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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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Quilting the World's Conscience: Gallery Exhibit Opening

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

***Gallery space is limited, and this event is now SOLD OUT.  If you were unable to secure an RSVP, please check back for future artist talks related to this exhibit. Exhibit will be showing through May 2019, please arrange a visit to Texas Folklife gallery during gallery hours (Mon-Fri 10am-5pm)***

Gallery Exhibit: Pass It On

Texas Folklife's program Apprenticeships in the Folk Arts brings together master artists and apprentices in collaborations that encourage each to preserve and develop their traditions. The exhibition Pass It On celebrates the lives, talents and commitment of Texas' master folk artists and the apprentices who have worked with them. In the faces of these amsters we see the satisfaction they have gained from their lifetime involvements with particular traditional arts. We see as well the sacrifices some have has to make as members of certain folk groups. Finally, they wear in their expression sthe hope that they are handing on a precious legacy to new minds, hands, feet and voices who will in their turn pass it on for years to come.

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