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Divine Love at San Antonio Museum of Art in Virgin Mary Exhibition

Rostros de Maria: The Virgin as Archetype and Inspiration

This fall the San Antonio Museum of Art is featuring several exhibitions that encompass a common theme: love. From ancient Greece to modern times, visitors can view art that interprets love across cultures and through the ages.

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Exhibition to open at San Antonio Museum of Art September 15

The first female nude. The first kiss. Beauty, marriage, children, myth—Aphrodite played a leading role in all of it. Her story and image have been a vibrant part of Western art for more than 2,500 years. Aphrodite and the Gods of Love is the first exhibition to consider how visual representations of Aphrodite evolved across antiquity—an evolution that serves as a key to understanding her complex identity.

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Lovestruck at SAMA: Special exhibitions inspired by theme of love at San Antonio Museum of Art


Love makes the world go ‘round. And at SAMA this fall, love in its many forms and meanings, finds expression. For centuries, gods and mortals alike have been unable to resist Aphrodite. Under the influence of our exhibition devoted to her—Aphrodite and the Gods of Love, the museum’s curators were inspired to conceive smaller exhibitions that echoed the themes of sensuality, sexuality, beauty and love.

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Texas Public Radio’s David Martin Davies talks with Katie Luber on KLRN 9.1, December 1, Thursday 8 pm

On December 1, Thursday 8 pm on KLRN 9.1, Texas Public Radio’s David Martin Davies talks with Ms. Luber to find out what she brings to her new position, and where she sees SAMA as going.

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Lacquer Dreams: The Japan of Shibata Zeshin with the Collaboration of the Catherine and Thomas Edson Collection, San Antonio Museum of Art at the Cernuschi Museum (Paris)

We have been working closely with staff of the Cernuschi Museum in Paris for the upcoming exhibition “Lacquer Dreams: The Japan of Shibata Zeshin with the Collaboration of the Catherine and Thomas Edson Collection, San Antonio Museum of Art.” The show opens in Paris on April 6th and closes July 15th. If you are in the City of Light during this time, be sure to visit some of San Antonio’s favorite treasures on view in Europe for the first time.

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