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Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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  • Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
      CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO APPLY FOR THE 2018 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM ONLINE! CLICK HERE FOR A PHYSICAL COPY OF THE SIGN-UP FORM! 2017 Program Guidelines and Application (Fillable PDF) 2017 Program Guidelines and Application (For Print) Texas Folklife’s Apprenticeship in the Folk Arts program encourages the continuation of traditional arts in Texas by providing up to $1,...
  • Posted on Tue Jun 20, 2017
    Hand-Painted Envelopes Exhibit opening, featuring a talk by Allan WeissJuly 13, 2017 (6pm-7:30pm)Texas Folklife Gallery1708 Houston St /  Austin, TX 78756   The exhibition Hand-Painted Envelopes brings together the work of five Texas envelope artists, Gladys Adler of Bellaire and her daughter, Florene Edmiston O’Neill of San Antonio; Mrs. R.H. Swartz and Lonnie Smith of...
  • Posted on Tue Jun 20, 2017
    Hand-Painted Envelopes ExhibitionJuly 13 - October 6, 2017Texas Folklife Gallery   The exhibition Hand-Painted Envelopes brings together the work of five Texas envelope artists, Gladys Adler of Bellaire and her daughter, Florene Edmiston O’Neill of San Antonio; Mrs. R.H. Swartz and Lonnie Smith of Houston; and Dr. Charles Martin of Canyon, TX.  These five Texans were among the best...
  • Posted on Tue Apr 25, 2017
    Due to weather, this event has been postponed until June 10th. Stay tuned for more details The Elisabet Ney Mueum hosts its FIFTH ANNUAL NEY DAY! When: Saturday May 20 from 12PM to 5PM. Where: Elisabet Ney Museum             304 E 44th St.             Austin, TX 78751 Texas Folklife will be tabling at Ney Day! throughout the day....
  • Posted on Thu Mar 30, 2017
    Texas Folklife is excited to announce our participation in Big Medium's West Austin Studio Tour 2017! Our current exhibit Cowboys: East Germany will be on display throughout West. Join us at our gallery May 13-14 and 20-21st.  Drinks and snacks will be available for donation throughout the day, with happy hour  drinks from 4pm-6pm each day of the tour. Texas Folklife Gallery1708...
  • Posted on Thu Jan 5, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com   TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES ITS 2017 “Apprenticeships in the Folk & Traditional Arts” AWARDEES   Awards of up to $1,500 for Apprentices to train with Master Artists in the Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas Twelve Master and Apprentice Pairs Named     Austin, Texas –...
  • Posted on Tue Dec 20, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com                                                 ...
  • Posted on Tue Oct 18, 2016
    Gallery Exhibit: Weavers and Spinners Society of Austin Texas Folklife Gallery 1708 Houston St Austin, TX 78756 FREE to the public Exhibit of works by guild members of the Weavers and Spinners Society of Austin.  Handwoven art pieces and garments, felted pieces and basket weaving woven from a wide variety of materials all with a Texas accent.  About the Show: The arts of spinning...
  • Posted on Fri Sep 9, 2016
    Gallery Exhibit Opening: Weavers and Spinners Society of AustinSunday October 16th, 2pm-5pmTexas Folklife Gallery1708 Houston StAustin, TX 78756FREE and open to the public Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/326376834376742/Exhibit of works by guild members of the Spinners and Weavers Society of Austin.  Handwoven art pieces and garments, felted pieces and basket...
  • Posted on Tue May 10, 2016
                                                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree...

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