Come visit San Antonio's newest museum! The Briscoe Western Art Museum, named in honor of the late Texas Governor, Dolph Briscoe, Jr. and his wife, Janey Slaughter Briscoe, preserves and interprets the art, history, and culture of the American West through engaging exhibitions, educational programs, and public events reflective of the region’s rich traditions and shared heritage.
Located along the San Antonio River Walk, its campus is inclusive of the restored historic 1930s art deco/neo classical former San Antonio Public Library building which now serves as the Museum space with nine galleries on three levels. Highlights include Pancho Villa's saddle, a diorama of the Alamo, an authentic Chuck Wagon, and works by Frederic Remington and Taos Society of Artists.The new, three-story Jack Guenther Pavilion, designed by the nationally recognized architecture firm Lake|Flato, hosts private events and public programs, along with the outdoor McNutt Courtyard & Sculpture Garden.
Admission to the Museum is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors (65+), students and retired military (with valid ID). FREE ADMISSION for children 12 and under, and for active military and their family members (up to four people). For hours and more information, visit our website at BriscoeMuseum.org, ‘Like’ us on Facebook page at Facebook.com/TheBriscoe