Join us each month, as we explore a work of art or issue unique to the American West. 210|West holds geographical significance for the Briscoe Western Art Museum – it refers to our address, 210 West Market, and the area code of San Antonio.
All 210|West Gallery Talks are held in the Clingman Education Gallery unless otherwise noted. Included with museum admission.
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
Saturday, November 9 at 2:00 p.m.
From its inception in 2004, Mitchell Lake Audubon Center welcomes visitors to its refuge and invites them to participate in nature education programs. Join us this month as Sara Beesley, Center Director of Mitchell Lake discusses their innovative approach to preserving open spaces, protecting wildlife and native habitat from people, and actively engage people in its conservation through learning and exploration. Held in conjunction with our fall exhibition, Art and the Animal.
Activism, Art, and the Animal
Saturday, December 14 2:00 p.m.
Carrie Cook is a Signature Member of the Society of Animal Artists and animal activist based in Austin, Texas. She considers herself a portrait artist—according to Carrie, she just happens “to paint portraits of non-human animals.” She will discuss how her background as a graphic designer at a zoo led her down the path to becoming an animal artist and activist.
This program is supported by the City of San Antonio’s Department for Culture and Creative Development.
For more information, please contact
Education & Programs Department