Tejano music history highlighted in new exhibit at Texas State University


Photo of Legends Of Tejano Music exhibit. | Witliff Collections Facebook

Tejano music history is highlighted in a new exhibit at Texas State University’s Witliff Collections.

Legends of Tejano Music: Highlights From The Ramón Hernández Archives celebrates the rich history of Tejano music with this exhibit featuring treasured artifacts from the world-class collection of the famed musicologist. The exhibit shows how Tejano music evolved from the early 1900s to present day and how it continues to spin off into new genres.

The exhibition takes visitors on a musical journey of nearly a century, using historic photographs, one-of-a-kind stage outfits, vintage concert posters, rare recordings, artifacts and instruments from legendary stars like Lydia Mendoza, Laura Canales, Freddy Fender, Little Joe Hernández, Sunny Ozuna, Selena, and many more.

The exhibition will be showcased August 7 – December 20, 2017, on the seventh floor of the Alkeke Library on the campus of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas at . Visitors can view the collection from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Get more info on the Witliff Collections at


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