Press Releases

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.

In the contemporary galleries, a new series of work was produced at SAMA by internationally acclaimed photographer and video artist...

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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.

About Katie Luber She’s worked in museums as far-flung as Houston, Philadelphia, New York City and Vienna. But now Katie Luber...

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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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SAMA will also stay open on Friday and Saturday evenings until 9:00 pm

Now there are two more evenings to enjoy the internationally regarded collections and the cuisine of Café des Artistes: the Museum's celebrated restaurant on the banks of the San Antonio River.

In an effort to respond to visitor requests for additional evening hours, the San Antonio Museum of Art will stay...

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