Texas Star Heritage Award Gala

Texas Star Heritage Award Gala

Honoring Texans committed to preservation of heritage and promotion of diversity.

January 20, 2018

2017 Honoree

2017 Honoree

G.P. Singh of the Sikh community was recognized for his local contributions to cultural preservation and education.

Texas Star Heritage Award Recipient

Texas Star Heritage Award & Gala

Entertainment

Entertainment during the Texas Star Heritage Award & Gala includes performances from Institute of Texan Cultures partners such as the Children's Ballet of San Antonio

Dinner Under thte Dome

Dinner Under thte Dome

Under the 26-screen Dome Theater, guests enjoyed video presentations on the award recipients in a one-of-a-kind venue.

Texas Star Heritage Award & Gala

2017 Honoree

2017 Honoree

OCI Group (Our Community Inc.) received the Texas Star Heritage Award for corporate or organization. The consulting firm emphasizes community building and social responsibility as it takes on clients.

A Culturally Inspired Meal

A Culturally Inspired Meal

The meal for the evening draws on the ethnic heritages of award recipients. The 2017 dinner highlighted Punjabi and Latin flavors.

2017 Honoree

2017 Honoree

Janie Barrera of LiftFund received the 2017 Texas Star Heritage Award for Regional Impact. LiftFund takes the entrepreneurial spirit of Texas business to facilitate small business success in 13 states.

2017 Recipient: Regional Impact

Texas Star Heritage Gala

Texas Star Heritage Gala

Advance the Mission

Texas Star Heritage Gala

Texas Star Heritage Gala

Support quality exhibits and programs.

Texas Star Heritage Gala

Texas Star Heritage Gala

Recognize Distinguished Leaders in Texas

Texas Star Heritage Gala

Texas Star Heritage Gala

Promote the diverse cultures of Texas

Texas Star Heritage Gala

Texas Star Heritage Gala

Support the Texan Fund

 
 

Texas Star Heritage Awards Gala

January 20, 2018

 

Register Online.

 
 


About the Gala

 
The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures annual gala event honors Texans who have made strides in the preservation of Texas heritage and traditions, bringing to life the museum's mission: We give voice to the experiences of people from across the globe who call Texas home."
 

Download the 2018 Nomination Form

 

Online Nomination Form

Deadline: April 3, 2017


The Texas Star Heritage awards will recognize champions of this mission at the local and regional levels, along with a business or organization that works to advance the cause.
 
Funds raised at the Texas Star Heritage Gala will benefit the museum's Texan Fund. This will give gala attendees an opportunity to play a key role at the Institute of Texan Cultures, by preserving the diverse stories and cultures of Texas. The fund ensures that quality educational programs and exceptional exhibits continue to be offered at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Gifts to the fund support the next generations of learners who visit the museum.
 
 

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