Latest Past Events

National Poetry Month Artist Reception

Mexican Cultural Institute

Octavio Quintanilla Join us for an artist and poetry reception celebrating National Poetry Month, where you'll have the opportunity to meet Octavio Quintanilla, the former San Antonio Poet Laureate. Experience Quintanilla's artistry through recitations of his poetry and gain insight into his unique fusion of poetry and painting showcased in his exhibit, Frontextos. Mexican Cultural […]

Texas Baking, Plain & Fancy

UTSA Institute Of Texan Cultures

Rebecca Sharpless The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures welcomes historian Rebecca Sharpless, author of “Grain and Fire: History of Baking in the American South,” to discuss how food customs shape cultures. Whether you like biscuits, cornbread, hot rolls, flour or corn tortillas – how you answer may say a lot about you. Sharpless will talk […]


Quilt in a Jar Workshop

UTSA Institute Of Texan Cultures

The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures will welcome the African American Quilting Circle, which will conduct a quilting workshop, teaching basic sewing and quilting skills.