It is with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to RGV Conjunto legend Raul “Mague” Casares who passed away Tuesday, August 18th, in Pharr, Texas at the age of 82.
Art Spark Texas (formerly VSA Texas) is looking for art submissions for their 11th Annual Distinguished Artist Veterans Exhibition. They are looking for artwork in all 2-D and 3-D media for a virtual exhibit. All Veterans and current service members living in Texas are invited to submit their artwork to participate. Deadline for submission is August 31st.
Fostering the continuity of folk and traditional arts in Texas, the Apprenticeship Program funds and supports an extended period of intensive learning and exchange between outstanding master artists and apprentices. For more information, please contact Pete Breithaupt, Apprenticeship Program Coordinator, at email@example.com, or fill out the Apprenticeship Program Interest Form: https://forms.gle/e7cDQ83tNCNDiU9v9. Application materials for the 2020-2021 Apprenticeship Program will be available this fall.
Join us for a discussion on the importance of preserving the spirit, sounds, and stories of Black gospel music in Texas.
Dear Texas Folklife Community,