21 cool things to do in the San Antonio area when it's hot AF outside

We're getting to that time of year when it feels too hot to do anything. Sure, the AC is great at home, but…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Cool down with the kids at a splash pad
A splash pad is a simple pleasure that kids love. Many San Antonio parks have splash pads, including Pearsall Park and Yanaguana Garden at Hemisfair, as well as at Pearl Brewery near the Bottling Department.  
Photo via Instagram / bottlingdept
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20 free arts, music and outdoor activities to do in San Antonio this summer

Exploring San Antonio's rich cultural history, and its equally entertaining present, doesn't have to mean breaking the bank. These 20 local attractions…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Stroll through the San Antonio Museum of Art
200 West Jones Avenue, (210) 978-8100, samuseum.org
Marvel at more than 5,000 years of global history and cultures, all while in the heart of San Antonio. Admission fees are waived for locals on Tuesday afternoons and Sunday mornings.
Photo via Instagram / sama_art
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25 cool things to do in and around San Antonio when it's hot AF outside

San Antonio has plenty of fun to offer, but it can be hard to leave the house on hot days. You know,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Make a splash at a local water park
If you want to amp up the fun while cooling down in the water, head to one of the area’s water parks for a rip roarin’ good time. You can stay in town and visit Six Flags Fiesta Texas’ White Water Bay or Sea World's Aquatica, or drive up to Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels.
Photo via Instagram / sixflagsfiestatexas
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Start Contemporary Art Month Off Right With a Full Weekend of Events in San Antonio

With Contemporary Art Month officially kicking off in front of Blue Star Contemporary on Friday (6-9 p.m., 116 Blue Star), we've collected…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Kelly Nelson

"Precarious Life"
Free, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 5 and 3-4 p.m. Sunday, March 22 Mockingbird Gallery, 112R Blue Star,  mockingbirdhandprints.com.
Recent San Antonio transplant Hollie Lyko will debut a set of works that use repurposed vintage souvenir plates to explore erasure, mourning, absence and loss. She will return to Mockingbird Handprints to give an artist talk on Sunday, March 22.
Photo courtesy of Mockingbird Handprints
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Beyond Flash: Get to Know the Work of Painter and Tattoo Artist David Alcantar

A Laredo native who moved to the Alamo City as a child, artist David Alcantar has exhibited locally (at Blue Star Contemporary,…

By Bryan Rindfuss

What is Easy and What is Not (A Rose, Red or Yellow, in 1920.),  2018
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