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OCTOBER 27, 2020 — While the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures has been closed to museum patrons over the last six months, staff have been actively engaging in behind-the-scenes work both on and off-site to help advance the museum toward reopening safely and securely to the public. A clean-up...

The U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) have awarded the UTSA Libraries and the Institute of Texan Cultures nearly $150,000 in grant funding in support of virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. (MORE)

Last week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for all 254 Texas counties due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The same day, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg declared a State of Public Health Emergency in San Antonio after confirming the first travel-related case of coronavirus in the...

UTSA’s Office of Global Initiatives (OGI) is carefully monitoring the coronavirus outbreak in China and following the guidance provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC.) The Asian Festival will be following all recommendations by both the CDC and OGI at the event. Hand sanitization stations will be...