San Marcos Like a Local

Colors of San Marcos

May 27, 2020

Whether exploring San Marcos in-the-flesh or through a screen, the sights and colors of San Marcos are one of the most unique parts of the city! Here are a few of our suggestions for adding some San Marcos flair to your day.

 

Join the Mermaid March

Take a field trip to see all 10 of the statues on the Mermaid March! Or you can see them virtually here: https://bit.ly/MermaidMap

 

Self-Guided Art Tour

From mini murals hidden in plain sight to gigantic artworks that take up the whole side of a building, we are bringing them all to you! You can take the tour virtually or use it as a map to go see your favorites.

https://bit.ly/SMTXArtTour 

 

Wimberley Glassworks

We are always mesmerized by the glass blowing demonstrations at Wimberley Glassworks and they have some amazing videos of the process on their Facebook page for you to watch at home! https://www.facebook.com/wimberleyglassworks/videos/

You can also hear from the artists and take a virtual tour of the Glass Garden Collection here:

Wimberley Glassworks is now open Wednesday through Sunday 10am-5pm for you to pick up your own glass creation or see the demonstrations in-person.

 

The San Marcos Art Center


The San Marcos Art Center may be closed for the time being, but you can still find pieces from some of your favorite local artists on their virtual gallery, found HERE.

Wishing you could see inside the Art Center? Let local artist, gallery curator and San Marcos Art League President, Kathryn Welch, be your guide. 



The Walkers Gallery

Take a virtual tour of the 22nd Annual ArtWorks in the Community Exhibit. The work showcased are pieces by Texas State University faculty, students, alumni and staff. https://walkersgallery.org/exhibits/22nd-annual-artworks-in-the-community-exhibit

 

Color the Courthouse

Missing your strolls around the Square? Color away the blues with this page from local artist Gav Sears’ coloring book. Download here: bit.ly/GavArt