The Artpace Blog

28
Aug

Artpace Welcomes New Digital Archivist

As a relative newbie in San Antonio (I moved here in July 2013), it didn’t take long for me to recognize the impact Artpace has had and continues to have on the cultural and artistic character of this town. What I didn’t realize until I began my tenure as the new Digital Archivist here two […]

29
Jul

Artpace Participates in the Valero Arts Fair

On Thursday, July 24, the Artpace Development team (armed with Kit-Kats and brochures) packed their bags and drove to the Valero Energy Corporation campus to participate, for the first time, in the Valero Arts Fair.  The event is an opportunity for Valero employees to learn about and connect with San Antonio arts organizations. Artpace represented […]

17
Jul

Keeping Pace

Inessa Bicknell, Membership and Development Associate, writes about the perks of being a PACEsetter and the latest behind-the-scenes private collection tour conducted by Alice Carrington Foultz. On Thursday, June 24, Alice Carrington Foultz and Eric Foultz generously hosted a tour of their home and personal art collection for the Artpace PACEsetters.  Alice has curated art collections […]

7
May

Feats of Art-Moving Magic

Ever wonder how we get huge pieces of art into our galleries? Vincent Valdez‘s (Summer 2014 Hudson (Show)Room) exhibition, The Strangest Fruit, is made of up of larger-than-life portraits, including one huge painting measuring 8 feet by 11.5 feet. Since the piece was too large to make its way into the upstairs gallery via stairs or […]