San Antonio Museum of Art

The San Antonio Museum of Art is an art museum in Downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA. The museum spans 5,000 years of global culture. The Museum is housed in the historic former Lone Star Brewery (1886) on the Museum Reach of the San Antonio River Walk. Following a $7.2 million renovation, it opened to the public in March 1981. The San Antonio Museum of Art enriches lives through exceptional experiences with art. Its mission is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret significant works of art, representing a broad range of history and world cultures to strengthen our shared understanding of humanity.

Museum Hours

Monday          Closed

Tuesday        10 AM – 7 PM

Wednesday   10 AM – 5 PM

Thursday       10 AM – 5 PM

Friday             10 AM – 7 PM

Saturday        10 AM – 5 PM

Sunday          10 AM – 5 PM


Easter (Closed)

Thanksgiving (Closed)

Christmas Eve (Open From 10 AM to 3 PM)

Christmas Day (Closed)

New Year’s Eve (Open From 10 AM to 5 PM)

New Year’s Day (Closed)

Museum’s Permanent Collection

  • African Art
  • American Art
  • Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World
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  • European Art
  • Asian Art
  • Islamic Art
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  • Modern & Contemporary Art
  • Nazi-Era Provenance Research
  • Oceanic Art
  • Photography

Tre Trattoria at the Museum

Tre Trattoria brings the flavors of Italy to San Antonio. Featuring breathtaking views of the San Antonio River, the restaurant’s patio offers shaded dining on the Museum Reach of the Riverwalk. Located in the Hops House, Tre Trattoria’s renovated interior space highlights the beauty of the historic building, featuring accents of wine vines and stag leaf ferns crawling across the rustic brick walls.

Become a Member

Becoming a member means you will enjoy:

  • Unlimited free Museum and Special Exhibition admission
  • Discounted tickets on select events and programs
  • Invitations to members’ exhibition openings and events
  • Optional digital membership card
  • 10% discount at the Museum Shop* and Tre Trattoria**
  • One-year subscription to ArtNow, the Museum member publication
  • Free parking in the Museum lot
  • Pride in supporting a place of discovery for San Antonio and beyond.

Nearby Restaurants and Pubs

  • Shiro Japanese Bistro is located at 107 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TXElsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen located at 103 E Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX
  • Bourbon Street Seafood Kitchen Downtown located at 103 9th St, San Antonio, TX
  • Texas T Pub is located at 121 Broadway, San Antonio, TX
  • Maddy McMurphy’s Irish Sports Bar located at 420 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX
  • Boxcar Bar located at 125 Lamar St Ste 103, San Antonio, TX


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