The Artpace Blog


Artist Forum: Wafaa Bilal

Summer 2015 International Artist-in-Residence, Wafaa Bilal, answers questions about his work, his life, and his time at Artpace. Where are you from? I am originally from Kufa, Iraq. It’s a quiet city that sits on the bank of the Euphrates River in the south of the country. It’s really well known for its intellectual community. Right […]


Food Truck Friday Community Collaboration

Join Summer 2015 International Artist-in-Residence, Wafaa Bilal, for a very special Food Truck Friday! Bilal will be conducting his community collaboration with barber, comedian, and actor, Abbas Noori Abbood, during our usual Food Truck Friday hours, 12pm-2pm. Bilal says of the project, “I think Abbas’s “Bicycle Barbershop” is an excellent opportunity for the community collaboration. […]


You[th]Pace Teen Art Council Capstone Success!

The You[th]Pace Teen Art Council is a diverse group of 15 high school students from all over San Antonio who work at Artpace to explore ways to engage youth in the community through contemporary art. Students get a first-hand perspective of the artistic process, becoming advocates for contemporary art through interactions with Artpace Artists-in-Residence as […]


Volunteers Needed For Artpace Family Day

Exciting news! Artpace and SA2020 are once again teaming up to recruit volunteers for Artpace Family Day on March 21, 2015. Artpace Family Day: A Contemporary Celebration invites families to explore the Spring 2015 International Artist-in-Residence, Window Works, and Hudson(Show)Room exhibitions together through tours, storytelling, and art making activities. Through the event, families learn more […]