Blue Star Contemporary welcomes more than 18M people through off-site exhibitions in multiple regions across our geographically large city, previous collaborations include Art in the Garden at the San Antonio Botanical Garden, partnerships with Trinity University and Texas State University, public artworks commissioned in Collaborative Partnership with the City of San Antonio, and traveling exhibitions.

To extend the reach of its exhibitions, BSC presents a variety of complementary programs: Open Studios, a film series which goes behind the scenes at artists’ studios; the Art Education Lab, which offers hands-on programming and education content; and outreach events including workshops, artist talks, panel discussions, and film screenings.

Travel Distance curated by Amber Zora

This exhibition features artworks that represent how veterans and their families have processed, moved through, reflected, purged and reclaimed their experience around military service. The exhibition features 8 veteran and actively serving artists and two artists from military families.


Andreas Till: De Ami

A narrative photographic and archives based exhibition on the presence of American troops between 1945 and 2013 in Heidelberg, Germany and the relationship between Germans and Americans, including the artists Grandmother and American journalist Ralph Emerson McGill.


The Veterans Book Project

A library of books authored collaboratively by artist Monica Haller and dozens of people who have been affected by, and have archives of, the American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


The Other Side

Four films referencing ideas of transitions and events that foundationally change someone.


Fake Plastic Forest

Featuring the work of four contemporary photographers and lens based artists dealing with themes of artifice, truth and fiction, and the theatricality of our interactions with nature.


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