San Antonio Museum of Art

San Antonio Museum of Art

(210) 978-8100

200 W Jones Avenue

San Antonio, TX 78215


El Chamaco—Celebrating Miguel Covarrubias

San Antonio Museum of Art

October 11, 2015 | 3–4 pm

A panel discussion on the life of Miguel Covarrubias. The panel will be moderated by Marion Oettinger, Jr., curator of the exhibition, and includes María Elena Rico Covarrubias, niece of the artist; Adriana Williams, biographer of Miguel Covarrubias and specialist on his work; and Tomás Ybarra Frausto, a Latin American/Latino scholar and writer on the work of Covarrubias.

28 Chinese

San Antonio Museum of Art

September 5 - January 3, 2016

An exhibition of works by twenty-eight contemporary Chinese artists. The pieces in the exhibition are drawn from the Rubell Family Collection in Miami.

Miguel Covarrubias: Culture and Caricature

San Antonio Museum of Art

July 18 - October 18, 2015

An exhibition of over 140 works by Mexican artist Miguel Covarrubias. Working as a painter, caricaturist, writer, cartographer, and illustrator, Covarrubias was awarded two Guggenheim Fellowships to produce ethnographical works. This exhibition brings together pieces from the museum's collection, the Library of Congress, the Harry Ransom Center, and Yale University.


Great Books Seminar: 28 Chinese

A Socratic seminar based on an excerpt from I Ching: The Book of Changes and inspired by the exhibition 28 Chinese.

Jamie Wyeth

The first comprehensive retrospective of works by artist Jamie Wyeth, this show features 100 paintings, works on paper, illustrations, and assemblages (including his portraits of...

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Matisse: Life in Color

If you can’t make Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at London’s Tate Modern this summer, head to San Antonio to enjoy more than eighty paintings, sculptures,...

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Aphrodite and the Gods of Love

125 works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and  seven from the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples reveal this most popular ancient goddess in...

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Love in Three Capitals

Twelve prints by Okumura Masanobu, dating 1710-15, depict sexual encounters in the pleasure quarters of Edo (near present-day Tokyo), Osaka and Kyoto. For mature audiences.

Adad Hannah: Intimate Encounters

Canadian artist Adad Hannah creates staged photographs that reinterpret Artworks from the SAMA collections for Fotoseptiembre.

5,000 Years of Chinese Jade

5,000 Years of Chinese Jade featuring selections from the National Museum of History, Taiwan and the Arthur M. Sackler Collection, Smithsonian Institution, arranged chronologically.

The Missing Peace

A cutting-edge contemporary exhibition that includes heavy-hitters Marina Abramovic, Laurie Anderson, Jenny Holzer, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Mike and Doug Starn, Pat Steir, Bill Viola,...

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David Halliday: Culinary Delights

David Halliday, a nationally acclaimed photographer who lives and works in New Orleans, LA exhibits his new photographic works in "Culinary Delights". This exhibition is...

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In celebration of the opening of the newly expanded Museum Reach of the Riverwalk this May, SAMA presents Waterflow, an exhibition of recent works by...

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George O. Jackson: El Cuerpo Adornado

George O. Jackson has been photographing the indigenous people of Mexico since 1977. For El Cuerpo Adornado: Exploring the Aesthetic Spirit of Mexico, Jackson presents...

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