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Texas Folklife

Texas Life and Culture

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Keep the folklife and traditional arts of Texas alive and well! Your membership is critical to our success and also gives a big return - your tax-deductible membership brings you many benefits including tickets to Texas Folklife events, event announcements, discounts, collector CDs, members only receptions and unique gift items created by Texas artists.


Purchase Membership

Student / Senior $25 

Individual $35 

Family Membership $60 

Folklife Friend Membership $100 

Folklife Hero Membership $250 

Folklife Legend Membership $500 

Folk Saint Membership $1,000



Become a member or renew your membership today to receive reserved covered seating for Accordion Kings & Queens 2016 at Houston's Miller Outdoor Theatre!  Tickets will be mailed to address provided.  Tickets purchased after Friday 5/27 will be available at Texas Folklife info table will call the day of the show,Saturday June 4th, beginning at 5pm.  Your seats will be held until 6:55pm, then released if not claimed.  

Student/ Senior $25 - 2 AKQ 2016 Tickets

Individual $35 - 2 AKQ 2016 Tickets

Family Membership $60 - 4 AKQ 2016 Tickets

Folklife Friend Membership $100 - 6 AKQ 2016 Tickets

Folklife Hero Membership $250 - 8 AKQ 2016 Tickets

Folklife Legend Membership $500 or more - 10 AKQ 2016 Tickets

Folklife Saint Membership $1000 or more - 12 AKQ 2016 Tickets 




Membership benefits

Your membership with Texas Folklife comes with the following privileges:

• 10 percent discount at Cactus Music & Record Ranch in Houston

• priority event announcements/e-newsletters

• event ticket discounts

• invitations to special members-only events and programs

• $100 - PLUS a set of unique folk art cards

• $250 - PLUS a collector's item CD or DVD

• $500 or more - PLUS VIP invitations to dinners or artist's reception


Become a member, renew an existing membership or gift a membership to someone!

Do you know someone who loves hard-to-find and unusual cultural treasures? Someone who loves traditional music, appreciates folk arts and supports Texas artists? Give them the gift of membership to Texas Folklife.  Or get one for yourself and give yourself the gift of folklife treasures. Your purchases go directly to ensuring that we continue to keep those important traditions alive thruogh our programs. Every little bit helps, and we really appreciate it.

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Thank you for your membership with Texas Folklife!



Please consider making a donation to Texas Folklife to help keep our many community programs and activities going full-speed ahead.

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You may also wish to contribute by becoming a member of Texas Folklife, which offers several benefits.  

We have our full range of products and memberships now available on our
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If you wish to make an in-kind donation, please fill out our in-kind donation form.  You will receive a copy of the form for your records upon submission.


Texas Folklife is a 501c(3) organization. All contributions are tax deductible. Tax ID #74-2360058

At Texas Folklife, we pride ourselves on having a dedicated team of professionals that bring their passion and love of Texas and culture to bear.  Our team consists of Staff members, our Board of Directors and Sponsors.  Through our programs we partner through the year with several collaborators and contributors with whom we establish mutually beneficial relationships.  We also offer focused internship programs for qualified students who earn valuable experience working with our extended team, while bringing their unique talents and passions to bear on our varied project work.

To inquire about available opportunities to work with Texas Folklife, please , and tell us about your qualifications, interests and potential opportunities.  Thank you for your interest.

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