Tag: Museums of San Benito

Museum has a home

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com The City of San Benito and its officials are in a hurry to spend $1 million in grant money to establish the long-awaited San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum, which will be built at Plaza San Benito. Additionally, architects have been hired to draft sketches for the immediate erection of …

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MUSEUMS IN LIMBO: City commission to continue museum discussions

By DINA AREVALO  Special to the NEWS The city commission continued discussions at Tuesday’s meeting about the future of the San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum, which was hoped to house the Freddy Fender Museum, the San Benito History Museum and the Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Plans for the museum have been in …

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Museum’s future up for discussion

  By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Special to the NEWS December may just be the month that San Benito City Officials decide the fate of the San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum, said Rey Avila, founder of the Texas Conjunto Hall of fame and Museum, with regard to an upcoming meeting of the San Benito City Commission …

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City tables Museum design; locations considered

By MATHEW ZUÑIGA Special to the NEWS Discussions and actions on the proposed design for the San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum were tabled during a special meeting of the San Benito City Commission on Tuesday, June 17. Considered by members of a Museums coalition in town to be the “jewel” of the ResacaWalk Project, the …

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Architects reveal ResacaWalk design options

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Many details of the San Benito Economic Development Corporation ResacaWalk project were revealed at a town hall meeting on Thursday, when citizens who attended the gathering were afforded the opportunity to communicate their input on a conceptual master plan. More than 20 residents attended the EDC meeting, which was …

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City approves Museums’ move

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito City Commission unanimously approved a resolution on Tuesday to relocate the Museums of San Benito pending the awarding of a grant. “There is a property that we, the EDC (Economic Development Corporation) is looking at potentially purchasing if we get awarded a grant,” said EDC …

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New exhibit opens at San Benito museums

Special to the NEWS Travel the world without a passport. The San Benito Historical Society, a member of the Museums of San Benito, announced its newest temporary exhibit, Top of the World: Men’s Hats from Around the Globe. This exhibit is located in the hallway display case and will run through June 29. The exhibit …

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