Apr 06 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hemisfair is turning 50 and this whole weekend is about CELEBRATION! Join us for a Kick-Off Ceremony at the Institute of Texan Cultures from 5pm-6pm, with pomp and ceremony! Enjoy openings of “VIVA Hemisfair” and “VIVA ITC”exhibits, recognition of the Texas Heritage Award winners and the official start to Hemisfair’s 50th Anniversary Celebration – ¡VIVA HEMISFAIR!
- Common Currents 1968 will be open at the Mexican Cultural Institute featuring Jose Dávila, Rocío Sáenz, and Roberto Rébora!
- Grand Opening of the MOMOPOMPA exhibit at UNAM!
- Free admission to the Institute of Texan Cultures!
- Knuffle Bunny performance at 6:30pm at Magik Theater!
With lots of great activities in Yanaguana Garden:
- Artist Rob the Original designing in our sand play area (featured on the Queen Latifah show, ESPN’s SportsCenter and Spurs Insider on Fox) all evening long!
- A literal “Block Party” hosted by Community Housing Resource Partners. In just 48 hours, CHR and its team of volunteers will construct a life-size house made of Everblocks. They are demonstrating home-life stability and its impact on child’s like – one block at a time.! http://www.chrpartners.org/chr-partners-tricentennial-event/
- Urban 15 performance and parade https://urban15.org/ at 8pm
- Surf-rock legends King Pelican featuring images and video from Hemisfair ‘68 at 8:30pm
Thanks to our Partners: