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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas


Taquerias of Southmost Exhibit at MECA in Houston

Event Date: 
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 18:00 to Friday, March 4, 2016 - 19:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event


MECA - Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts - in Houston presents a photographic exhibition "Taquerias of Southmost" by Chuy Benitez.  This exhibition explores the boundaries of cultural richness and dialogues that touch on authentic food and cultural identity.  The photo exhibit was produced by Texas Folklife and the Brownsville Historical Association as part of a state-wide foodways survey funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.  

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Winedale Historical Complex

The Winedale Historical Complex, a division of UT Austin's Briscoe Center, is a collection of nineteenth-century structures and their period furnishings situated on 225 acres in northern Fayette County. Winedale's collections offer a tangible link to the Texas past, capturing the evidence of history through architecture, furnishings, and decorative arts.