Texas Folklife promotes, presents and documents the state’s rich cultural legacy through a vibrant mix of exhibitions, performances, community residencies, apprenticeships, and educational programs around the state. Texas Folklife is committed to preserving the diverse living heritage of Texans, while exploring the vital role of tradition in contemporary society. Texas Folklife is committed to bringing diverse communities together through the recognition and celebration of our common humanity.
Ongoing Texas Folklife Programs:
The Big Squeeze: Youth Accordion Showcase
Accordion Kings & Queens
Stories from Deep in the Heart
Foodways: A Place at the Table
Apprenticeships in the Folk Arts