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The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is the umbrella organization and arts council for fourteen counties. TAF provides educational opportunities in the visual, performing, and literary arts, outreach programs for both underserved communities 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 arts. The Wells Community Cultural Center, located at 638 North Street in the Arts & Market Cultural District of downtown Lafayette, is the home of TAF. The Wells Building offers three galleries, the Wells Reception Hall, meeting rooms, rehearsal rooms, and performance space. TAF is host and sponsor to many community events and arts groups. The Tippecanoe Arts Federation serves as the Region 4 Arts Partner of the Indiana Arts Commission. Through this partnership, TAF provides grants, information and referral services, and technical assistance to individuals and organizations.