THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED MONDAY, MAY 30.

Due to a power outage, the Witte Museum will be closed today while crews work to restore power. We apologize for this inconvenience.

If you pre-purchased tickets online, we will be in contact tomorrow to discuss your options.

The museum is scheduled to be opened Tuesday from 10 am – 6 pm.

Open Today 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Black Cowboys: Three Conversations

Untold Stories of the American West

Recorded February 28, 2022 in the Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum.

Black Cowboys: An American Story steering committee chair Aaronetta Pierce moderates a discussion on Black cowboys and the American West featuring esteemed scholar Dr. Daina Ramey Berry, Professor and Chair of the History Department at The University of Texas at Austin, and co-curator Ronald W. Davis II, PhD Candidate in History at The University of Texas at Austin.

A Conversation on Restored Legacies

Recorded March 28, 2022 in the Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum.

Deborah Omowale Jarmon, CEO/Director of San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM), in conversation with Lola Kelly Wilcox Moore of the Wilcox Ranch in Seguin and Rosalind Alexander-Kasparik of The Alexander Farm in Pilot Knob discuss the restoration of Black ranches and farms in Texas.

A Campfire Conversation

Recorded April 14, 2022 in the Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum.

Black Cowboys: An American Story exhibition co-curator Ron Davis in conversation with cowboys Larry Callies and Tex Williams. Tales of roping, rodeo, and the founding of the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg, Texas.

 

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Black Cowboys: An American Story is presented by Bank of America and generously supported by the John L. Santikos Charitable Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, H-E-B and Ed Rachal Foundation. Program was presented free of charge thanks to the generosity of H-E-B.