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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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Keep the folklife and traditional arts of Texas alive and well! Your membership is critical to our success and also gives a big return - your tax-deductible membership brings you many benefits including tickets to Texas Folklife events, event announcements, discounts, collector CDs, members only receptions and unique gift items created by Texas artists.


Purchase Membership

Student / Senior (65+) $25 

Individual $35 

Family Membership $60 

Folklife Friend Membership $100 

Folklife Hero Membership $250 

Folklife Legend Membership $500 

Folk Saint Membership $1,000

Download, print and return a PDF of our membership form


Become a member or renew your membership today to receive reserved covered seating for Accordion Kings & Queens at Houston's Miller Outdoor Theatre!  Tickets will be mailed to address provided.  Tickets purchased after Friday 5/26 will be available at Texas Folklife info table will call the day of the show, Saturday June 3th, beginning at 5pm.  Your seats will be held until 6:55pm, then released if not claimed.  

Student/ Senior $25 - 2 AKQ Tickets

Individual $35 - 2 AKQ Tickets

Family Membership $60 - 4 AKQ Tickets

Folklife Friend Membership $100 - 6 AKQ Tickets

Folklife Hero Membership $250 - 8 AKQ Tickets

Folklife Legend Membership $500 or more - 10 AKQ Tickets



Membership benefits

Texas Folklife membership levels come with the following privileges and rewards:

-All Membership Levels: Priority event announcements/e-newsletters, event ticket discounts

-$25 & $35 Levels: T-Shirt; 2 tickets to Accordion Kings & Queens 

-$60 Level: Two tickets to House Concert, T-Shirt, 4 tickets to Accordion Kings & Queens 

-$100 Level:- TxF Gift Pack (T-Shirt, Fiddle CD, AKQ CD); Two tickets to House Concert; 6 tickets to Accordion Kings & Queens

-$250 Level:- TxF Gift Pack (T-Shirt, Fiddle CD, AKQ CD); Two tickets to House Concert; 8 tickets to Accordion Kings & Queens

-$500+ Level: TxF Gift Pack (T-Shirt, Fiddle CD, AKQ CD); Two tickets to all 2017 House Concerts; 10 tickets to Accordion Kings & Queens; Exclusive access for two to all 2017 Texas Folklife events



Do you know someone who loves hard-to-find and unusual cultural treasures? Someone who loves traditional music, appreciates folk arts and supports Texas artists? Give them the gift of membership to Texas Folklife.  Or get one for yourself and give yourself the gift of folklife treasures. Your purchases go directly to ensuring that we continue to keep those important traditions alive thruogh our programs. Every little bit helps, and we really appreciate it.

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Thank you for your membership with Texas Folklife!



Please consider making a donation to Texas Folklife to help keep our many community programs and activities going full-speed ahead.

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You may also wish to contribute by becoming a member of Texas Folklife, which offers several benefits.  

We have our full range of products and memberships now available on our
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If you wish to make an in-kind donation, please fill out our in-kind donation form.  You will receive a copy of the form for your records upon submission.


Texas Folklife is a 501c(3) organization. All contributions are tax deductible. Tax ID #74-2360058

We involve volunteers on an ongoing basis in our various programs and initiatives, matching our needs with volunteer skills and fit. 

Please use the link below to get in touch with is and tell us about yourself.

Volunteer Form

Texas Folklife, we pride ourselves on having a dedicated team of professionals that bring their passion and love of Texas and culture to bear.  Our team consists of Staff members, our Board of Directors and Sponsors.  Through our programs we partner through the year with several collaborators and contributors with whom we establish mutually beneficial relationships.  We also offer focused internship programs for qualified students who earn valuable experience working with our extended team, while bringing their unique talents and passions to bear on our varied project work.

To inquire about available opportunities to work with Texas Folklife, please , and tell us about your qualifications, interests and potential opportunities.  Thank you for your interest.

Current Openings:

Development Intern Summer 2017 

Stories from Deep in the Heart Media Producer  

Administrative Liaison for Non-Profit Organization Fall 2017

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