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SAMA hosts ‘The Art of Love’ V-Day weekend

SAMA hosts ‘The Art of Love’ V-Day weekend

Leah Feneley

February 15, 2017

There are many options for outings on a Friday night, but one is a trip to the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA). Every second Friday of the month, SAMA hosts an Art Party which starts before 6 p.m. and ends around 8 p.m. “Art, music and cocktails are the life of the party every second Friday,” i...

Carlos Mérida’s work displayed at SAMA

Raquel E. Alonzo, The Paisano

Raquel E. Alonzo

November 30, 2016

Pay a visit to the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) and gaze at the works created by Carlos Mérida, a Guatemalan-born artist who lived in Mexico City in 1922. Mérida worked on his first piece in 1922 under Diego Rivera and was introduced to the politically driven Mexican Social Realism movement. He was...

SAMA celebrates ancient samurai culture with Lethal Beauty exhibit

November 5, 2013

Photo Courtesy of SAMA The samurai were the most infamous armed force in Japan from the fifth century until they were disbanded in the mid-late nineteenth century in favor of a more westernized Japan. Since their disbandment the samurai’s heritage has been safely conserved. Now...

Islamic tradition on display at SAMA

June 3, 2013

In a stunning display of tapestries, wood panels, paintings and mosaic work, Islamic culture is brought to life in an exhibit at the San Antonio Museum of Art. “The Jameel Prize: Art Inspired by the Islamic Tradition” exhibit features work from 10 artists, all of whom have been sel...