Head to the Witte for the 2023 eclipse in San Antonio to get free eclipse glasses and safely view the eclipse, learn more about eclipses in the newly unveiled Eclipse Encounters exhibit and participate in eclipse- and space-related activities across the museum campus all day long, including following the eclipse’s “last contact.” All activities and exhibits are free for Witte Members or included with Museum Admission
The highest award presented by the San Antonio Visitor Alliance recognizes individuals, organizations or families from San Antonio for their significant contributions to travel and tourism.
Witte Museum receives Department of Interior approval to proceed with the reinterment of Aboriginal individuals
Representatives from the Witte Museum recently requested approval from the NAGPRA Review Committee to reinter Aboriginal individuals in their ancestral lands in West Texas. Following the presentation, the Review Committee unanimously agreed with the Witte Museum’s request, and Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland subsequently concurred with the Review Committee’s recommendation and gave the Witte permission to proceed with the reinterment.
Experts have searched for the location of the Battle of Medina for decades, and now new evidence of a significant battle location has been uncovered and is on display in an exhibit at the Witte Museum.
50-year retrospective exhibition of Al Rendón’s Photography, opening September 2 at the Witte, coincides with the release of a new commemorative book on Rendón’s 50-year career, published by the Witte Museum and distributed by Trinity University Press.
People of all ages can participate in interactive dinosaur activities across the Witte Museum campus. Day coincides with ‘Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family’ and ‘Antarctic Dinosaurs’ special exhibitions.
Welcome to Earth tells the exciting story of what unfolded earlier this year after meteorites scattered across South Texas and how scientists study meteorites to understand the building blocks of our solar system.
Marise McDermott announces she will step aside from the position of President and CEO at the end of 2023
Marise McDermott will step aside from the position of President & CEO on December 31, 2023, and transition to the role of President Emeritus starting January 1, 2024.
“Scotty,” one of the most massive T. rex on record, brings its tyrannosaur cousins to San Antonio for a blockbuster summer exhibition. “Tyrannosaurs” joins the special exhibition “Antarctic Dinosaurs” at the Witte, making the museum a must-visit destination for dinosaur fans in Texas and beyond.
Travel the globe through Fiesta! The annual Fiesta exhibition at the Witte Museum opens April 20, giving the public an up-close look at the artistry that goes into the elaborate and extravagant gowns, trains and other formalwear of Fiesta royalty. This year’s exhibition, Fiesta: A World of Inspiration, invites you to travel from the royal roads of the Incas to the lush jungles of India and beyond, exploring locations around the world that have inspired Fiesta® planners and designers.