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Photographer Al Rendón captures ‘special ambiente’ of San Antonio in 50-year retrospective

Sixty-one images made it into the Witte Museum’s 50-year retrospective of San Antonio photographer Al Rendón, Mi Cultura — Bringing Shadows Into the Light: The Photography of Al Rendón, opening Sept. 2. Among them are signature images of conjunto and rock musicians, Fiesta charros in action and other icons of San Antonio culture, including the ever-present Virgen de Guadalupe.

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New Dino-mite Exhibit

Paul Mireles interviews Dr. Thomas Adams, Chief Curator and Vice President of Research, about the newest Witte exhibition – Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family.

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Display case inside the exhibition showing ceramic tiles, bowls and decorative serving ware.

A Passion for Art Tiles

Right now, a number of pieces that she donated to the Witte Museum are on display there. …the display includes a number of beautiful, colorful tile wall sconces based on Ramos’ paintings, and believed to have been in the lobby of the Teatro Nacional, a one-time popular performance house, which was demolished in the process of widening Santa Rosa St. downtown.

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