Enjoy the first weekend of the new year (and decade) during these cultural, family-friendly, and enriching events happening all around San Antonio this weekend. Explore your artistic side and attend Adrian Armstrong’s “High’s and Lo-Fi’s” opening reception or celebrate the end of the festive season at SeaWorld San Antonio. For a full listing of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, January 2
SeaWorld San Antonio presents Three Kings Day Celebration
SeaWorld San Antonio commemorates a cherished tradition with a festival for all ages to enjoy. Guests to Three Kings Day can take a stroll through the lighted Sea of Trees, enjoy live performances, and feast on Latin-inspired dishes and drinks prepared exclusively for the regal occasion. Following the opening day, visitors can experience the celebration through January 5.
Flight Gallery presents “Optics”
A collection of glassworks from seven featured artists makes its debut at Flight Gallery. The exhibition showcases a range of techniques including kiln-formed and cast glass and explores the concepts of consumption and news information in modern society. Participating artists include Mat Kubo of Houston, Tommy Gregory of Seattle, and San Antonio’s own Gail Stouffer and Hilal Hibri. Admission is free.
The Public Theater of San Antonio presents The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
This moving story, based on the novel by Mark Haddon, comes to The Public Theater for San Antonio. Audiences follow main character Christopher through a mysterious journey involving a neighbor's dead dog and a series of life lessons he learns along the way. All ages are welcome. For showtimes and tickets, visit the theater website. Performances through January 19.
Friday, January 3
Presa House Gallery presents Adrian Armstrong: "High’s and Lo-Fi’s" opening reception
American artist Adrian Armstrong premieres the second installment of his multi-sensory installation at Presa House Gallery. The experience showcases a collection of old and new paintings and drawings exploring the topic of mental health in the African American community and Armstrong's personal experiences. Visitors to the exhibition can also enjoy a 10-track EP, entitled High’s and Lo-Fi’s while they make their way through the space. Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through January 31.
Sunday, January 5
The San Antonio Museum of Art presents "Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement"
Visit The San Antonio Museum of Art to experience a regal exhibition of works depicting generations of young and rebellious British artists and creators on its final day. Sourced from the City of Birmingham's collection, the exhibition features 150 pieces ranging in mediums such as paintings, stained glass, jewelry, sculptures, books, and decorative objects. Visit the museum website for admission information.