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Texas Folklife works with several communities in Texas and beyond towards curating and highlighting the many facets of Texas life and culture. Please browse through this website and our social media channels to learn more about what we do and how we work. If you would like to learn more about our work or are interested in creating a customized program that fits your community's vision and needs, please contact us and we will be more than happy to explore possibilities to work with you.
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  • Posted on Fri Apr 28, 2017
    Texas Folklife is thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling! This year's event will be held on Saturday December 2nd, 2017 at Twin Sisters Dance Hall in Blanco, TX. It will feature a combination of workshops and showcases in a variety of fiddle styles. There will also be a dance at the end of the festival. Artist line-up and more information coming soon! 
  • Posted on Tue Apr 25, 2017
    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. Come celebrate Elisabet Ney and her inspirational legacy with us!  • Live music from...
  • 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 Oct 6, 2016
    The Elisabeth Ney Museum and Texas Folklife Present THE THIRD ANNUAL POLKAPOCALYPSE!   Austin, TX - October 30th - The Third Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! is upon us! Four awesome polka bands -- including two Grammy (TM) winners -- will rock the boots off your lederhosen with a crazy mix of Tejano, Czech, German, Ukrainian, Polish, Slavic, and Norteno sounds! Austin's Fabulous Polkasonics, Houston'...
  • Posted on Thu May 26, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2016   Contact: Cristina Balli (956) 346-5854   Third Annual Huapango Sin Fronteras Festival presents Informational Session by organizer Raul Orduña Music by Smithsonian Recording Artists Los Camperos de Valle and Las Palomitas Serranas   WHO:               Huapango Sin...
  • Posted on Wed May 4, 2016
    Sephardic Crossroads 2016 Michelle Alany & Nefesh Joykestra Agudas Achim Sanctuary  Dell Jewish Community Center 7300 Hart Lane Austin, TX 78731 Sunday, June 5, 2016    2:00 – 4:30 pm Tickets: $ 15 Adults, $ 12 Students & Seniors, Children 12 & under free  Sephardic Crossroads presents music rarely heard in Austin from the Jewish community that was forced to...
  • Posted on Wed May 4, 2016
    The Fourth Annual Ney Day is right around the corner! Come celebrate Elisabet Ney and her creative and inspirational legacy with us! Featuring: - Live music from SeVana Marimba, Lavelle White, Betty Soo, Molly Burch, and Nina Diaz of Girl in a Coma! AND Elizabeth McQueen is our official MC!- Activities include Trapeze artistry of Madi Ward, sculpting and...
  • Posted on Thu Mar 17, 2016
    Adam Ahrens Plays Cigar Box Guitars by Tomas Salas and WT Bryant 7pm-9pm Thurs 4/14 at Texas Folklife House1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756Tickets:$20 General Admission$30 VIP (includes front-row seat and other goodies) (only 5 VIP seats available!)Proceeds benefit artist and Texas Folklife statewide public programs. Join us for an...
  • Posted on Tue Nov 24, 2015
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  • Posted on Thu Nov 19, 2015
      On November 19th I had the honor of attending a planning meeting for a 2017 series of events involving the 35th anniversary of the NEA Heritage Awards Fellowships and 50th Anniversary of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC. This diplomatic mission came about after executive director Cristina Balli was unable to attend the meeting due to her presentation at an event honoring...


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