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Taking art to the streets

Taking art to the streets

Leah Feneley

October 19, 2017

ArtPace gives life to Houston Street with 14th annual Chalk It Up event.   Artpace–located within the downtown San Antonio area–is one of the many destinations within the city where contemporary art is flourishing. The organization is devoted to audience engagement and the communal art expe...

San Antonio streets come to life at Chalk It Up 2016

Photos by Ethan Pham, The Paisano

Jade Cuevas

October 12, 2016

While live music, laughter and other sounds of merriment aren’t unusual to downtown’s Houston St., a different sound could be heard this past Saturday. In place of the cars usually whizzing by were sounds of hundreds of San Antonians furiously scribbling chalk onto the brick road. ...

Houston Street gets chalked

October 15, 2013

Photo Credit: Edidiong Adiakpan The color red blanketed the historic Houston Street for the annual Artpace festival, Chalk It Up, Oct. 12. Now in its tenth year, Chalk It Up has become a San Antonio tradition for families to explore contemporary art and their community. Starting at M...