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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas


Gallery Exhibit Opening: Accordion Kings & Queens

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

Texas Folklife is proud to present the Exhibit Opening of Accordion Kings and Queens at Cactus Music on Thursday November 23rd. The Afternoon will feature music from Texas Folklife Big Squeeze Statewide Accordion Contest Champions Lil Steven and the Zydeco Futures along with special guest Chloe Johnson.  

Austin Corps x Texas Folklife Listening Party

Event Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

Texas Folklife and Akins High School Austin Corps invite the public to join us for the premiere of a new radio and podcast series, "Stories About Texas Artists and Akins High.” This series of audio documentaries about Texas artists and activism, civics, and Akins High traditions has been produced in collaboration with Texas Folklife’s student and community documentary training program, Stories from Deep in the Heart, and with Akins High School Austin Corps senior class lead by Social Studies Teacher Linda O’Neal.

Austin City Hall

Austin City Hall is the seat of Austin municipal government, located at 301 W 2nd St in downtown Austin, Texas. The current building was completed in 2004. Austin formerly operated its City Hall at 124 West 8th Street.

Stories Recording Booth at Austin Veteran's Art Conference

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 11:30 to 13:00
Event Category: 
Non-Texas-Folklife Event

We will have a Recording Booth set up at the Veterans Writers Conference from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Stop by to record your veteran's story, and any military folklore. Military folklore may include stories about objects, clothing, slang, jokes, and any other related military-related experiences.

Creative Space Survey

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.