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The Big Give!

May 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

picture by Edward Benavides

picture by Edward Benavides


Join us in raising money to support The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center! This year, we are highlighting the GCAC’s work in Arts Education. Donations will go towards supporting affordable classes and scholarships, as well as subsidizing costs such as instructor salaries. The Guadalupe aims to make the arts accessible to all, and for that, we really need the support of our community. In addition, we will be coordinating events throughout the day including a Food Truck Lunch with live entertainment in the park next to the Guadalupanita, gallery tours of the current exhibition in the afternoon, and a Bards & Brew Happy Hour featuring San Antonio literary activists & first two poets laureate of our beloved city, Carmen Tafolla and Laurie Ann Guerrero. We will be offering local craft beers, and live performances from the Guadalupe’s MariachiAcademy. Our Big Give event is open to all by donation!

12:00 pm Live music performance by Nicolas Valdez and lunch in the parque with Box Street Social food truck!

2:00 pm Gallery Tour of current exhibition Multiples with Visual Arts Director Mark Martinez

5:00 pm Bards & Brew Happy Hour & poetry readings with Carmen Tafolla, former Poet Laureate of Texas, and Laurie Ann, current Poet Laureate of Texas and Literary Arts Director & Writer in Residence at The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center.

More on The Big Give: The Big Give a 24-hour day of giving that brings donors and nonprofits together by creating a shared region-wide experience and connecting people to the causes that matter to them the most. Last year raised $4.3 million dollars for 882 charitable causes in 24 hours. This year, with a goal of $6,000,000, Big Give SA is hoping to do even more for South Central Texas.


May 3, 2016
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Guadalupe Theater
1301 Guadalupe Street
San Antonio, TX 78207
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