With the goal of enriching lives and allowing San Antonio residents and visitors to explore and appreciate a wide range of art, the Museum of Art in Texas is an amazing destination for everyone. It covers many years of history and a diverse collection of art styles, source cultures, and artist types. No matter what your tastes run to, you can always find something beautiful, surprising, or impactful around the next corner. The museum is open every day except Monday and major holidays.
Inside this striking building along the riverside, you will find many permanent exhibits and others that are only displayed for a few weeks or months at a time. The San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) is part of the Museums on US program and partners with Texas universities to offer free visits to many groups. No matter how or when you visit, you can enjoy American, Asian, European, Mediterranean, Islamic, Latin American, and Oceanic art galleries. They also have an extensive collection of modern and contemporary and photography from many eras. It encompasses everything from paintings to pottery to basketry to unique cultural artifacts. Some outdoor sculptures and displays are also available for viewing.
While the exploration of many different types and times of art makes for an intriguing afternoon, the Museum of Art offers more. Family art and story time events including bilingual options help children develop their interests. Adults can stop by in the evening for films on the lawn. The Museum Market offers the opportunity to purchase unique decor pieces and culinary delights from local artisans. They even offer special self-guided tours with swag bags for parents and caregivers of toddlers. You can find even more online and virtual meetings and workshops every month. Amidst the rest of your exploration of this wonderful part of Texas, make time for a visit at the San Antonio Museum of Art to expand your horizons.