“Creating Community through the Arts”

The Mission of community-based Bihl Haus Arts—Creating Community through the Arts—is founded on the belief that each person, when given a chance, will achieve significant personal, social, and cultural growth through the arts.To support our mission, Bihl Haus Arts:

Nurtures and promotes the work of diverse visual and cultural artists in San Antonio;

Fosters artistic excellence and intergenerational and multicultural understanding and awareness;

Creates community between seniors enrolled in the GO! Arts program, area established and emerging artists, members of surrounding neighborhoods, and the global art culture; and

• Builds collaborations with other cultural and social service organizations to maximize access to collective resources.

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Beyond Service, Banta Guy

Beyond Service: An Exhibition of Artworks by Veterans

November 8 @ 5:31 pm - December 15 @ 4:00 pm

The artworks in this exhibition, organized by Wounded Warrior and participating artist Mario Lopez, have been created by Veterans who have served in various branches of the military during the Vietnam War and operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.  These Veteran artists have been recognized with valor and meritorious awards including the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and numerous service ribbons. Featured artists include Guy Banta, MD, Gerardo ‘Ghost’ Casares, Brandi Hartigan, Katherine Hopkins, Paul Kahl Jr., George Lamson, Natalie Lopez, Roger…

Beyond Service, Natalie Lopez Mixed Media

Beyond Service: Poetry and Prose Reading

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Poetry and prose reading organized by Veteran and participating poet Edward Guadalupe Acuña Lucio Cody Jr., featuring Monica J. Baietti, Eduardo Cavazos Garza, Molly Huggins, Don Mathis, Herb Nordmeyer & Jennifer Patlan.  In conjunction with Beyond Service: An Exhibition of Artworks by Veterans This exhibition is sponsored in part by the City of San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture and Texas Commission on the Arts.

Mario Lopez Acrylic, Beyond Service exhiibition

Beyond Service: Panel Discussion and Closing Reception

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Panel discussion with Mario Lopez, Cody Vance and other invited guests and closing reception for Beyond Service: An Exhibition of Artworks by Veterans This exhibition is sponsored in part by the City of San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture and Texas Commission on the Arts.

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Our new Forward Arts San Antonio program offers Veterans opportunities for healing, wellness and community through engagement in the arts. Visit their page to learn more and get update. ... See MoreSee Less

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