Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 11, 2016, BY 5:00 PM!
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...
Posted on Wed Oct 21, 2015
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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....
Posted on Thu Oct 6, 2016
From custom cowboy boots to conjunto accordion to Mardi Gras Indian suit sewing, the 2015 - 2016 Apprenticeship Program includes a diverse range of traditional and folk arts across the state. Click on each marker to read more about each master artist and apprentice participant on our website, watch video of performances, and browse photos.
This program is made possible in part from a State...
Posted on Fri Jul 29, 2016