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Grand Opening Celebration!
Saturday, October 26th - Sunday, October 27th, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Briscoe Western Art Museum

Saturday, October 26th - Sunday, October 27th, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Briscoe Western Art Museum

The Briscoe Western Art Museum is celebrating its Grand Opening with a weekend celebration that includes live performances, artist demonstrations, lectures, and activities for kids throughout the Briscoe Campus. Visit the three-story Museum and view objects such artwork, photography and sculptures by renowned Western artists; a stagecoach; chuck wagon; and walls of saddle and spurs among many other fascinating Western objects. Best of all admission to the public is FREE!

Sponsor: 

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Saturday, October 26                                                                        
Ribbon Cutting in McNutt Courtyard & Sculpture Garden            10:00am
   
South Presa Street/Driveway  
San Antonio Charro Association and Mariachi Fiesta de San Antonio  9:30am-12:30pm
Ed Parsons, Chuck Wagon 9:30am-4:00pm
Branding Activity (Driveway)      11:00am-4:00pm
Kevin Fitzpatrick, Trick Roper 2:00-2:30pm
   
McNutt Courtyard & Sculpture Garden   
Ballet Folklorico Festival  11:00-11:45am  
R.J. Vandygriff, Storyteller 12:00-12:30pm 
Nevaquaya Arts Native Dance & Music Show 1:00-1:45pm 
Dr. Carmen Tafolla, Storyteller  2:15-2:45pm
Cactus Country Stagecoach 3:00-3:45pm 
   
Patio  ALL DAY
Nanabah Aragon, Navajo Rug Weaver 11:00am-4:00pm
Allen Aragon, Navajo Jeweler  
Noe Perez, Plein Air Painter   
Chris Hunt, Bronze Sculptor  
Nidia Yetzeli Salinas Hernandez  Oaxacan Huipil-Maker  
Luis Sosa Calvo, Oaxacan Folk Artist  
   
Jack Guenther Pavilion 2nd Floor  
Lotería 11:00-11:30am
Dr. Carmen Tafolla, Storyteller 12:00-12:30pm
Lotería 1:45-2:15pm 
R.J. Vandygriff, Storyteller 2:15-2:45pm
Dr. Carmen Tafolla, Storyteller 3:30-4:00pm
   
 Jack Guenther Pavilion 3rd Floor   
David Lake & Matt Wallace, Lake|Flato Architects 11:45am-12:30pm
Jane Martin, History of Architecture 1:45pm-2:15pm
R.J. Vandygriff, Storyteller 3:30-4:00pm
   
   
Gloria Gaines Clingman Education Gallery   
Family Activity               11:00am-4:00pm
   
Library Portal   
  10:00am-5:00pm
   
Sunday, October 27  
   
Driveway  
San Antonio Charro Association and Mariachi Fiesta de San Antonio 11:00am-12:30pm
Ed Parsons, Chuck Wagon 11:00am-4:00pm 
Branding Activity               11:00am-4:00pm 
Kevin Fitzpatrick, Trick Roper 12:30-1:15pm
   
McNutt Courtyard & Sculpture Garden  
Ballet Folklorico Festival  11:00-11:45am 
R.J. Vandygriff, Storyteller 12:00-12:30pm 
Nevaquaya Arts Native Dance & Music Show 1:00-1:45pm
Dr. Carmen Tafolla, Storyteller  2:15-2:45pm
Cactus Country Stagecoach 3:00-3:45pm 
   
Patio  ALL DAY
Nanabah Aragon, Navajo Rug Weaver 11:00am-4:00pm
Allen Aragon, Navajo Jeweler  
Noe Perez, Plein Air Painter   
Chris Hunt, Bronze Sculptor  
Nidia Yetzeli Salinas Hernandez, Oaxacan Huipil-Maker  
Luis Sosa Calvo, Oaxacan Folk Artist  
   
Jack Guenther Pavilion 2nd Floor  
Lotería 11:00-11:30am
Dr. Carmen Tafolla, Storyteller 12:00-12:30pm
Lotería 1:45-2:15pm 
R.J. Vandygriff, Storyteller 2:15-2:45pm
Dr. Carmen Tafolla, Storyteller 3:30-4:00pm
   
 Jack Guenther Pavilion 3rd Floor  
David Lake & Matt Wallace, Lake|Flato Architects 11:45am-12:30pm
Jane Martin, History of Architecture 1:45pm-2:15pm
R.J. Vandygriff, Storyteller 3:30-4:00pm
   
Gloria Gaines Clingman Education Gallery  
Family Activity               11:00am-4:00pm
   
Library Portal  
  10:00am-5:00pm

 

 

Located on the beautiful San Antonio River Walk at the corner of Market and Presa Streets, the Briscoe Museum is located within walking distance of several paid parking lots and Via bus stops.

 

 

For more information contact:

210.299.4499
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