Welcome to Texas Folklife

Preserving & Presenting the Diverse Cultures & Living Heritage Of The Lone Start 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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Make A Positive Difference.

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

Texas Folklife

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Texas Folklife Events List

View some of our past and upcoming events.
9:00 am - 6:00 pm By Mariela Freire
Texas Historical Commission: Real Places 2024
9721 Arboretum Boulevard, Austin, Texas, 78759
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm By Mariela Freire
2024 Rancho Alegre Conjunto Music Festival
2300 Rosewood Ave
11:00 am - 1:00 pm By Mariela Freire
The Big Squeeze Showcase (Austin) Co-Hosted by Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78701

Featured Event

11 May 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Big Squeeze Showcase (Austin) Co-Hosted by Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78701

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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