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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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Centro de Artes Gallery Celebrates 15 San Antonio Latina Artists with New Exhibit for Women’s History Month

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

Women artists – where they have been, the places they occupy now, and the roles they will fill in the future – are the basis for “A Woman’s Place Is…,” an exhibit celebrating 15 San Antonio- based Latina artists. [Read More...]

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Largest-Ever Exhibition Devoted to San Antonio Artist Ángel Rodríguez-Díaz Opens at Centro de Artes February 9

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

“Ángel Rodríguez-Díaz: A Retrospective, 1982-2014” opens at Centro de Artes Gallery on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 and features the largest and widest-ranging collection of works by the Puerto Rican native artist, best known for his portraits that engage in social commentary. [Read More...]

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300 TriArt Program Seeks Arts Partners to Commemorate San Antonio’s 300th Anniversary

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The San Antonio Tricentennial, through the City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture, seeks proposals from community artists and art agencies for pop-up art projects to occur during 2018, the year of the city’s 300th anniversary. [Read More...]

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Department of Arts & Culture Celebrates Three of San Antonio’s Largest Marches with ‘United We Are One’ Exhibit

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture presents “United We Are One,” an exhibit that celebrates how San Antonians have come together in the name of equality through three of the city’s largest marches. [Read More...]

Categories: Special Events  

Artworks by Seven San Antonio Artists Explore Relationship between Food and Cultural Identity in New ‘Our Comida. Our Cultura.’ Exhibit

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture presents a new exhibit of works by seven San Antonio visual artists that explores the relationship between food and cultural identity in San Antonio.  [Read More...]

Categories: Special Events  

Juan Gabriel, Selena, Emma Tenayuca, and Others Honored in New Altar Exhibit at Centro de Artes in Commemoration of Dia de los Muertos

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture presents an exhibit of altars in commemoration of the Day of the Dead. Eight San Antonio artists have created altars honoring notable Latinos who have passed, many of whom have connections to San Antonio.  [Read More...]

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