Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
Apprenticeship Program Application and Guidelines are now available. Grants of up to $1,500 available for apprentices to train with a master artist in the folk and traditional arts. Priority will be given to Polka and Zydeco applicants, but applicants from all folk and traditional arts disciplines are encouraged!
Application deadline has been extended until Friday December...
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...