When the intellectual influence of Purdue University intersects with a rich history of inter-cultural trade along the Wabash River, the result is a vibrant arts, culture, and history scene.
Greater Lafayette rivals much larger areas in its support of the arts. Maybe you’re looking for a great pottery or dance lesson. Maybe you’re interested in the complicated historical relationship between the Native Americans and French settlers, or in discovering the unique styles of local artists. Whatever your passion, Relocation Specialists Barry Rubin and Christy Carr, Realtors®, can help you find what will make you happy in your new home. Call Barry or Christy at 765-497-9993 or use our contact form below to set up a quick consultation.
For starters, they have assembled some of their favorite resources here. Get in touch with Barry and Christy to discover some of the more hidden treasures – and start the process of moving to Greater Lafayette and getting yourself settled in.
Love art & theater?
There is always something beautiful to see in Greater Lafayette. If you love art, the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette and the Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) are musts. TAF has an events calendar. You should also check out the town’s local theaters, like the Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette to find high-quality theater classes and shows, and be sure to check out the big-name shows that come to the area with Purdue Convocations.
Or, for a more casual evening of art appreciation, stroll downtown Lafayette or campus to discover fabulous works of outdoor art.
Take the whole family for a “howl” at Wolf Park, an incredible nature preserve where you can interact with real wolves. Or, explore the Columbian Park Zoo to meet some of the world’s diverse inhabitants.
Are you a history buff?
Indulge your inner scholar in Lafayette – West Lafayette, home to some of the state’s most important historical sites. Explore Fort Ouiatenon, the site of fur trading between Montreal traders and Native Americans, a relationship celebrated each year at the unforgettable Feast of the Hunter’s Moon. Or, take the kids to do barn chores at Historic Prophetstown, a horse-powered working farm.
Want more? Contact us, or explore these resources to help you uncover your new community’s arts & culture scene:
- Friend of Downtown
- Friends of Bob Music Co-Op
- Tippecanoe Arts Federation
- Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
- Tippecanoe County Historical Association
- West Lafayette Walking Trails