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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...]

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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  

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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City Unveils New Art Exhibit Celebrating San Antonio’s Shared History with Mexico

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture announces its latest art exhibition, “SATX/MX: Un Viaje Lleno de Cultura,” featuring the works of 21 San Antonio contemporary artists, celebrates San Antonio’s shared roots and deeply-held tradition of cultural exchange with Mexico.  [Read More...]

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Second Annual Distinction in the Arts to Honor San Antonians for Achievements in Arts and Culture

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Javier A. Flores, Department of Arts & Culture
210-207-6960, [Read More...]

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City of San Antonio Diez y Seis de Septiembre Commission Celebrates Kick-Off of Official 2016 Commemoration

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

the City of San Antonio Diez y Seis de Septiembre Commission today officially began its commemoration of the 206th anniversary of Mexico’s independence from Spain.  [Read More...]

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City of San Antonio Wins Innovation Award for Arts and Culture from Sister Cities International

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio was presented with Sister Cities International’s (SCI) 2016 Innovation Award for Arts and Culture for a city with a population greater than 500,000. District 8 City Councilman and Vice Chairman of the Sister Cities International Board of Directors Ron Nirenberg, accepted the award on behalf of the City at SCI’s Annual Awards on July 16, a part of the organization’s 60th anniversary celebration in Washington, D.C. [Read More...]

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From Faces to Tails, Artists and Pets Become Body of Work in Two Simultaneous Summer Exhibitions by Local Artists

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

San Antonio’s visual art community and companion animals are the subjects of the Department for Culture & Creative Development’s two simultaneous summer exhibitions, currently on display through December 16, 2016. [Read More...]

Categories: Special Events  

San Antonio Film Commission Celebrates Local Filmmakers during 7th Annual Neighborhood Film Project Awards

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The San Antonio Film Commission, a division of the City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development, announced the winners of the seventh annual Neighborhood Film Project competition at a screening and awards ceremony held on June 29, 2016 at the Carver Community Cultural Center. [Read More...]

Categories: Film  

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  

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