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Blue Star Contemporary: Tours & Tickets

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8 Apr 2019
“This hidden gem could use better signage and directions”
1 Oct 2018
“The Whole Blue Star complex is a great visit”
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Blue Star Contemporary is San Antonio's first and longest-running nonprofit space for contemporary art.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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116 Blue Star, Building C, San Antonio, TX 78204-1713
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Reviewed 8 April 2019

I wandered through this area based on a suggestion from someone who used to live in town. As a complex, it was hard to know where to go. We parked in the somewhat large parking lot between the buildings and the river. There was no...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LoveToTravelTerrie
elaineleahy, Development Manager at Blue Star Contemporary, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2019

Thank you for coming in to view the exhibitions at Blue Star Contemporary! I will share your feedback about signage with the Blue Star Arts Complex management. Cheers, Elaine Leahy, BSC Development Manager

Reviewed 1 October 2018

There are art exhibits that mostly feature local artists. That's great as the major art museums of the city cover more established artists from the U.S. And the rest of the world. This area is also home to a number of excellent restaurants and bars....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We loved visiting this area! If you are in San Antonio, this complex is a must see for independent artists!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank lulu329
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Blusestar is great to have in SA but it often features too much local culture at the expense of the rest of the world in the art it exhibits. Room for improivement and open mindedness.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank guitarspeak
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Maybe this is a place that is only "open" to the public during certain events???? We went on a Saturday afternoon and there were maybe three "art galleries" open. The first was preparing for a "runway show"... but we were obviously not cool enough to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank FloridaGaijin
elaineleahy, Development Manager at Blue Star Contemporary, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2019

Hello! I apologize for the delay in response; we only recently claimed our business page. I am a little confused about your review, as it seems to be mostly for the other businesses in the Blue Star Arts Complex (and the Complex itself) (www.bluestarartscomplex.com), and...More

Reviewed 21 February 2016

I love this place. There's always something interesting going on here! Went to a Mystic Festival last month on a Sunday that had all sorts of different vendors. Good food, drink and art, what more could you ask for?!!

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank TallyHoHoHo
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I love this place! The entire complex is wonderful. The people are extremely nice and the Brick is such a treat to visit on Sundays with all the artists. They have a parking lot so no need to try to find on street parking, a...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

So it's well hidden if your not familiar with the area but still in a nice safe area. I used my travel guide from my hotel to find things to do since I'm only here traveling and the book said it was free on the...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Adrienne b
Reviewed 26 December 2014

We loved walking around the whole Blue Star area and see all the artist's work. We stopped in the coffee shop and there was a lot happening in there. The river walk is amazing and we enjoyed checking out the neighborhood.

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Lalunamel
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We happened upon the new Blue Star Contemporary arts museum by chance while on a get-away weekend to a Noble Inns B&B. The show was comprised of 3 Texas women artists. The one familiar to us Sharon Kopriva. It was a comprehensive collection of work...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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