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Art

Jack Morgan / Texas Public Radio

Updated Feb. 8

A look back at African American art of the last 100 years will soon open at the McNay Art Museum’s Jane and Arthur Stieren Center for Exhibitions. Curator Rene Barilleaux says the reason the exhibit is so big is that it's not just one collection.


Department of Arts and Culture

From a food-centric Cinematic piece to a new arts exhibit to a chocolate festival, there's plenty to sink your teeth into this weekend.


From Texas Standard.

Most people know his acting and comedy, especially his movies and recordings with counterculture collaborator Tommy Chong. But there’s a whole lot more to Cheech Marin than you’d imagine. He’s also a major player in the art world.

"The Secret Ops of the CIA" calendars spotlight an unusual art genre: meticulous paintings of spy missions.

Jack Morgan

A solar panel went up in downtown San Antonio on Friday, and it's one that's unlike any other.

"This is an excellent example of combining art and technology, art and science,” said Penny Boyer of the Land Heritage Institute, a 1,200-acre nature preserve that promotes land stewardship and renewable energy. “This is the world's first solar mural installation."

Briscoe Western Art Museum

The Briscoe Western Art Museum's Yanaguana Indian Arts Market will be filling their river side facility with art and sound on Oct. 7 and 8. 

San Antonio Business Journal

San Antonio's Urban 15 is about to conduct its yearly call  for talent – you've got it, and they want it. 

"We're looking for a few good men, and women, who like to drum and dance," George Cisneros says.

Catherine Cisneros expanded on the idea.   

"We have noticed there is an incredible amount of talent and training in our community that happens at an early age, and then life catches up with you," Catherine says.

Maria Carstensen

If you're walking in front of the Lila Cockrell Theatre downtown, you'll see an enormous mosaic created by Mexican Artist Juan O'Gorman

Artist Diana Kersey built five towering circular ceramic pieces for VIA's Art in Transit Program at the bustling Five Points area, on Fredericksburg and N. Flores just Northwest of downtown.

Jack Morgan

The American Indians in Texas at the Spanish Colonial Missions helped dedicate four new murals painted on the overpass support structure of Loop 410 at Villamain Road, not far from Mission Espada.

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