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Creative Community

The creative community in san antonio

Agencies enhancing culture in the city. Search this list of some of the local arts and culture organizations funded by our department—and the list is always growing!

International Exchanges
Understanding that art speaks a universal language, the Department of Arts & Culture is integral to the City of San Antonio’s global positioning. We sponsor cultural events that showcase the wide cultural diversity of our city. Cultural exchange programs with our sister cities will further the vision of making San Antonio a world-class creative hub.

Cultural Districts
Cultural districts are special zones that harness the power of cultural resources to stimulate economic development and community revitalization. Unique to the character, community and resources available locally, cultural districts can become focal points for generating businesses, attracting tourists, stimulating cultural development and fostering civic pride. Not only do cultural districts create an avenue for supporting and marketing local cultural nonprofits and businesses, but they also help revitalize neighborhoods to increase the quality of life for residents. Current cultural districts include the King William Cultural Arts District, the Old Spanish Trail and Zona Cultural

Film and Music Industries 
For a list of filmmaking crew members and support services, please visit the San Antonio Film Commission's Production Directory. To learn more about San Antonio's music industry, check out the music directory



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Friday, June 18, 2021