Traveling Trunks (K-12)

Take a journey through time and culture with San Antonio Museum of Art’s Traveling Trunks. Designed to increase student exposure to the arts and based on each area of the San Antonio Museum of Art’s collections of world art, Traveling Trunks allow students the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of history and culture through hands-on art experiences. Each trunk contains specially designed costumes based on works of art from the Museum’s collections, reproductions of artworks with accompanying descriptions, books, lesson plans, music, and hands-on objects.

  • Traveling Trunks are available for K-12 classrooms.
  • Trunks are available year-round.
  • Trunks may be checked out for up to 6 weeks.
  • Borrower must arrange dates and times to pick up and return trunk to the Museum.
  • Borrower agrees to check all items against the inventory list before the trunk is returned.
  • Borrower agrees to pay for lost or damaged items.
  • Trunks must be returned by the specified due date or a late fee of $5 per day will apply.

Available Traveling Trunks:

  • Japan
  • Early America
  • Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Latin American Folk Art
  • China
  • Oceania
  • Ancient Near East
  • India
  • Spanish Colonial Art
  • Contemporary Art

Download the Traveling Trunks Lending Agreement