UTSAs Institute of Texan Cultures

Address: 801 East Cesar East Chavez Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: 210-458-2300
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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.

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  • Exhibition - Faces Of Survival

    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: Germany, Cambodia, Armen...

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  • Exhibition - Sikhs: Legacy Of The Punjab

    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, a unique culture and rel...

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  • Exhibition - Texas Czechs

    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, "Texas Czechs: Rooted in T...

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  • Exhibition - Texas Art Quilts And Modern Masterpieces

    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 interpretations of old favori...

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