Exhibition - Destino San Antonio

Sunday, Dec 9, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm


Destino San Antonio presents, for the first time, selections from the Briscoe Museum’s collection of nearly  600  stereographs of San Antonio, dating from the 1860s to 1930. The exhibition is inspired by the structure of the stereograph a picture compose d of two superposed images that give a three dimensional effect when viewed with a stereoscope or special glasses. Artist and guest curator Anne Wallace incorporates multiple perspectives on the image and identity of San Antonio during a time of profound transition after the Civil War until the final days of the 'frontier,' inviting us to engage with the past and consider the future of our City.

This experiential exhibition will Include:
-over eighty stereographs of San Antonio, accompanied by hand held and arcade style 3-D viewers

-maps, personal accounts, interviews with scholars on video

-programming such as city tours, lectures, workshops, and art making

-hands on activities through which visitors can respond to the imagery presented

-programming such as city tours, lectures, workshops, and art making

Exhibition Programming:
-Destino San Antonio  will feature a robust slate of programming, including tours, gallery talks, workshops, roundtable discussions, and a ' Voices of the West: Distinguished Lecture'.

-Exhibition programming will highlight creative response art making and poetry workshops, historical relevance urban development and reconstruction, and cultural significance foodways and architecture, inspired by the imagery in Destino

-A mobile app tour with exclusive exhibition content video clips, audio, and contextual images will also accompany the exhibition

Museum Admission:
Free - For Members
$10.00 - Adults
$8.00 - Seniors(65+), Students with valid ID, and Retired Military
Free - Children 12 And  under, Active Military and their Family

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