The San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture presents a closing event for the landmark exhibition “The Day of the Dead in Art” at Centro de Artes on Saturday, January 18, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Curator Ruben C. Cordova, Ph.D., will present an overview of the exhibition and several participating artists will discuss their work and their connection to Day of the Dead traditions. These discussions will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience and photo opportunities with the artists and the curator.
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Written by esperanzacenter on Dec 10 2019 - 5:40pm
Stop by the Esperanza and shop our holiday tiendita! We'll have rebozos from Natividad Sanchez and Camelia Ramos, clay artwork by Irene Aguilar, tapetes from Guadalupe Vasquez, popotillo artwork, table runners and other textiles from Guatemala and Mexico, red clay art by Enedina Vasquez, appliqué and patchwork from Hormigas Bordadoras de San Francisco Tanivet Oaxaca, vintage artwork, and some textile art by Pearl Sanchez!
Written by rudyarispe on Mar 13 2019 - 8:26am
Musical Bridges Around the World (MBAW) has been recognized by the Raindrop Foundation with the Education Award for its efforts to promote cultural diversity at area schools through the organization’s Kids to Concerts Program. Kids to Concerts (KtC) is a free, educational outreach program that introduces San Antonio youth to faraway cultures through folk music and dance, opening kids minds to the world and developing respect and appreciation of different cultures. Kids to Concerts celebrates cultural diversity and develops well-rounded, world citizens of tomorrow.
Written by rudyarispe on Mar 12 2019 - 9:50am
An explosion of artwork highlights multiple concepts including love, romance, global plunder, rasquachismo, and the AIDS pandemic. The exhibit winds its way through the ITC gallery in colorful, multiple dioramas intricately detailed in a cohesive, culturally relevant queer-driven visual unit in search of true humility and noble hearts.
Written by rudyarispe on Mar 9 2019 - 8:55am
From the music of medieval and Renaissance Europe, to American jazz, to the sounds of Japanese instruments, the 6th annual International Music Festival returns to the Alamo City from March 22 to 31. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.mbaw.org or call (210) 464-1534.
Written by rudyarispe on Nov 16 2018 - 8:41am
Written by SAYSi_SA on Oct 17 2018 - 3:19pm
Día de los Muertos, originating in Mexico, is a time when families and communities remember those dearly departed and honor the continuity of life. Every year, SAY Sí curates one of San Antonio’s most comprehensive Día de los Muertos celebrations, providing educational context to the important holiday with two days of unique cultural happenings including: a multidisciplinary showcase of student art, altars to honor the departed, family folk art workshops, food booths, an artisan mercado as well as live cultural performances highlighting local dancers, musicians and entertainers.
Written by UIWPR on Sep 20 2018 - 12:09pm
Michael Carnes was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1994. He is currently attending the University f the incarnate Word and is a candidate for the BFA degree in Art, which he will receive in December 2018. Michael is a painter/mixed media artist working in oil and acrylics. His work, which is figurative, concerns itself with the politics of sexual identity.
Written by UIWPR on Sep 20 2018 - 11:33am
E. C. Kanko is a local artist and UIW alumni. After obtaining her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2010, her artwork branched out into many styles and mediums, including digital painting. Inspired by nature, current events, and social trends, she began an eight-year project that would become "Disasterworks". In this series, E.C. Kanko creates parodies of well known masterpieces to make effective before-and -after imagery without using an actual side-by-side comparison. These illustrations address various environmental and social issues, from littering to violence.
Written by esperanzacenter on Aug 30 2018 - 5:30pm
Join MujerArtes Cooperative de Esperanza Peace & Justice Center as we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the opening of our adobe/compressed earth block studio! The opening reception is Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 at 12 p.m. The sale will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday, Sept. 3 through Friday, Sept. 7. This is the perfect place to find a handmade gift that not only captures the beauty of life, but also the realities of living as a mujer, as a member of the working class community, as an immigrant, and more.