The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures will participate in this year’s Blue Star Museums, a program offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families, from Armed Forces Day, May 18, 2019, through Labor Day, September 2, 2019.
Summer exhibits and programs include Heavy Metal Part II (June 29), Mabuhay Filipino Texans, SaddleUp! and more.
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. To find participating museums, visit arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
The free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card for entrance into a participating Blue Star Museum.
EXCEPTION: Texas Folklife Festival, June 7 – 9 – festival admission in effect