Tag: San Antonio Museum of Art

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    A Deserted Street The streets of this big city are strangely empty and the sidewalk is eerily clean. What’s going on?   Though it displays the precision and accuracy of a photograph, this is actually a painting. Richard Estes is a leading artist of the Photorealist genre that emerged in the late 1960s. The painted image is a composite of many preparatory… Read more »

Through May 3, 2020 – Texas Women: A New History of Abstract Art Surveys the Artistic Innovations and Impact Of Several Generations of Women Artists in Texas

The San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) presents the exhibition Texas Women: A New History of Abstract Art, which breaks new ground in identifying contributions from women artists to the history of American abstraction. While Texas is well known for its representational and figurative art, during the mid-twentieth century a number of artists began to explore the possibilities of abstraction instead. Yet despite decades… 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 »

New Exhibition at the San Antonio Museum of Art: San Antonio 1718 – Art from Viceregal Mexico

Three hundred years ago the city of San Antonio was founded as a strategic outpost of presidios defending the colonial interests of northern New Spain and missions advancing Christian conversion. The city’s missions bear architectural witness to the time of their founding, but few have walked these sites without wondering who once lived there, what they saw, valued, and thought.