The Institute of Texan Cultures serves as the forum for the understanding and appreciation of Texas and Texans through research, collections, exhibits, and programs. The museum strives to become the nation’s premier institution of contemporary cultural and ethnic studies focusing on Texans and the diverse cultural communities that make Texas what it is. An agency of the Vice President for Community Services at The University of Texas at San Antonio and a Smithsonian Affiliate, the 182,000 square foot complex, featuring 45,000 square feet of exhibit space and five recreation Texas Frontier period structures, is located on the UTSA HemisFair Park Campus in downtown San Antonio.
UTSA graduate and honor students have produced the new "Faces of Survival" exhibit for display at the Institute of Texan Cultures. The class used the Holocaust as a model to explore the conditions which can lead to genocide at any time, in any place:…Read More »
ITC welcomes exhibit on a growing Texan community The Institute of Texan Cultures will host the traveling exhibit, "Sikhs: Legacy of the Punjab," developed by the Smithsonian Institution and sponsored by the Sikh Heritage Foundation. Sikhs,…Read More »
Immigrants from around the world have settled in the Lone Star state, each contributing to its unique and dynamic culture. Now the sights and sounds of Czech culture, found throughout Texas on any given day, have inspired an educational exhibition, "…Read More »
The Institute of Texan Cultures is proud to present "Modern Masterpieces by Texas Quilters, 1989-2010," and "Texas Art Quilts, 1993-2011," two exhibits from the Texas Quilt Museum, showcasing more than 40 contemporary Texas art quilts. With bold inte…Read More »
Towering above the crowd, Fiesta hats are an over-the-top part of San Antonio’s Fiesta celebration. This year’s ITC Fiesta exhibit showcases nearly 50 Fiesta hats ranging from a pink Bird of Paradise to a colorful beehive, and even the In…Read More »
While the struggle for Civil Rights raged across the nation in the 1950s and 60s, leaders were emerging in Texas, seeking equality for African-American, Mexican-American and minority populations.Â This project tells the story of civil rights across T…Read More »