The excursions were a part of this year’s World Heritage Festival, which celebrates the World Heritage site status of the five Spanish Colonial Missions.
Mission Concepción’s plaza was packed with hundreds of people Friday night who came to watch the 262-year-old church come to life with moving, projected light
Artists and community members discussed ideas Wednesday for 10 public art projects to be installed along the City’s World Heritage Trail this year.
The Alamo Master Plan, which was presented to City Council Wednesday and is slated for completion in late May 2017, would include several dramatic changes.
The average visitor spends just 10 minutes in an out of the Alamo. The master plan team aims to change that.
The City of San Antonio will host its second World Heritage Symposium this Saturday, Dec.
With San Antonio’s unique history opening new avenues to future opportunity, the City of San Antonio is recruiting two new key executives, one to serve as director of World Heritage, the other to serve as director of the Tricentennial Office, two new offices that will oversee efforts to celebrate the nexus of culture, history and economic opportunity.
The Alliance for San Antonio Missions, a newly formed grass-roots organization advocating for sensitive development in and around the near-Southside Missions, will hold a community roundtable at the Mission Branch Library, 3134 Roosevelt Ave., this Sunday from 4-6 p.m. The panel discussion titled “What is Intangible Heritage?”
We need to understand the world of Fray Margil, the founder of Mission San José, if we are going to understand the importance of the missions as a World Heritage site, said Dr. Jesús F. de la Teja.
The Alamo and the Spanish colonial missions’ recent designation as a World Heritage site has kicked planning efforts around the historic sites into high gear and has changed the way the state and city are approaching the historic sites’ revitalization.