Support Local Journalism. Donate to San Antonio Current.

Monday, February 17, 2020

The On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour Returns for Its Lucky Number 13 Art Walk

Posted By on Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 11:50 AM

click to enlarge COURTESY OF ON AND OFF FRED
  • Courtesy of On and Off Fred
There's more to the art scene in San Antonio than the Blue Star Complex and Flores Street.

This weekend, locals have another art walk opportunity: the annual On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour, which is returning for its 13th year. After kicking off on Friday with an opening reception and "autograph party" at Bihl Haus Arts, the event commences choose-your-own-adventure style.

This year's tour will feature 80 artists along a five-mile stretch of Fredericksburg Road, where attendees can pop in and out of galleries, studios and private homes on self-guided treks aided by a print or digital catalog. Purchase of the catalog grants admission for two people to all art walk events except for theatrical performances.

That's right — theatrical performances. On and Off Fred isn't just your average romp in and out of galleries, but a fully immersive experience featuring live music, poetry readings and more. Anyone who doesn't want the fun to stop at the end of each day can catch one of the ongoing productions at three theaters in the area: the Public, Jump-Start Performance Co. and the Woodlawn.

Ultimately, the tour gives San Antonians a chance to experience a vibrant arts community that isn't always in the spotlight. “Our goal is to highlight the quality, variety, and sheer numbers of professional artists who live and/or work in these neighborhoods,” executive director of Bihl Haus Arts Kellen McIntyre said in a statement.

$10-$15, 6-9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, various locations, (210) 383-9723, onandofffred.org.




Get our top picks for the best events in San Antonio every Thursday morning. Sign up for our Events Newsletter.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

We’re keeping you informed…
...and it’s what we love to do. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years.

It’s never been more important to support local news sources. A free press means accountability and a well-informed public, and we want to keep our unique and independent reporting available for many, many years to come.

If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture. Thank you.

Read the Digital Print Issue

March 25, 2020

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2020 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation