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October 2018

American History Does Not Begin with the White Man: Indigenous Themes in the Work of Mel Casas

October 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

Bihl Haus, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, 78201 United States
American History Does Not Begin With the White Man

Guest Curator Ruben C. Cordova, PhD. This Tricentennial exhibition will be comprised entirely of works in the collection of the Mel Casas Trust (his heirs). Includes a gallery talk by the curator. Several works will be 6' x 8' paintings from the famed “Humanscape” cycle. The balance will be small paintings completed after the “Humanscape” series ended. Most of these smaller, lesser-known paintings have not been exhibited in decades. They will make a powerful, critical exhibition, touching on debates surrounding…

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American History Does Not Begin with the White Man: Indigenous Themes in the Work of Mel Casas

October 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

Bihl Haus, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, 78201 United States
American History Does Not Begin With the White Man

Guest Curator Ruben C. Cordova, PhD. This Tricentennial exhibition will be comprised entirely of works in the collection of the Mel Casas Trust (his heirs). Includes a gallery talk by the curator. Several works will be 6' x 8' paintings from the famed “Humanscape” cycle. The balance will be small paintings completed after the “Humanscape” series ended. Most of these smaller, lesser-known paintings have not been exhibited in decades. They will make a powerful, critical exhibition, touching on debates surrounding…

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When the Politics Became Art | A gallery talk by Barbara Renaud Gonzalez

October 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
Free

Join us on October 27 at Bihl Haus Arts at 2:00 p.m. for a gallery talk by Barbara Renaud Gonzalez and book signing for from her new book on Willie Velasquez,"Dear San Antonio, I'm Gone but Not Lost". -- Bárbara Renaud González is the eldest of eight. She was born in Beeville, Texas, and grew up in the Texas Panhandle. Her mother was Mexican, and her father was from the King Ranch. Though her parents didn’t finish high school, they loved books. Almost…

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November 2018

Yearnings: An Intersection of the Trivial and Tragic Planes, (a “Joss”, burial paper installation)

November 9, 2018 - December 14, 2018
Bihl Haus, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, 78201 United States
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Enter the slightly darkened room modulated by natural and changing colored lights. Wander the path of a three-dimensional maze formed by a variety of ascending suits and kimonos. They float upwards toward the sky a la René Magritte’s floating men in suits and hats. Take a closer look. These clothes are made of paper beautifully decorated in fanciful styles. In China, these papers and accessories are appropriate attire for the recently deceased, on their way to their next life in…

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December 2018

Elvira Cisneros Senior Center Mural Dedication

December 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Elvira Cisneros Senior Center, 517 SW Military Drive
San Antonio, TX 78221 United States
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DATE TBA-Winter 2018-2019 A special Tricentennial exhibition at the Elvira Cisneros Senior Center to dedicate the 60-foot mural created for their dining hall with lead muralist Elizabeth Rodriguez and more than thirty Cisneros seniors, mostly Latinas. This massive mural project, funded in part by TCA, took more than a year to complete. The mural, planned to coincide with the Tricentennial, focuses on the history of the Southside from early indigenous habitation to the present.

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Tea Ceremony and Gallery Talk

December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
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Tea ceremony and Gallery Talk by "Yearnings: An Intersection of the Trivial and Tragic Planes, (a “Joss”, burial paper installation)" installation artist Kathleen Trenchard.

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January 2019

Golden Desires Opening

January 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
Free
Golden Desires Art Opening

Join us for a joyous celebration of the 11th year of the Bihl Haus GO! Arts program. This juried exhibition features more than 80 visual and written works produced in 2018 by Goldens enrolled in GO! Arts classes offered at 16 senior centers and residences across San Antonio. Exhibition Dates Jan. 13-Feb. 2, 2019 Gallery Hours: Fri. & Sat., 1-4 pm  

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Golden Desires Reading

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
Free
Golden Desires Art Opening

Curated Reading by the Bihl Haus Golden Writers and their Instructors. While at this event, please enjoy the juried exhibition of more than 80 visual and written works produced in 2018 by Goldens enrolled in GO! Arts classes offered at 16 senior centers and residences across San Antonio.

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February 2019

12th Annual On & Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour

February 15 - February 17
Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
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On and Off Fred Road Studio Tour

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FRED READS: Women’s History Month Reading

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
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Fred Reads

The Bihl Haus Golden Writers and the Young Women of the Young Women’s Leadership Academy (YWLA) Young Poets Society and Creative Writing Class present an intergenerational reading in celebration of Women’s History Month. Crossing generational gaps with words, ideas, musings–writers from both programs have responded to each other’s work. How do we each see? What do we each have to say? Celebrate the words we create and share! YWLA Young Poets Society and Creative Writing Class teacher Michelle Grajeda, and their 2017-18 Poet in…

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March 2019

Fred Sings

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
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Fred Sings

Let’s Hear It for the Girls! A salute to Women’s History Month with some of the finest musical talent that San Antonio has to offer. Featured performers include Jacqueline Sotelo, Kara Stevens, Katchie Cartwright and Polly Harrison with guest performers Chris Villaneuva, Mark Little y mas! Co-sponsored by KRTU FM 91.7.  In case of inclement weather, this event will be held inside.

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BIG GIVE, BIG CLOSE & BYE-BYE FRED

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
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Big Give Thank You

BIG Give party & closing reception for On & Off Fred 2019 BIG meatball subs, BIG Bird cocktails, BIG wine & BIG George Prado on his BIG bass, with Aaron Prado on piano.

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April 2019

Jean Edelstein: In Tune with Music and Nature

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bihl Haus, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, 78201 United States
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Huntington Desert Garden San Marino 2010

For the past fifteen years, Los Angeles based artist Jean Edelstein has been documenting her visits to botanical gardens, natural areas, music and dance performances in Chinese accordion books. In a pair of exhibitions curated by David S. Rubin, Bihl Haus Arts and the Art Gallery at Musical Bridges Around the World are pleased to present these intimate impressions with Jean Edelstein: In Tune with Music & Nature, celebrating the 92-year-old artist’s ongoing engagement with these subjects and her dynamic…

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May 2019

CANCELLED: Readings Inspired by Jean Edelstein’s Nature Series

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED: Reading by Goldens and Teachers in the Bihl Haus GO! Arts literary program of works inspired by Jean Edelstein’s Nature Series.

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Reading by Mobi Warren

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
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Mobi Warren

Reading by Mobi Warren from her just-released novel “The Bee Maker.”  

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