La Música: Exhibit Opening & Artist Reception

Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event
Event Date: 
Thu Sep 12, 2019 - 6:30PM to 8:00PM

Texas Folklife announces the opening of the exhibit La Música. La Música features paintings by Roel Flores, an artist from Weslaco, Texas. La Música centers on the musical symbols and icons of Tejano music. There are portraits of Tejano legends Flaco Jimenez and Valerio Longoria along with landscapes of the Rio Grande Valley sprinkled with accordions. Flores love of music began when he was only 6 years old and has stayed with him throughout his life. This event is free and open to the public with RSVP. Artwork featured in the exhibit will be on sale at the exhibit opening.

To learn more about the artist and his work visit the exhibit page:

This exhibit is made possible in part by the board and members of Texas Folklife, and by grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts with an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art, and the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department. Installation by Rebecca Bingman.