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Arts & Culture

From comics to Game of Thrones to painting to ukulele quartets, the mysapl Arts & Culture committee does cool stuff!

Art Around Town

Capturing The Moment

Capturing the Moment: Photographs from the Marie Brenner and Ernest Pomerantz Collection

San Antonio Museum of Art

200 West Jones Ave

February 22 - May 12, 2019


Capturing the Moment celebrates a major gift of over five hundred photographs from collectors Marie Brenner and Ernest Pomerantz and features approximately seventy primarily black-and-white photographs and a selection of films. The exhibition will be divided into three sections: people; war and conflict; and landscapes (rural and urban). It will explore key practices such as straight, street, documentary, and photojournalist photography and highlight the technological advancements, socio-political upheavals, and cultural influences that motivated the era’s artistic innovation. 

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Auto Show

Auto Show

McNay Art Museum

January 8-May 12, 2019


Auto Show, organized in connection with American Dreams: Classic Cars and Postwar Paintings, presents artworks whose primary subjects are cars and car culture. The exhibition also includes a newly commissioned video work, by New York– and San Antonio–based film editor Christopher Branca, that explores images of cars in mid-century Hollywood.



LOL: The Art of Staged Comedy

The McNay

November 8, 2018 - February 17, 2019




Sick of reality? Need a good laugh? Prescribe yourself a dose of humor and get immersed in the comical designs of Léon Bakst, Giorgio de Chirico, Susan Hilferty, Gregg Barnes, and many more! Explore hilarity on stage and screen, from slapstick and silent films to romantic comedies and sitcoms. Try your hand at stand-up, or at the stock characters of commedia dell’arte. Watch out for banana peels!