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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas


First Annual Texas Folk Arts Statewide Convening:Evening Program

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:30
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

First Annual Texas Folk Arts Statewide Convening: Evening Program

Discussion, presentations and artist demonstrations about the folk arts and traditions of the Lone Star State.

Scenes from Peyoteros: A Documentary Feature in Development

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event
Join us for a presentation of new scenes from the feature Documentary PEYOTEROS. The presentation will include updates on the film’s production and a conversation with director and producer Eugenio del Bosque.


La Música: Exhibit Opening & Artist Reception

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

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.

La Música


Creative Forces Listening Party Press Release


Texas Folklife and VSA Texas Announce “Stories for Creative Forces Listening Party”

Monday August 12, 2019
Cultural Activities Center
3011 N 3rd St, Temple, TX 76501
Free and open to the public with RSVP

A Presentation of Audio Stories and Writing Projects Created by Veterans during Creatives Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network Projects by Texas Folklife & VSA Texas