Written by Rudy Arispe on Aug 12 2016 - 10:30am
After moving to San Antonio two years ago, Latvian native Natalia Sun became fascinated with Mexican culture and traditions, among them Dia de los Muertos, which was the inspiration behind her photographic work, “Mystical Brides.” The photograph is a celebration of the Mexican holiday with an unexpected mix of fashion through bridal couture and exquisite hairstyles, as well as an illustration of the three brides’ faces that Sun painted as "sugar skulls" as the haunting trio stands in the foreground of a mystical forest.
Written by BexarCounty on Apr 20 2016 - 2:10pm
With the recent World Heritage designation of the San Antonio Missions and the upcoming Tricentennial Celebration, Bexar County is hosting Nuestra Historia - Our History: Spain in Bexar County, an exhibit that tells the story of the 17th and 18th century Spanish colonial exploration and settlement of this area.
Written by Clayton Price on May 13 2013 - 6:44pm
A lecture by Rose Williams, a Holocaust survivor and San Antonio resident, concluded the San Antonio Public Library's month-long photo exhibit, Holocaust: Learn and Remember. The lecture took place on Holocaust Remembrance Day, also known as Yom HaShoah, on April 7, 2013. You can replay video of the event below.
Written by Sarah Garrahan on Jan 28 2011 - 2:24pm
From a World War II prisoner-of-war who hoards food, to a single woman making $400 a month and a vegan who ran a bakery from a tiny apartment, local artist Mark Menjivar tried to capture people’s lives by photographing the inside of their refrigerators. In his exhibit “You Are What You Eat” showing at the Southwest School of Art and the San Antonio Public Library, Menjivar traveled for three years across the nation exploring the hot topic of food.His work highlights not only what Americans eat but also how our consumption affects communities.