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The museum is capable to present exciting international performances, such as Samba, the music and dance of Brazil's carnival celebrations.
An Omani woman demonstrates fiber arts and textiles, while offfering insights into the nomadic lifeways of some desert peoples.
From Spanish explorations, Texas boasts the oldest written history of places inside the modern boundaries of the United States.
Perhaps no aspect of culture and exchange has impacted our lifeways more since the Industrial Revolution than science and energy.
Space exploration and the production of Space-Age materials are making rapid changes and raising new questions about our ways of life.
The Texas music legacy ranks among the most significant in the nation, with many important artists and traditions coming from Dallas-Fort Worth, yet it is among the most underutilized cultural and educational resources. The diverse range of music traditions and innovations is a critical part of the Texas identity and our cultural influences.
Across the United States, centers like the Smithsonian Institution, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Cleveland), Country Music Hall of Fame (Nashville), Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, Experience Music Project (Seattle), and many others, serve to support thriving music industries and create substantial economic activity.
While many may think of culture based on traditional activities and arts, counter-culture movements are similarly interesting and important to understand.