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  • Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
    2017 Program Guidelines and Application (Fillable PDF) 2017 Program Guidelines and Application (For Print) Texas Folklife’s Apprenticeship in the Folk Arts program encourages the continuation of traditional arts in Texas by providing up to $1,500 awards to master artists to train apprentices. This award will compensate the master artist for his or her time and training; a...
  • Posted on Mon Mar 30, 2015
           TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES MOVE TO NEW LOCATION Will Move from South Congress Avenue to Burnet Road on April 14, 2015 Historic Building on South Congress will be leased to New Commercial Tenant    Austin, Texas – March 27, 2015 – Texas Folklife has announced that they plan to move the Texas Folklife Gallery and offices. The moving process has already begun and...
  • Posted on Wed Jan 21, 2009
    Weslaco, Texas native Roel Flores saw his first cotton field – and began picking what he initially thought was cotton candy – at age 6. The first-generation American son of Mexican immigrants was 15 when he became a full-time migrant worker and began playing bajo-sexto with a conjunto band on weekends. He began conveying his experiences via canvas only 12 years ago, filling his paintings with...

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