Mays Family Center Opens at the Witte

Witte2The Witte and the local community celebrated a new cultural landmark in San Antonio, the Mays Family Center. Connecting the urban landscape of Broadway, with the historic, natural landscape of the San Antonio River, the Mays Family Center is a place that reveals the beauty of the land, sky and water along the banks of the San Antonio River. The $15 million building is a center for unprecedented exhibitions, with a 19,000 square-foot museum quality space for special events, including outside space on the upper most bend of the San Antonio River, graced by giant Cypress, Oak and Pecan trees.


About the Witte Museum: Founded in 1926, the Witte Museum is located on the banks of the San Antonio River in Brackenridge Park and is San Antonio’s premier museum promoting lifelong learning through innovative exhibition, programs and collections in natural history, science and South Texas heritage. The Witte hosts an average of 350,000 visitors each year, of which over 150,000 are school-aged children and 80,000 are free of general admission during weekly Free Tuesdays hours.

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