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January 2020

Mays Symposium | Day 1

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 West Jones Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$15 – $75
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or so they say. But how do we define beauty, and to what extent does perceived beauty—or ugliness—influence the creativity and products of artists and designers? Join our distinguished speakers for this two-day symposium as they explore the disciplines of art and design to interrogate the concept of beauty and its influence on our society. Schedule for Day 1 of the Symposium: Doors Open: 6:00 p.m. Lecture with Sarah Lawrence, PhD: 6:30-7:30…

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February 2020

Mays Symposium | Day 2

February 1 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 West Jones Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$15 – $75
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or so they say. But how do we define beauty, and to what extent does perceived beauty—or ugliness—influence the creativity and products of artists and designers? Join our distinguished speakers as they explore the disciplines of art and design to interrogate the concept of beauty and its influence on our society. For the Day 1 Symposium schedule please click here. Schedule for Day 2 of the Symposium: Refreshments: 8:30 a.m. Doors Open:…

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Family Day See + Do: The Art of China

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 West Jones Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$12
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Sail with us to China and explore its rich cultural history with family-friendly tours and activities. Make a Chinese dragon mask, craft a clay lotus blossom, and paint your own blue-and-white inspired vase during our fin-filled Family Day! This program has been generously underwritten by grants from the Charity Ball Association and the Faye and William L. Cowden Charitable Foundation.

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Art to Lunch: Love Stories

February 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 West Jones Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$10,
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Love is in the air! Delight your inner romantic with the lovey-dovey stories behind the art. Take a bite out of your lunch hour with a two-object tour. Bring you own lunch or treat yourself to a meal at Tre Trattoria.

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Exhibition: Texas Women: A New History of Abstract Art

February 7 - May 3
San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 West Jones Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$12 – $20
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Texas has been well known for its representational and figurative art—think Julian Onderdonk bluebonnets—since at least the nineteenth century. But by the mid-twentieth, parallel with innovations outside the region, several artists began a rigorous exploration of abstraction and non-objectivity. And it was women artists who were at the forefront. Texas Women: A New History of Abstract Art explores this untold story. The first major survey to focus on Texas women working primarily in the mode of abstraction, the exhibition will…

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Art to Lunch: Texas Women

February 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 West Jones Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$10
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Get familiar with the artwork and key themes on this quick tour of the new special exhibition, Texas Women: A New History of Abstract Art. Take a bite out of your lunch hour with a two-object tour. Bring you own lunch or treat yourself to a meal at Tre Trattoria.

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Elegant Pursuits: Musical Offerings

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 West Jones Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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FREE
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Enjoy an hour with Musical Offerings, San Antonio’s leading professional chamber music organization, as they explore the works of Chinese composers throughout history in honor of our closing exhibition, Elegant Pursuits: The Arts of China’s Educated Elite, 1400-1900.

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