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Author: Javier Flores (Arts)



Stories of Life along San Antonio’s Historic Missions are Showcased in New Exhibit by Local Artists

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

As San Antonio celebrates the second anniversary of the inscription of the San Antonio Missions onto the UNESCO World Heritage list, a new exhibit showcases these stories about life along the historic missions, interpreted by San Antonio artists through drawings, paintings, printmaking and photography.  [Read More...]

Categories: Special Events  

Diez y Seis de Septiembre Commission Announces Official 2017 Commemoration, Events

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio Diez y Seis de Septiembre Commission invites the community to join the citywide commemoration of the 207th anniversary of Mexico’s independence from Spain with educational and cultural programming for all ages.  [Read More...]

Categories: Special Events  

Cultural Legacy of U.S.-Mexico Border Examined in 'Icons & Symbols of the Borderland' Exhibit at Centro de Artes

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

Twenty-five artists living on or informed by the U.S/Mexico border are featured in the latest exhibit at Centro de Artes, presented by the City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture. [Read More...]

Categories: Special Events  

City of San Antonio Celebrates Next Installment of World Heritage Trail Public Art Project with ‘Four Seasons’ Murals

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio celebrates the completion of the latest installment of the World Heritage Trail Public Art Project with an installation of four murals entitled, “Four Seasons.”  [Read More...]

Categories: Public Art  

URBAN-15 Hosts Exhibit Opening and Community Input Session for Mural Project by Artists David Blancas and Oscar Alvarado

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

URBAN-15, muralist David Blancas and mosaic artist Oscar Alvarado invite the community to attend the opening of a new exhibit that features works to be included as part of the City of San Antonio’s World Heritage Trail Public Art Project.  [Read More...]

Categories: Public Art  

San Antonio Arts Projects Receive Recognition from Two Leading National Arts Organizations

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture has received recognition from two leading national arts organizations for three of the department’s San Antonio-based projects.  [Read More...]

Categories: Poet Laureate   Public Art  

Department of Arts & Culture Celebrates San Antonio Artists with Two New Exhibits at Plaza de Armas

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

 Two new exhibits presented by the City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture celebrate San Antonio artists. [Read More...]

Categories: Public Art   Special Events  

Local Student Filmmakers Invited to Participate in ‘Our City, Our World Heritage’ Film Contest

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

Local filmmakers, ages 14-21, are invited to showcase San Antonio as a World Heritage City through the San Antonio Film Commission’s “Our City, Our World Heritage” student film contest. [Read More...]

Categories: Film  

City Hosts Call for Educators to Participate in Poetry Exchange Project Celebrating San Antonio’s 300th Anniversary

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

“What have we lost?” and “What have we found?” are two of the many questions San Antonio Poet Laureate, Jenny Browne, hopes local students will find answers to through Browne’s “St. Anthony’s Lost & Found: A Poetry Exchange,” a multi-faceted project in commemoration of San Antonio’s 300th anniversary. [Read More...]

Categories: Poet Laureate  

City of San Antonio Commemorates Completion of World Heritage Public Art Project at Stinson Municipal Airport

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio celebrates the completion of a new public art installation at Stinson Municipal Airport. This is the first of ten murals planned along the World Heritage Trail area.  [Read More...]

Categories: Public Art  

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