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10,000 Years of Love and Resistance Opening
July 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Love, identity, family and mental and physical health are at the core of this exhibition and multi-disciplinary rebuttal to the Tricentennial. This exhibition honors the life and work of Tomas Ybarra Frausto and his contribution to scholarship on the work of LGBTQIA artists (may contain sensitive material), as well as recognizing the 50-year spiritual union of Dr. Tomas Ybarra Frausto and his lifetime partner Mr. Dudley Brooks.organized by guest curator David Zamora Casas.
The reception includes the AIDS Lady Anna De Luna providing HIV / AIDS testing. There will also be information tables on topics ranging from voter registration, affordable housing and GLBTQ-friendly political groups like Human Rights Campaign San Antonio.
Latin-fusion music by San Antonio favorites Los Nahuatlatos in a poolside performance will keep guests dancing throughout the night. There will be a special performance by Rita Urquijo-Ruiz, PhD, accompanied by accordionist Joaquin Linn. The evening includes a Literary Piñata, thirst-quenching margaritas and cooling fruit paletas.