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Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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  • Posted on Tue Feb 25, 2020

    In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are canceling all scheduled TexasFolklife events and gallery operations including the Big Squeeze live auditions and concerts until further notice. The #BigSqueeze2020 will continue online though! Take care and thank you!







  • Posted on Tue Feb 25, 2020

    In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are canceling all scheduled TexasFolklife events and gallery operations including the Big Squeeze live auditions and concerts until further notice. The #BigSqueeze2020 will continue online though! Take care and thank you!





  • Posted on Fri Feb 21, 2020

    The Big Squeeze returns for its 14th annual contest and concert series!



  • Posted on Fri Feb 21, 2020

    The Big Squeeze returns for its 14th annual contest and concert series!
  • Posted on Fri Feb 21, 2020
  • Posted on Thu Jan 30, 2020

    Clockwise, from left: 2020 master Yuxin Mei; 2020 Master Thanmayee Krishnamruthy;

    2020 Master Mike Beumel; and 2020 Master Gideon Alorwoyie.


    TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES 2020 APPRENTICESHIPS IN THE FOLK AND TRADITIONAL ARTS AWARDEES

    Eight Master and Apprentice Pairs Awarded $3,000


    An Array of Traditional Art Forms Represented – from Pingelap Stick Dancing to Conjunto Accordion Playing

  • Posted on Tue Jan 28, 2020


    THE BIG SQUEEZE, TEXAS FOLKLIFE’S STATEWIDE YOUTH ACCORDION CONTEST,

    ANNOUNCES 2020 LINEUP OF COMPETITIONS AND CONCERTS


    Young Accordion Players Are Invited to Learn, Compete and Engage

    in Live Music Events Across the State

  • Posted on Tue Nov 12, 2019

    Join us at the Texas Folklife Gallery on Tuesday December 3rd as we close out Giving Tuesday and prepare for the 5th Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling. The $10 entry fee will go towards our Giving Tuesday fundraising goal. Refreshments will be provided and live music will be provided by the Shinbone Alley String Band. 


     

  • Posted on Tue Nov 12, 2019

    Join us at the Texas Folklife Gallery Thursday December 12th to celebrate the release of Dr. Rachel Valentina González's latest book Quinceañera Style: Social Belongings and Latinx Consumer Identities.

  • Posted on Thu Oct 10, 2019


    The Austin arts community is well aware of the creative space issues we face, so we are working together to propose potential solutions.  Over the past year, creative space needs have been discussed at monthly meetings by a small group of representatives from interested nonprofit arts groups and businesses, artists, and educational institutions. 

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