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Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Arts commission award honors keepers of San Marcos culture

The San Marcos Arts Commission is calling for nominations for an annual award honoring individuals or organizations that have substantially enriched the community’s cultural and artistic life.

Monday, July 20th, 2015

San Marcos offers grant program to encourage murals citywide

The city of San Marcos is offering grants and design assistance to artists in an effort to encourage placement of murals on private property throughout the city.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

San Marcos Arts Commission honors advocates

The San Marcos Arts Commission honored individuals and groups who have contributed to the arts in San Marcos at its annual arts advocacy reception last month at Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos.

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Community to dedicate Children’s Park mural, sculpture

The city of San Marcos will host a public ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 to dedicate a recently completed mural on the restrooms at Children’s Park, 205 S. CM Allen Parkway.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

City to dedicate new mural at Crook Park

The mural, titled “Currents” by artist Mateo Jáimes, is the second in a series to be created throughout San Marcos. The murals are located in high visibility areas that have previously been magnets for graffiti.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Terri Hendix, Lloyd Maines to play in the park

San Marcos singer-songwriter Terri Hendrix and Bulverde musician-producer Lloyd Maines — father of the Dixie Chick’s lead vocalist — will perform a free outdoor concert Thursday, Aug. 7.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Art Squared to color community’s canvass this weekend

The San Marcos Arts Commission will play host to its monthly art market, Art Squared, this weekend at the Old Hays County Courthouse square in downtown San Marcos.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Critically acclaimed Austin fusion band headlines summer concert tonight

Soul Track Mind — an east Austin band that melds R&B and soul with flashes of funk, jazz and rock – will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. today for a free, outdoor concert at San Marcos...

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Mural concepts for Children’s Park on display at open house

The city of San Marcos is inviting resident art critics of all ages to give their input on three potential ideas for a mural at Children’s Park.

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Local artists’ market renamed, relocated

Art Squared, the newly rechristened outdoor market featuring the work of local artists and artisans, will open its third season 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8 in downtown San Marcos.

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