Down in Houston: Documenting a Texas Blues Community

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Presented by Institute of Texan Cultures at Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio TX

Apr 06 2019
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May 25 2019
Down in Houston: Documenting a Texas Blues Community

The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures and San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum are teaming up to show a new exhibit complementing the archive’s Fiesta Family Blues Festival. The institute will showcase “Down in Texas: Documenting a Texas Blues Community,” as a temporary component of the African American Texans exhibit.

 

Houston’s African American community birthed a vibrant and unique slice of the blues. In the clubs, ballrooms, and barbecue joints of neighborhoods

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$10 for adults (18-64)

$8 for seniors (65+) and minors (6-17)

Free with membership, UTSA or Alamo Colleges ID

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Regular hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Institute of Texan Cultures

801 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78205

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