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San Antonio Named an Official “Music Friendly Community” by Texas Music Office

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The Texas Music Office has officially announced San Antonio as a “Music Friendly Community.”  San Antonio is the fourth city in the state, joining Fort Worth, Austin and Denton, to receive the designation. 

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City of San Antonio, UTSA to Unveil New Exhibit Featuring Works by Latino/a Artists

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) present a new exhibit featuring works that highlight artistic Latino/a expression collected over the last five decades by UTSA. [Read More...]

Categories: Special Events  

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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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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