Explore exciting new art exhibitions, join a virtual literary discussion, or catch some standup comedy in person. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, March 4
McNay Art Museum presents "Limitless! Five Women Reshape Contemporary Art"
The McNay Art Museum unveils its newest exhibition featuring artworks exclusively by women just in time for Women’s History Month. Visitors to the “Limitless!” exhibition can experience Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's infinity mirror room featuring pumpkins, on loan from the DMA, as well as other immersive works by Martine Gutierrez, Letitia Huckaby, Sandy Skoglund, and Jennifer Steinkamp. Following opening weekend, the exhibition will be on display through September 19. Visit the museum website to purchase tickets.
San Antonio Museum of Art presents "Movie Metal"
Get up close and personal with some of your favorite movie characters — and vehicles — at the San Antonio Museum of Art. The “Movie Metal” pop-up installation will feature Tony Stark’s F1 race car from Iron Man, the 1966 Batmobile, larger-than-life statues of Bumblebee and Optimus Prime from the Transformers movie franchise, and more. Entry to the pop-up is free with purchase of museum admission.
Friday, March 5
FlowerSong Press presents Marisol Cortez: Luz at Midnight Book Release and Reading
San Antonio author Marisol Cortez celebrates the release of her debut novel, Luz at Midnight, with this virtual reading and discussion on climate change and its impact on South Texas. Guests can expect select readings by Cortez and three guest artists who helped inspire the book. Attendees who purchase the novel will be entered to win raffle prizes throughout the event. Admission is free.
Saturday, March 6
Vogt Auction Galleries presents Western & Texas Art Auction
The Western & Texas Art Auction will include works by artists such as Otis Dozier, Mary Bonner, Dalhart Windberg, Jose Vives-Atsara, William Slaughter, Randy Peyton, G. Harvey, Carl Hoppe, Hazel Massey, Manuel Garza, and many more. Several pieces of Harding Black pottery and Western bronzes will also be available for purchase. Visit the Vogt Auction Galleries website to see all 186 lots. The auction will take place both in-person and online, and admission is free.
Sunday, March 7
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club presents Marlon Wayans
Legendary entertainer Marlon Wayans comes to the LOL Comedy Club stage as part of his national standup tour. Known for his roles in blockbuster comedies like White Chicks and Scary Movie and his forthcoming Netflix movie, Sextuplets, Wayans has been a force in the entertainment industry for decades. Select socially-distanced tickets to his Sunday show are still available on the event website.