2017

Serious Work – A Performance by Julia Barbosa Landois

nspired by her Blue Star Contemporary Berlin Residency, Julia Barbosa Landois’ Serious Work satirizes the performance of the performance artist persona, the work of art, and the workaday. This performance will be taped for her upcoming exhibition M*dres, opening at Blue Star Contemporary in Gallery 4 on February 2nd. Information on all of BSC’s upcoming exhibitions to follow. January 13, 2017 | 7 PM 112 Blue Star

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Opening Reception for New Exhibitions

Join Blue Star Contemporary as they debut four new exhibitions during February's First Thursday.

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Guided Exhibition Tour with John Steck Jr.

Join Blue Star Contemporary and Chicago-based artist John Steck Jr. as he leads a behind the scenes tour of his exhibition Turning Memory.

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2016

YOGA IN THE GALLERY WITH MOBILE OM

Yoga in the Gallery will help you wind down from your Wednesday with Blue Star Contemporary and MOBILE OM . Connect with yourself and discover how yoga can enhance your experience of art by evoking mindfulness and appreciation for the beauty in all things.

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NORTHERN TRIANGLE PROGRAMMING AT KRANNERT ART MUSEUM

Discover what the Krannert Art Museum has planned for the traveling exhibition.

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ARTIST TALK FEATURING ROBERT LANGHAM III & CASEY JAMES WILSON

116 Blue Star | Space Limited Blue Star Contemporary presents an evening Artist Talk with Robert Langham III & Casey James Wilson.

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FAMILY SATURDAY 'HOLD STILL' WORKSHOPS AND CRAFT TALKS

Blue Star Contemporary welcomes young artists for workshops and teen and adult burgeoning artists for craft talks.

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Grand Re-Opening SPONSOR SATURDAY NIGHT

Our Grand Re-Opening Celebration continues with a Sponsor Saturday Night where we exalt our devoted supporters—YOU!

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Grand Re-Opening COMMUNITY DAY

Our Grand Re-Opening Celebration weekend festivities continue with a day of free hands-on art-making activities from noon to 5pm at our Community Day!

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Grand Re-Opening FIRST FRIDAY

Join us for an epic First Friday Celebrating our 30-year Anniversay and our Grand Reopening!

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Public Art Dedication Of Plexus C18

Joins us for the Public Dedication of Plexus c18!

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Berlin Brunch Featuring Thomas Cummins & Leigh Anne Lester

Blue Star Contemporary is pleased to partner with Liberty Bar to host a Berlin Brunch.

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Membership Studio Tour

Members of Blue Star Contemporary are invited to an exclusive Open House tour of Thomas Cummin's studio.

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Membership Hard Hat Tour And Artist Talk With Ansen Seale

Blue Star Contemporary, FL!GHT Gallery, and artist Ansen Seale are partnering to curate an exciting and art filled Friday Night!

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Blue Star Contemporary Happy Hour

Our friendly neighbor, Liberty Bar, is hosting a Blue Star Contemporary Happy Hour!

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Obstacle Featuring Patrik Elgström At Trinity University

Opening Reception – September 8, 2016 | 6-8 PM Trinity's Michael and Noemi Neidorff Art Gallery in the Dicke Art Building On view – September 8 - October 15

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Meet The Artists

September 10, 2016 | 6:00 -7:30 PM Michael and Noemi Neidorff Art Gallery at the Dicke Art Building Trinity University Please join Blue Star Contemporary and…

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First Thursday Opening Reception

Join Blue Star at our temporary summer location for the Opening Reception of two new…

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Artist Talk With Kirsten Reynolds

Backroom at BLUE STAR BREWERY Join artist Kirsten Reynolds and Blue Star Contemporary for a lunch time Artist Talk.

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Friends Of Blue Star Pool Party!

Join Blue Star Contemporary at the Southtown Flats to learn more about our revamped Membership Program! Coincidentally…

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Julia Barbosa Landois Artist Talks In Berlin

Wednesday, June 15 | 3pm - Artist talk in the KB library Wednesday, July | 6pm - Artist lecture hosted by Takt…

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Blue Star Red Dot

Blue Star Red Dot is San Antonio's most highly anticipated art sale of the year, providing the opportunity to purchase contemporary…

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Big Give Performance Party

Celebrate your Big Give donation to Blue Star Contemporary by joining us for our Performance Party!

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Uniting Arts: Visual & Spoken – A Membership Event With Blue Star Contemporary And Gemini Ink

Join Blue Star Contemporary and Gemini Ink as they host a Membership event Uniting Arts:…

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Justin Boyd Performance

Justin Boyd will be performing live a short electro-acoustic piece of processed field recordings from his time in Berlin.

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Black Box Book Club – “Participation—Documents Of Contemporary Art”

Join Blue Star Contemporary as we read “Participation—Documents of Contemporary Art” (2006) Edited by Claire Bishop

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Family Saturday

Families and kids of all ages are invited to attend Blue Star's Family Saturday events. Sponsored by HEB, these triannual events focus on our…

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Collecting Contemporary Art 101–How To Collect

Blue Star Contemporary announces a three-part panel discussion: Collecting Contemporary Art 101. This series of discussion is designed to…

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Collecting Contemporary Art 101- What To Collect

Join Blue Star for the final addition of Collecting Contemporary Art 101–What to Collect. This series of discussion is designed to illuminate the…

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Black Box Book Club – "The Gift: Creativity And The Artist In The Modern World"

Join us during the exhibition's cycle as we read through Hyde's book for a Black Box Book Club led by Penelope Speier, artist and Blue Star…

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2015

2015 The Big Give

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum is excited to take part in San Antonio's second Big Give. Scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 5, this 24 hour online giving effort promises to greatly benefit San Antonio nonprofits.

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2015 Family Day: Explore Public Art

Join us for Blue Star Family Day! Families and kids of all ages are invited to attend Family Day: Explore Public Art.

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An Evening With Richard Hunt

Join us in Blue Star’s Main Gallery from at 6pm for an artist talk by ART IN THE GARDEN sculptor, RICHARD HUNT.

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Botanical Garden Walking Tour With Richard Hunt

Art in the Garden exhibit walk with Chicago sculptor Richard Hunt.

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Berlin Brunch With Chris Sauter

Join Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum's most recently returned Berlin Resident Artist and hear about his experiences abroad at our Berlin Brunch.

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Back From Berlin Panel Discussion

Join us for a panel discussion with all four of the currently exhibiting artists in Barck From Berlin, Karen Mahaffy, Vincent Valdez, Cathy Cunningham-Little, and Ricky Armendariz.

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Northern Triangle Panel Discussion Moderated By Erina Duganne

Join us for a panel discussion featuring activists Yvonne Dilling, Alan Pogue, and Graciela Sanchez on Thursday, January 22, 6-8pm.

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Granito: How To Nail A Dictator Film Screening

Join us for the screening of GRANITO: HOW TO NAIL A DICTATOR, a powerful documentary which delves into some of the same histories addressed in Borderland Collective's Northern Triangle Project Space Exhibition.

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MOSAIC Recruiting Event

Blue Star Contemporary's MOSAIC Program will host a recruiting event on Monday, December 22 from 2-5pm. If you are a high-schooler interested in pursuing a career in art, join us to learn about this unique after school art program.

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Exhibition Walk Through & Community Education Day

Join us at 2:00 pm for a gallery walkthrough of the Northern Triangle exhibition with Jason Reed, Mark Menjivar, and Erina Duganne.

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2014

BERLIN BRUNCH FEATURING JUSTIN BOYD

Join Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum's most recently returned Berlin Resident Artist and hear about his experiences abroad at our first Berlin Brunch.

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#GIVINGTUESDAY 2014

This #GivingTuesday, support contemporary art in San Antonio, and Blue Star Contemporary's mission to inspire the creative genius in us all by nurturing artists in an innovative contemporary art museum.

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2014 BLUE STAR BLACK TIE BINGO

Please join co-chairs Catriona Morrison and Katie Reynolds on Wednesday, November 19, as we dance, eat, and mingle!

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TOPOGRAPHIES OF GRACE

In conjunction with Catherine Lee’s exhibition, Emergence, Blue Star Contemporary welcomes the Shay Ishii Dance Company for a number of site specific performances.

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BLACK BOX LUNCH WITH JENNIFER LING DATCHUK

Several times throughout the year, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum presents Black Box Lunch events. These short and intimate lunchtime chats give featured artists direct contact with their audience and art-lovers the chance to peek inside the artist's mind. Delicious

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BLACK BOX LUNCH - LIBBY ROWE

Several times throughout the year, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum presents Black Box Lunch. These short and intimate lunchtime chats give featured artists direct contact with their audience and art-lovers the chance to peek inside the artist's mind.

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SPINNING YARNS: PHOTOGRAPHIC STORYTELLERS

Curated by Anne Leighton Massoni & Libby Rowe

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PHOTOSYNTHESIZE YOUTH ART WORKSHOP WITH JENELLE ESPARZA

Blue Star Contemporary welcomes young artists, ages 12-15 years old, for Photosynthesize, an art workshop with Gallery 4 exhibiting artist Jenelle Esparza.

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COMPASS ROSE DEDICATION

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum's MOSAIC Program will unveil their newest public art project - The Compass Rose.

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BASIC LOOMING

Blue Star Contemporary welcomes young artists, ages ranging from 3rd-5th grade, for the Basic Looming Youth Art Workshop.

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BLACK BOX LUNCH - GABRIEL DAWE

Several times throughout the year, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum presents Black Box Lunch.

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