Welcome to Texas Folklife

Preserving & Presenting the Diverse Cultures & Living Heritage Of The Lone Star State.

A Tradition And Culture With A Mission

Preserving & Presenting
Diverse Cultures!

It is my pleasure to extend a warm welcome to you on behalf of Texas Folklife. As the Executive Director, I am honored to lead an organization that is deeply committed to celebrating and preserving the rich cultural heritage of Texas.

At Texas Folklife, we recognize the power of storytelling, music, dance, and traditional arts in shaping the unique identity of our great state. Our mission is to amplify the diverse voices and expressions that make Texas a tapestry of cultures and traditions. From the vibrant rhythms of conjunto music to the intricate artistry of quilting, every aspect of our cultural tapestry is a testament to the resilience, creativity, and diversity of our communities.

Thank you for being a part of the Texas Folklife community. Your support ensures that the stories of our communities continue to resonate and enrich the cultural fabric of our beloved state.


Featured Programs

Folk Arts, Folklore & Folk Life

Contribute To Cultural Preservation And Education.

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Do You Want To Make A Meaningful Impact On Your Community? Learn About And Engage With Texas’ Fascinating Folk Traditions.

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Texas Folklife Events List

View some of our past and upcoming events.
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm By Mariela Freire
35th Annual Accordion Kings and Queens
6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, Texas 77030
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm By Mariela Freire
Conjunto Apprenticeship Showcase
402 West Robertson Street San Benito, TX 78586
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm By Mariela Freire
The Big Squeeze Showcase Finale – Edinburg
Promenade Park Amphitheater, 201 W McIntyre St, Edinburg, TX 78541

Featured Event

15 June 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conjunto Apprenticeship Showcase
402 West Robertson Street San Benito, TX 78586

All of our events are focused on cultivating, promoting, encouraging and sponsoring the preservation, understanding, appreciation, and public presentation of the Folk arts, folklore, and folk life of Texas.

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