San Antonio – A Bold Heritage with a Creative Twist


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A Cultural Kaleidoscope
A Cultural Kaleidoscope
San Antonio was founded by Spaniards, ruled by Mexico, settled by Germans and influenced by people from around the world. Explore the museums & galleries below to experience how our city’s art and culture has flourished ever since.
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Blue Star Contemporary
Blue Star Contemporary hosts over 20 exhibitions each year at its four onsite galleries and multiple offsite locations. In celebration of its 30-year history and Contemporary Art Month, BSC features Homage, an exhibition that pays tribute to their June 1986 inaugural event, The Blue Star Exhibition.
See Today’s Masterpieces
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McNay Art Museum
This Spanish Colonial Revival residence is the site of Texas’ first museum of modern art and houses masterpieces by van Gogh, O’Keeffe, Renoir, Picasso and more. Sixty-five works from the Brooklyn Museum showcase French masters in the Monet to Matisse: A Century of French Moderns exhibit, from March through June.
Discover Timeless Beauty
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San Antonio Museum of Art
The San Antonio Museum of Art is located in the historic Lone Star Brewery building on the River Walk’s Museum Reach and features 5,000 years of art from cultures around the world. Now through April, take a visual tour of Texan landscapes with Julian Onderdonk’s Impressionist paintings.
See a World of Art
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Southwest School of Art
The Southwest School of Art is the only independent college of art in Texas and offers free, regularly changing exhibitions of contemporary art by local and global artists. Discover Ceramics, paintings, jewelry, glass, photography, wearable art and more at the school’s 44th annual Fiesta Arts Fair.
Get Inspired
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The Witte Museum
The dynamic exhibits at the Witte Museum, where nature, science and culture meet, include massive new features on dinosaurs, People of the Pecos and Texas Wild. Visit each one at the New Witte Museum’s March Grand Opening event.
Explore Texas History
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World Heritage Missions
San Antonio’s five missions represent the largest concentration of Spanish missions in North America and have been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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