:30pm

Writers need one another for feedback and community, but also to generate ideas and learn from one another. In this workshop writers will have the opportunity to come together weekly to evaluate published work as well as that of our peers.

This workshop will be demanding, but you will also receive detailed comments and suggestions on your writing and develop a close connection with writers in our community.
Email or visit for more information. 

200 Wallace Avenue, Crawfordsville

  • Sept 21, 7pm - Hoosier Authors Book Club - The Bears of Blue River by Charles Major
  • Sept 23, 10am-5pm - Smithsonian Museum Day Live - Visitors who bring a printed pass from the Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live website receive a free tour. Last tour at 4:15pm.

Call 765.362.5769 or visit for more information. 

The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie
Directed by Richard Stockton Rand Nancy T. Hansen Theatre
552 W. Wood St.
September 22 through October 1

A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. Into their midst comes a policeman, traveling on skis. He no sooner arrives, when the jurist is killed. Two down, and one to go. To get to the rationale of the murderer's pattern, the policeman probes the background of everyone present, and rattles a lot of skeletons.
Call 765.494.3084 or visit for more information. 

The community is invited to enjoy Art on the Wabash in Tapawingo Park, West Lafayette, from 10am to 4pm, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017

The fair will feature 49 artists from multiple counties with works to browse or buy in glass, wood, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture and more.

Admission and parking in the Wabash Landing garage are free.

It's hosted by the city of West Lafayette, with sponsorship funding from Kitchen Art, The Store for Cooks.
Visit for more information. 

Jon Stickley Trio is touring with Maybe Believe, their 3rd independently released full length album, on May 12, 2017.

Jon Stickley Trio creates textural soundscapes combining Jon Stickley's rapid-fire flatpicking guitar with the sultry and wild, yet refined, melodies of Lyndsay Pruett on violin set over the deep groove of Patrick Armitage on drums.

Carnahan Hall
Sunday, September 24th / 6-10pm
All Ages Event
Full Bar (Cash & Card Accepted)
Tickets are $10 in Advance and $12 at the Door

Call 765.337.0056, 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.