Briscoe Western Art Museum
Museum Month Offer
During the month of October, free admission for two (2) valid for members and employees of Museum Month participating organizations. Present a membership card or a valid work ID for admission.
Located on the banks of the San Antonio River Walk in the heart of downtown, the Briscoe Western Art Museum brings to life the vibrant culture and heritage of the Western United States. The Museum offers a permanent collection of Western art and artifacts, displayed in nine galleries in the beautifully restored 1930s former San Antonio Public Library building. Through painting, sculpture, photography, and historical relics, the Briscoe weaves together stories of the American Indian, Vaquero, American Cowboy, pioneering women, and others that define the American West.
Yanaguana Indian Arts Market
Saturday, October 7 & Sunday, October 8
10:00am–4:00pm | Free Admission
The Briscoe's fourth annual Indian Arts Market is the only one of its kind in Texas. Over 40 of the most respected Native American artists will showcase and sell their handmadeworks of art including basketry, jewelry, carvings, beadwork, pottery, and more. Storytelling, dancing, musical performances, artist demonstrations—as well as NativeAmerican-inspired food—offer visitors a glimpse into tribal tradition and contemporary Native culture.
Laura Wilson Photography Exhibition
THAT DAY: Pictures in the American West
Through December 10
Museum Hours | Free with Museum Admission
Laura Wilson takes us into a West defined by diverse communities outside the suburban middle-class. This exhibition of seventy-two photographs introduces us to worlds that are framed equally by beauty and violence, reflecting the artist’s challenge to today’s homogenized America.
210 W. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205