The Tippecanoe Arts Federation provides capacity building and professional development workshops for artists, organizations, and individuals across our service area. Previous sessions have covered topics such as:

  • fundraising & resource development
  • grant writing
  • marketing
  • nonprofit finance management
  • exhibition preparation for artists
  • artwork pricing

These workshops are hosted by experienced professionals from our community and beyond! Workshops are FREE for TAF members. TAF also offers one-on-one assistance to its members by appointment. For more information, please contact TAF’s Chief Operating Officer at coo@tippecanoearts.org or (765) 423-2787.

Indiana Artisan Info Session & Application Workshop
June 5, 3:00 pm
June 5, 5:30 pm
Tippecanoe Arts Federation (638 North Street)
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Visual art, foods, and beverages that earn the Indiana Artisan designation are considered among the best in our state! Artists who are part of Indiana Artisan reap benefits that grow every year, including:

  • Selling at the annual Indiana Artisan Marketplace, known as the state’s premier art and food experience;
  • Showcasing their work in the Viewbook, an annual catalog that is distributed statewide;
  • Selling work in Indiana Artisan retail stores;
  • Networking with some of the state’s finest artists in more than 20 media; and
  • Learning smart business practices at workshops led by experts.

Bring your questions, curiosity, and creative friends to this presentation by Indiana Artisan program manager Ros Demaree and Lafayette potter Mary Thomas Firestone. This workshop is free, but registrations are required as space is limited.

Traditional Arts Indiana Apprenticeship Program Info Session
June 24, 3:30 p.m.
Tippecanoe Arts Federation (638 North Street)
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Traditional Arts Indiana (TAI) will present an information session and application workshop for its Apprenticeship Program on June 24 at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation. Artists, performers, and craftspeople are invited to attend an informational workshop for TAI Apprenticeship Program, which supports the continuation of cultural practices in Indiana communities. Through this program, master artists are paired with apprentices who learn essential knowledge and skills for working in traditional art forms. This program funds opportunities for both apprentice and master artists, so individuals working on all levels are encouraged to consider applying.

Interested individuals should visit TAI’s website for more information and application instructions. Workshop participants are strongly encouraged to review application materials before this workshop.

Art is Work – Pricing Your Art
August 14, 6:00 pm
Tippecanoe Arts Federation (638 North Street)
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Cut through the arbitrary fog of art pricing! Remy Thomas helps visual artists break into the black by examining pricing trends in galleries across Downtown Lafayette and beyond. Attendees will learn to gauge labor costs, open dialogues about fair pay, and leverage their artistic reputation. Non-member Registration Fee: $25