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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

Folk & Traditional Arts Virtual Roundtable Series

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Folk & Traditional Arts Virtual Roundtable Series
Texas Folklife has started a new virtual roundtable series with the folk and traditional arts community as a way of staying connected and continuing our mission during this time of social distancing. Stay tuned for future live stream discussions!  This program is supported in part by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and The City of Austin Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of The City of Austin Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department, Humanities Texas and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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    This discussion is centered around the value and nature of what folk and traditional arts means right now during this challenging time, ideas for connecting individuals and communities going forward, support for artists, as well as some of the issues culture workers, folklorists, artists, and arts administrators should consider while undertaking our work during the coronavirus pandemic.

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