Hoosiers can engage with the arts through the Arts in the Parks &
Historic Sites program, with more than 170 arts activities taking place
across the state.
“Considering several of these programs and exhibitions take place on
multiple days, there will be 480 opportunities for Hoosiers of all ages,
especially those living in rural areas, to enjoy the arts, history, and
the natural beauty of Indiana,” said Anna Tragesser, IAC artist and
community services manager.
Arts programs at Indiana State Parks properties range from landscape
painting demonstrations at Brown County State Park to youth theater
programs at Ouabache State Park to folk-life celebrations at
Prophetstown State Park with dancing, weaving and bookmaking workshops
and a storytelling performance.
A complete listing of 2018 opportunities, including dates, locations,
and program summaries is at
The Arts in the Parks & Historic Sites program is designed to draw upon
both traditional and non-traditional arts and artists in Indiana and
weave arts programming into the natural beauty and rural settings of
Indiana. The Arts Commission approved funding for program-related
projects that encourage the creation of, and public engagement with art,
and experience Indiana’s state park and state forest system and historic
For more information about Arts in the Parks & Historic Sites,