University and college faculty are encouraged to bring their classes to the Museum. These visits are tailored to the needs and interests of faculty and students and complement classroom learning. Select a theme below to learn more and register for your tour online.
Guided tours are offered throughout the year on Tuesdays-Sundays during normal Museum hours.
Guided tours are 1 hour long.
Two week's advance reservation is required.
The Museum offers guided tours to groups of 10 or more.
General admission fees are $5 per Student and Faculty member with valid student IDs. Alamo Community Colleges, St. Mary's University, Trinity University, and University of the Incarnate Word students, faculty and staff receive free admission to the Museum with their school IDs through their Museum Corporate Memberships. Admission fees to special exhibitions may vary.
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
Focus your tour on one of the Museum's special exhibitions.
American Art »
Consisting of portraits, landscapes, still life, religious subjects, and historical scenes, the Museum’s American collection reflects the events and ideas that had an impact on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Asian Art »
One of the largest and most comprehensive collections of its kind in the United States, the Museum’s Asian art collection features outstanding works of art from China, India, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Burma, and numerous other countries and covers nearly 6,000 years of Asian art history.
Contemporary Art »
The Museum’s Contemporary collection features paintings, photography, and assemblage sculptures from local and international artists. The objects are grouped thematically, with sections devoted to traditional subjects as well as groupings devoted to identity and heritage and other social issues that defined the late twentieth century.
This tour theme will not be available between January 5 and March 19, 2016 due to the reinstallation of the Museum’s contemporary art collection.
Egyptian, Greek and Roman Art »
The Museum’s collection of art from the Ancient Mediterranean World features Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Etruscan objects.
Latin American Art »
The Museum’s Latin American art covers 4,000 years of historical objects from Mesoamerica, Central America, and South America. The collection features pieces from the Pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial eras, and Modern/Contemporary pieces and those from the folk art tradition.
Museum Highlights »
An insightful tour based on the works of art found in the San Antonio Museum of Art collections.
Personalized Tour »
Focus your tour on a special topic.
During a self-guided visit, groups are welcome to explore the Museum's permanent collections and special exhibitions.
Self-Guided Visits are offered throughout the year: Tuesdays-Sundays during normal Museum hours.
We recommend that you plan your visit to be approximately 1 hour long.
One week's advance reservation is required.
The Museum offers self-guided visits to groups of 10 or more.
Admission fees are $5 per Student and Faculty member with valid student IDs. Alamo Community Colleges, St. Mary's University, Trinity University, and University of the Incarnate Word students, faculty and staff receive free admission to the Museum with their school IDs through their Museum Corporate Memberships.
University and College Self-Guided Visits »
San Antonio Museum of Art 200 West Jones Avenue San Antonio, Texas 78215 (210) 978-8100