2024 Black History Month Art Market

SAAACAM at La Villita 218 South Presa, San Antonio

Join us in commemorating this year's Black History Month Theme: "African Americans And the Arts!" The festivities will take place at Plaza Nacional, right in front of the museum, where we'll be shining a spotlight on numerous local black artists and vendors. Bring the whole family and engage in games and activities for children, with exciting raffle prizes up for grabs! Embrace this fantastic free event and honor the abundance of local black talent right here in San Antonio!

Celebrating the Legacy of Excellence at IKEA

IKEA Live Oak is highlighting our Legacy of Excellence awards and the awardees the month of February.  Stop in the IKEA Restaurant to see the legacy of Dr. G.J. Starnes and Dr. Dianna Burns Banks, Mary Lillian Andrews and Tommy Calvert Sr., Hattie Briscoe and the Honorable Yolanda Huff, G.J. Sutton and Oliver Hill. On the weekends children can engage in hands-on-activities and storytelling.

A Raisin in the Sun

The Public Theater of San Antonio 800 W. Ashby, San Antonio

Directed by Darcell Andre Lorraine Hansberry’s iconic drama is a powerful theatrical masterpiece that explores the dreams, struggles, and resilience of a Black family living on the south side of Chicago in the 1950s. It weaves a poignant narrative around the Younger family as they grapple with racial discrimination, economic hardship, and the pursuit of their aspirations. As the family receives a life-changing insurance check, their divergent dreams and desires clash, sparking a profound examination of identity, equality, and the American dream. With compelling characters and a stirring narrative, this play explores hope and the enduring human spirit.