Originally home to the Ursuline Academy School for Girls in the 19th century, this historic property was purchased in 1965 by ... More
Southwest School of Art & Craft
Originally home to the Ursuline Academy School for Girls in the 19th century, this historic property was purchased in 1965 by the San Antonio Conservation Society. The Society feared demolition and decided to save the 10 acres. With reflections of French design, the conglomeration of small buildings is beautiful, especially the small chapel adorned with amazing stained glass. Today the center is where creative adult and child artisans of all skill levels learn and teach. With expert instructors, this is the place to learn traditional and contemporary arts and crafts. Even if you are not interested in taking a class, stroll through the grounds and visit the art gallery, the chapel and the Copper Kitchen Restaurant.
My husband and I got married here and it was absolutely gorgeous! We were amazed to learn that when booking, it includes the entire grounds- gazebo area, grotto, and the indoors.Since it is located on the Riverwalk, some of our guests arrived by Riverbarges. We recommend booking an evening wedding/special event;it's very romantic and the grounds are beautifully lit.
Situated along the San Antonio River and next to Brackenridge Park, this zoo is considered one of the finest in
America, housing more than 3,500 animals representing more than 700 species. The recently renovated "big cat" exhibit draws big ...
This Spanish Mediterranean mansion, located in the heart of well to do Alamo Heights, houses impressive artworks from 19th and
20th Century America and Europe, in addition to one of the largest theater arts collections in the United States. ...
Housed in what was once the Lone Star Brewery, this museum boasts fairly comprehensive collections of both ancient and Asian
art. The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Latin American Art displays what is probably one of the most impressive ...