The Artpace Blog

4
Nov

Meet the Associate Educator: Becca Najera

As the weather changes and the leaves fall…including those in our Artpace Window Works world, San Antonio gears up for a historically traditional yet very modern time. The beauty of our city is we always seem to embrace the new and innovative while honoring our distinct traditions. This past weekend at the Dia de los […]

24
Oct

Help Make Art Happen, Donate Pumpkins!

Fall 2014 International Artist-in-Residence, Takashi Arai, is asking for your help! We need over 50 pumpkins by November 4 at 5pm to make his project a reality. Why pumpkins you ask? Prior to the Nagasaki bombing, “pumpkin bombs” (a highly explosive dummy-bomb) were used to imitate the aerial characteristics of the nuclear bomb. Forty-nine pumpkin […]

1
Oct

Meet the Associate Educators: Ernesto Olivo

Associate Educator Ernesto Olivo emphasizes the importance of community outreach and Artpace Chalk It Up. Artpace Chalk It Up 2014 is right around the corner! And it is important to me as an Associate Educator to make sure we get the word out to students and their families about this great free and family-friendly event. […]

17
Sep

Announcing Artpace Chalk It Up 2014 Featured Artists

Join us Saturday, October 11 from 10am-4pm as we see downtown transformed by works from 20 San Antonio artists. Chosen by guest curator and Contemporary Art Month co-chair Nina Hassele, each artist will be given a 4’ x 6’ foot concrete canvas on the sidewalk of downtown Houston Street. Celebrate local art at Artpace Chalk […]