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DCCD Press Releases

MovieMaker Magazine Names San Antonio one of the ‘Top 10 Large Cities to Live and Work as a Moviemaker’

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

News Release Contact: Drew Mayer-Oakes, San Antonio Film Commission 210-207-6730, drew@filmsanantonio.com Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development 210-207-6960, [Read More...]

Tags: MovieMaker Magaine   SA FILM   San Antonio Film Commission   Top 10 City  
Categories: Film  

Local Filmmakers Invited to Submit Original Works for San Antonio Neighborhood Film Project

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 10, 2015) – The City of San Antonio’s Department for Culture & Creative Development invites local filmmakers to submit original films, three to seven minutes in length, for the San [Read More...]

Tags: Film   Neighborhood Film Project  
Categories: Film  

National Poetry Month

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

Date: February 5, 2015Subject: 2015 San Antonio National Poetry MonthFrom: City of San Antonio, Department for Culture and Creative DevelopmentGreetings Participants, All agencies, organizations, [Read More...]

Categories: Poet Laureate   Special Events  

Mano Factura: Artre Regio opens at Travis Par

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 13, 2015) – Thirty life-size sculptures from San Antonio’s sister city Monterrey, Mexico were celebrated Saturday, Jan. 10 in Travis Park. Mano Factura: Arte Regio comes to San Antonio through collaboration between the City’s Department for Culture & Creative Development, Center City Development & Operations Department and International Relations Office. [Read More...] Mano.png 

Tags: Art   Arte Regio   Mano Factura   Travis Park  
Categories: Public Art   Special Events  

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  

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