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Author: Javier Flores (Arts)



Culture and History of Puerto Rico Celebrated in New Exhibit at Centro de Artes

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

Puerto Rico’s history and culture come alive in this new exhibition presented by the City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture. [Read More...]

Categories: Special Events  

City of San Antonio, San Anto Cultural Arts Unveil New Mural along World Heritage Trail

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

On November 12, the City of San Antonio, District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca J. Viagran and San Anto Cultural Arts celebrated the completion of the latest mural as part of the World Heritage Public Art Project. [Read More...]

Categories: Public Art  

San Antonio Young Filmmaker Takes Top Prize in International World Heritage Film Competition

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

Fatima Aguillon, a student at San Antonio’s Harlandale High School, was announced as the winner of the organization’s International Video Production Competition “My City, Our World Heritage.”  [Read More...]

Categories: Film  

City of San Antonio Celebrates Achievements in Arts and Culture with Third Annual Distinction in the Arts

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

Five renowned San Antonio creatives and one San Antonio-based arts organization will be the spotlight of the 2017 Distinction in the Arts. [Read More...]

Categories: Special Events  

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  

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Saturday, November 18, 2017