Every second Sunday of each **month the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures hosts a free family day featuring fun learning activities for the entire family. Each month is themed and can include a wide variety of things including crafts, games, special guests, performances and more!
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Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Get a ticket here: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/search/?q=
Enjoy an afternoon at the ITC exploring new exhibits in our African-American area! New Frontiers: African-American Figures from 1850 to 1902 is our current student exhibit by the Young Women’s Leadership Academy that displays applique quilt squares and poetry exploring the history of African-American figures during post-Civil War Reconstruction and Westward Expansion. Celebration of Black Fashion, curated by Ryane Smith, is a collection of outfits created by African-American designers in Texas. African-American Story Quilts features stories from San Antonio’s history told through the tradition of quilting. The program will include poetry readings and a chance to meet and talk with the African American Quilt Circle of San Antonio. Ryane Smith will also lead a Q&A with one of the fashion designers from the exhibit, Celebration of Black Fashion. Click the event to purchase your admission ticket!
Are you looking for something fun to do on Sunday afternoon? Join us at 1 p.m. at the front desk of the ITC for an interactive tour that folds mathematics into the framework of the many different cultures of Texas. The It All Adds Up to Culture tour is a one-hour guided program that is included with the cost of admission to the museum and is recommended for families with children in grades 3 through 5. Come find out how mathematics plays an important role in the diverse cultures that make our state great!