|Lecture: Chasing Treasures in Bhutan |
Sunday, May 17, 3 pm
Free with Museum admission
John Johnston, the new Coates-Cowden-Brown Curator of Asian Art, spent almost three years in Bhutan locating and researching Buddhist art for the exhibition "The Dragon's Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan". He visited over two hundred temples and monasteries searching for outstanding works of sacred art to include in the exhibition. This fully illustrated lecture will be John's first opportunity to share these stories with an audience in San Antonio.
Members Celebration: Waterflow and the new Museum Reach
Friday, May 29, 6 to 8 pm
Free for current members, guests $10
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 22
Come see art from a new direction with a special members celebration of the new Gloria Galt River Landing, the Museum Reach Riverwalk extension, and Waterflow, a water- themed exhibition with works by 15 local artists.
Museum Reach City-wide Opening Celebration
Saturday, May 30
10 am to 5 pmFREE ADMISSION!
Children's art activities, a scavenger hunt through the galleries, music and food will be available throughout the day in celebration of the opening of the Museum Reach Riverwalk extension.
Museum Reach City-wide Panel Discussion on Public Art
Saturday, May 30
1 to 3 pmSAMA Auditorium. Free admission.
David S. Rubin, The Brown Foundation Curator of Contemporary Art, will explore the methods, concepts, and materials used in the making of the twelve site-specific art installations commissioned by the San Antonio River Foundation for the Museum Reach. The panel will feature Stuart Allen, Rolando Briseño, Carlos Cortés, Bill Fontana, Donald Lipski, Martin Richman, Mark Schlesinger and George Schroeder. This program is co-presented by SAMA and the San Antonio River Foundation.
Photo of Donald Lipski installation by Mark Menjivar.
Una Gran DespedidaSunday, May 31
10:30 am to 1 pmReserve your tickets and tables now.
Help us honor Mayor and Linda Hardberger for their tremendous support of the arts and parks in San Antonio with this "farewell" brunch honoring Mayor Hardberger on his last day in office.
San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 West Jones Avenue, San Antonio, Texas 78215
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