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Salute the Ladies with The San Antonio Art League & Museum

The San Antonio Art League & Museum will open Salute the Ladies: A Tribute to Artists, Patrons & Curators as part of its ongoing centennial celebration. The exhibition is from July 10-Aug 25 Gallery I: Tribute to Marian Koogler McNay & Eleanor Onderdonk Gallery II: Tribute to Ethel Tunstall Drought Gallery III: Tribute to Past…

July 5, 2012

Photographer Selected for Fotoseptiembre Show

The King William Art Committee is happy to announce that Albert Pedroza has been selected for the Fotoseptiembre show in September.  Albert is a local video and photo artist and we are happy to sponsor his exhibit at our gallery. The opening will be on Thurs., Sept.6th at the King William Association office from 6-8.…

June 29, 2012

Garcia Art Glass Studio Demonstrations

Garcia Art Glass is a hot glass design and fabrication center that specializes in the creation of one-of-a-kind blown glass lighting and sculpture, including tablescapes and art for the wall.  The studio is open for visitors to view demonstrations of the glass blowing process. Each piece is one-of-a-kind and the inventory is constantly changing.  Always…

June 29, 2012

Summer Exhibits at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center

Blue Star Contemporary Art Center is pleased to present San Antonio Painters, an exhibition juried and curated by Barbara MacAdam, Deputy Editor of ARTnews magazine. Blue Star Contemporary Art Center received an enthusiastic response from the San Antonio arts community, receiving more than 130 artists’ submissions; from that group ten artists were chosen for studio…

May 31, 2012

Seeking Photographer for Fotoseptiembre 2012

The King William Cultural Arts District is seeking photographers for their Fotoseptiembre Exhibit, opening First Thursday, Septemeber 6, 2012.  The exhibit will be shown through September and October at the King William office on S. Alamo.  Representative entries should be sent to jgillette@mac.com. Please send 3 to 5 representative images.  A URL to a collection…

May 19, 2012

King William Association River Concerts 2012

King William Association River Concerts 2012 Please Join us on the second Sunday of each month for our River Concerts to be held at the San Antonio River Authority from 6:30-7:30pm Line up: Sun, May 13 – Austin Piazzolla Quintet Sun, June 10 – Henry Brun Big Band Sun, July 8 – Jose Linares &…

May 6, 2012

King William Fair 2012

The King William Fair is a fun-filled, family festival consisting of art and craft vendors, live music and dance performances, food and beverage booths, Kids Kingdom play area and a quirky parade.  A fun and quirky parade starts it off at 9:30.  It is made up of political parodies and parading pooches, kings and kids,…

April 24, 2012

The Guenther House Museum

In 1848, Carl Hilmar Guenther arrived in America from Germany.  After traveling across the midwest, he settled in Fredericksburg, Texas and established a flour mill.  In 1858, he relocated his business to San Antonio along the river, just south of town. Stones were quarried from an area near what is now the San Antonio Zoo…

April 11, 2012

Cell Phone Audio Tour – The King William Homes of Preservationist Walter Mathis

Cell Phone Audio Tour The King William Homes of Preservationist Walter Mathis. ———————————————— Villa Finale has introduced its first cell phone audio tour, The King William Homes of Preservationist Walter Mathis.  The tour, supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, provides historic information and restoration details of each…

April 7, 2012

“Best in 2012” by the San Antonio Downtown Alliance for Outstanding Arts and Cultural Contribution

The King William Cultural Arts District was awarded “Best in 2012” by the San Antonio Downtown Alliance for Outstanding Arts and Cultural Contribution to the city. The neighborhood is already the state’s oldest National Historic Preservation District and now it has one more feather in its hat.  After being designated as a “Cultural Arts District”…

March 30, 2012