Edith McAllister, one of the greatest philanthropists and cultural leaders in San Antonio’s history, died Sunday at age 100 after suffering a fall in late May.
The All That Remains exhibition presents the work of the first graduating BFA class of the Southwest School of Art through May 20.
The Southwest School of Art’s inaugural class of 11 students graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in late April will obtain degrees from a non-accredited school.
In a Wednesday e-mail to the Southwest School of Art community, President Paula Owen wrote the school will likely not receive accreditation until 2020.
The annual program honors individuals who have worked to advance and maintain San Antonio’s cultural vibrancy.
The crowd bustled as people enjoyed the DJ’s music, ample drinks, and a variety of food from local restaurants like Rebelle, Sushi Zushi and Grayze on Grayson at Thursday night’s Savor the Arts fundraiser at the Southwest School of Art (SSA).
Most Texans are familiar with Red McCombs as the chair of McCombs Enterprises and a major philanthropist, but the successful businessman is looking to encourage a new generation of entrepreneurs through The Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos (AEM).
The 19th round of PechaKucha San Antonio will take place on Tuesday, Aug.
Paula Owen, president of the Southwest School of Art, believes the college’s historic campus, originally home to the Ursuline Academy and Convent, could now serve as the catalyst for revival of the northern edge of downtown San Antonio.
Downtown business and civic leaders who reserved seats at Monday’s Downtown Alliance “State of the Downtown” luncheon at the Westin Rivercenter found themselves instead at the inaugural Centro San Antonio event in which four distinct non-profits devoted to building a better downtown San Antonio have merged into a single entity.