Art Galleries in San Antonio

Houston and Austin have historically overshadowed San Antonio’s art scene, but that narrative is changing as the River City has come into its own with a vibrant community of local and national artists eager to showcase the rich and diverse cultures that make up this historic city.

Often referred to as a “confluence of cultures,” San Antonio’s art scene draws on a mixture of European, Mexican, African, and Native American cultures and traditions to create a cornucopia of beautiful and eccentric works of art.

Explore a host of art galleries, exhibitions, museums, and cultural arts festivals. Discover the La Villita Historic Arts Village on the south bank of the River Walk, a community of local artists, collections and galleries housed in a square block of early American homes featuring architectural styles like adobe, early Victorian and Texas limestone.

Blue Star Contemporary offers artists a platform to showcase their talents and is the thriving center of the San Antonio arts scene. Every First Friday of the month, this nonprofit allows free entry to view the exhibitions, as well as a host of other programs and events.

Stroll local neighborhoods like King William and Southtown to discover art galleries and studios featuring the works of regional craftsmen. Here you’ll find everything from contemporary sculptures to Native American folk art, from both local and international artists.

If you’re visiting at just the right time, you can enjoy one of the many charming art festivals throughout the year, like the Luminaria, Fiesta Arts Fair, and Fotoseptiembre.

With more than 25 museums, over 40 performing arts stages, and public art installations throughout the city, it’s no wonder that San Antonio is becoming a go-to destination for art enthusiasts.

You can experience all of these fantastic galleries and exhibitions when you stay with us at our Hyatt Residence Club San Antonio, Wild Oak Ranch. And if you’re feeling especially inspired by what you’ve experienced, our talented staff lead arts and crafts classes where you can craft your own one-of-a-kind San Antonio keepsake.