The San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) collects, preserves and shares the cultural heritage of African Americans in the San Antonio region. SAAACAM hosts Black History River Tours on second Sundays and fourth Saturdays. This 90-minute tour covers African American history as it relates to the center of the San Antonio. Tickets and more information are online at SAAACAM.org
Artpace is accepting applications from Texas artists for the 2023 International Artist-In-Residence program. Artpace’s artist residency program is a two-month on-site, production-based residency, followed by a two-month exhibition of the artist’s new work. The deadline to submit applications for the 2023 International Artist-In-Residence program is September 30th. Applications and more information is on the Artpace website.
The San Antonio Film Festival serves as a platform for cinema artists and provides cinematic culture to a diverse audience. S A FILM is currently accepting entries for the 2022 San Antonio Film Festival. The regular deadline for entries is Friday, October 29th. More information and rules for entry are online at SAFilm.com
The City of San Antonio has partnered with various organizations to create the COVID-19 Workforce Recovery Program. Training is offered for in-demand industries such as healthcare and biotech, education, I.T. and cybersecurity, advanced manufacturing and logistics, and skilled trades. More information on the COVID-19 Workforce Recovery Program is available by phone at 3 1 1 or on the City of San Antonio website.
The City of San Antonio and San Antonio Food Bank host a Farmers and Artisans Market every third Saturday. The market offers food demonstrations, local vendors, nutrition education sessions, and more. The Farmers and Artisans Market is every third Saturday at the Mission Marquee Plaza from 10am to 2. More information is on the Mission Marquee website.
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The City of San Antonio's Department of Arts & Culture is the responsible for managing public art projects that express the vibrancy and diversity of our community. Their website offers an interactive Public Art Map showing locations and details of San Antonio’s public art pieces. The map is available on the Department of Arts & Culture’s website.
The San Antonio Film Commission is a one-stop shop for all things film making. The Film Commission helps local artists with permits, location scouting, crew and resource information, government liaison services, casting calls and more. Additional information is on the San Antonio Film Commission website.