Programs & Events

The Briscoe Western Art Museum celebrates National Day of the Cowboy with a free community event for all ages. This year's celebration features a variety of activities inspired by our Andy Warhol: Cowboys and Indians exhibition. Scroll down to view photos from last year's event!

Cowpoke Games:

    • Warhol’s Soup Cans Shooting Gallery
    • Felt Horseshoes
    • Stick Pony Making and Barrel Racing

Screenprinting with San Anto Cultural Arts

Blotted Line Cowboy Boot Drawings: Use the printmaking technique that Andy Warhol utilized early in his career to make your own cowboy boot drawings

Cowboy Artist-in-Action, Edgar Sotelo

Chuck Wagon Cooking: Sandra Gammill-Julian and the Rollin' Texas Style chuck wagon serving biscuits and peach cobbler

Lil Partners Zone: Lounge on our campfire pillows, peruse books on cowboys and the West, and take a minute to relax in the A/C. Books provided by the San Antonio Public Library

Western Pop Photo Spot: The perfect spot for selfies complete with props and wanted poster frames

Cowboy Character Actors: Dressed in authentic gear, these performers pay tribute to the Old West through roping, branding, and carousing with guests.

Tours: Explore cowboys, cowgirls, and vaqueros with a docent on a fun tour of the Museum (Adult, Family, & bilingual groups)

B-Daddy’s BBQ Food Truck: On the River Driveway

Paleteria San Antonio: Selling fresh, hand-made ice pops

Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling: Imbibe in an adult beverage or two

Big Cedar FeverEnjoy the music of this Western Swing band


Volunteers Needed

Interested in volunteering at our National Day of the Cowboy celebration? Click here for more information!

Supported by the Elizabeth Huth Coates Charitable Foundation of 1992, H-E-B, and the City of San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture. Beer sponsored by Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling.


For more information contact:

Education Department

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