Various mementos of San Antonio history are now available at the official Tricentennial store, which opens its doors Friday at Centro de Artes.
While commemorative Tricentennial merchandise is already available for purchase online, the brick-and-mortar gear shop won’t open for at least several more weeks.
The annual program honors individuals who have worked to advance and maintain San Antonio’s cultural vibrancy.
The two exhibitions currently at the Centro de Artes have a lot to say about the diverse Latino experiences of the past and present.
Around 25 artists, City staff, and media professionals convened at Centro de Artes Tuesday morning for a preview of SATX/MX: Un Viaje Lleno de Cultura, an exhibit featuring the work of 21 San Antonio artists whose work grapples with the theme of what life in San Antonio is like through the lens of their Mexican and Mexican-American heritages.
San Antonio’s Centro de Artes, a Latino arts education and exhibition space in the heart of the Zona Cultural, has been a “lifeless, non-cohesive space” for much of its existence, and many of its leaders have failed to fulfill its core mission: to be the center of local and regional Latino art and tell the story of the Latino experience with a focus on San Antonio and South Texas.
San Antonio’s Market Square was buzzing with chatter and mariachi music Thursday as La Familia Cortez celebrated their 75th year in business with una pachanga muy grande.
In the end, consider it good news that the City of San Antonio is terminating its lease agreement with Texas A&M-San Antonio to operate Centro de Artes in the heart of the Zona Cultural where the spirits along San Pedro Creek are stirring with anticipation.
Centro de Artes, the Latino arts education and exhibition space located in the heart of the Zona Cultural, will not become the new home for the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library Collection, Councilman Roberto Treviño (D1) announced Friday.
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas are in negotiations with Centro de Artes, the educational and cultural arts center established by Texas A&M University-San Antonio in the former Museo Alameda in 2012, to house its Library Collection in the historic building.