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DESTINO/DESTINATION SAN ANTONIO
September 21, 2018 - January 21, 2019
BRISCOE WESTERN ART MUSEUM, 210 W MARKET ST, 78205
Hours: Regular Business Hours
Cost: Museum Admission ($0 – $10)
Destino San Antonio presents, for the first time, selections from the Briscoe Museum’s collection of over 600 stereographs of San Antonio, dating primarily from the 1860s to 1930. Inspired by the structure of the stereograph, which is composed of two images of the same scene taken from slightly different points of view, artist and guest curator Anne Wallace incorporates multiple perspectives on the image and identity of San Antonio during a time of profound transition after the Civil War and the final days of the “frontier.” Through the integration of commentary, historical analysis, provocative juxtapositions, and playful inquiry, Wallace invites us to consider narratives that complete a whole. She invites us to engage with the past and consider the future of San Antonio.
This experiential exhibition will include:
• over eighty stereographs of San Antonio, accompanied by hand-held 3D viewers
• a replica arcade with period-style multiimage viewers
• maps, diaries, and city directories from the turn of the century
• video documentaries of personal accounts and interviews with scholars
• an immersive projection space, serving as a backdrop for exhibition programming
• hands-on activities through which visitors can respond to the imagery presented
Celebrating the Briscoe’s 5th Anniversary
Thursday, October 4 | 5:30 – 9:00pm
Fall Fandango Concert: Celebrating the Briscoe’s 5th Anniversary
Doors Open at 5:30pm
Bars and Food Trucks open at 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Destino San Antonio exhibition opens at 7:00pm
The Briscoe presents popular English/Spanish roots rock group Sisters Morales in a rare San Antonio engagement as part of the museum’s 5th Anniversary Celebration. Guests can also get an exclusive after-hours look at the special Destino San Antonio exhibition, showcasing vintage San Antonio in 3-D.
Join us for an evening of sweet harmonies, and lively Americana and Ranchera music held in the Briscoe’s beautiful McNutt Sculpture Garden on the banks of the River Walk. Food truck fare will be available from Big Daddy’s BBQ and Mi Taquito Arandas Jalisco as well as beer and wine, and a special craft spirits and brews tasting area. Ticketed Event.