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New Murals in Eastside Promise Zone part of Public Art Residencies Program

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture will officially unveil three large-scale outdoor murals in the Hays Street Bridge area to coincide with the 2016 Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival kick-off.  [Read More...]

Categories: Public Art  

Americans for the Arts Recognizes Outstanding Public Arts Projects for 2015 during Annual Convention

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, honors 38 outstanding public arts projects created in 2015 through the Public Art Network (PAN) Year in Review program, the only national program that specifically recognizes the most compelling public art. [Read More...]

Categories: Public Art  

Local Artists Transform Downtown’s Plaza de Armas Building with ‘Compositions in Space: Architectural Interventions’

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: 
Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development
210-207-6960, [Read More...]

Categories: Public Art   Special Events  

“Love Poems to San Antonio” lunch discussion to feature State Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla, local artist Rigoberto Luna

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: 
Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development
210-207-6960, [Read More...]

Categories: Poet Laureate   Public Art   Special Events  

Department for Culture & Creative Development Unveils “Love Poems to San Antonio” Exhibition

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: 
Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development
210-207-6960, [Read More...]

Categories: Poet Laureate   Public Art  

Monumental public artwork unveiled as part of Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center expansion

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

NEWS RELEASE 

Contact: Javier Flores
210-207-6960, javier.flores@sanantonio.gov

[Read More...]

Categories: Public Art  

DCCD Unveils New Art Exhibition on History of Plaza de Armas

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

NEWS RELEASE 

Contact: Javier Flores
210-207-6960, javier.flores@sanantonio.gov

[Read More...]

Categories: Public Art  

City Officially Unveils First Outdoor Public Art Installation in the United States by Artist Marc Fornes at Woodlawn Lake Park

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Javier A. Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development
210-207-6960, javier.flores@sanantonio.gov

[Read More...]

Categories: Public Art  

Restored public artwork by local artist Chuck Ramirez is officially unveiled at San Antonio International Airport

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio announced the completion of the restoration and relocation of a series of photographic light box artworks by the late San Antonio artist Chuck Ramirez (1962-2010) at the San Antonio International Airport. The 11 illuminated photographs are entitled “Suitcase Portraits.”  [Read More...]

Categories: Public Art  

X MARKS THE ART public art project launches next installment with RESYMBOL

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development’s Public Art San Antonio (PASA) division has launched the next installment of X MARKS THE ART with RESYMBOL. RESYMBOL is a public art project that explores the creative use and placement of artist-designed symbols within the City’s downtown environment. Featured local artists include: Ricky Armendariz, Waddy Armstrong, Elizabeth Carrington, Paula Cox, Michael Menchaca, Ethel Shipton, Robert Tatum and Louis Vega Treviño.   [Read More...]

Categories: Public Art  

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