Broadway performances, awesome art exhibits, and high-energy competitions top this weekend’s list of things to do in San Antonio. Round up the family and head to the 2018 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo or catch a musical performance of The Color Purple. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, February 8
McNay Art Museum presents "30 Americans: Rubell Family Collection"
Works by some of the most important African American artists in recent history take up residence at the McNay Art Museum. Explore issues of race, identity, and gender across generations of the black community as part of this provocative show on loan from the Rubell Family Collection in Miami. Artists on display include Mark Bradford, Nick Cave, Glenn Ligon, Mickalene Thomas, and Kehinde Wiley. The exhibit is on display through May 6.
Itzhak Perlman in concert
Itzhak Perlman returns to the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts for another unforgettable concert. Known for his incredible artistry, Perlman is sure to deliver a magical and joyous evening of music. Settle in and discover why Perlman is considered classical music’s reigning violin virtuoso.
Broadway in San Antonio presents The Color Purple
Once portrayed on the silver screen by actors Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg, Alice Walker’s iconic novel gets the Broadway treatment at the Majestic Theatre. The Color Purple is a reimagined adaptation of a young woman’s journey through life and love featuring a soulful score of jazz, gospel, ragtime, and blues. Purchase your tickets to the 2016 Tony Award-winning musical for performances now through February 11.
McNay Art Museum presents "Something To Say: The McNay presents 100 Years of African American
Check out the McNay's first-ever major survey of contemporary African American art during “Something to Say.” This special exhibition features more than 50 pieces created by artists whose work pushed the boundaries of both society and art. Museum visitors can study masterpieces by Elizabeth Catlett, Norman Lewis, Charles Alston, and many more. Exhibit on display through May 6.
2018 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo returns to Alamo City bringing family-friendly fun and entertainment. Visitors can enjoy livestock events, shopping, top rodeo athletes competing for a $1.7 million purse, and live musical performances. Musical guests include Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, Goo Goo Dolls, Cam, and more. Events through February 25.