Briscoe Western Art Museum, San Antonio

Briscoe Western Art Museum, San Antonio

Sitting on the banks of the historic San Antonio River Walk, adjacent to the picturesque La Villita and the Arneson River Theatre, the Briscoe Western Art Museum brings to life the vibrant culture and heritage of the Western United States. With its permanent collection of Western painting, sculpture and mixed media depicting the American Cowboy, Indian, Vaquero and the many other cultures that forged the American West as we know it, the museum preserves the region's history, educating visitors with engaging exhibitions, educational programs, and public events.

One such exhibition is found in the McNutt Sculpture Garden, the museum’s lush public outdoor space, featuring a beautiful courtyard lined with bronze sculptures depicting iconic figures of the American West. Also, at the front of the museum campus, there are impressive works by the country’s leading Western artists to be found.

Also, The museum traditionally hosts the country’s premier Western artists and collectors to celebrate Western art during its annual Night of Artists Exhibition and Art Sale, showcasing hundreds of new works by visionary artists.

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Sight Name: Briscoe Western Art Museum
Sight Location: San Antonio, USA (See walking tours in San Antonio)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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