Obligatory morning opening shot from south entrance.
This young lady has attended the Art Fair every year since she was born.
Every year that I have attended, I always get a picture of Carol Meeks, who poses in historical "settler-wear" on behalf of Conner Prairie.
Glass blowing is always a crowded demonstration.
Steve Haigh created fine art live and in-person.
Vandra Pentecost sketched visitors while waiting to start working with kids on sets of mural panels. You can see them develop over the course of the 2 days below.
Initial mural panel-sketch.
After community painting.
Another panel getting active participation. Once started, children do not want to stop.
A better way to get in touch with art.
Throwing a pot is an annual favorite with young and old.
This visitor remembered that her mother had told her to always make eye-contact with the teacher so that she knows you are listening.
Nothing better than a sandbox.
Fine glass work by Larry Zengel of Hot House Glass in Bowling Green, Ohio.
A slightly different angle, catches the sun.
An abstract by Sharon Spillar required closer inspection.
K.P. Singh attends his 40th Broad Ripple Art Fair. As it happens, this was the 40th time the Art Fair has been held, so he has not missed a single one.
Great kabobs grilling.
Chad Schott from Mount Vernon Illinois teaches Max from Lebanon to play the didgeridoo, an ancient Australian musical instrument.
Bill Lupkin Blues Band at the Monon Stage.
HipHarptet at the Artist Green Stage.
Kingly T. Reggae Band at the Riverfront Stage on Sunday.
Maple Trio at the Artist Green Stage on Sunday.
The Writers' Center of Indiana offered to create instant poetry. Setting up the typewriter (no electricity needed!) took some wrestling with the ribbon.