Art experiences, live music, and a proper Alamo City birthday bash top our list of things to look forward to this holiday weekend. Be transported into the famous works of Vincent van Gogh at the new immersive exhibition or celebrate 62 years of business with local institute, Dellview Music. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio on Memorial Day weekend.
Thursday, May 26
Immersive Van Gogh
Discover the complexities of Vincent van Gogh’s life, art, and creative process at this new immersive pop-up exhibition. Visitors will be transported inside some of the artist’s most famous works by way of art technology, storytelling, and world-class animation on more than 500,000 cubic feet of projections throughout the space. Learn more about this experience and purchase tickets for opening weekend here. Immersive Van Gogh is open through September 5.
Papa Roach in concert with Highly Suspect
California rock band Papa Roach performs live at Tech Port Center + Arena in support of their album Who Do You Trust? The group is best known for taking the ‘90s and early 2000s alternative rock scene by storm with songs like “Scars” and “Last Resort.” Papa Roach will be joined by fellow rock group Highly Suspect. Get your tickets here.
Friday, May 27
Briscoe Museum presents The Sons of Charlie Russell: Cowboy Artists of America
Experience Western art as portrayed by cowboy artists at the Briscoe Museum’s newest exhibition. This collection features curated works from 17 lenders and includes pieces sourced from the museum’s permanent collection, each with its own interpretation of Western Art and heritage. For a full list of the exhibition’s programming and events, visit the Briscoe Museum website. Following opening weekend, this exhibit will be on display through September 5.
Willie Nelson & Family in concert
Texas treasure and country music legend Willie Nelson graces the stage at Whitewater Amphitheater in support of his 98th album, A Beautiful Time, with three consecutive days of live music. Charley Crockett will join Nelson as a special guest. A select number of tickets for all three shows, running through May 29, are still available.
Saturday, May 28
Dellview Music Birthday Bash
Party in honor of one of the oldest music stores and studios in the Alamo City. The Dellview Muusic Birthday Bash will include vinyl vendors, food trucks, local art, and more. Guests can enjoy live music performances from Julian Martinez, Amanda Magana, Matt Kirk, Sundias, and the Los #3 Dinners throughout the afternoon. Get all the party details on the birthday bash website.