Tejano Exhibit in the State Capitol
September 3-10, 2015
Beginning September 3, 2015, Texas Tejano.com will be premiering its “Tejanos in Texas Heritage” traveling exhibit in the State Capitol in Austin, Texas. The exhibit will be on display through September 10th and will be free and open to the public. Historical saddles and our “Tejano Historical Portrait Series” will accompany the exhibit. Everyone is invited to come and learn about the beginning of Texas. A ribbon cutting will be held on September 3rd at 9:00am in the Capitol’s ground floor rotunda.
The exhibit covers the first 200 years of Texas beginning in 1690. This exhibit tells the story of Tejanos through a collection of historical maps, documents, photos and original artwork. The Exhibit is comprised of eight handcrafted wooden freestanding panels. The “Tejano Historical Portrait Series” gives a face to Tejanos such as Don Jose Antonio Navarro, Lorenzo de Zavala and Toribio Losoya.
The exhibit provides the viewer with a synopsis of the role Tejanos played in the development of Texas. The exhibit helps to educate both students and the general public about their heritage. This provides them with a sense of pride in the knowledge that their ancestors played a very positive role in the development of Texas. We believe that this will strengthen our families and provide a better society. For more information, contact us at (210) 673-3584 or visit www.texastejano.com