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Black Cowboys: An American Story Programming

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Black Cowboys: An American Story Programming

Black Cowboys: An American Story at the Witte Museum explores the lives and work of the numerous Black men, women and children—enslaved and free—who labored on the ranches of Texas and participated on cattle drives before the Civil War through the turn of the twentieth century. 

You are invited to discover Untold Stories in a series of in-depth programming from the Exhibition’s Curators, Scholars and Steering Committee.

The programs are complimentary thanks to the generosity of H-E-B, however, we ask you to make a reservation below. Early arrival is welcome between 5:30 – 6:30 pm to explore the exhibition.

  • Monday, March 28th
    Black Cowboys: A Conversation on Restored Legacies
    6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Join 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, to discuss the restoration of Black ranches and farms in Texas.


Please visit to reserve your spot or call 210.357.1901 for more information.

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.

old photography of cowboy with a horse
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March 28, 2022
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm