In honor of San Antonio’s Tricentennial Celebration the Witte Museum is proud to host a Speakers Conference from March 23 – 24, 2018. The two-day conference will examine the three centuries of San Antonio history.
Friday, March 23, 2018:
The Land of Water, First Residents of Béxar, Spanish Conquests, Early Family, San Antonio Missions, the Battle of Medina, Becoming Texans, Tejano Life, and the Alamo
Luncheon: Newly Discovered Documents Written for San Antonio Mission Indians and Day to Day Life – Presentation by Blanca López de Mariscal & Paloma Vargas,
Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey
Saturday, March 24, 2018:
Cattle Drives, Families, San Antonio Industry, Civil War, Food Traditions, Spanish Language Media, Music, Mexican Revolution, the World Wars, and Labor
Luncheon: The Honorable Joe R. Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives
| COMPLETE PACKAGE - SOLD OUT
Friday & Saturday, includes luncheons
| FRIDAY ALL DAY - SOLD OUT
| FRIDAY LUNCHEON ONLY - SOLD OUT
Newly Discovered Documents Written for San Antonio Mission Indians and Day to Day Life
| SATURDAY ALL DAY - SOLD OUT
| SATURDAY LUNCHEON ONLY - SOLD OUT
The Honorable Joe R. Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives
Please contact reservations at 210.357.1910 for more information.
If you are applying for a student or teacher discount, please register with your school email. A limited number of tickets free of charge are available to Title 1 educators.
Confluence and Culture: 300 Years of San Antonio History is presented by the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, and generously supported by Texas A&M University-San Antonio. The Tricentennial Speakers Conference is generously supported by the James R. Dougherty, Jr. Foundation; HumanitiesTexas, John and Florence Newman Foundation, Jill Rosenthal, The Summerlee Foundation, the Rachel and Ben Vaughan Foundation, Veltri and Velasquez Wealth Management of Wells Fargo Advisors, San Antonio. Scholarship support for K-12 field trips is generously provided by the Mary West and Richard Traylor and Dickson-Allen Foundation.