MECA is a community-based nonprofit organization committed to the healthy development of underserved youth and adults through arts and cultural programming, academic excellence, support services and community building.
After more than 10 years, the Center was complete. On October 10, 2009 the TCHCC Library, Museum and Archives was dedicated to all Texas Czechs of the past, present and future and to anyone interested in learning about the Texas Czech culture...
In the fall of 2012, Stories from Deep in the Heart teamed up with 2011’ Summer Institute Alumni Chana Temple to create digital postcards with Ms. Temple’s middle school French class. Students brought in photos of traditions or rituals from their own family albums.
Texas Folklife preserves, promotes and presents the rich cultural heritage of our Lone Star State.As such, we look in all corners of our cities and towns, large and small, to find the people with meaningful lives and practices to share with the rest of us.In order to do that we depend on collaborating with other organizations who have relationships to their communities at the ground level.
We are tracking press coverage of The Big Squeeze 2014 as we travel across the state of Texas to meet young accordion players taking the stage. You Squeezebox lovers out there can help us out with this.
Texas Folklife is in the process of revitalizing our longstanding Apprenticeships in the Folk & Traditional Arts program. Apprenticeship Application and info sheet will be available late Summer 2015. Please check back with us soon for updates.