Briscoe Western Art Museum

Cindy Kelleher Photography

On February 22, 2015, Texas Public Radio partnered with the Briscoe Museum and the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo to raise awareness of the talented artists participating in the Student Western Art Contest, Exhibit and Auction. TPR listeners were invited to a private viewing of the exhibit at the Briscoe Western Art Museum, where they browsed the galleries and learned more about the talented student artists.

Jack Morgan

For a small slice of time—only about 18 months in fact—the Pony Express carried letters on an 1800 mile trek from Missouri to California. The telegraph spelled the end for the Pony Express, but now 154 years later it’s being remembered in a quirky, even romantic way.

Imagine the sounds of a typewriter.  Do you remember that sound? If so, you probably weren’t raised texting. At the Briscoe Western Art Museum they have a vintage Remington typewriter, and you can put it to good use. Beth Folds is with the Briscoe.

Jack Morgan

On Thursday night, about 350 western art lovers gathered at the Briscoe Western Art Museum’s Jack Guenther Pavilion to see the twenty-six winning artworks and meet the high school kids who created them. Student Western Art Committee Chair Gus Salazar runs the show.

“I’ve been blown away by the talent that these kids have. The talent is just incredible. I mean, you would think that these were professional artists up there."

Spend An Evening At The Briscoe

Dec 31, 2014
Kasey Rives

On Thursday, January 22, you're invited to spend an evening strolling the galleries of the Briscoe Western Art Museum, enjoying light refreshments, and learning more about the museum and its special exhibit of student art from across Texas.


Labor advocate and National Farm Workers Association co-founder, Dolores Huerta, has spent her adult life fighting for causes. 

Huerta is in San Antonio for the Briscoe Western Art Museum's Voices of The West Distingusihed Lecture Series. It starts at 6:30 p.m tonight at the museum's Jack Guenther Pavilion.