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  • ITC Names Director of Advancement

    Aug 23, 2018

    (SAN ANTONIO) – The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures has selected Amber Phifer as its new director of advancement, effective August 21st, 2018. Phifer came to ITC in 2015 as an Advancement Relations and Membership officer, and prior to that, [...]

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  • UTSA 2018 Football Parking at ITC

    Jul 27, 2018

    The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures has a limited amount of parking available for the UTSA Football Season and is offering a package for all six home games at $120. The parking package is now on sale by calling 210-458-2259, [...]

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  • San Antonio 1860s – 1990s

    Jul 24, 2018

    The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures continues to celebrate San Antonio’s Tricentennial with a new photo exhibit, “San Antonio 1860s – 1990s: A Photographic Chronology from UTSA Special Collections,” drawing on the treasures of the UTSA Libraries Special Collections to [...]

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  • ITC Names Director of Operations

    Jul 16, 2018

    (SAN ANTONIO) – The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures has selected Jose Gabriel “Gabe” Navarro as director of operations, effective July 16, 2018. Formerly the museum’s business operations manager, Navarro has an extensive background in budget & finance, procedures & [...]

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  • Urban Nature, Hidden Culture

    Jul 11, 2018

    Pockets of nature still thrive within San Antonio’s city limits, and often, in unexpected places. Only a few miles from downtown, the San Antonio River starts at a natural spring known as the Blue Hole, protected in the secluded Headwaters [...]

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  • KENS-TV: Polish Heritage Day at ITC

    Jul 09, 2018

    July’s Free Second Sunday at the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures featured members of the local Polish community sharing their heritage and traditions. The Polish community has been hard at work on a new Polish Heritage Center in Panna Maria [...]

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  • Jo Ann Andera at Women’s Chamber

    Jun 15, 2018

    Texas Folklife Festival director Jo Ann Andera was invited to speak at the San Antonio Women's Chamber of Commerce on June 13. Listen to her inspiring story below.     [...]

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  • Blue Star Museums 2018

    Jun 15, 2018

    UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures Participates in Blue Star Museums The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer SAN ANTONIO – [...]

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  • Viva ITC! Institute of Texan Cultures remembers 50 years

    Apr 23, 2018

    (SAN ANTONIO) – The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures commemorated its 50th anniversary with a new exhibit looking back at 50 years of service to the state and people of Texas. “Viva ITC: A Legacy for the Future,” which opened [...]

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  • Viva HemisFair: ITC looks back 50 years at the event that launched modern San Antonio

    Apr 23, 2018

    (SAN ANTONIO) – April 2018 marks the launch of San Antonio’s modern era and the city most San Antonians recognize today. On April 6, 1968, San Antonio opened HemisFair ’68, a World’s Fair that redefined the city’s landscape. The UTSA [...]

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  • The Story of Texas Beer

    Apr 02, 2018

    (SAN ANTONIO) – San Antonio’s first brewery owner William Menger started making beer in 1855 next to the Alamo, where the hotel bearing his name now stands. Famous industrialist Howard Hughes once owned the biggest brewery in Houston. The Spoetzl [...]

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