Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

(210) 227-6960

116 Blue Star

San Antonio, TX 78204


John Steck Jr.: Turning Memory

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

February 2 - May 7, 2017

A show of works by John Steck Jr. The exhibition will feature photographs from Steck's Lament (Disappearing photographs) series in which he creates images that retain their sensitivity to light. Ultimately, his images disappear completely from his photographs.


Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

February 2 - May 7, 2017

An exhibition of Julia Barbosa Landois' M*dres silkscreen print series. The pieces in the show examine how "gendered language reflects and structures our political and cultural attitudes towards women."

Jessica Halonen: The Blue Hour (A clock stopped)

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

February 2 - May 7, 2017

"The Blue Hour (A clock stopped), investigates the historical intersection between art and science through the exploration of the pigment Prussian blue." The show will feature paintings and sculptures that aim to tap into our cultural and social associations with the color blue.


Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

February 2 - May 7, 2017

An exhibition in celebration of Blue Star's 30th birthday. The artists in the show were asked to respond to an artwork from Blue Star's first exhibition. However, they were only given the title and description details of the work. Artists in this show include: David Almaguer, Joe Harjo, Jennifer Khoshbin, Michele Monseau, Andrei Renteria, Rainey Rabbit, Anthony Rundblade, and Ed Saavedra.


CAM Kick Off

Celebrate the kick off of Contemporary Art Month!

Julia Barbosa Landois: Serious Work

A performance by Julia Barbosa Landois. The work aims to satirize “the performance of the performance artist persona, the work of art, and the workaday.”

Leigh Anne Lester: Flexible Foundation

An installation by San Antonio artist Leigh Anne Lester. “Using historical botanical illustrations as a starting point, Lester blends the look of observational lab drawings...

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Hold Still

An exhibition of works by photographers Robert Langham and Casey James Wilson. Both artists’ practices are rooted in the trends of still life photography. “Hold Still shows...

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Beneath Metropolis

An exhibition exploring what happens within a city. Featuring works by Clarissa Bonet, Tannaz Farsi, Emily Hermant, Sharon Koelblinger, Alexander Krajkowski, Donald Morgan, Sarah Nance, Camilo...

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Kirsten Reynolds: Splitsplice

An exhibition of works by Newmarket, New Hampshire-based artist Kirsten Reynolds. In her work, Reynolds uses humor centered around architecture and language to undermine the seriousness usually associated with...

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Thomas Cummins: Broken Lens

An exhibition of works by winter 2015 Blue Star Contemporary Berlin Resident Thomas Cummins. Cummins on his work: “By framing the self within architecture, I...

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Glasstire at First Friday

Come see the Glasstire staff at this month’s First Friday! We will be shooting video and handing out fun, blinky swag, so be sure to...

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Works by Mosaic studio artists. This exhibition includes works by Lulu Castillo, Yenifer Gavina-Franco, Ezekiel Garcia, Laura Gonzalez, Tanya Helbig, Rachel Kamata, Nate Lopez, Elisie Martinez,...

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Do It & Do It

An exhibition of works from Hans Ulrich Obrist’s DO IT compendium.

Justin Boyd: Going On Going

An exhibition by San Antonio based artist Justin Boyd. Inspired by his time in Germany during Summer 2014, this multimedia installation is experienced as object, sound,...

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Works Progress

An exhibition by collaborative directors Colin Kloecker and Shanai Matteson. Works Progress is a temporary space to experience and inhabit the “hydrosocial landscape of San Antonio and South Texas, through...

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DreamWeek MOSAIC Public Artworks Tour

“MOSAIC Artist-in-Resident, Alex Rubio, and Blue Star Executive Director, Mary Heathcott, will lead guests on a bus tour highlighting all of the public artworks that...

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Gift: An Exquisite Exhibition

“This exhibition will evolve over time growing via artist and collector responses and curated groupings that reflect on Lewis Hyde’s text, The Gift: Creativity and the...

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Landscapes By The Book

A film by Bodil Furu focusing on the effects of flooding and highway construction on the Norwegian landscape.

Turn Your Face Toward The Sun

An exhibition of works by Charlie Morris and Liz Rodda. The pieces in the show incorporate found elements and “explore contemporary assemblage, subculture iconographies and vernaculars, and...

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Narrative Axis

An exhibition of works by artists participating in The Drawing Center’s Open Sessions program. Over a two-year period, the artists within the program have re-contextualized...

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Jeffrey Brosk: Territory

An exhibition of works by New York-based artist Jeffrey Brosk. Based on the artist’s experience with landscape, Brosk’s works explore “the sensuous and eccentric qualities of natural...

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Zine Workshop

A zine making workshop for middle and high school kids, led by artists Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed.

Everyday is Ordinary

A group exhibition featuring work by artists Mayumi Amada, Jim Arendt, Nancy Floyd, Candace Hicks, Ron Lambert, Shayne Murphy, Frank Oriti, Ryder Richards, and Levente...

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A group exhibition exploring the various meanings and methods of messages, featuring work by artists Elisabeth Ajtay, Leticia Bajuyo, Candace Hicks, Benjamin McVey, Latifa Medjdoub,...

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Emily Fleisher: Stellar-Scape

An exhibition of work by artist Emily Fleisher, whose work is largely concerned with physical spaces and ideas of home.

MOSAIC: Episode

An exhibition featuring work by MOSAIC student artists Chrysanthemum Brown, Lu Lu Castillo, Juan Flores, Ezekiel Garcia, Yenifer Gaviña, Xavier Menjares, Jeremy Ortegon, Zoe Palacios,...

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Back From Berlin

As part of Blue Star’s Berlin Residency Program, artists Ricky Armendariz, Vincent Valdez, Cathy Cunningham-Little, and Karen Mahaffy each lived and worked in Germany for...

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Northern Triangle

A new installation about unaccompanied children at the US/Mexico border by Borderland Collective, led by artists Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar and art historian Erina...

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Joe Lopez

Paintings focusing on Chicano culture, Dia De Los Muertos and Gallos by Lopez curated by Bill FitzGibbons.

Spatial Planes

A selection of artists whose print-based work plays with the visual and conceptual representation of space, featuring Valerie Arber, Jeffery Dell, Haylee Ebersole, Angela Fox,...

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Caroline Santa: Code Mixing

Caroline Santa is a Philadelphia-based artist. This exhibit features her drawings and paintings on paper.

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