Three hundred local artists have come together to collectively create a portrait of San Antonio’s evolution from its Spanish colonial origins through today.
Michael Sawaya, who oversees the convention center and the Alamodome and is one of the longest-tenured department heads with the City of San Antonio, has resigned to accept a position at the convention center in New Orleans.
The season of holiday events is upon San Antonio, with many local traditions involving musical styles from around the world.
Bharatanatyam, a classical Indian dance that dates back to 3rd century BC, has its roots in Hindu religious and spiritual practices.
Students interested in the art of dance were able to sign up and take modern, jazz, or African dance classes ranging from beginner to advanced levels.
Each artist will be assigned a particular year of San Antonio’s history on which to reflect the development of their work.
Attendees experienced breathtaking performances at all locations, discovered new artwork in many forms, and watched artists activate public spaces by sharing their original work, explaining their passions, and expressing local and personal histories.
More than 50 artists, community members, and media professionals gathered at the Eastside’s Little Carver Center to preview this year’s Luminaria, San Antonio’s local, iconic multi-arts festival.
Luminaria, San Antonio’s contemporary arts festival, is now accepting submissions from individuals, galleries, collectives, or other creative organizations for installations that will be considered for the upcoming festival.
Sunset on the Hays Street Bridge served as the backdrop Tuesday night for the official announcement that Luminaria 2016 will take place on the Eastside. The festival of art and light is in its eighth season and this year the focus will be on Downtown East, an area steeped in African-American history and culture.