Somos San Antonio (We Are San Antonio):

"This Is My San Antonio"

Somos San Antonio - We are San Antonio 2017:
"This Is My San Antonio"
A community-based photo exhibition where you are the photographer!

Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens invites the people of San Antonio to enter its 2017 Fotoseptiembre community participation exhibition Somos San Antonio (We Are San Antonio): This Is My San Antonio. This year, the exhibition will focus on your favorite historic locations in San Antonio.

The best and most original entries will be selected for a one-day garden exhibition at Villa Finale, located at 401 King William Street, on Thursday, September 7 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm during Fotoseptiembre USA. The exhibition will be part of a garden social complete with live music, beverages, and food for sale. Grab your camera and enter today!

Who is eligible
San Antonio residents of any age. Up to four entries per person. There is no submission fee to enter Somos San Antonio. 

How to submit a photograph
You may submit photos electronically to  Include the title(s) of your photograph(s), where taken, and at least one sentence describing your photo.  (Photos must be in JPEG format.)  You may also mail a disc with your photographs (JPEG format only) to:

Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens
Attn: Marketing & Development Coordinator
401 King William
San Antonio, TX 78204

Photograph Criteria
Photographs may be current or past, as long as they fit the theme of the exhibition. Older photographs must also be clear enough to be enlarged to 11x14 and have copyright ownership by the person entering the exhibition. Older photographs not fitting this criteria will be removed from eligibility. For 2017, "This Is My San Antonio," subjects must be photographed at some type of historic location in San Antonio. Creativity is a plus!

How are photographs selected?

We will have a panel of judges select photographs based on originality and creativity. Selected photographers will be contacted via phone or email (please provide your contact information). Photographers must sign a release form, allowing the photographs to be displayed and used for publicity purposes, if selected for the exhibition.   

Dates to remember

August 18: submission deadline
August 24: photographs selected, photographers contacted
September 7: Somos San Antonio one-day exhibition and garden social (free event - donations appreciated)

For more information or questions regarding Somos San Antonio, please email Farrah Varga, Marketing & Development Coordinator, at or call her directly at (210) 461-5447.