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Sesame Street Party Parade at SeaWorld San Antonio

May 18 - August 11

Sesame Street Bay of Play will be a focal point for summer fun with a colorful, musical, show-stopping parade featuring everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends. The parade showcases 10 larger-than-life themed floats, including iconic Sesame Street favorites such as Mr. Hooper’s Store and Count’s Castle. The Sesame Street Party Parade also includes a pair of impressive, interactive show stops.

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Survival: The Exhibition

May 25 - September 2

Adventure, fun, and science collide at Survival: The Exhibition. Survival: The Exhibition invites you on an exhilarating, heart-pumping, and daring journey of bravery and brains. Experience the thrill of exploration, gain an appreciation for the wonders of nature, and prepare for the unexpected—all within an interactive, informative, and safe space. Survival: The Exhibition transports guests of all ages to the world’s most breathtaking scenery and awe-inspiring locales asking them the question: how can humans survive here? From the rainforest to…

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Wild Australia at San Antonio Zoo

May 25 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm

Have a summer down under during Wild Australia at San Antonio Zoo. Learn all about Australia and the animals that call it home. See koalas, take a stroll through the Australian Aviary, and hop on over to see kangaroos up close in the all-new Roo Walkabout. Australia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world and the zoo is bringing that to San Antonio. It’s also known for its plethora of delicious snacks! Wild Australia is May 25…

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Going Places

June 1 - September 8

Fly—don’t walk—through The DoSeum’s summer exhibition, Going Places, where kids can explore how we drive, float, glide, and zoom! This STEM experience will immerse visitors into the science of getting around over land, sea, air and space.

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Andy Warhol: Portraits & Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today

June 20 - September 15

This summer, the McNay Art Museum presents two innovative and inclusive exhibitions—Andy Warhol: Portraits and Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today—from June 20 to September 15, 2019. Andy Warhol: Portraits features over 120 paintings, prints, photographs, films, and videos that depict the artist’s favorite genre. The exhibition presents a vibrant snapshot of New York’s art and social scene from the 1960s through the 1980s with portraits of Warhol’s inner circle; among them Joan Collins, Debbie Harry, Dennis Hopper, Mick Jagger, Robert…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

June 21 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm

The San Antonio Museum of Art will present the special exhibition Men of Steel, Women of Wonder (MOSWOW) on June 21. Organized by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the exhibition examines the art world’s response to Wonder Woman and Superman, ranging from their Depression-era origins to today’s Contemporary interpretations. MOSWOW features more than seventy works including paintings, photographs, installations, and videos and will be on view in the Cowden Gallery until September 1, 2019. "The exhibition examines the way…

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Transcendental Tricentennial: Love Letters to San Anto

March 23 @ 9:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm

This exhibit is a visually explosive theatrical narrative that highlights Casas’ artistic trajectory and life practice. A blend of new and old, this exhibit brings together multiple artistic mediums to explore the ethos of Americans of Mexican origin in San Antonio. Chicanos/LatinX use the endearing term “San Anto” to express their sense of home, the state of their souls, hometown pride, and their local identities. This installation celebrates the people of San Anto and the river that shares its name,…

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Fiesta 1969: Blast from the Past

April 17 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm

It was the spring of 1969 and San Antonio’s Fiesta celebration captured the spirit of the day. Fiesta gowns from the Order of the Alamo’s Court of Time and Space will have you reaching for the stars with designs inspired by the science and technology that helped the United States put a man on the moon in July of that year. Visitors are invited to separate science fact from science fiction with fiesta gowns and costumes inspired by comic books,…

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NYFA Immigration Artist Mentoring Program

June 27 @ 11:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

Join the celebration for the opening of a new exhibit featuring the first round of participants in the NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program in San Antonio. The Department of Arts & Culture presents an exhibition of visual art, film, and performance by the first round of participants in the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program in San Antonio. Participating Artists: Lorena Angulo, Richard Armendariz, Jose Balli, Marisela Barrera, Gregg Barrios, Kim Bishop, Hayfer Brea Rodriguez,…

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The Magik Theatre presents The Very Hungry Caterpillar

July 12 @ 12:00 am - August 4 @ 12:00 am

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle’s stories, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly and of course, the star of the show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

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MujerArtes Summer Sale

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 20 @ 4:00 pm

Join MujerArtes for a summer inventory sale! The women have been busy creating and we have many pieces that need new homes. Each clay piece is unique and will make a wonderful gift! Studio Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9am-4pm About MujerArtes Cooperativa de Esperanza Started in 1995 and operating out of a house in San Antonio’s Westside, the MujerArtes Women’s Clay Cooperative has been among Esperanza’s groundbreaking programs for 24 years.

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Playdates: Caps for Sale

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Playdates cultivate, nurture and inspire creativity while developing an appreciation of art and world cultures. Toddlers experience stories, gallery activities, hands-on art, movement and music. Space is limited, first-come, first-served. Playdates is for ages 2 to 4.

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Art to Lunch: Whirlwind Tour of Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

July 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Faster than a speeding bullet, this quick tour will introduce the superhero-inspired artwork and key themes of the new special exhibition, Men of Steel, Women of Wonder.

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Design Workshop: Savvy Style

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn how to style your home to perfection during our free monthly design workshops. At each session, our expert design specialists will focus on a trending style topic and offer tips and tricks for how to bring that theme into your space. This workshop will teach how to maximize your budget when styling your space. Workshop schedule: Complimentary refreshments and snacks Take part in a room makeover Partner with our expert Design Specialists + Home Stylists on your projects Connect…

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Gemini Ink presents (Un)Definition: Challenging the Ideas We’ve Inherited

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

To kick off the Writers Conference, join Gemini Ink for a free Friday night reading and conversation at the Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex with Ira Sukrungruang, Pablo Miguel Martínez, and keynote speaker Andrea VOCAB Sanderson. This reading and conversation attempts to break apart cultural assignations of place and the differences between internal and external landscapes in an attempt to get deeper, more authentic meanings of place in writing. Award-winning Chicana writer and Literary scholar, Dr. Norma Cantú will…

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Gemini Ink Writers Conference

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - July 21 @ 7:00 pm

The fourth annual Gemini Ink Writers Conference will take place at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel from Friday, July 19 to Sunday, July 21. This year's featured authors include Andrea VOCAB Sanderson, Pablo Miguel Martínez, Analicia Sotelo, Camille Acker, Andre Dubus III, and Ira Sukrungruang. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in thirty-seven different panels and five different workshops. On Saturday, vendors will be selling books and literary journals at the Booksellers Market that will take place in the hotel's…

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The Try Guys: Legends of the Internet

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Try Guys were established in 2014 and launched an independent YouTube channel in 2018. They now have over 5.8 million YouTube subscribers and over 2 billion views. Keith Habersberger, Ned Fulmer, Zach Kornfeld, and Eugene Lee Yang are known for their willingness to try anything and everything, from simulating child birth with electrodes to swimming with sharks, all in the name of better understanding the people and world around them. Don’t miss your chance to see their electric live…

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Family Flick: Nacho Libre

July 19 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Outdoor films in collaboration with Slab Cinema. Films begin at sundown. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. During inclement weather, films are cancelled. Pets are not permitted on the Museum campus; however, service animals are permitted at the Museum. Nacho Libre (2006) | Suggested for ages 11 and up. Nacho is a monastery cook who spends his day feeding orphans and being overlooked by the monastery. When Sister Encarnación arrives at the monastery, Nacho realises that the only way…

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ACTS Missions Christmas in July

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for the 2nd annual Christmas in July Fair on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Whitley Theological Center on the campus of Oblate School of Theology. A variety of local artists and crafters will be selling handcrafted items, including jewelry, wreaths, clothing, purses, paintings, chocolate, makeup, decorations, accessories, and gifts. Event is indoors. Parking is free. A $5 love donation at the door. A food truck will be available serving lunch courtesy…

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Gemini Ink Presents Wide Open Spaces: Location of the Individual Within Many Places

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Gemini Ink presents "Wide Open Spaces: Location of the Individual Within a Multiplicity of Places," a free public reading and conversation at Studio that will take place at Ruby City on July 20 at 6:00 pm. Featured authors Analicia Sotelo, Camille Acker, and Andre Dubus III will explore how the writer comes to represent their place among the multitude of voices belonging to the global tribe of writers. Dr. Patricia Portales will be leading the literary discussion following the reading…

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ARTS San Antonio Presents Lightning and Lasers Live, ArcAttack and Laser Spectacles, an electrifying musical experience

July 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

ARTS San Antonio proudly presents Lightning and Lasers Live, ArcAttack and Laser Spectacles, an electrifying musical experience,from Austin, Texas. A SPIN TO TESLA'S DREAM MACHINE! When Nikola Tesla invented his coil in 1891, he probably never imagined the ominous structures taking the place of the violin or French horn. But with time, anything's possible. Music trio ArcAttack adds its own spin to Tesla's dream machine. When the lights go down, a loud buzz generates, followed by streaks of lightning into…

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Gemini Ink Presents The Spilled Ink Project

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Gemini Ink presents The Spilled Ink Project, a free youth spoken word poetry workshop for teens ages 13 to 17 led by Andrea VOCAB Sanderson and Christopher "Rooster" Martinez. Join us at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel on Sunday July 21 from 9:30 am to 1 pm. To register, please contact Larissa Hernandez at lhernandez@geminiink.org or call (210) 734 9673.

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Celeste Barber

July 21 @ 7:00 pm

Actor, comedian, and social media superstar Celeste Barber is the self-proclaimed queen of everyday sophistication and low-budget lifestyle aspirations. Her meteoric rise on Instagram, parodying celebrity photographs, has resulted in her taking meetings with top moguls of the entertainment industry and awkwardly becoming friends with the very people she is parodying. In this exciting live show experience, Celeste explains the story behind some of her most famous images, her new relationship with famous people, and the stalkers, fans and comments that get…

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Artist Lecture: Four Decades of Provocative Video Art with Artist Dara Birnbaum

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Dara Birnbaum's provocative video works are among the most influential and innovative contributions to the contemporary discourse on art, television and media. In her videotapes and multi-media installations, Birnbaum applies both low-end and high-end video technology to subvert, critique or deconstruct the power of mass media images and gestures to define mythologies of culture, history and memory. Through a dynamic televisual language of images, music and text,…

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Richard Blanco and Have you Seen Marie?

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Award Winning Author Sandra Cisneros stars in play adaptation of her book "Have You Seen Marie?" Internationally acclaimed, MacArthur Fellow, author of The House on Mango Street and Macondo Founder, Sandra Cisneros, will be starring in the play adaptation of Have You Seen Marie by San Antonio playwright José Rubén De León. This will be a one of a kind show with elaborate costuming and serve as a fundraiser for Macondo Writers Workshop. To open the evening, historic presidential inaugural…

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Richard Blanco and Have you Seen Marie?

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Award Winning Author Sandra Cisneros stars in play adaptation of her book "Have You Seen Marie?" Internationally acclaimed, MacArthur Fellow, author of The House on Mango Street and Macondo Founder, Sandra Cisneros, will be starring in the play adaptation of Have You Seen Marie by San Antonio playwright José Rubén De León. This will be a one of a kind show with elaborate costuming and serve as a fundraiser for Macondo Writers Workshop. To open the evening, historic presidential inaugural…

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Superhero Pajama Party!

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Put on your favorite superhero PJs and enjoy a marathon of Max Fleischer’s Superman cartoons from 1941. Explore Men of Steel, Women of Wonder, munch on breakfast and cereal-inspired food and drink, and make super art! The cartoons will be played on a loop throughout the evening in our auditorium. Auditorium is seating is limited. Feel free to drop in and out to watch the toons and explore other evening activities.

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26th Annual Balcones Heights Jazz Festival

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The 26th Annual Balcones Heights Jazz Festival is proud to announce its summer concert series, which features an all-female lineup for the first time! This year’s headliners and opening acts are widely recognized jazz musicians: Wednesday Ball, Ragan Whiteside, MiChelle Carey, Jessy J, Elizabeth Mis, Jeanette Harris, Kayla Waters and Lindsey Webster. During these four consecutive Friday evenings, the festival’s laid back and family-friendly atmosphere will This free festival celebrates jazz in and around Texas and brings together jazz lovers…

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Macondo Writers Workshop 2019 Open Mic

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free and open to the public to attend! The annual Macondo Writers Workshop is proud to present this years participating Macondistas in a one of a kind open mic style reading. These master writer fellows, known as Macondistas, will be reading for the public at Texas A&M San Antonio. Please come join us to hear new and veterano Macondostas from all around the country read at this one of a kind event. Many of our highly published Macondistas will have…

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Artist Workshop with Jerri Allyn: Create Your Own Empowerment Placemat

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join artist Jerri Allyn, whose work "The Waitresses" is featured in Men of Steel, Women of Wonder, to explore the makings of everyday superheroes and create a comic empowerment place mat. Let’s spin our “lassos of truth” to squarely face that “impossible task” – one that requires we draw on a super power to accomplish it. Do we also need to borrow Wonder Waitress’s “bracelets of victory”? A source of strength, these bulletproof shields allow her to bring forth courage…

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National Day of the Cowboy

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Briscoe Western Art Museum celebrates National Day of the Cowboy this year with a free community event for all ages. Highlights include live music, crafts for kids and kids at heart, Cowpoke games, museum tours, food truck grub, and more! All ages are welcome and admission is free, so mosey on down with your family and friends.

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Dinner & A Mic

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

DINNER & A MIC Is An OPEN MIC NIGHT for SINGLE ~ MARRIED ~ COMPLICATED ALTERNATIVE TO THE CLUB SCENE $10 Cover - Entry Full Menu of Comfort Food SOLD SEPERATELY WE PREFER EXPERIENCED MUSICIANS POETS SINGERS COMEDIANS to EXPRESS their TALENT and SIGN UP FOR OPEN MIC themaincoursellc@gmail.com

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Iyanla Vanzant: Acts of Faith Remix Tour

July 28 @ 7:00 pm

Fresh off the success of her 2018 Get Over It! Tour, Iyanla Vanzant, celebrated spiritual teacher, New York Times best-selling author, legendary speaker, and Emmy Award-winning television personality, known for her riveting work as the host of Iyanla Fix My Life on OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), returns to the stage in 2019 with her Acts of Faith Remix Tour. This landmark inspirational and interactive event celebrates the updated 25th-anniversary edition of this internationally acclaimed bestseller. The beloved life coach to millions will lead audiences of all hues through the…

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The 25th Annual SAFILM-San Antonio Film Festival

July 30 @ 8:00 am - August 4 @ 11:30 pm

Join us down in San Antonio for the Silver Anniversary of the largest film festival in South Texas! The SAFILM-San Antonio Film Festival celebrates local and international filmmakers with a week full of exciting independent films from all over the world, including documentaries, horror films, and so much more. V.I.P. Passes grant you access to ALL films, ALL day EVERY day, as well as our V.I.P. Filmmaker Mixer Parties every evening. Every Summer we also welcome Hollywood-Insiders to bring their…

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The 25th Annual SAFILM-San Antonio Film Festival

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - August 4 @ 9:00 pm

Join us for the 25th Annual SAFILM-San Antonio Film Festival, July 30-August 4, 2019! Featuring a curated collection of fresh films from San Antonio and beyond, with special guests, film industry panels and filmmaker Q&As throughout the week. Get VIP Tickets for access to gift bags and Filmmaker Mixers. Come celebrate 25 years of local and global filmmaking with SAFILM!

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Tres Museos

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn about exhibitions and education programs at the San Antonio Museum of Art, the Witte Museum, and the McNay Art Museum and earn six hours of continuing professional education credit. This year's event begins at the San Antonio Museum of Art. Ride air-conditioned buses from SAMA to the McNay for lunch and then end the day at the Witte. The bus will return you to SAMA at the end of the day. Fee includes admission to feature exhibitions at all…

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Art to Lunch: Superjerks

August 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Take an art bite out of your lunch hour with a two-object tour in the galleries and learn the back story about the art you may have missed. Superheroes aren’t always all they’re cracked up to be. From vigilantism to downright cruelty, this week’s Art to Lunch will take a look at the spotty image of heroic figures. Head back to the office, buy lunch at Tre Trattoria, the Museum restaurant, or bring a sack lunch!

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Boho Market

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - August 3 @ 12:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 5, 2019

Revel in your First Friday experience at La Villita’s Boho Market presented by The Boho Market LLC. This free event will include food, entertainment and art vendors from San Antonio and central Texas. Join us every First Friday beginning in March on Villita Street at 6:00pm. Friday, March 1, 2019 Friday, May 3, 2019 Friday, June 7, 2019 Friday, July 5, 2019 Friday, August 2, 2019 Friday, September 6, 2019 Friday, October 4, 2019 Friday, November 8, 2019 *2nd Friday*

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26th Annual Balcones Heights Jazz Festival

August 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The 26th Annual Balcones Heights Jazz Festival is proud to announce its summer concert series, which features an all-female lineup for the first time! This year’s headliners and opening acts are widely recognized jazz musicians: Wednesday Ball, Ragan Whiteside, MiChelle Carey, Jessy J, Elizabeth Mis, Jeanette Harris, Kayla Waters and Lindsey Webster. During these four consecutive Friday evenings, the festival’s laid back and family-friendly atmosphere will This free festival celebrates jazz in and around Texas and brings together jazz lovers…

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Jazz in the Garden with Aaron Prado

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Pack a picnic, blanket, and lawn chairs for jazz in the Sculpture Garden. San Antonio’s Aaron Prado performs “A Hero’s Journey,” based on mythologist Joseph Campbell’s work. Cash bar and pre-order picnics available. Ticket price includes museum admission. This event is in partnership with KRTU Jazz 91.7.

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Jazz in the Garden with Aaron Prado

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Pack a picnic, blanket, and lawn chairs for jazz in the Sculpture Garden. San Antonio’s Aaron Prado performs “A Hero’s Journey,” based on mythologist Joseph Campbell’s work. Cash bar and pre-order picnics available. Ticket price includes museum admission. This event is in partnership with KRTU Jazz 91.7.

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Family Flicks: The Incredibles 2

August 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Outdoor films in collaboration with Slab Cinema. Films begin at sundown. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. During inclement weather, films are cancelled. Pets are not permitted on the Museum campus; however, service animals are permitted at the Museum.

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Multisensory Tours for the Visually Impaired: America the Beautiful

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

Monthly Multisensory Tours for the Blind and Visually Impaired are free. Participation is limited to 20. Guide dogs, sighted companions, and others are welcome, as are wheelchairs and other walking aids.

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Bring It Live! The Dance Battle Tour

August 4 @ 7:00 pm

Featuring the legendary Coach Dianna Williams and her team of Dancing Dolls, comes the unforgettable, jam-packed heart-pounding experience we call Bring It! Live. After three acclaimed touring seasons, the hit LifetimeTV series Bring It!returns to The Tobin Center with never before seen routines and an all new fan vs Dancing Doll stand battles. The 2019 summer tour will feature an all new interactive show with hotter-than-ever performances inspiring fans of all ages in an evening packed with motivation, inspiration and formation.

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Artist Lecture: The Art of Appropriation from Pop Art to Reverse Anthropology and Reverse Modernism with Enrique Chagoya

August 6 @ 6:30 am - 7:30 pm

The talk will focus on Chagoya's use of appropriation of Western art from the perspective of a non Western artist (including topics of immigration, colonialism, and contemporary issues) appropriating from comic books to modernist art, etc. Often using ancient formats like the pre-Columbian books, and working on hand made paper made by indigenous paper makers from Mexico that use pre-Hispanic techniques (same paper that was used by Aztec, Mayan and Mixtec Zapotec cultures in Central Mexico). Sometimes the appropriation is…

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Family Flick: Batman

August 6 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Outdoor films in collaboration with Slab Cinema. Films begin at sundown. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. During inclement weather, films are cancelled. Pets are not permitted on the Museum campus; however, service animals are permitted at the Museum.

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Playdates: Playful Patterns

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Playdates is for ages 2 to 4. Playdates cultivate, nurture and inspire creativity while developing an appreciation of art and world cultures. Toddlers experience stories, gallery activities, hands-on art, movement and music. Space is limited, first-come, first-served.

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Art Crawl: Wiggly, Squiggly, Red and Blue

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Bring your babies into the galleries. Art selections enhance parent-child interactions. Tour includes group play and social time.

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The Magik Theatre presents The Very Hungry Caterpillar

August 9 @ 12:00 am - August 17 @ 12:00 am

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle’s stories, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly and of course, the star of the show – The Very Hungry Caterpillar. For tickets, visit www.majesticempire.com.

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Film on the Green: Wonder Woman

August 9 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm

Outdoor films in collaboration with Slab Cinema. Films begin at sundown. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. During inclement weather, films are cancelled. Pets are not permitted on the Museum campus; however, service animals are permitted at the Museum.

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Art Party: Supermen and Wonderwomen

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Put the art in the pARTy and enjoy a craft cocktail by The Esquire Tavern (cash bar), live music by King Pelican, and themed tours. Art Party is a collaboration of the Museum and KRTU 91.7 FM.

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Art Party: Supermen and Wonderwomen

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Put the art in the pARTy and enjoy a craft cocktail by The Esquire Tavern (cash bar), live music by King Pelican, and superhero-themed tours in the Museum collection. Don't miss the special exhibition Men of Steel, Women of Wonder. Art Party is a collaboration of the Museum and KRTU 91.7 FM.

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Science Friday Live

August 10 @ 7:00 pm

Join Ira Flatow and the rest of the SciFri crew as they hit the road to uncover and report on the amazing science news and stories happening in your local area. This is your chance to look behind the curtain of your favorite national radio show and participate in a special live performance with the scientists and conversations you love. This 90-minute program typically features live music, props, video screenings, and demonstrations. And as a bonus, the event will be recorded so you can…

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Dare to Listen: Aliens Among Us

August 13 @ 6:30 am - 7:30 pm

Join Texas Public Radio's host of The Source, David Martin Davies, and special guests for a conversation connecting the use of superhero iconography to express immigration issues in contemporary artworks from special exhibition Men of Steel, Women of Wonder, and the evolving attitudes towards immigration in our society. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Seating is limited and first come, first served.

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Art to Lunch: Dog Days

August 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Take an art bite out of your lunch hour with a two-object tour in the galleries and learn the back story about the art you may have missed. Dogs have been a source of artistic inspiration for millennia. Escape the scorching dog days of summer with an air-conditioned art tour about man’s best friend. Head back to the office, buy lunch at Tre Trattoria, the Museum restaurant, or bring a sack lunch!

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Film on the Green: Birdman

August 16 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Outdoor films in collaboration with Slab Cinema. Films begin at sundown. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. During inclement weather, films are cancelled. Pets are not permitted on the Museum campus; however, service animals are permitted at the Museum.

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Artist Lecture: Michael Ray

August 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Contemporary American painter, Michael Ray Charles, will give a lecture on his work explores historic African American stereotypes from the Antebellum South. Charles’ work is featured in Men of Steel, Women of Wonder as well as the museum’s permanent collection. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Seating is limited and first come, first served.

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Playdates: Cool and Contemporary

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Playdates is for ages 2 to 4. Playdates cultivate, nurture and inspire creativity while developing an appreciation of art and world cultures. Toddlers experience stories, gallery activities, hands-on art, movement and music. Space is limited, first-come, first-served.

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Family Flicks: Lu Over The Wall

August 23 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Outdoor films in collaboration with Slab Cinema. Films begin at sundown. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. During inclement weather, films are cancelled. Pets are not permitted on the Museum campus; however, service animals are permitted at the Museum.

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1964 The Tribute

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute in the world, “1964” The Tribute returns to the Majestic Theatre on August 24! Choosing songs from the pre-Sgt-Pepper era, “1964” recreates an early 60’s live Beatles concert, with period instruments, clothing, hairstyles, and onstage banter. “1964” takes audiences on a musical journey to an era in rock history that will live on in hearts forever. Years of researching the Fab Four have made “1964” masters…

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ARTS San Antonio Presents Slavic Soul Party!

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Firey Balkan brass, irresistible beats, Roma (Gypsy) accordion wizardry, and virtuoso jazz chops make America’s #1 nine musician brass band for Balkan-Soul-Gypsy-Funk! Presented by ARTS San Antonio.

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Artist Lecture: The Influence of Comics with Robert Pruitt

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Robert Pruitt, whose work is featured in Men of Steel, Women of Wonder, for a lecture on the influence of comics in his work. Pruitt explores black bodies and identities through sculpture, animation, photography, and large-scale figurative drawing. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Seating is limited and first come, first served.

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Labor Day Artisan Show

August 30 @ 11:00 am - September 2 @ 11:00 pm

Artist display and sell their beautiful handmade work along the San Antonio River Walk. Artisans are different for each show but usually include pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork and more.

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Date Night: Power Couples

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come dressed as your favorite power couple the last weekend of Men of Steel, Women of Wonder. Cash bar, art making, food trucks, special tours, and an outdoor film screening of Superman II.

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Date Night: Power Couples

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come dressed as your favorite power couple the last weekend of Men of Steel, Women of Wonder. Cash bar, art making, food trucks, special tours, and an outdoor film screening of Superman II.

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Film on the Green: Superman II

August 30 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Outdoor films in collaboration with Slab Cinema. Films begin at sundown. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. During inclement weather, films are cancelled. Pets are not permitted on the Museum campus; however, service animals are permitted at the Museum.

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Puccini’s Tosca

September 12 @ 7:30 pm

Puccini’s great opera Tosca is a tragedy of a great actress who has “lived for art.” Because of her love for the young artist and revolutionary Cavaradossi, she falls victim to the evil machinations of Scarpia, head of the secret police. The production, using sets from the Seattle Opera, is directed by the distinguished young director E Loren Meeker, who previously directed The Barber of Seville and  La Boheme for OPERA San Antonio in the Tobin Center.

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Alejandro Sanz

September 18 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Alejandro Sanz, the Spanish artist who has earned music's most important awards, kicked off #LaGira in Spain last Saturday, June 1st with an unforgettable SOLD OUT show in Seville, Spain. Sanz broke records, selling out shows in Seville, Madrid, Barcelona, and Elche, while adding a last date in Santiago de Compostela.

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Art Party: Haunted Museum

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Put the art in the pARTy and enjoy a craft cocktail (cash bar), live music, and themed tours. Art Party is a collaboration of the Museum and KRTU 91.7 FM.

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Michael W. Smith: 35 Years of Friends

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Gospel Music Hall-of-Famer and multi-platinum Grammy®-Winner Michael W. Smith has announced plans for his fall headlining tour celebrating 35 years of his groundbreaking, iconic song “Friends”. Smith says, “I’m really excited about the 35 Years of Friends Tour this fall. We had an event this spring, here in Nashville, where 56 of my friends and fellow artists came together to celebrate my 35 #1’s and the 35th Anniversary of FRIENDS. It was an amazing night – and, for me, brought…

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Jeanne Robertson

October 25 @ 7:30 pm

At 75 years young, Jeanne Robertson continues to charm audiences with her humorous observations about life around her. This former Miss North Carolina, standing tall at six-foot-two, has a vivacious personality, heart and sense of humor. Jeanne tours nationally and appears regularly on the Grand ‘Ole Opry. She has nine nationally released DVDs, three books, hundreds of hours on SiriusXM satellite radio and over 62 million YouTube views.  The demand for Robertson's family-friendly and engaging brand of comedy has grown exponentially.…

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A Conversation with Bruce Campbell

October 25 @ 8:00 pm

Join actor, producer, writer and director, Bruce Campbell in a viewing of the 1992 Sam Raimi cult-classic Army of Darkness.  Campbell will follow up the viewing with a lively conversation about the film, his career, and his future endeavors… as well as a question and answer session with the audience.

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Felipe Esparza: The Bad Hambre Tour

October 26 @ 7:00 pm

Felipe Esparza is a stand-up comedian and actor, known for his 2012 stand-up special “They’re Not Gonna Laugh at You”, his recurring appearances on “Superstore” and “The Eric Andre Show”, “Last Comic Standing” (winner – 2010), his podcast “What’s Up Fool?” on the All Things Comedy Network and his newest stand-up special, “Translate This”, which premiered on HBO in 2017.

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David Feherty: Live Off Tour

November 15 @ 8:00 pm

(Tickets on sale April 5th at 10am.) How do you describe the offbeat antics of David Feherty? With a sharp wit and irreverent style, the professional golfer turned golf analyst, talk show host and sports broadcaster has made a name for himself as one of the most hilarious and irrepressible personalities in golf. The New York Times called him “a cross between Oprah Winfrey and Johnny Carson.” Of Feherty’s live one-man show, Golf Digest said: “Uncensored and unhinged, and worth the price of admission.It really…

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Holiday Artisan Show

December 13 @ 11:00 am - December 15 @ 11:00 pm

Vendors display and sell beautiful handmade merchandise along the San Antonio River Walk. Artisans are different for each show but usually include pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork and more. Friday and Saturday: 11AM-11PM Sunday: 11AM-8PM

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Art Party: ¡Salud! Santé! Cheers!

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Put the art in the pARTy and enjoy a craft cocktail (cash bar), live music, and themed tours.

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