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WELCOME, to a fantastic 2017 calendar of events!

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CAM 2017 Calendar Now Accepting New Submissions.

December 27, 2016 through Friday, February 17, 2017 for the CURRENT print deadline.

The Contemporary Art Month calendar is open for submissions for March 2017 events. Open to all San Antonio area artists, curators, directors, club owners, producers, events managers and arts organizations to announce and promote Contemporary Art Month events, shows, and exhibitions.  $15 for artist-run space, $30 for commercial run-space and $50 for institutions.  One Payment per venue, i.e. numerous events can be listed for the same venue at no extra charge.

Feb 10 – Apr 24 all-day McNay Art Museum
Made in Germany: Contemporary Art from the Rubell Family Collection is the first significant survey of works created over the past 35 years by both groundbreaking and emerging artists from across Germany. Drawn from the
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Feb 11 – Apr 24 all-day Southwest School of Art
Taken from an anonymously authored medieval text about mysticism, the exhibition’s title, The Cloud of Unknowing, refers to the mystical symbolism of blood and water. McCollom’s works are theoretical, conceptual, and focused on notions of
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Feb 11 – Apr 24 all-day Southwest School of Art
The Southwest School of Art’s biannual exhibition series, Texas Draws, opening February 11, features artists from around the state who extend the traditional definition of drawing and apply both traditional and non-traditional approaches to this
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Feb 11 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Southwest School of Art
The Southwest School of Art’s biannual exhibition series, Texas Draws, opening February 11, features artists from around the state who extend the traditional definition of drawing and apply both traditional and non-traditional approaches to this
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Feb 13 – May 8 all-day San Antonio Museum of Art
Corita Kent’s groundbreaking work as a pop artist combined faith and activism with messages of acceptance and hope. As a woman and Catholic nun, her work never received the same acclaim as that of her
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Feb 17 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Southwest School of Art | Russell Hill Rogers Lecture Hall | Santikos Building - Navarro Campus
As a part of the Texas Draws IV exhibition, the Southwest School of Art is hosting an evening of rapid image presentations on the evening of Tuesday, February 17th. An evening of artist talks will
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Feb 19 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Bihl Haus Arts and environs
The 9th annual On & Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour weekend kicks off Friday evening, February 19, 6 to 9 pm, with the not-to-be-missed On & Off Fred Autograph Party at Bihl Haus Arts, 2803
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Feb 20 @ 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Bihl Haus Arts and environs
9th Annual On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour Feb. 20-21 Features More Than 80 Artists at 50 Locations in the Biggest Neighborhood Art Tour in the Alamo City Artist Kathleen Trenchard, who has lived
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Feb 22 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Bihl Haus Arts and environs
Artist Kathleen Trenchard, who has lived in the Woodlawn Lake community for five years, has seen her neighborhood slowly evolve, which she partly attributes to the annual On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour that
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Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day Blue Star Contemporary
Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum seeks portfolio submissions from Texas artists for studio visit and exhibition opportunities. Blue Star Contemporary is located in San Antonio, TX and for 29 years has been a destination for
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Mar 1 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Meet at Front Desk
Join us for a San Antonio Museum of Art tradition! Participants will work as a group and receive individual attention to complete representational drawings that depict works in the Museum collections.
Mar 1 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Southwest School of Art - RHR Lecture Hall
Join Texas Draws IV artist, Adrian Esparza, in a conversation about his work. Through the deconstructing and repurposing of readymade textiles from his native region into large-scale “drawings,” Esparza asks the viewer to reconsider the
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Mar 2 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Carver Community Cultural Center Gallery
Opening reception of Austin-based artist Deborah Roberts, March 2-30 exhibit at the Carver Community Cultural Center. Well-known for her critical investigations of the female body, identity and Blackness, Roberts challenges her viewers to consider our
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Mar 3 – Mar 19 all-day Terminal 136
This exhibition examines the contemporary still life as the loci of objects as metaphor. The exhibition will feature emerging San Antonio artists who stretch the boundaries of traditional still life and vanitas paintings connecting it
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Mar 3 – May 8 all-day Blue Star Contemporay
Boyd’s new installation at Blue Star is inspired by his time spent in Germany in Summer 2014. Selected as one of the 2014-2015 Blue Star Contemporary Berlin Residents, Boyd spent his days recording the city
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Mar 3 – May 8 all-day Blue Star Comtemporary
Blue Star is pleased to feature artist duo Works Progress as one of three spring exhibitions. In the creation of a site specific installation the artists take a hydrosocial approach to the nature of water
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Mar 3 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum
This is an official CAM event celebrating the beginning of contemporary art month 2016.  We will be revealing at 6:15p.m. which San Antonian has been elected to be Miss CAM Antonio, the ambassador of contemporary
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Mar 3 @ 6:15 PM – 6:30 PM Blue Star Contemporary Art
This year Miss CAM Antonio receives a custom designed crown by local artist Sarah Fox and a sash by Christina M. Martinez of VeryThat. CAM will promote the winner in social media and traditional press
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Mar 3 @ 7:00 PM – Mar 25 @ 10:00 PM SAY Sí
Small Scale, SAY Sí’s largest annual fundraiser, will continue its tradition of showcasing all things LOCAL. The exhibition and silent auction features the region’s most esteemed artists with about 200 unique artworks – all up
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Mar 3 @ 9:00 PM – 11:45 PM Brick At Blue Star Arts Complex
Show your support for Contemporary Art Montht in San Antonio with your moves and your grooves with DJ’s Agosto Cuellar & Bonnie Ilza Cisneros kicking off at 9 pm. An official Pop-Up CAM Happening Art Installation
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Mar 4 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Sexology Institute
The Sexology Institute and Boutique will feature Austin artist, Marcy Ann Villafaña at Southtown’s First Friday on March 4, 2016. Working in a variety of mediums, including charcoal, conté, and paper, Villafaña’s erotic art explores
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Mar 5 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Meet at Front Desk
See the stories behind works of art in the Museum’s American Art, Latin American Art, and Antiquities collections through an examination of primary and secondary source documents. Inspire students to link historical methods of visual
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Mar 6 – Mar 27 all-day Central Library
Part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef Project created by the Institute For Figuring. Since 2006, the Institute For Figuring has worked with communities around the world to create local ‘satellite’ reefs. Just as living
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Mar 6 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM San Antonio Museum of Art
Create collages, prints and more inspired by Corita Kent and the other Pop Artists of the 60’s and 70’s. Enjoy a family tour of the special exhibition, Corita Kent and the Language of Pop. Hyperbubble
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Mar 7 – May 7 all-day Forest Hills, Parman, Oakwell & Cortez Libraries
Please join us as we exhibit the works of 4 San Antonio Artists Alyssa Danna at Forest Hills Branch Library, Vikky Jones at Parman Branch Library, Andrei Renteria at Tobin at Oakwell Branch Library &
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Mar 8 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Great Hall
Enjoy a quick gallery talk on fitness in the visual arts! This month, we’ll pop in our special exhibition, Corita Kent and the Language of Pop! Get to know the galleries, then switch gears and
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Mar 8 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Meet at Front Desk
Join us for a San Antonio Museum of Art tradition! Participants will work as a group and receive individual attention to complete representational drawings that depict works in the Museum collections. This month, local artist,
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Mar 10 – Apr 30 all-day Blue Star Contemporary
Blue Star seeks applications for Artist-in-Community position. This opportunity is for artists and is a part of our Creative Classrooms program. Blue Star Contemporary’s Creative Classrooms brings art to local schools! Each school year a
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Mar 10 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM SAC Visual Arts Center Gallery
“We’re Talking About Practice” curated by Norbert Clyde Martinez Jr. brings us 10 visiting artists with an opening reception March 10, 2016. Opening artists reception/exhibition March 10, 2016 5pm – 7pm with an on campus
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Mar 10 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Blue Star Contemporary
Blue Star Contemporary announces a three-part panel discussion: Collecting Contemporary Art 101. This series of discussion is designed to illuminate the processes and motivations behind collecting works of art to the general public, emerging artists,
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Mar 10 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Carver Cultural Community Center
The Olaju Art Group presents a lecture and panel discussion centered on a collection of carvings created by Nigerian master-sculptor, Jimoh Ighodalo. This presentation provides a cultural analysis of Ighodalo’s most recent body of work.
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Mar 11 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Meet at Front Desk
Enjoy a docent-led gallery talk about the Museum’s collection at 5:30, 6:15, and 7:15 p.m.
Mar 11 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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Mar 11 @ 6:00 PM – Apr 29 @ 5:00 PM Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center presents GAGA’s “Honoring Women.” 49 Portraits of women found in history, mythology, religion, family, and/or the arts. You won’t want to miss the varied styles and subjects portrayed by these artists.
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Mar 13 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Southwest School of Art
To celebrate our fourth Texas Draws exhibition, we will explore a different kind of drawing in the form of a micro-brew tasting in our own beer garden. In addition to sampling microbrews from around the
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Mar 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Meet at Front Desk
Join us for a San Antonio Museum of Art tradition! Participants will work as a group and receive individual attention to complete representational drawings that depict works in the Museum collections. This month, local artist,
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Mar 17 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Artpace
See new work from our Spring 2016 International Artists-in-Residence: Daniel García Andújar (Barcelona), Wu Tsang (Los Angeles), and Adriana Corral (San Antonio). At 7pm, the artists will sit down for a panel talk to discuss
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Mar 18 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 20 @ 4:00 PM Southwest School of Art
Led by Texas Draws III artist Jeffrey Wheeler (Lubbock). Through a series of projects combining a variety of media techniques with the use of appropriation and collaboration, Wheeler will challenge students to rethink everything they
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Mar 19 all-day San Antonio Museum of Art
The contemporary art galleries have been reinstalled by Anna Stothart, Brown Foundation Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, and reopens on March 19. The galleries feature favorite paintings by Richard Diebenkorn, Helen Frankenthaler, and Kehinde
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Mar 21 @ 12:00 PM – Mar 23 @ 12:00 AM San Antonio, Texas
The Cammie Awards honor exceptional art during Contemporary Art Month. The Cammies are determined by popular vote. Cast your vote by submitting the form, linked below. The deadline is midnight on Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
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Mar 22 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Artpace
Join us March 22nd for our first Art Talk with the upcoming guest curator, Michelle Grabner, who will select our Spring 2017 artists-in-residence. Michelle Grabner is an artist, curator, and writer. She co-curated the 2014
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Mar 22 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Meet at Front Desk
Join us for a San Antonio Museum of Art tradition! Participants will work as a group and receive individual attention to complete representational drawings that depict works in the Museum collections. This month, local artist,
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Mar 23 – Apr 15 all-day UTSA Main Art Gallery
The 32nd Annual Student Art Exhibition is a juried competition featuring recent work by UTSA undergraduate and graduate students. This year’s juror is Joey Fauerso. The exhibition draws from a full range of materials, methods,
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Mar 24 – Apr 30 all-day Northwest Vista College Palmetto Center for the Arts
Fibers of Design curated by Carol Cunningham, features the work of three artists; Amada Miller (San Antonio, TX.), Delaney Smith (Houston, TX.), and Meghan Shimek (San Francisco, CA.). Using various methodologies these artist explore the
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Mar 24 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM The UTSA Sculpture and Ceramics Graduate Studios
This will be an Open Studio and Exhibition at the Graduate Studios for Sculpture and Ceramics, a facility on the west Campus of UTSA. Along with the exhibition/open house there will be Outdoor installations and
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Mar 25 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM CHRISpark
This is the Final Official CAM event, thanking all those that participated in Contemporary Art Month and recognizing the best art events with our CAMMIE Awards. Spare Parts | Mini Art Museum Blue Moon Beer
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Mar 26 @ 6:00 PM – Apr 7 @ 6:00 PM Texas A&M University - San Antonio
Roberto Gonzalez: Sacred Waters is an exhibition comprised of 44 recent large-scale paintings that treat pre-Columbian imagery as experienced through dreams and visions inspired by Jungian psychological theory. These paintings constitute an aesthetic and psychological exploration
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Mar 29 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Meet at Front Desk
Join us for a San Antonio Museum of Art tradition! Participants will work as a group and receive individual attention to complete representational drawings that depict works in the Museum collections. This month, local artist,
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Mar 29 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Corita Kent: Journal Workshop
St. Mary’s University Marianist Brother A. Brian Zampier discusses the religious aspects of the exhibition and leads you in a creative word and image response to the works. Bring a journal and pencil!
Mar 31 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM McNay Art Museum
Capitalizing on Berlin’s prominence as a center for creativity, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum launched the Berlin Residency Program with Künstlerhaus Bethanien, a non-profit organization known for its international residency studio program. René Paul Barilleaux,
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Mar 31 @ 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM Bank of America Plaza
Kinetic Skyline by Bill FitzGibbons is a site-specific light sculpture installation.
Jun 30 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM San Antonio Botanical Garden
Blue Star Contemporary and the San Antonio Botanical Garden are delighted to announce Alyson Shotz as the artist for their 2016 Art in The Garden collaboration. Brooklyn- based Shotz will be in attendance at the
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Jan 24 @ 4:07 PM – 5:07 PM Blue Star Contemporary
Homage February 2 – May 7, 2017 Opening Reception is February 2 from 6-9 p.m. and is free and open to the public Main Gallery Featuring artists David Almaguer, Joe Harjo, Jennifer Khoshbin, Michele Monseau,
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Feb 2 – May 7 all-day Blue Star Contemporary
HOMAGE February 2 – May 7, 2017 Opening reception is February 2 from 6 – 9 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Main Gallery Featuring artists David Almaguer, Joe Harjo, Jennifer Khoshbin,
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Feb 2 – May 7 all-day Blue Star Contemporary
The Blue Hour (A clock stopped) February 2 – May 7, 2017 Middle Gallery Featuring Jessica Halonen The Blue Hour (A clock stopped), investigates the historical intersection between art and science through the exploration of
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Feb 9 @ 11:00 AM – Jun 11 @ 6:00 PM Centro de Artes Gallery
Ángel Rodríguez-Díaz: A Retrospective, 1982-2014 at Centro de Artes Gallery Guest curated by Ruben C. Cordova, Ph.D The exhibit runs through June 11, 2017 and is the largest and widest-ranging exhibition of works by the
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Feb 24 – May 14 all-day San Antonio Museum of Art
Of Country and Culture celebrates the gift to the Museum of over one hundred objects created by Aboriginal artists since the mid-1990s. This extraordinary collection, which includes a significant number of works by women artists,
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Mar 2 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Blue Star Contemporary
Join us on March 2nd at Blue Star Contemporary and the Blue Star Arts Complex to KICK-OFF Contemporary Art Month, 6 pm – 9 pm Ribbon cutting at 6:00 PM From Those Who Follow the
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Mar 2 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Blue Star Contemporary
Featuring Julia Barbosa Landois M*dres is a series of silkscreen prints employing phrases in English and Spanish which contain the words mom/mother/madre. The work examines how gendered language reflects and structures our political and cultural
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Mar 2 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Terminal 136 at Blue Star Contemporary Art Complex
Open Reception: Thursay, March 2nd, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Things We Used To Know emerges out of connections and parallels discovered in the practices of five artists living in different parts of the country.
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Mar 2 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Blue Star Contemporary
Featuring John Steck Jr. Evoking themes of ephemerality, physicality, materiality, fragility, and mortality, Turning Memory features photographs from the artist’s series Lament (Disappearing photographs). The exhibition also includes two exposure boxes where the images are
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Mar 3 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM SAY Sí
This March, SAY Sí celebrates 20 years of showcasing the best local art, culinary fare and refreshing libations at its Small Scale • Big Change events. The exhibition and month-long silent auction features the region’s
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Mar 4 @ 12:00 PM – Apr 30 @ 5:00 PM The DoSeum
Come explore an installation created especially for children and families to enjoy Contemporary Art by local artist Richard Armendariz. The Dream Keeper will bring to life visions of an instructive, fable-like narrative grounded in the
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Mar 7 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM San Antonio Museum of Art
Participants will work as a group and receive individual attention from local artist and educator Terry A. Ybáñez in the Of Country and Culture exhibition.
Mar 8 – Apr 8 all-day Carver Community Cultural Center
Debut exhibition of works by artist Cheryl Sheehan. Gallery hours: M-F, 8-4:30; 4/8, 6-9 PM Debut exhibition opening for artist Cheryl Sheehan. With intuition as her guide for colors and material and inspiration from nature,
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Mar 8 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM San Antonio Museum of Art
Discover the world of Aboriginal art and culture through the exhibition Of Country and Culture. Investigate the idea of the Dreaming, the Aboriginal understanding of the world, its creation, and its stories through dot-painting, pigment-making
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Mar 8 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Carver Community Cultural Center
Reception and exhibition opening for artist Cheryl Sheehan’s debut art show. With intuition as her guide for color and material, and inspiration from nature, childhood stories and fairy tales, Sheehan’s work begins with the eyes
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Mar 9 @ 11:00 AM – Aug 25 @ 6:00 PM Centro de Artes
This exhibit of fifteen Latina artists is an acknowledgement of where women artists have been, looks to the places they occupy now and the roles they will fill in the future. This cross-generational exhibit, with
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Mar 10 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM San Antonio Museum of Art
Enjoy live music, gallery tours inspired by the Contemporary Aboriginal Art exhibition Of Country and Culture at 5:30, 6:15, and 7:15 p.m. (space is limited), specialty cocktails by The Esquire Tavern (cash bar) and art
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Mar 16 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Artpace
Join us to celebrate new exhibitions by artists-in-residence Kate Newby (Auckland, New Zealand), Nicholas Frank (Milwaukee, Wisconsin), and Robert Hodge (Houston, Texas). Enjoy food truck fare and live music on the rooftop, free and open
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Mar 19 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Main Space at Artpace
Come see my new works on linen, wood panel, and paper created during “Open,” and learn more about what I’m doing and working on here at Artpace. Also, get a more personal view of some
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Mar 22 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Main Art Gallery | UTSA Department of Art & Art History
Opening Reception:  Thursday, March 22, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at UTSA Main Art Gallery. The 33rd Annual Student Art Exhibition is a juried competition featuring recent work by UTSA undergraduate and graduate students. This
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Mar 24 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM The Sculpture Ceramics Compound on West Campus at UTSA
There will be open studios and work on exhibit from students and faculty at all levels of the Department of Art and Art History at UTSA, including candidates for the Terminal Degree of Master of
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Mar 24 @ 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM SAY Sí
On March 3 – 24, 2017, SAY Sí celebrates 20 years of showcasing the best local art, culinary fare and refreshing libations at its Small Scale • Big Change events. The exhibition and month-long silent
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Mar 25 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Artpace
Join us for a special Family Day  featuring spring artist-in-residence Robert Hodge. This free hands-on event celebrates contemporary art in its many forms from collage to screen printing. Enjoy food truck fare, live tunes, and
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Mar 25 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM The DoSeum
Come explore Contemporary Art through an installation and special workshop created by local artist Richard Armendariz. The Dream Keeper will bring to life visions of an instructive, fable-like narrative grounded in the framework of an
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Mar 25 @ 6:00 PM Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
Join us for the opening of “Aquí Estamos y no nos Vamos” Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 6pm at the Esperanza (922 San Pedro Ave.) The exhibit, Aquí Estamos Y No Nos Vamos, highlights the
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Mar 31 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Linda Pace Foundation CHRISpark
Every year, CAM recognizes excellence and diversity throughout the city’s rich landscape with the presentations of the CAMMIE Awards. We are excited to announce the following cultural organizations as judges for the 2017 CAMMIE Awards;
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Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day Russell Hill Rogers Gallery I & II Santikos Building
CAM PERENNIAL REFLECTIONS ON LANDSCAPE AND MEMORY Through – Apr 30, 2017 Russell Hill Rogers Galleries I & II | Santikos Building Free and open to the public Each March serves as a celebration of
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Apr 8 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM The DoSeum
Come explore Contemporary Art through an installation and special workshop created by local artist Richard Armendariz. The Dream Keeper will bring to life visions of an instructive, fable-like narrative grounded in the framework of an
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