The American West is alive and as wild as ever inside the Briscoe Western Art Museum. Through collections of art and artifacts, engaging cultural events, and educational programs, the Museum paints a vivid picture of the region's history and the shared heritage of the many storied individuals who have called it home.
Crown Jewel: Santa Anna's sword, a handmade, 19th-century blade crafted from steel, gold, and leather for "the Napoleon of the West" himself
Hidden Gem: a pair of unmarked, steel parade piece spurs from the 1950s
Don't Miss: the Museum store, which sells handmade jewelry, keepsakes, Western books and other goods related to the American West
Special Programs: a monthly book club and gallery talk, distinguished lecture series, docent-led tours, an annual Indian Arts market, American West-themed story time and film series
Pro Tip: the museum is located on the banks of San Antonio's famed River Walk