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Wednesday, September 7, 2011 — September 8, 2011

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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Blue Star Contemporary Art Center & The Shops at La Cantera

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per person: $75
per current Blue Star Contemporary Level Member: $50

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Models & Mannequins: A Passion for Fashion

Blue Star Contemporary Art Center is going vogue!

Contemporary art and fashion will meet at Models & Mannequins: A Passion for Fashion 2011, a two-night event in collaboration with The Shops at La Cantera, benefiting Blue Star Contemporary Art Center's exhibitions and MOSAIC education programming.

Step out in style on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 from 7 to 10 pm at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center and witness the unveiling of 8 one-of-a-kind mannequins designed by 9 top contemporary artists, to be available for purchase to support Blue Star.  Continue the celebration at The Shops at La Cantera on Thursday, September 8, 2011 from 6 to 9 pm to enjoy the mannequins, VIP Blue Star lounge, and shopping incentives.

Participating Artists:

  • Waddy Armstrong
  • Rodolfo Choperena
  • Ken Little & Clare Little
  • Angelina Mata
  • Alex Rubio & MOSAIC Students
  • Kathy Sosa
  • Michael Wayne
  • Luisa Wheeler

Event details:

Wednesday, September 7th - 7:00-10:00 pm at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center

  • 8 one-of-a-kind mannequin sculptures created by top contemporary artists, available for sale to support Blue Star exhibitions and education programs
  • Preview of the latest fall fashions from The Shops at La Cantera
  • Cocktails and light appetizers
  • Music by DJ John Mata
  • Complimentary valet

Thursday, September 8th - 6:00-9:00 pm at The Shops at La Cantera

  • 8 one-of-a-kind mannequin sculptures created by top contemporary artists, available for sale to support Blue Star exhibitions and education programs
  • Blue Star Grey Goose Vodka Lounge in front of Tiffany & Co.
  • Exclusive shopping incentive: Spend $150 at The Shops at La Cantera and receive a $20 gift card - for every $20 gift card distributed, The Shops at La Cantera will donate $10 back to Blue Star
  • Live music from The Ten Strings

Tickets for this two-night event are $75 per person or $50 for current Blue Star Contemporary Level Members. 

***PLEASE NOTE: Online sales have officially ended as up 9/6/11.  Tickets may still be purchased by phone at 210.227.6960 or in person.  Thank you.***

Special pricing packages are available for eligible fashion design and merchandising students. For more information, contact allison@bluestarart.org.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event.  For more information, visit the SPONSORSHIP LEVELS link to the right of this page or contact Allison Salinas at 210.227.6960 or by email at allison@bluestarart.org

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum
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Blue Star Contemporary gratefully acknowledges major support from the City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development; The Lifshutz Family; Ann Griffith Ash; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Charles C. Butt; Capital Group; Penelope Speier and Sonny Collins; H-E-B; Ricos Products Co., Inc.; Valero Energy Corporation; and Weston Urban. Additional essential support is provided by 1010 South Flores Lofts and 1111 Austin Highway Lofts; Argo Group; Bury, Inc.; Casa Rio & Schilo's; C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc.; Pat and Geof Edwards; Frost Bank; King William Association; Muñoz and Company; The NRP Group, LLC; Rackspace; Silver Eagle Distributors; Strasburger & Price, LLP; Texas Commission on the Arts; and the Community Partners, Members, Individual Donors, and Board of Directors of Blue Star Contemporary.

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