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.
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 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” 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.
The Tejano Breakfast is our signature event to kickoff Tejano Heritage Month activities.
This exhibit chronicles the life of an extraordinary Tejano Pioneer; Jose Policarpio “Polly” Rodriguez.
“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
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.