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  • 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 Wed Oct 21, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483,     TEXAS FOLKLIFE LAUNCHES “2016 Apprenticeships in the Folk & Traditional Arts” PROGRAM   Grants of up to $1,500 available for Apprentices to train with Master Artists in the Folk and Traditional Arts of TexasPriority given to Polka and Zydeco Applications, but...
  • 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 Fri Jan 16, 2015
    This summer high school students and middle school or high school teachers and administrators will participate in Texas Folklife's 2015 “Stories from Deep in the Heart" Summer Institute, a 5-day intensive fellowship in audio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and cultural workers. Participants will be guided through production of short audio documentaries on...
  • Posted on Thu Dec 19, 2013
    The daily wanderings of Texas Folklife . . . Yesterday I found myself looking at homemade quilts at a bank n Bastrop, TX.  Classic Bank, a community bank with branches in Bastrop, Giddings, Cameron, Liberty Hill, Rockdale, and Rosebud TX was holding a holiday party open-house event.  On display were a number of wonderful handmade quilts by a variety of Central Texas quilters....

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