San Antonio Museum or Art

Private Tour of Father Margil and Walking Tour of Mission San Jose

Gallery Talks / Members Only


Saturday, February 8, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Meet at Front Desk

Price: $10 for Friends of Latin American Art $15 for Museum Members Ticket price includes lunch. Transportation not provided. Registration Required: 210-978-8133

Member Only Event

Fray Margil picture with Native American converts in El peregrino septentrional atlante: delineado en la exemplarissima vida del venerable padre F. Antonio Margil de Jesús (1737) by Fr. Isidro Félix de Espinosa. México: Joseph Bernardo de Hogal. Photo courtesy Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University.

Join the Museum and the National Park Service for a tour of the exhibition led by Dr. Marion Oettinger, Curator of Latin American Art, followed by a tour of Mission San José. Boxed lunches provided.

10:00 a.m. Tour begins at the Museum with a 45 minute gallery talk by Marion                                      Oettinger on Father Margil: Patron Saint of Texas

10:45 a.m. Depart for Mission San José (participants are responsible for their                                      own transportation)

11:15 am -12:00 p.m. Boxed lunches on the grounds of Mission San José

Noon - 1:00 p.m. Tour of Mission San José by the National Park Service