Category: Events

In San Antonio: Immersed: Local to Global Art Sensations presenting Yayoi Kusama

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Organized in conjunction with the San Antonio Tricentennial celebrations and the 50th anniversary of HemisFair ’68, this exhibition focuses on San Antonio as a place of deep history, local values, and global thinking. Immersive, environmental installations by Yayoi Kusama and Philip Worthington, a film by Andy Warhol, and a new commission by San Antonio’s Chris Sauter transform the McNay’s Tobin Exhibition Galleries. Internationally celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s Aftermath of Obliteration… Read more »

‘Sergeant Segway’ Becomes Newest Goodwill Ambassador at Morgan’s Wonderland

Now open for the summer season, new Morgan’s Inspiration Island splash park earned the Leading Edge Award from the World Waterpark Association for cutting-edge design and revolutionary waterproof wheelchairs. In addition, readers of USA Today voted Morgan’s Inspiration Island as best new water attraction of 2017 in the newspaper’s 10Best competition.

The Health and Humanities Pop-Up Institute

The Health & Humanities Pop-Up Institute is a collaboration between the Office of the Vice President of Research and the Humanities Institute at the University of Texas at Austin through the following endowments: the Holloway Centennial Lectureship, the Hoffman Centennial Lectureship, the Kidd Centennial Lectureship, and the Ho Distinguished Lecture in China Studies Endowment. Additional support comes from the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of English, and the Dell Medical School.

Save the Date for Theatre Under The Stars Leading Ladies Luncheon

Join us for the Rock the House Leading Ladies Luncheon on Thursday, May 24 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts! RSVP by emailing Donna Nisenson at donna@tuts.com. Leading Ladies is a group of dynamic women with a shared passion for musical theatre and commitment to Theatre Under The Stars’ Education and Community Engagement efforts through volunteering, fundraising, and exclusive TUTS events. Leading… Read more »

Go birding in Mexico with GCBO in the fall of 2018

Oaxaca, Mexico in September 2018 Veracruz, Mexico in October 2018 Duluth, Minnesota in January 2019   We will be in pursuit of so many incredible birds as we partner with expert tour leaders to ensure the best experience possible.   Come chase exotic raptors in Veracruz with Bill Clark, one of the leading authorities on raptors, and Martin Hagne, GCBO’s Executive Director.    Find… Read more »

Cactus Pear Music Festival NEWS

DISCOUNTED Season 22 Festival tickets are on sale! Purchase your 5-ticket subscription or single tickets at pre-festival savings!   TICKET PRICING Advance 5-Ticket Subscription $110.Save over single ticket prices at the door. You get five tickets (PLUS the post-concert receptions) for any use — five different programs, any venue, or five concert-goers at any one program, or any combination you like. Orders must be… Read more »

Define fundraising expectations workshop on April 17, 2018

Discover how to create a culture of philanthropy at our Fundraising: Whose Responsibility Is It? workshop on Tuesday, April 17. This workshop will explore the different roles and responsibilities related to fundraising and how to submit a grant proposal. The workshop will be held at the San Antonio Area Foundation at the Pearl, from 9am-12pm.  Fundraising is a critical component to the health of… Read more »

The POWER behind TPR

  MEET THE PEOPLE THAT POWER YOUR TPR     From:   David Martin Davies Award-winning journalist, host of The Source, voted Best Conversation Starter in San Antonio Magazine’s “Best of the City 2018”   What you hear on the radio every day is only the polished and complete final product made ready for broadcast. That three-minute story is the result of days of… Read more »

Lift people up

  UPCOMING EVENT: Medical Equipment Drive!   Join Project MEND and Haven for Hope on April 14, 2018 for our Spring Cleaning Medical Equipment Drive! Come to 1 Haven for Hope Way between 10am-3pm and help people in need by donating your preowned medical equipment to be refurbished and redistributed!       On March 22, Project MEND participated in the Big Give SA,… Read more »

Create worlds of sci and fantasy with Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam

Nebula Finalist Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam teaches us how to create new worlds of science fiction and fantasy that suspend disbelief. But Early Registration prices only last until midnight tomorrow!   Worldbuilding in Speculative Fiction: Hogwarts, Middle-earth, Westeros, Arrakis, Earthsea: these are some of the fictional worlds that have felt as real to us as our own. Writing in the speculative fiction genres–fantasy, science fiction, horror,… Read more »

Welcome to the Vortex: Illa & Will Gaunt and Eleanor Williams invite you to join contemporary artists for an evening of revelry and collaboration honoring Maryross Taylor

Welcome to the Vortex takes inspiration from Yayoi Kusama and David Bowie, James Turrell and Anish Kapoor, whose work crosses several genres and plays with scale, light, and color to disrupt our sense of normalcy. The event will feature commissioned works on view by artists in the Lawndale community.  Access to the After Party (see below) Complimentary Valet Glam / Illusions Attire   Need… Read more »

Spring Fling 2018 and Art Auction

WHAT IS SPRING FLING?   Spring Fling is an amazing opportunity to see and celebrate the return of migratory songbirds as they arrive at stopover habitat along the coast. This is great time to enjoy the wide variety of species that migrate through Texas dressed in their spring finery and to see birds like Baltimore Orioles, Grosbeaks, Summer and Scarlet Tanagers, and numerous warbler… Read more »

Board expert to lead boot camp

Learn what it takes to govern efficiently Be part of Board Boot Camp on Saturday, April 21. Jennifer Moriarty, the founder of Moriarty Consulting Group, will lead board members and executive directors through the fundamentals of effective board governance the basic roles and responsibilities of a board strategies for building effective board structures. $5.1M raised during Big GiveOver 600 nonprofits participated in 24 hours of… Read more »