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DCCD Press Releases

Historic Market Square Has Plenty in Store for the Holidays

Posted by Heather Eichling (DCCD)

SAN ANTONIO, TX (Oct. 29, 2014) – Historic Market Square has something for everyone—especially during the holiday season beginning with Halloween and continuing through the New Year. Día de los [Read More...]

Categories: Market Square  

La Villita's Dia de los Muertos Event Honors the Dead with Art, Music, and Poetry

Posted by Heather Eichling (DCCD)

SAN ANTONIO, TX (October 9, 2014) – The public is invited to celebrate Día de los Muertos in the heart of downtown at La Villita Historic Arts Village on Saturday, Nov. 1 and Sunday, Nov. 2. The [Read More...]

Categories: La Villita  

Councilwoman Gonzales, City officials, and VIA Metropolitan Transit Dedicate "Urban Porch" Public Art Bus Shelters in Westside Cultural Corridor

Posted by Heather Eichling (DCCD)

  SAN ANTONIO, TX (September 12, 2014)- District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales, VIA Metropolitan Transit, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, and community members joined the Department for Culture & [Read More...]

Tags: bus shelters   local artists   Public Art   urban porch  
Categories: Public Art  

San Antonio Announces Diez y Seis de Septiembre Calendar of Events

Posted by Heather Eichling (DCCD)

SAN ANTONIO, TX (September 3, 2014) – The City’s Diez y Seis de Septiembre Commission is pleased to announce the 2014 calendar of events commemorating Mexico’s independence from Spain. The Department [Read More...]
Categories: Special Events  

Hot Days Bring Cool Fun at Back-to-School Celebration at Mission Marquee Plaza

Posted by Heather Eichling (DCCD)

SAN ANTONIO, TX (August 20, 2014)- The community is invited to enjoy plenty of arts and educations activities this Saturday, August 23 at Mission Marquee Plaza (formerly Mission Drive-in) for the [Read More...]

Categories: Special Events  

Artists Create New Pathways to Redraw the City in Downtown Storefronts

Posted by John Quiroz (ITSD)

SAN ANTONIO, TX (May 30, 2014)- In a continued effort to bring new life to overlooked or vacant downtown buildings, the Department for Culture & Creative Development (DCCD) announces a new series of temporary X MARKS THE ART storefront installations now on display in 13 historic downtown properties along East Houston, East Commerce, and Soledad Streets. [Read More...] productBucket_birds.jpg 

Tags: Artist   DCCD   Installations   Public Art   Redrawing   X Marks the Art  
Categories: Public Art  

F2 Architectural Installation Activates the new Travis Park

Posted by John Quiroz (ITSD)

SAN ANTONIO, TX (May 30, 2014)- The public is invited to enjoy and explore F2, an architectural installation led by design instructors Kevin McClellan and Andrew Kudless of UTSA’s College of Architecture, at the official unveiling on Thursday, June 5 at 5:30 p.m. in Travis Park. 

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Tags: Architectural   Greenspace   Installation   Public Art   Travis Park  
Categories: Public Art  

San Antonio Appoints Second Poet Laureate to Kick Off National Poetry Month

Posted by John Quiroz (ITSD)

SAN ANTONIO, TX (March 26, 2014) – April is National Poetry Month and the City of San Antonio will soon appoint Laurie Ann Guerrero as the second poet laureate to represent the city. Guerrero succeeds inaugural poet laureate Carmen Tafolla whose two-year term ends March 31. 

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Tags: Free Event   Poet Laureate   Poetry Month  
Categories: Poet Laureate  

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