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 or (765) 423-2787.

Is This Thing On?
April 24, 5:30 pm
Tippecanoe Arts Federation (638 North Street)
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Sometimes social media marketing can feel like shouting into a void of hashtags, trending topics, and sponsored posts – but it doesn’t have to be. This workshop will cover holding followers attention and reaching new segments, using hashtags and trends, content creation, and how to grow your following on social media platforms. Non-member Registration Fee: $25

Understanding Nonprofit Financial Statements
May 15, 5:30 pm
Tippecanoe Arts Federation (638 North Street)
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Whether you’re a veteran program manager or new board member, this workshop could be for you! Join TAF’s Chief Operating Officer Ann Fields Monical for an overview of nonprofit finance and learn how to better understand financial reports such as the balance sheet and income statement. Non-member Registration Fee: $25

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.