March 13, 2019
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rex Van Zant
Director of Marketing and Communications
317.232.1273

Arts Commission says art, nature, and history will abound across Indiana this year

(Indianapolis, Indiana) The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced today there will be more than 250 opportunities to engage with the arts this year through the  Arts in the Parks & Historic Sites  program.

“We’re proud of the artistic talent in Indiana,” said Anna Tragesser, IAC Artist and Community Services Manager. “These activities are the perfect opportunity for any Hoosier to be creative and inspired by our state’s rich natural and historical places.”

To see a complete list of 2019 arts activities at state parks and state historic sites, including dates, locations, and program summaries, visit  https://www.in.gov/arts/files/IAC_2019-APHS-Activities.xlsx . For more information about a specific activity, please contact the individual state park or historic site for details. Prophetstown State Park is hosting several different activities including their Music at Prophetstown State Park which features local musicians, and workshops and classes that teach concepts from poetry to storytelling.

The Arts in the Parks & Historic Sites program was created to draw upon both traditional and non-traditional arts and artists to weave arts programming into the natural beauty and rural settings of Indiana. The Commission approved grants for program-related projects that encourage the creation of, and public engagement with art, and experience Indiana’s state park / forest system and historic sites.

Arts in the Parks & Historic Sites is a partnership with  Indiana Department of Natural Resources  (DNR) and  Indiana State Historic Sites .

For more information about Arts in the Parks & Historic Sites, contact Anna Tragesser by email to  atragesser@iac.in.gov  or call 317-232-1281.

The Indiana Arts Commission is dedicated to the vision of the arts everywhere, every day, for everyone in Indiana.
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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 TippecanoeArts.org.