The Artpace Blog

8
Aug

theArts Fund, Artpace, and Other Arts Organizations Celebrate Bexar County Interns

On Thursday, August 7, Artpace hosted the recognition ceremony of the 2014 Bexar County Arts Internship grant awardees. Ten organizations attended the luncheon, which was followed by the grant recipients speaking about their experience with their respective institution.  Artpace intern Ali, gave a presentation on her work at Artpace, which included Chalk It Up preparation, […]

5
Aug

Art and Education Intersect at Artpace

Before joining Artpace this summer as the Graduate Intern, I had probably met a handful of contemporary artists and I certainly had never interviewed one. Through this opportunity I had the pleasure of conducting and filming interviews with each of Artpace’s Summer 2014 International Artists-in-Residence. Each Artpace artist sits down with our education staff for […]

29
Jul

Artpace Participates in the Valero Arts Fair

On Thursday, July 24, the Artpace Development team (armed with Kit-Kats and brochures) packed their bags and drove to the Valero Energy Corporation campus to participate, for the first time, in the Valero Arts Fair.  The event is an opportunity for Valero employees to learn about and connect with San Antonio arts organizations. Artpace represented […]

25
Jul

Artpace’s Art Talks features 2015 Guest Curator Ian Alden Russell

On Tuesday, July 22, Ian Alden Russell, Artpace’s Summer 2015 Guest Curator, presented “Back to the Front: Political Ecology and Socially Engaged Art.”  Russell shared with the group of more than 50 Artpace friends, board members, artists and students the many ways in which contemporary art engages with and reacts to issues and events in […]