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Home School Day

Valero Great Hall

What better way to spend a day than immersing your students in the Witte Museum Your admission will include all of the galleries and access to our newest traveling exhibit – The Power of Poison: Harm or Heal? plus a special poison-themed People of the Pecos demonstration and your choice of two special poison-themed programs. Creature […]

Cocktails & Culture: Pick Your Poison

Kathleen and Curtis Gunn Gallery at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

Journey through the temperate forest exploring The Power of Poison with our host, Queen Kristi Waters, while sipping on a spirit of choice provided by our community sponsors.

$35

STEAM Sunday: Fun with Fangs

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

June 5, 2022 - How do different snakes inject venom into their prey? Inspired by the exhibition The Power of Poison, this hands-on workshop explores the unique features that enable venom delivery. You’ll learn how different species of snakes strike as you create models of different fangs. Which fang will strike your fancy?

STEAM Sunday: Foliage Folios

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

July 10, 2022 - What is an herbarium, and how is it used? Inspired by the exhibition The Power of Poison and featuring selections from the Witte’s own herbarium, this hands-on workshop examines the helpful and harmful properties of different plants. You’ll create your own pressed plant art, as well as a press you can use for future art! What will you create?

STEAM Sunday: Dose Detection

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

August 7, 2022 - It’s the dose that makes the poison – but how do we know what the dose is? Inspired by the exhibition The Power of Poison, this hands-on workshop features a chemistry technique called titration that you’ll use detect the amount of vitamin C in different liquids. What will you discover?

STEAM Sunday: Kickin’ Kidneys

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

September 4, 2022 - What do your kidneys do for you? Inspired by the exhibition The Power of Poison, this hands-on workshop dives deep into kidney anatomy and function. You’ll work with a team to dissect a kidney and discover how it works. What will you learn about yourself?

STEAM Sunday: Fabulous Fibers

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

October 2, 2022 - What is the chemistry of clothing, and how does it affect you? Inspired by National Chemistry Week, this hands-on workshop explores the chemistry of fabric, fibers, and stains. You’ll compare different materials and identify their properties, then create a work of art. What will you design?

STEAM Sunday: Buoyancy Blast

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

November 6, 2022 - Why don’t fish sink or float? Inspired by the special exhibition Monster Fish, this hands-on workshop examines the physics of fish. You’ll determine density and create your own neutrally buoyant device. What floats your fish?

STEAM Sunday: Crystal Craze

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

December 4, 2022 - How do crystals form? This hands-on workshop delves into the growth of crystals and the different factors that come together to create unique, shiny shapes. You’ll compare different types of crystals and will even grow your own crystal art. How bright will you sparkle?