One of the museum exhibits in September in San Antonio celebrates the Northern Mexican Vaquero. Image courtesy: The Briscoe Western Art Museum

Interested in museum exhibits in San Antonio? A great way to make the most of your time this fall month (September 2021) is to visit museums and other cultural centers in San Antonio.

Luckily, there are a plethora of fun, artsy and social events lined up for you to attend and participate in this month! 

Museum Exhibits & Events in September 2021 in San Antonio

McNay Art Museum: Virtual Conversation with Martine Gutierrez: Indigenous Woman

Attend this virtual chat with Martine Gutierrez to know more about her artistic processes. Image courtesy: McNay Art Museum

Coming up in September at the museum is an online dialogue with photographer Martine Gutierrez about the charismatic characters featured in her high fashion photos and videos. This talk is an opportunity to know more about the extraordinary creativity of this artist and how she investigates race, identity and culture through the images her lens captures. If you’re interested in fashion photography, don’t miss out on this online chat.
When: Tuesday, 14 September 2021 | 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Zoom
How much: Free admission

San Antonio Museum of Art: In-Person Musical Performance: “The Four Harpsichord Concert” with Nathan Felix

Immerse yourself in an orchestral suite performance presented by composer Nathan Felix, featuring some newly written tunes for four harpsichords, strings, and a choir. The music of the concert has been inspired by the ongoing museum exhibit, America’s Impressionism: Echoes of a RevolutionIn revisiting history, the performance will also include a brief story of the harpsichords and an insight into the process of local harpsichord builder Gerald Self.
When: Friday, 3 September 2021 | 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: 200 West Jones Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78215
How much: Free admission

Briscoe Western Art Museum: Vaqueros de la Cruz Del Diablo

This exhibit coming up in September in San Antonio features the Mexican Vaqueros. Images courtesy: The Briscoe Western Art Museum

Check out an upcoming exhibit in San Antonio this September which will feature the works of the celebrated photographer Werner Segarra. Vaqueros de la Cruz Del Diablo will be making its debut in the United States at Briscoe bringing to the audiences some 60 images that tour through two decades in the lives of the Northern Mexican Vaquero. The images capture the realistic, every day lives of the tribe with the eye not of a tourist, but of an intimate observer and explore the complex contemporary composition of the vaqueros right from the tools of their trade to their identity and legacy and the birth of the modern cowboy.
When: Saturday, 25 September 2021
Where: 210 W. Market Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205
How much: Free admission

Save Big on Museum Exhibits & Other Attractions in San Antonio in July – Get the POGO Pass

Pogo Pass to 35 Things to Do in Austin, San Antonio and Waco

The POGO pass gives you access to 35 different entertainment venues in San Antonio, Austin and Waco for just $39.98! Detailed list of San Antonio Attractions is below.

San Antonio Area Attractions:

  • One visit to the San Antonio Zoo
  • One visit to the Witte Museum
  • One visit to the Buckhorn Museum
  • One visit to Splashtown
  • One visit to Wonder World Park
  • One visit to the San Antonio Aquarium
  • One visit to Rush Fun Park
  • Two visits to Urban Air Trampoline Park
  • Six tickets to the University of Texas – San Antonio athletic events (multiple sports)
  • Two visits for a free buffet at Incredible Pizza
  • Two visits to Pump It Up
  • Two visits to Monster Mini Golf & Laser Tag for a round of Mini Golf

Museum Exhibits & Events in September 2021 in San Antonio – Continued

Witte Museum: Microscopic Me Day Camp

At this camp for kids in the age group of 6 to 12, bring the little ones to the museum for a study of human anatomy. Taking off from the ongoing exhibit, The Secret World Inside You at this San Antonio museum, kids will learn all about fungus, bacteria and viruses and their impact on our health. Children will find answers to questions like how do we get sick and how does our immune system protect the body. The camp will also include creating models like the digestive system that will help them better understand the ways in which our body keeps itself healthy.
When: Monday, 6 September 2021 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: 3801 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $95 for members and $115 for non-members

The Alamo: Texas Ranger Day

Celebrate Texas Rangers Day at The Alamo this September. Image courtesy: The Alamo

Celebrate the long and iconic history of the Texas Rangers at the museum on this day and learn about their stories and legacies. The museum will mark the day by recalling the history of these lawmen, the evolution of their weaponry and the legends associated with their relationship with Texas. Come together to soak in long history of Texas and its rangers.
When: Saturday, 4 September 2021 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Free admission

Blue Star Contemporary: Projection/Projektion

At this two-day affair in September, Blue Star, along with Darmstädter Sezession will present screenings of short films made by contemporary artists from the cities of San Antonio and Darmstadt. You can actually meet and interact with the filmmakers, check out food trucks and the hands on art kits made available at the cultural space. What’s more, there’s a prize in store for one of the artists from San Antonio! If you are a film buff, then this event is the place to be.
When: Wednesday & Thursday, 8 & 9 September 2021 | 7:00 pm
Where: 116 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204
How much: Free admission

San Antonio Museum of Art: Online Poetry Panel: Puro Chicanx: Writers of the 21st Century

This session at SAMA will explore works from the newly published poetry collection, Puro Chicanx: Writers of the 21st Century.

A splendid poetry reading coming up this September in San Antonio will bring to light the voices that speak of Mexican ancestral heritage and its marginalization by dominant cultures. The poems that will be recited at this virtual session are borrowed from the recently published collection, Puro Chicanx: Writers of the 21st Century and explore a range of issues including family, barrio life, immigration, racism, opposition to oppression and more. The reading will be followed by a QnA with the panelists about the poems and the Mexican community’s presence in San Antonio.
When: Tuesday, 21 September 2021 | 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Online
How much: Pay What You Wish





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