San Antonio has a wide variety of arts and entertainment, namely in the King William Historic District. The district has 19th century homes that have been preserved and renovated into cafes, museums, boutiques, and art galleries; offering both history and art to the residents of the area. Even outside of King William, there are countless museums in the city. Check out the McNay Art Museum for a beautiful collection of 19th and early 20th century European and American art. At the San Antonio Art League Museum, explore a collection of over 400 multi-media art pieces from Texas artists. The Southwest School of Art is one of the largest art schools in the nation! The Witte Museum is one of San Antonio’s most popular, likely because of its focus on science and natural history! The Witte Museum also has an abundance of traveling exhibits, children’s exhibits, and the best early Texas art collection in the whole city.
There are also plenty of art galleries to peruse in San Antonio. The Monte Wade Fine Arts Gallery has a great collection of contemporary and traditional art. The NanEtte Richardson Fine Art Gallery showcases beautiful regional and national painters and sculptors. The REM Gallery displays beautiful contemporary art from Texas artists. At the Parchman Stremmel Art Gallery, explore the works of contemporary artists from both American and Latin American descent.
There are countless artistic, historic, and entertaining venues and galleries in San Antonio! Culture is a key aspect to this great city.