SAN ANTONIO, TX.- Blue Star Contemporary
, San Antonios first and longest running contemporary art non-profit, is pleased to announce its phased public reopening. Beginning on Saturday, June 6, BSC Members and donors will be welcomed to view extended exhibitions, including Novel Ideas, Secret Passage, Giveth and Taketh, and More Findings. Then, on Thursday, June 11, BSC invites the general public to explore these four exhibitions which opened on February 7, 2020. BSC closed to the public on March 14, 2020, out of care and concern for the health and safety of its community and staff.
In accordance with public health guidelines and Greater SAfer Together San Antonio, BSC continues to prioritize the health and safety of its staff and visitors with the implementation of new protocols and procedures. All visitors, including BSC Members, will be required to make online reservations prior to admission, use face coverings, have their temperatures checked, and observe social distancing while in the museum. Admission fees will be waived in lieu of donation to the 501c3 nonprofit. BSC staff will maintain frequent cleaning and disinfecting procedures, wear face coverings, complete temperature checks, and maintain social distancing.
Blue Star Contemporary is looking forward to welcoming back our community and inspiring visitors through contemporary art. Our new visiting procedures are in place out of care for our artists, audiences, and staff so that we may continue to share our exhibitions with you in person, said Mary Heathcott, Executive Director of Blue Star Contemporary. We are committed to providing a safe environment so our community can experience BSCs dynamic programs. During challenging times, art helps us.
BSC Members are welcomed beginning on Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and must make online reservations prior to their visits. Non-members may visit BSC beginning on Thursday, June 11, and guests are also required to reserve online ahead of time. All visitors over the age of 10 will be required to wear face coverings and observe social distancing guidelines. All guests will be pre-screened with touchless thermometers. BSC asks that guests who feel sick or have traveled refrain from visiting the space.
Galleries are open on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and Friday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, galleries will remain closed to the public for upcoming First Friday evenings on July 3 and August 7, 2020. Current exhibitions will be on view through August 2, 2020.