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A Day in Southtown

“A DAY IN SOUTHTOWN”, the district’s annual celebration of creativity and small business housed within  Southtown’s five neighborhoods, showcases Member events highlighting their originality. Their mission is to offer unique and exciting incentives to shop, eat, drink, get fit, and have fun at the many galleries, shops, restaurants and bars. The day also showcases FREE…

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November 8, 2018

King William Holiday Tour of Homes

Tour of homes in the King William Historic District. Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11 AM – 5 PM HOLIDAY HOME TOUR IN KING WILLIAM The King William Association is sponsoring its Biennial Home Tour on Saturday, December 1, 2018 It will be a walkable Holiday Home Tour featuring Six Homes on King William and…

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October 16, 2018

Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens will manage the Edward Steves Homestead in King William Historic District

Starting Oct. 15, Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens will manage the Edward Steves Homestead in King William Historic District. The San Antonio Conservation Society is turning over museum operations of the historic house to nonprofit museum Villa Finale. The Conservation Society will continue to own, operate, and maintain the grounds of the homestead. “It’s the…

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September 26, 2018

Artist of Year Reception

The San Antonio Art League and Museum has named Steven G. Smith its Artist of the Year for 2018. This honor has been given to a regional artists annually since 1946. Smith joins a list of iconic SAALM Artists of the Year, including Amy Freeman Lee, Cecil Casebier, Robert Tiemann, Marilyn Lanfear, and Charles Field.…

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September 3, 2018

MOSAIC is recruiting

The Blue Star Contemporary MOSAIC Student Artist Program is open to high school students who are interested in developing their professional artistic skills and careers in the arts. The year-round, after-school program is a combination of studio practice and exposure to the business side of art and arts administration. BSC is committed to giving MOSAIC…

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August 28, 2018

Concert Series Schedule

The King William Association has a free public music concert series each year. This year’s line up looks great and we want to invite you to put these dates on your calendar and join us for the fun. August 12, West Side Horns, The Friendly Spot Ice House 943 S Alamo, 5:30 to 6:30pm September…

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July 12, 2018

New Art Bench

New Art Bench is functional art and is meant to be enjoyed and sat on.  Take a break in the shade and sculpture  Across from Liberty Bar    

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May 2, 2018

King William Fair 2018

Join us at the Fair on Saturday, April 28, 2018! “Best Family-Friendly Fiesta Event” —San Antonio Current Over 30,000 visitors are expected to attend this fun-filled, family festival on April 28th, 2018, as they have on the final Saturday of Fiesta each year since 1968. The King William Fair is the primary fundraising event for…

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March 18, 2018

BERLIN BRUNCH Featuring Ethel Shipton and Jared Theis

  BERLIN BRUNCH Featuring Ethel Shipton and Jared Theis March 17, 2018 | 11 AM Liberty Bar Blue Star Contemporary is pleased to partner with Liberty Bar to host the series Berlin Brunch. Join BSC Berlin Residency Program Alumni Ethel Shipton and Jared Theis as they discuss their experience at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien as the…

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March 6, 2018

Common Currents, A Three Hundred Year Heretage

The next Common Currents opening reception and exhibition of 50 SA artists will be at Blue Star Contemporary this Thursday, Feb 1, 6 to 9pm. Exhibition Dates 2018 Artpace San Antonio / January 18 – March 4 Blue Star Contemporary / February 1 – May 7 Southwest School of Art / February 15 – April…

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January 29, 2018