Summer is officially over, and San Antonio’s Museum Month is right around the corner!
It’s no mystery that San Antonio is filled with art and culture, so what better time to visit San Antonio than October, when you can take advantage of the city’s finest museums and cultural institutions.
Exclusive Offer: Plan your trip anytime between October and December, 2019 and receive BOGO (Buy One Get One Free) general admission to the participating museums when you stay with Hilton.
Participating Museums and Cultural Institutions
- Artpace: Serving as a catalyst for artistic expression, Artpace San Antonio supports regional, national, and international artists in the creation of new art.
- Blue Star Contemporary (BSC): Established in 1986, BSC presents artists from San Antonio and around the world, it’s the first and longest-running nonprofit space for contemporary art in San Antonio.
- Briscoe Western Art Museum: Vaquero, American Indian, and Cowboy narratives come to life through painting, sculpture, photography, and exquisitely crafted artifacts. The Briscoe is also home to the McNutt Sculpture Garden, a lush public outdoor space with a beautiful courtyard surrounded by bronze sculptures of iconic figures of the American West.
- Edward Steves Homestead Museum: The Edward Steves Homestead is the only place in San Antonio where visitors can experience the gracious lifestyle representative of the German family that built the home in 1876.
- The DoSeum: The DoSeum promotes joyful learning, invites discovery, and develops positive attitudes towards learning across subjects – including STEM, the arts, and literacy.
- McNay Art Museum:The first modern art museum in Texas, The McNay Art Museum engages a diverse community in the discovery and enjoyment of the visual arts.
- Ruby City:Ruby City is a contemporary art center free and open to the public showcasing the collection of the Linda Pace Foundation. (Opens October 13, 2019!)
- San Antonio Art League & Museum:Located in the historic King William District, the San Antonio League & Museum was first built in 1896. This intimate house-turned-museum-and- gallery now showcases over 600 pieces of work.
- San Antonio Botanical Garden: For nearly 40 years, the San Antonio Botanical Garden has inspired people to connect with the plant world and understand the importance of plants in our lives.
- San Antonio Missions National Historical Park: This UNESCO World Heritage Site and unit of the National Park Service, preserves the largest concentration of Spanish colonial missions in North America.
- San Antonio Museum of Art: Visitors to the San Antonio Museum of Art see a world of art from every era. From Ancient Egypt to Contemporary America, the collection is housed in the former Lone Star Brewery on the River Walk.
- Southwest School of Art: Southwest School of Art offers local, regional, national and international contemporary art exhibitions free to the public Mon–Sat 9am–5pm and Sun 11am-4pm.
- UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC): ITC’s exhibits and special events examine heritage, ethnicity, history and social issues. Visitors learn the stories of immigrants who settled in Texas.
- Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens: Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens is the only site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Texas and houses a vast collection of art and antiques amassed by the home’s final owner.
- Witte Museum: Founded in 1926, the Witte Museum is where nature, science and culture meet through the lens of Texas deep time, and the themes of land, water and sky.
Celebrate San Antonio’s culture from September–December with Hilton and enjoy exclusive offers at 15 participating museums and cultural institutions across the city.