San Antonio Museum or Art

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Historic America through Art

Learn about the early formation of the United States of America through its paintings and sculptures. Historical discussions include British colonization, the founding of the country, westward expansion and lifestyles from the 17th through 19th centuries. This adventure concludes with a period-appropriate art project. The workshop meets many Social Studies and Fine Art K-12 TEKS and is ideal for 1st-, 5th-, 8th- and 11th-grade Social Studies curricula.

  • Wednesday Workshops are 2 hours long.
  • Two week’s advance reservation is required.
  • Wednesday Workshops are offered throughout the school year on Wednesdays from 9:30 -11:30 AM.
  • The Museum can accommodate 15-30 students per time slot. Special accommodations will be made for larger groups.
  • The Museum requires at least 1 chaperone per 10 students. Chaperone must be 18 years or older.
  • Students, teachers, and chaperones will be admitted to the museum for free. Admission fees for special exhibitions may apply.
  • Space may be reserved for students to eat their bag lunches.
  • If you need to cancel your tour reservation, please notify the Tour Scheduler at (210) 978-8138. If you are running late on your tour day, please notify the museum’s front desk at (210) 978-8100
  • Ask about our bilingual tour guides.
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