Gallista Gallery consists of 10 artists studios, a thrift shop, and a cafe with a lounge area in the showroom/gift shop that sells Gallista products, Chicano art products, and Chicano literature. The Main Gallery holds the opening reception for our monthly featured artist every Segundo Sabado (2nd Saturday). This large room is also rented out for weddings, receptions, graduation events, birthdays, art events and workshops.
MECA is a community-based nonprofit organization committed to the healthy development of underserved youth and adults through arts and cultural programming, academic excellence, support services and community building.
After more than 10 years, the Center was complete. On October 10, 2009 the TCHCC Library, Museum and Archives was dedicated to all Texas Czechs of the past, present and future and to anyone interested in learning about the Texas Czech culture...
In the fall of 2012, Stories from Deep in the Heart teamed up with 2011’ Summer Institute Alumni Chana Temple to create digital postcards with Ms. Temple’s middle school French class. Students brought in photos of traditions or rituals from their own family albums.
Texas Folklife preserves, promotes and presents the rich cultural heritage of our Lone Star State. As such, we look in all corners of our cities and towns, large and small, to find the people with meaningful lives and practices to share with the rest of us. In order to do that we depend on collaborating with other organizations who have relationships to their communities at the ground level.
Texas Folklife is a community sponsor for this showcase during SXSW Music Festival. Come say hello at our info/merchandise table.