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First Friday

Courtesy of Sofia Garcia

Sofia Garcia

September 11, 2019

Whether you are an arts and music lover, or you simply enjoy the nightlife of San Antonio, First Friday is an escapade specially crafted for you. What began in 1994 as a walkthrough of local art galleries has progressed into a collection of restaurants with diverse menus, up and coming artists and ...

Blue Star exhibits open downtown

Elizabeth Davis

March 22, 2016

Upon visiting the Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum this winter, one may notice that the winter exhibitions seem dissimilar and dense at first glance. Guests are greeted upon arrival with a black clothesline that drapes the furthermost wall of the museum’s Main Gallery and in another area, a display...

Blue Star exhibits open downtown

Blue Star exhibits open downtown

Elizabeth Davis

January 26, 2016

Upon visiting the Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum this winter, one may notice that the winter exhibitions seem dissimilar and dense at first glance. Guests are greeted upon arrival with a black clothesline that drapes the furthermost wall of the museum’s Main Gallery and in another area, a display...

Blue Star breaks into the San Antonio art scene

September 10, 2013

Photo Credit: Rafael Gutierrez Museums are too often assumed to all be the same. Following the guidelines of formality and sophistication, museums attract the same crowd time and time again. The Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum works to break this stereotype and develop a li...

Contemporary Art Month kicks off with art, drinks and music

March 5, 2013

Courtesy of Mark Zavala / The Paisano On Thursday Feb 28., Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum launched Contemporary Art Month with the CAM Kick-off.The event began with a ribbon-cutting that opened the newest installment at the Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum to the public. The gall...

One man’s trash is another man’s art: Texas artists get inspiration from nature

February 12, 2013

Courtesy of Will Talent / The Paisano Heavy metal and nature have never mixed so well as they have in Art in the Garden. The exhibit, which is presented by San Antonio Botanical Gardens and Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, is entering its last month at the facility and will be replaced by the...

Local events: week of February 5

February 5, 2013

Tuesday, Feb. 510 a.m. Exhibit: “Aphrodite and the Gods of Love”The San Antonio Museum of Art (200 W. Jones St.) presents“Aphrodite and the Gods of Love,” an exhibit featuring 125 statues, vases,jewelry and other valuables organized by the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.Admission is $3-$8.2 p.m...

Local events for the week of January 22

January 23, 2013

Tuesday, Jan. 2210 a.m. Exhibit: “Fiesta, Fete, Festival”San Antonio’s past is celebrated throughout this exclusiveexhibit that commemorates the history of the annual city event, known as“Fiesta.” The McNay Art Museum (6000 N. New Braunfels Ave.) presents “Fiesta,Fete, Festival” as pa...