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Open Stage & Open Gallery at Luminaria 2018

 

For the first time, Luminaria hosted an Open Stage & Open Gallery at the free annual Contemporary Arts Festival on Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Hemisfair! Artists, performers and musicians were encouraged to showcase a San Antonio-themed artwork or performance in celebration of the city's Tricentennial. Luminaria is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion.

 

Participation requirements:

-Artists were accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis.

-A manager accepted or declined artworks and performances based on stage and gallery rules (below).

-Visual Artists: Bring your artwork to the Open Gallery from 10AM – 2PM on Saturday, November 10th to enter.
The gallery space is outside the Mexican Cultural Institute in Hemisfair.

-Performers: 25 performers will be accepted for the Open Stage. Sign up to perform from 10AM – 2PM on Saturday, November 10th at the Eager House in Hemisfair (434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205).

 

 

The following are rules and regulations about the Open Stage & Open Gallery. No exceptions were allowed.

 

Open Stage

-All music and performances must be original.

-Luminaria provides basic lighting and one microphone.

-The stage is a porch measuring 7 x 21 feet.

-While Luminaria has general event insurance, artists will be responsible for their own safety and the safety of their property.

-We encourage performers to interact with the public.

-One performance per group or person.

-Performances will not exceed 10 minutes.

-Sales will NOT be permitted as the festival is a showcase event.

-Performances including offensive content, hateful content, erotic content, profanity, or content referencing or depicting harmful or illegal activities will NOT be accepted as the festival is a family-friendly event.

-Time-slot is not guaranteed. This is a first-come-first-serve reservation process.

 

Open Gallery

-All artwork must be original.

-All artwork must come with an attached wire for hanging.

-One artwork per artist.

-Artworks must be no larger than 36in. x 36in.

-Luminaria provides limited basic lighting for this outdoor gallery.

-We encourage artists to interact with the public and be present with their artwork for the duration of the festival.

-While Luminaria has general event insurance, artists will be responsible for their own safety and the safety of their property.

-Artworks originating from a workshop or class under the direction of a teacher are NOT eligible.

-Artworks must be submitted in person and approved by the gallery manager.

-Artists must take their artwork down at midnight on the night of the festival.

-Artwork sales will NOT be permitted as the festival is a showcase event.

-Artworks containing offensive, hateful, erotic content or content depicting harmful or illegal activities will NOT be accepted as the festival is a family-friendly event.

-Placement is not guaranteed. This is a first-come-first-serve reservation process.


PO Box 120188, San Antonio, Texas 78212 (210) 721-1670 info@luminariasa.org