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 Local museums can provide an unforgettable experience for families and visitors year-round.


Greg Harrison

Let a Mahler symphony transport you. Watch a Texas town turn into artists’ studio. And then enjoy some jazz at Travis Park. The weekend is here and it’s packed with fun.


Joel Salcido

Take a tour of a garden filled with art, do some “educational” shots of tequila and bring the kids to play some mariachi music. Here are some ideas for how to spend your weekend.


Riley Robinson

A large art installation in San Antonio may be one of the city’s oddest and most-often overlooked artistic works. But that obscurity is what makes it so special to so many of its admirers.

Dominic Anthony for Texas Public Radio

The McNay Art Museum’s new landscape master plan aims to make the property feel less like an exclusive, elite institution and more like an inclusive, accessible public park -- an approach embraced by museum director Richard Aste.


Jack Morgan

Three times a year, three different artists converge in San Antonio. One from Texas, one from the U.S. and one from somewhere else in the world come to participate in Artpace’s residency program with one directive: create.  

Norma Martinez / Texas Public Radio

Students from underprivileged backgrounds don’t often get to spread their artistic wings in the classroom. There’s a studio in San Antonio’s Westside that’s actually paying young people “to make art all day.”


Jack Morgan | Texas Public Radio

Centro de Artes opens a new exhibit Thursday, June 27 born of a special artistic partnership.   

McNay Art Museum

Escape this weekend's summer heat and dust by appreciating a new take on chamber music, take a stroll through pop culture history or welcome an ambitious new orchestra.

 

Legend has it that when Jacopo Tintoretto was 12 years old, he was so good at drawing that he rattled Titian — the master artist of Venice, 30 years his senior. Young Tintoretto was an apprentice in Titian's workshop and — as the story goes — the old master gone away for several days, and when he came back he found some of Tintoretto's drawings.

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