Military Plaza in San Antonio, 1885 ca.

Celebrate Tejano Heritage

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Programs
Adult Poster Contest

Adult Poster Contest

Each year, we conduct a statewide search for the best example of Tejano art to be used in the production of the official poster for each year’s Tejano Heritage Month celebrations! The contest offers another way to bring awareness of our Tejano heritage and Legacy. A $500 cash award is given to the winning entry.


Student Contests

Student Contests

During Tejano Heritage Month,student contests are conducted to help bring about awareness and education about the true lives and legacies of early Texas Tejano pioneers. Cash prizes and awards are given to winners.


Awards & Markers

Awards & Markers

Awards and Markers will be given on an annual basis to individuals, organizations and institutions for their work in championing Tejano history, heritage and legacy. Awards may be in the form of stipend and or plaque. Markers will be presented for historical sites, homes, buildings and locations that represent historical circumstances.


Texas Tejanos - A Revolution Remembered - 1835-1836

Texas Tejanos - A Revolution Remembered - 1835-1836

“Texas Tejanos: A Revolution Remembered: 1835-1836” is a one act one scene drama about the roles Tejanos played in the 1835-1836 Battle for Texas’ independence. It serves as one more tool in telling the story of Tejanos in Texas.


Tejano Breakfast Kickoff @ the Alamo

Tejano Breakfast Kickoff @ the Alamo

The Tejano Breakfast is our signature event to kickoff Tejano Heritage Month activities.


A Tejano Son of Texas

A Tejano Son of Texas

This exhibit chronicles the life of an extraordinary Tejano Pioneer; Jose Policarpio “Polly” Rodriguez.


Tejanos in Texas Heritage

Tejanos in Texas Heritage

“Tejanos in Texas Heritage” exhibit covers the first 200 years of Texas starting in 1690, including the development of the first roads, towns, ranches, civil government and laws by Tejanos


Tejano Historical Portrait Series

Tejano Historical Portrait Series

We created the Tejano Historical Portrait Series to give a face to Tejanos. Using forensic research and old family photos, accurate images were produced. There are 6 framed portraits and posters which are available for purchase.


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