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Written by rudyarispe on Jan 7 2019 - 2:06pm
Bihl Haus Arts will host an opening reception for "Golden Desires," featuring the works of senior artists of the GO! Arts program, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 at the arts center, 2803 Fredericksburg Road. The exhibition continues through Feb. 2. “Golden Desires” includes two works from each of the almost 40 classes offered by the Bihl Haus GO! Arts program at 17 community centers and senior residences across San Antonio.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Jul 20 2018 - 2:36pm
Bihl Haus Arts hosts “10,000 Years of Love and Resistance: A Celebration of the Arts and Spiritual Union,” organized by curator by David Zamora Casas. This historical event recognizes the 50-year union of Dr. Tomás Ybarra-Frausto and Mr. Dudley Brooks. The media includes photography, painting, installation and recorded soundscape. The opening reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., on Saturday, July 21 at Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road.
Written by rudyarispe on Jul 10 2018 - 10:57am
Bihl Haus Arts hosts “10,000 Years of Love and Resistance: A Celebration of the Arts and Spiritual Union,” an exhibition that recognizes the 50-year union of Tomás Ybarra-Frausto and Dudley Brooks, opening with a reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 21 at Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road. The media includes photography, painting, installation and recorded soundscape.
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 2 2018 - 9:49am
In the Tricentennial exhibition, “Signs of Their Times: Totemic Marquees and Neons of San Anto,” photorealist painter Ben Ortiz celebrates iconic signs of San Antonio. He centers most of his images on 3-by-2-foot vertical canvases, an exception is the horizontal “Tip Top Café,” which visually links all 13 signs as revered totems.
Written by rudyarispe on Feb 25 2018 - 12:07pm
Bihl Haus Arts hosts “Fred Sings: San Antonio Jazz Songbirds,” a Women’s History Month/Tricentennial Celebration from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road. Admission is free. Sponsored by KRTU 91.7 FM and organized by Beverly Prado in honor of Women’s History Month SA and the Tricentennial, "San Antonio Jazz Songbirds" features well-known San Antonio vocalists Joan Carroll, MiChelle Garibay-Carey and Jacqueline Sotelo.
Written by rudyarispe on Feb 24 2018 - 12:07pm
Bihl Haus Arts hosts “Fred Sings: San Antonio Jazz Songbirds,” a Women’s History Month/Tricentennial Celebration from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road. Admission is free. Sponsored by KRTU 91.7 FM and organized by Beverly Prado in honor of Women’s History Month SA and the Tricentennial, "San Antonio Jazz Songbirds" features well-known San Antonio vocalists Joan Carroll, MiChelle Garibay-Carey and Jacqueline Sotelo.
Written by rudyarispe on Oct 6 2017 - 6:16pm
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its GO! Arts program for seniors, Bihl Haus Arts will host an opening reception for “Golden Decade” featuring the juried works of seniors at all 16 sites where classes are offered. The theme is 1950s and ‘60s Vegas “Rat Pack” with live music by crooner Johnny P and the Wiseguys. Period attire is suggested but not required
Written by rudyarispe on Sep 20 2017 - 5:18pm
VSA Texas presents the 2017 MIAW Art Show, an exhibition celebrating Mental Illness Awareness Week in October, at Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road. The exhibition, which includes artwork by 20 artists with mental illness from the San Antonio area, opens with a reception from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. It runs through October 7. Music provided by the Michael Waid duo.
Written by rudyarispe on Sep 6 2017 - 10:08am
More than 100 recent artworks by Bihl Haus Goldens are highlighted in the exhibition, “Golden Memories,” which closes with a reception from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15 at 2803 Fredericksburg Road. (The Aug. 25 opening reception was cancelled because of Hurricane Harvey.) The closing reception, which is free and open to the public, also features live music by Poly Harrison, Curtis Calderon and Joan Carroll and poolside libations and appetizers. Gallery hours are 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday-Saturday or by appointment by calling (210) 383-9723.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Mar 20 2017 - 11:10am
In her work “Gitiiro,” Kenyan-born artist Naomi Wanjiku has cut, dyed and linked pieces of sheet metal to assemble her wall hanging that mimics the swaying movement of a dancer. Wanjiku explained that sheet metal is used mainly for roofing materials and walls and is particularly associated with Mabati women’s groups of the 1960s in Central Kenya. They organized to improve their communities by upgrading the roofs of their homes using sheet metal.