The decision comes after local representatives discussed the prospect with Smithsonian officials in March.
City leaders have until the end of this month to decide whether they want San Antonio to be featured in the large-scale festival in Washington D.C.
Although San Antonio’s 2018 Tricentennial celebration is nearly two years away, planning efforts and partnerships are already underway, as such a historic event calls for detailed logistics as well as holistic programming that tells the city’s history in a complete and multi-faceted way.
Centro de Artes, the troubled educational and cultural arts center established by Texas A&M University-San Antonio in the former Museo Alameda in 2012, is negotiating with the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to house its Library Collection in the historic, City-owned building that sits in the heart of the Zona Cultural.
More than 200 people gathered at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday for the first of many celebrations organized by the City’s Tricentennial Commission.
In anticipation of San Antonio’s 300-year anniversary in May 2018, the City will officially launch its public planning effort for Tricentennial celebrations on Wednesday, Jan.
The San Antonio Public Library will host the first of five San Antonio Heritage Workshops on Saturday, Jan.
The appointment of new leadership for the City’s Tricentennial Commission, the public nonprofit organization charged with mapping plans for San Antonio’s 300th anniversary celebrations in 2018, were announced on Monday by City Manager Sheryl Sculley.