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  • Posted on Wed Sep 20, 2017
    Gallery ExhibitThe Master & The Apprentice: Highlights from the Texas Folklife Apprenticeship Program This exhibit features tools, instruments, finished works, photographs, audio, video and other documentation from Texas Folklife’s Apprenticeships in the Folk & Traditional Arts Program.  The program encourages the preservation and continuation of Texas traditions by...
  • 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 Fri Jan 13, 2017
    Gallery Exhibit - Cowboys: East GermanyJanuary 12, 2017 -  April 14, 2017 Texas Folklife Gallery 1708 Houston St Austin, TX 78756 FREE Admission  Cowboys: East Germany, a unique visual anthropology exhibit created and curated by Eric O’Connell (MA Visual Anthropology)This exhibit was made possible in part by support from The German Texas Heritage Society, The Texas Commission on the...
  • Posted on Wed Dec 14, 2016
    Gallery Exhibit Opening - Cowboys: East Germany Thursday January 12th, 2016 (6pm-8pm) Texas Folklife Gallery 1708 Houston St Austin, TX 78756 FREE Admission  Join us for the gallery exhibit opening of Cowboys: East Germany, a unique visual anthropology exhibit created and curated by Eric O’Connell (MA Visual Anthropology).  O’Connell will make a presentation about his work and answer...
  • 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 Mon Jul 18, 2016
    Taquerías of Southmost Gallery Exhibit OpeningWednesday August 10th6pm-8pmTexas Folklife Gallery1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756FREE and open to the public  Featuring a talk by exhibit photographer Chuy Benitez and presentation by Mando Rayo, co-author of The Tacos of Texas, to be published by the University of Texas Press in September 2016.  A limited...

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