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2021 Texas Biennial: A New Landscape, A Possible Horizon

San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Ave., San Antonio

The 2021 Texas Biennial, titled A New Landscape, A Possible Horizon, is the seventh iteration of the Biennial, a geographically-led, independent survey of contemporary art in Texas, and the first year in which the exhibition will be distributed across five Texas museums: Artpace, Fotofest, the McNay Art Museum, Ruby City, and the San Antonio Museum of Art.

$3 – $20

40 Years, 40 Stories: Treasures and New Discoveries from SAMA’s Collection

San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Ave., San Antonio

This year the San Antonio Museum of Art celebrates its 40th anniversary, and to mark the occasion our fall exhibition, 40 Years, 40 Stories: Treasures and New Discoveries from SAMA’s Collection, will focus on the unique works in the Museum’s own collection. From 1981 to now, SAMA’s collections have grown to include nearly 30,000 works of art...

“The Four Harpsichord Concert” with Nathan Felix

San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Ave., San Antonio

Self-taught composer Nathan Felix and the San Antonio Museum of Art will present a unique classical music performance on Friday November 12th. The newly composed orchestral suite, Black Neon Rose, was written by Felix for four harpsichords, strings and choir. The musicians will be placed in a formation that best activates the acoustics and spatial...

$10

Online Lecture: New Narratives: “Nature, Power and Maya Rituals” with Griselda Pérez Robles

San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Ave., San Antonio

Los arqueólogos han realizado excavaciones en la región maya durante más de cien años, realizando importantes descubrimientos acerca de esta antigua civilización. Una parte importante de este trabajo es el cuidado y conservación de objetos portátiles, esculturas y construcciones antiguas que forman parte del patrimonio. En esta charla, Pérez Robles presentará varios ejemplos de su...

$5 – $10

Online Conservator Chats: “A Peek Inside: The SAMA Cat Mummy” with Dr. Sarah Schellinger and Ms. Mimi Leveque

San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Ave., San Antonio

It is undeniable that the ancient Egyptians had a close connection with the animal world as seen through their creation of animal mummies. This talk will highlight the examination and treatment of the ancient Egyptian cat mummy currently housed in the Museum’s Egyptian collection. This lunchtime Conservator Chat is with Dr. Sarah Schellinger, who specializes...

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Online Lecture: “The Perplexing Voyage of the San Antonio Marine Mosaic: Ostia Antica Travels to San Antonio” with John Clarke

San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Ave., San Antonio

In 1964 Gilbert Denman purchased a duly-authenticated black-and-white mosaic said to be from the environs of Ostia Antica for his fine collection of Greek and Roman art. In this lecture Prof. John R. Clarke, a specialist on Roman mosaics, will present evidence that the mosaic is a fake, created by copying and reversing the orientation...

$5 – $10

Touch-Free Family Day: Archeology Expedition

San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Ave., San Antonio

Design your own Maya archeology dig puzzle and craft a paper mosaic inspired by ancient Rome. Enjoy a bilingual self-guided game of archaeology bingo in the Museum in Spanish or English and learn to decode the Maya calendar. Rock out to music provided by the AM Project starting at 12:00 p.m. Link for art activity...

Free with Museum Admission

Art to Lunch: Angels, Cherubs, and Putti (Online)

San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Ave., San Antonio

‘Tis the season when bells ring and angels get their wings. But what’s the story behind these divine messengers? Why are some angels bristling with weapons, and why do others look like chubby babies? Let Art to Lunch acclimate you to angels! Online registration closes 2 hours before event start-time. Zoom session information will then...

$10

Online Happy Hour Tour: Celebrate!

San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Ave., San Antonio

Christmas. Saturnalia. The winter solstice. New Year’s Eve. Festivus. From the rebirth of the sun to the enlightenment of the Buddha, there’s something to celebrate just about every day during the month of December. Celebrate the year’s end with a Happy Hour! * Typically scheduled for the fourth Friday of the month. Adjusted for the...

$10

DreamWeek Virtual Poetry Reading, Hosted by Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson

San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Ave., San Antonio

Join us for a live virtual poetry reading hosted by San Antonio’s official Poet Laureat, Andrea "Vocab" Sanderson. Community poets, activists, and students have used pieces from the Museum’s collection as inspiration for their poems. This event is in partnership with DreamWeek. The San Antonio DreamWeek Summit is comprised of hundreds of events presented by...

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