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DCCD Press Releases

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

Posted by Javier Flores (DCCD)

NEWS RELEASEContact: Javier A. Flores, Department of Arts & Culture210-207-6960, javier.flores@sanantonio.govSecond Annual Distinction in the Arts to Honor San Antonians for Achievements in Arts and [Read More...]

Categories: Special Events  

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

Posted by Javier Flores (DCCD)

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...]

Categories: Special Events  

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

Posted by Javier Flores (DCCD)

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...]

Categories: Special Events  

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

Posted by Javier Flores (DCCD)

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 September 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 (DCCD)

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 (DCCD)

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  

San Antonio Film Commission Announces Winner of San Antonio Local Filmmakers Grant

Posted by Javier Flores (DCCD)

NEWS RELEASEContact: Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development210-207-6960, javier.flores@sanantonio.govSan Antonio Film Commission Announces Winner of San Antonio Local Filmmakers [Read More...]

Categories: Film  

Local Artists Transform Downtown’s Plaza de Armas Building with ‘Compositions in Space: Architectural Interventions’

Posted by Javier Flores (DCCD)

NEWS RELEASEContact: Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development210-207-6960, javier.flores@sanantonio.govLocal Artists Transform Downtown’s Plaza de Armas Building with ‘Compositions [Read More...]

Categories: Public Art   Special Events  

City of San Antonio Announces Jenny Browne as 2016-2018 San Antonio Poet Laureate

Posted by Javier Flores (DCCD)

NEWS RELEASEContact: Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development210-207-6960, javier.flores@sanantonio.govCity of San Antonio Announces Jenny Browne as 2016-2018 San Antonio Poet [Read More...]

Categories: Poet Laureate  

Nationally-released film shot on location in San Antonio receives supplemental incentive from City of San Antonio

Posted by Javier Flores (DCCD)

NEWS RELEASEContact: Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development210-207-6960, javier.flores@sanantonio.govNationally-released film shot on location in San Antonio receives [Read More...]

Categories: Film  

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